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        Integration Awards

        What you need to know before you start

        Besides your contact details, you’ll be asked to give a

        • Summary of up to 100 words
        • Write up of up to 500 words on the unique challenges, opportunities, client request
        • Full Crestron kit list
        • User benefits (how has this improved the way the end user lives or works?)
        • Customer testimonial (quotes from a happy end customer)
        • Zip-file of up to 25MB with pictures of minimum 1000 pixels wide.

        If you want your project considered for publication, the Marketing Materials Release form needs to be signed by the end user.

        Crestron Europe Integration Awards

        Submit your entry before
        10 December 2021

        Awards Categories

        The Crestron Europe Integration Awards are a celebration of the finest projects featuring Crestron technology in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The following categories recognise projects of excellence completed since January 2021 in both the commercial and residential sectors. There is no limit on how many times you can enter – the more entries, the bigger your chance of winning! Just make sure to tick all the judges' boxes to rise above the competition.

        Residential

        Best Residential Showroom

        Innovative spaces which showcase Crestron’s superior home automation solutions at their best.

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        NEW! Residential Rising Star

        Emerging integrator partner who has entered the market and shown commitment to Crestron since January 2021 by completing at least one major residential project.

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        Best Marine Project

        Projects where Crestron’s AV distribution and automation solutions create a modern, elegant, connected lifestyle on-board.

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        Best MDU Project (Multi Dwelling Unit)

        Full installations using Crestron’s intuitive user interfaces and seamless integration of lighting, shades, climate and entertainment systems.

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        Best Hospitality Project

        Complete hotel projects that include Crestron technology to enhance the guest experience in bedrooms, communal and other spaces.

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        Best Residential Project with Custom Programming

        Residential projects which show innovation in using Crestron to provide a unique, tailor-made solution achieved through clever custom programming.

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        Best Design Meets Technology Project

        Smart home installations which blend the best of interior design and Crestron technology to create a beautiful home and provide the ultimate user experience.

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        Crestron Home Best Lighting / Shading Project

        Installations using Crestron Home’s integrated lighting control solutions to turn rooms into extraordinary spaces and offer convenient control of Crestron’s motorised shades throughout the home.

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        Most creative use of a Crestron Home Extension

        The best example of seamlessly integrating an IoT device not already native to Crestron Home and providing the same stunning user experience via the Crestron Home app.

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        Crestron Home Best Audio/Video Project

        Installations that use Crestron digital audio and video distribution solutions (such as NAX and NVX) to offer best-in-class visual and listening experiences.

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        Commercial

        Best Commercial Showroom

        Innovative spaces which showcase Crestron’s superior workplace technology solutions at their best.

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        NEW! Commercial Rising Star

        Emerging integrator partner who has entered the market and shown commitment to Crestron since January 2021 by completing at least one major commercial project.

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        Best Education Project

        Projects that demonstrate the most innovative, forward-thinking design utilising the breadth of portfolio Crestron has to offer to futureproof the delivery of education, with a focus on flexibility and scalability.

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        Most Original Application

        Projects fuelled by pure innovation and creativity that rely on Crestron to deliver a solution to the clients’ unique requirements and enhance the way people work together in a commercial environment. Perhaps your project has facilitated a successful hybrid working model?

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        Best User Experience

        Projects which have excelled expectations and enabled users who are otherwise not accustomed to using workplace technologies to discover the seamless operability of Crestron’s collaboration and space management solutions.

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        Best Corporate Installation

        Installations designed using Crestron’s digital workplace solutions to defy boundaries, aid efficiency and create a futureproof environment that includes immersive and interactive workspaces through the use of in-room and remote working technologies.

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        Judging Process

        1st October 2021
        Entries open
        10th December 2021
        Entry deadline
        14th January 2022
        Judging begins
        2nd February 2022
        Awards ceremony
         

        All entries will be judged by an independent panel of leading industry figures, with the winners announced during a virtual event at ISE 2022.

        You will be judged on the written information provided in the online submissions form. Supporting imagery and video files are strongly encouraged but will not be scored, therefore, please ensure you answer the questions in the submissions form as precisely as possible and to the best of your ability.

        To ensure a fair procedure, the judging panel of industry specialists has been carefully selected to bring a diverse range of opinion and expertise to the table, so that every entry can be assessed accurately and from a mix of viewpoints.

        The judging process will first involve an individual review of all submissions received. Each entry will be checked to see all requirements have been met.

