Manufacturers looking to submit their products for consideration for a CE Pro BEST Product Award are able to do so until the deadline on Friday, July 23. The awards recognize the best technologies, products, and services for the smart home.
Does your product solve problems and make work easier for installers? Then this is the place for you!
The CE Pro BEST (Best Electronic Systems Technologies) Awards “offer an incredible glimpse into the future for the entire residential integration industry,” says Jason Knott, editor-in-chief of CE Pro.
“Some of the products and technologies that integrators now consider mainstays to their businesses made their first appearance in the market via the BEST Awards. These entries truly represent the cutting edge of technology.
What will I need to enter?
To complete your submission, you will need the following information (* = Mandatory):
- Manufacturer EXACTLY as it should appear in promotion and on awards. *
- Product Name EXACTLY as it should appear in promotion and on awards. *
- Category *
- MSRP *
- Ship Date *
- Is this product embargoed until CEDIA 2021? (September 2021) *
- Company logo *
- Upload up to 10 product photos * (one is mandatory)
- Upload additional product specifications document here
- Product Video (upload a video or provide a link)
- Describe your product’s design and/or technological innovation. * (200 words maximum)
- Describe the three most important functional features of this product. * (100 words maximum)
- How does your product stand out from others in this category? * (200 words maximum)
- Please provide a promotional description to be used in print and online listings. * (50 words maximum)
- Social Media links
- Your product must have shipped either in the 12 months before the July 23, 2021 deadline or be set to debut in the 6 months after (July 2020 – January 2022).
- If you have an exciting new product that will not ship until 2022, consider entering the “Most Promising” award.
- Existing products that have been enhanced are eligible for entry.
WHAT IS THE ENTRY FEE?
- Regular entry: $597
- Early-Bird Entry (purchased by July 2, 2021): $497
WHAT IS THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS?
- Early-Bird Deadline: July 2, 2021
- Deadline: July 23, 2021
THE ENTRY PROCESS
- Step 1: Pay now to lock in the discount. Provide your product’s name, select a category, and add your submission to the cart.
- Step 2: Complete the product details for your entry (outlined above) any time before the July 23 deadline. Just log in to access Step 2 for your account
WHEN ARE THE WINNERS ANNOUNCED?
Winners will be announced at CEDIA Expo 2021 in September.
A number of industry experts, as well as the CE Pro editorial staff, will consider all aspects such as your product’s design and/or technological innovation, most important functional features of this product, and how your product stands out from others in this category.