CEDIA Names 2018 Home Tech Pro Awards Finalists

See if one of these top home tech pros is near you.

CEDIA, the trade association for the $14 billion home technology industry, recently announced finalists for its 2018 Home Technology Professional Awards competition honoring exemplary home-tech installation projects.

The projects were judged by a panel of industry experts for technical prowess in all aspects of design, installation, and commissioning and vetted to ensure they meet industry performance standards. Entrants compete and are recognized within their region — Americas, EMEA (Europe, the Middle East, and Africa), or Asia Pacific — and regional winners in the categories of Home Cinema, Integrated Home, and Media Room go on to compete in a global competition.

“Every year the technical judges are blown away by the project submissions, the quality of work, and the creative solutions and this year is no exception,” said Jenny Scott, CEDIA director of member engagement. “We look forward to celebrating the finalists and winners at the respective CEDIA Awards events coming up over the next several months.”

Winners will be will be announced on September 5 at the 2018 CEDIA Expo in San Diego.

2018 Home Technology Professional Awards finalists from the U.S. and Canada are listed below. Click here for a peek at the extraordinary projects that put these home installation professionals on the finalist list. If you’re thinking about hiring a home tech pro, this list is a great place to start.


Admit One Home Systems – Edina, MN

Advanced Technologies – Baton Rouge, LA

All Digital, LLC – Fort Lauderdale, FL

Audio Images – Tustin, CA

Bekins – Grand Haven, MI

Big Picture Solutions – Jupiter, FL

BlueSpeed AV – Bixby, OK

DSI Luxury Technology – Van Nuys, CA

ETC – West Palm Beach, FL

Hanson Audio Video – Kettering, OH

One Touch Living – San Diego, CA

Port City Sound – Wilmington, NC

REAL Audio Video – Lindon, UT

SmartHouse Integration – Sarasota, FL

The Premier Group – Carmel, IN

Union Place – Excelsior, MN

ZIO Group, LLC – Winter Park, FL


Design Electronics – Niagara Falls, ON

La Scala – Vancouver, BC

For more on the CEDIA Awards, visit cedia.net.