        Stage Two is Judging Day. This involves all judges meeting to discuss the shortlisted entries and study them in detail to collectively score and decide on the winners for each category.

        Winners will be selected based on their ability to communicate their unique interpretation of using Crestron technology to create superior smart spaces and meet the customer’s brief.

        FAQs

        Q: What are the Crestron Europe Integration Awards?

        A:    The Crestron Europe Integration Awards are a celebration of the finest projects featuring Crestron technology across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Launched in 2007, the prestigious awards return to recognise projects of excellence completed since January 2021 in both the commercial and residential sectors.

        Q: Where and when will the awards take place?

        A:    The winners of the Crestron Europe Integration Awards will be announced at a virtual awards ceremony at ISE 2022.

        Q: Who can enter?

        A:    The Crestron Europe Integration Awards are open to all integrators who have completed Crestron installations since January 2021 in the residential and commercial sectors across Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

        Q: What are the benefits of entering?

        A:    The Crestron Europe Integration Awards honour stand-out installations that use Crestron technology to address the customer’s specific needs. By entering your project, you give yourself the opportunity to be recognized for your hard work by the industry.

        Winners who get end user permission will not only gain bragging rights and a new, shiny accolade for their trophy cabinet, but they will also be part of the winner’s brochure and feature as a case study on Crestron’s website.

        Use of the winner’s logo will show off your achievement on your company’s website, social media channels and in your email signature.

        Q: How do I enter?

        A:    There is no limit on the number of categories you can enter – the more entries, the bigger your chance of winning! Just make sure to tick all the judges' boxes to rise above the competition.

        All entries must be made using the online submissions form. Please ensure you have permission to disclose information externally before submission as it will not be possible to amend your entry afterwards.

        Please follow the instructions carefully and answer all questions as accurately as possible. Only by providing specific answers to the information being asked of you can you ensure that the judges will have everything they need to evaluate your entry.

        Q: What supporting material is required?

        A:    We cannot process your Crestron Europe Integration Awards application without a photo of your project. Please upload image files no smaller than 1000 pixels wide in PNG or JPEG format and provide photographer credits.

        To really stand out from the crowd and capture the judge’s attention, we recommend including a video file that best showcases your project. Please upload one video file (we cannot accept links) of up to five minutes maximum and provide videographer credits if applicable.

        Q: Can my project be considered for a Crestron case study?

        A:    To be considered for a Crestron case study, which will be featured on the www.crestron.com website, on the Crestron social media channels, sent to relevant journalists and shared by Crestron salespeople worldwide, please download, read and sign, and re-upload our Marketing Release Form. Kindly note that this must be signed by the end-user in all cases, should you wish to have your installation featured as a Crestron case study.

        Q: What is the eligibility timeframe for entries?

        A:    The eligibility period for submissions should relate to the period from January 2021 to present day. Please make sure that your entry only contains evidence of activity that took place during this period.

        Q: Is there a cost to enter?

        A:    The Crestron Europe Integration Awards are free to enter and aim to recognise the best talent from across the EMEA region.

        Q: Can I enter if I am based outside the EMEA region?

        A:    Unfortunately, the Crestron Europe Integration Awards have been carefully designed to recognise the standards of projects completed across Europe, the Middle East and Africa and therefore entries submitted from outside of this region will not qualify.

        Q: How will the entries be judged?

        A:    All entries will be judged by an independent panel of leading industry figures, with the winners announced during a virtual event at ISE 2022.

        You will be judged on the written information provided in the online submissions form. Supporting imagery and video files are strongly encouraged but will not be scored, therefore, please ensure you answer the questions in the submissions form as precisely as possible and to the best of your ability.

        To ensure a fair procedure, the judging panel of industry specialists has been carefully selected to bring a diverse range of opinion and expertise to the table, so that every entry can be assessed accurately and from a mix of viewpoints.

        The judging process will first involve an individual review of all submissions received. Each entry will be checked to see all requirements have been met.

        Stage Two is Judging Day. This involves all judges meeting to discuss the shortlisted entries and study them in detail to collectively score and decide on the winners for each category.

        Winners will be selected based on their ability to communicate their unique interpretation of using Crestron technology to create superior smart spaces and meet the customer’s brief.

        Q: Where can I go if I have questions?

        A:    Should you have any questions or queries about the Crestron Europe Integration Awards or about your entry, please do not hesitate to email us on ceurmarketing@crestron.com