CEDIA Region 1 Reveals Finalists for 2014 CEDIA Awards

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CEDIA has revealed the short-listed finalists in the prestigious 2014 CEDIA Awards which celebrates the best media room, home cinema, int...

CEDIA has revealed the short-listed finalists in the prestigious 2014 CEDIA Awards which celebrates the best media room, home cinema, integrated home and superyacht installations from across Region 1 (the UK, Europe, the CIS, the Middle East, Africa, India and Pakistan). “The CEDIA Awards represent the best of the best in residential custom installation projects,” says CEDIA Chair, Kris Hogg. “The volume of entries has increased again this year with more than 150 high quality entries competing for the top prizes. We commend all entrants into this year’s scheme, and look forward to seeing the winners unveiled at our Gala Dinner in London on the evening of Friday 11 July. It promises to be a fantastic night!” The project shortlist for 2014 CEDIA Awards, by category, is as follows: Best Media Room under £15,000 (18,000 Euros) Vaulted Media Room, BrownHen Solutions (UK) Kinsella Gardens, Cornflake (UK) ÜberHaus-Club Room, Grahams Hi-Fi (UK) Marlow Bottom, Living (UK) Best Media Room over £15,000 (18,000 Euros) Piece of the Action, Bespoke Home Cinema (UK) The Dark Side, Bespoke Home Cinema (UK) Wimbledon Media Room, Philharmonic (UK) Best Dressed Rack Claridge Court, Cornflake (UK) Woodlands, Cyberhomes (UK) Project 1047, Sona Projects (UK) Best Lighting Scheme under £25,000 (31,000 Euros) Real Flame Automated Candelabra, Nirvana Distribution (Egypt) Showroom, NV Integration (UK) Best Lighting Scheme over £25,000 (31,000 Euros) Island Retreat, Andrew Lucas Limited (UK) Kinsella Gardens, Cornflake (UK) Best Innovative Solution Island Retreat, Andrew Lucas Limited (UK) Because I Can!, Grahams Hi-Fi (UK) Real Flame Automated Candelabra, Nirvana Distribution (Egypt) Best Home Cinema under £40,000 (48,000 Euros) Playroom to Cinema, ET Home Cinema (UK) Cozy Home Cinema, Life Emotions (Portugal) Best Home Cinema £40,000 - £100,000 (48,000-120,000 Euros) Bauhaus, Artinstall (Russia) House Craighall, BNC Technology (South Africa) What Lies Beneath, Finite Solutions (UK) Best Home Cinema over £100,000 (120,000 Euros) Aurora, Finite Solutions (UK) Sensational Hi-Tech Surrey Home, Smartcomm Ltd (UK) Tanglewood, T&T Automation (UK) Best Yacht Installation Project Y702, Sensory International (UK) Project NB423, Sensory International (UK) Majesty 135, Archimedia (Saudi Arabia) Best Showroom AWE Integrated HQ, AWE (UK) 41 Windmill Street, Cornflake (UK) Smart Cube-Riyadh KSA, Smart Cube (Saudi Arabia) Best Energy Management Solution Historic Grade 1 Revival, Face To Face Digital (UK) Best Multiple Scheme for a Property Developer Metropolitan Wharf, Perfect Integration (UK) Property Developer Demo Pack, Pixel Projects (UK) The Lansbury, The Next Level (UK) Best Integrated Home under £100,000 (120,000 Euros) Leafy Hampstead, Andrew Lucas Limited (UK) Historic Grade 1 Revival, Face to Face Digital (UK) Mayfair Art Deco House Renovation, Isis Integrated Systems (UK) The BREEAM Home, James and Giles (UK) St Anne, Redlight Installation (UK) Best Integrated Home £100,000 - £250,000 (120,000-290,000 Euros) Edicom-Best Integrated Home, Edicom (Slovenia) ÜberHaus, Grahams Hi-Fi (UK) Luxury Beachfront Residence, Lifestyle Technologies (Cyprus) Project 2859, Sensory International (UK) Best Integrated Home over £250,000 (290,000 Euros) Island Retreat, Andrew Lucas Limited (UK) Cerulean Villa, Perfect Integration (UK) Park House, SMC (UK) The products and companies featuring in the Best Innovative Product and Best Trade Supplier categories will be revealed next month and members will be invited to cast their vote for the winner. Winner of Best Training Initiative will be announced alongside the other winners at the black tie CEDIA Awards ceremony on Friday 11 July at the Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich. More than 300 guests from across the Region are expected to attend. The CEDIA Awards is brought to you with the support of exclusive Platinum sponsor AMX, Gold sponsor Merit Lilin, Silver sponsors Kaleidescape and Rako and after party sponsors, AWE and HDanywhere. 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. www.cediaawards.org