CEDIA Announces 2013 Electronic Lifestyles® Awards Winners

cedia_awards_red_rgb-1013CEDIA has posted the winners of the annual Electronic Lifestyles Awards Banquet announced Saturday night at CEDIA Expo. The honorees included over 40 winning projects in the Designer Awards competition, 14 Manufacturers’ Excellence Awards winners, one new inductee into the CEDIA Fellows program, and the 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award recipient. Also honored were the year’s top volunteers.

The Designer Awards competition, which honors the best projects completed by home technology professional members in the past year, featured winners in such categories as Best Integrated Home, Best Media Room, Best Hidden Installation, and Best Home Theater. The Designer Awards winners were determined by a panel of expert judges that included home technology professionals, architects and interior designers. Also recognized were the three winners in the CEDIA/HGTVRemodels.com People’s Pick Awards, which were voted on by visitors to HGTVRemodels.com.

The Manufacturers’ Excellence Awards honorees included 10 Best New Product winners, one Sustainable Lifestyle Product Innovation winner, and three inductees into the Product Hall of Fame. The winners were selected by a panel of home technology professional judges.

Individuals recognized at the Electronic Lifestyles Awards Banquet included Leslie Shiner as a new inductee to the CEDIA Fellows program and Bob Schluter as the Lifetime Achievement Award recipient, which were announced prior to CEDIA EXPO.

The full list of award winners can be viewed here.

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