14.05.14

CEDIA Announces Sponsors for 2014 Awards Ceremony

AUTHOR: HiddenWires

With the CEDIA Awards just two months away, the association announces the sponsors for the prestigious event. Exclusive Platinum sponsor ...

With the CEDIA Awards just two months away, the association announces the sponsors for the prestigious event. Exclusive Platinum sponsor AMX, Gold sponsor Merit Lilin, Silver sponsors Kaleidescape and Rako and after party sponsors, AWE and HDanywhere, will all have a presence at the event which is taking place on Friday 11th July at the Old Royal Naval College in London. Playing host to over 300 guests, the CEDIA Awards offers members a great opportunity to benefit from substantial branding in the run-up to the event and on the night itself. As well as returning platinum and silver sponsors, this year sees CEDIA welcomes on board some new companies. For the second year running, AMX, manufacturer of hardware and software solutions is taking centre stage as the platinum sponsor. New to the CEDIA Awards and signing up as a Gold sponsor is Merit Lilin, a leading manufacturer of IP video security products. Both Kaleidescape, market leaders in movie servers and Rako, providers of state of the art digital dimming technology and controls for a diverse range of lighting systems are joining the list of sponsors. This year, the after party will be taking place in the same venue as the awards ceremony, in the Undercroft, located beneath the Painted Hall. The elegant space was originally designed as a dining hall for Greenwich Pensioners when the Old Royal Naval College was the Royal Hospital for Seamen and has provided a venue for entertaining and dining since 1750s. Following the recent collaboration announcement, AWE, UK distributor of a wide range of high quality CI brands and HDanywhere, manufacturer of Multiroom 4K HD video distribution systems and HDMI connectivity, are teaming up to sponsor the after party. Sponsorship options within the CEDIA Awards yearbook are still available. To find out more, please email awards@cedia.co.uk. Early Bird tickets for CEDIA’s black tie event, which includes a sit down dinner and drinks are priced at £135 per person, £2,070 for a full table of eighteen or £1,080 for a half table of nine. Please note that the discount is available until Saturday 31st May 2014. Buying tickets to the awards will also help a good cause, as CEDIA has agreed to donate £5 of every ticket to the children’s charity, Together for Short Lives. For more information, please visit www.cediaawards.org