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Melanie joins CEDIA Awards judging panel

The CEDIA Awards honour the best of the best in technical excellence for the home technology industry, in all aspects of design, installation, and commissioning while meeting all applicable industry performance standards. CEDIA® is pleased to announce the technical judges for this year’s CEDIA Awards.

“The CEDIA Awards are always a highlight in the industry calendar” comments Tabatha O’Connor,

Global President and CEO. “Our dedicated team of volunteers and staff work hard year on year to encourage members from across the globe to enter their projects, and we’re delighted to have so many new companies engaging with the programme for the first time.”

“It’s fantastic to see some past award winners on the judging panel” adds Jenny Scott, Director of Member Engagement. “It shows just how committed our members are to industry excellence and sharing their knowledge and expertise with fellow peers. Our members do incredible work and we’re looking forward to seeing what creative projects take centre stage this year.”

Mel from Bespoke comments “it’s an honour to be invited to review these prestigious awards and see firsthand the high standard of work our industry provides, there's so much talent globally and CEDIA showcases its finest”

Judging for the Home Technology Professional Awards is taking place this month, with the finalists due to be announced in July. Judging panels are broken out by region and the CEDIA Global Award Winners are selected by the Chair and Vice Chair from each of the judging panels.

CEDIA Americas & Asia Pacific Judges:

Ian Bryant — Home Technology Professional Americas & Asia Pacific Awards Chair (ZenArray)

Joel Silver (Imaging Science Foundation)

Eric Bodley (Future Ready Solutions)

George Walter (RAYVA LLC)

Dave Tkachuk (Symbol Logic) Home Technology Professional Americas & Asia Pacific Awards Vice Chair


Geoff Meads — Home Technology Professional EMEA Awards Chair (Presto Web Design)

Pip Evans (NV Integration)

David Graham (Grahams Hi-Fi)

Melanie Malcolm (Bespoke Home Cinemas)

Luke Newland (New Land Solutions Ltd)

Nick Pidgeon (Visualization Limited)

Asia Pacific winners will be announced at an awards evening on Thursday 23rd August in Darling Harbour, Sydney, Australia. The Americas winners will be announced at the CEDIA Awards celebration hosted at Petco Park on Wednesday 5th September in conjunction with CEDIA Expo in San Diego. EMEA winners and the global winners will be announced at the CEDIA EMEA Awards event hosted at the British Museum in London on Thursday 27th September

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