2019 CE Pro BEST Product Awards Open for Entries

Enter now for the 2019 BEST (Best Electronic Systems Technologies) Product Awards to have your product honored at CEDIA Expo 2019. Early-bird deadline is May 24. Final deadline is July 26.

2019 CE Pro BEST Product Awards Open for Entries

The deadline for entries into the CE Pro BEST Product Awards is Friday, July 26.

Which products and technologies will drive the custom electronics industry forward for the coming years? There is no better venue to see those influential products than in CE Pro's BEST Product Awards, the most prestigious award program for the professional installation market for nearly a decade.

The awards, which recognize the best technologies, products, and services for the smart home, will be presented to the winners at 10:45 a.m. on Thursday, September 12 on the Tech Talk Stage at the CEDIA Expo in Denver. 

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.

The early bird deadline for entries is Friday, May 24, while the official deadline for entries is Friday, July 26. Be sure to get your entries in before then! 

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 2019? (September 10th 2019) *
  • 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

Rules & Entry Fees 


  • Your product must have shipped either in the 12 months before the July 26, 2019 deadline or be set to debut in the 6 months after (July 2018 – February 2020).
  • If you have an exciting new product that will not ship until 2020, consider entering the “Most Promising” award.
  • Existing products that have been enhanced are eligible for entry. 

Entry Fees:

  • Regular entry: $597
  • Early-Bird Entry (purchased by May 25, 2018): $497

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 26, 2019 deadline. Just log in to access Step 2 for your account

Finalists will be notified via email in August 2019 and announced in an award presentation and on www.cepro.com in September 2019.

Judging Criteria 

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.

See the categories here

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