Program recognizes high performance A/V products and systems and demonstration techniques
Electronic House Expo, which took place March 28 — April 1 in Orlando, Florida, announced today the winners of its Best of Demo Alley (BODA) Awards. The program recognizes the best high performance A/V equipment and presentations given during the show in its Demo Alley exhibit area.
A panel of judges including professional installers, editors, and audio and video experts took in all nine Demo Alley presentations and selected the most outstanding performance in the following categories:
Best Audio Demo Experience: Parasound Products, Inc. & PMC USA LLC
Best Video Demo Experience: Runco International, Inc. & Stewart Filmscreen
Most Informative Audio Experience: Intel
Most Informative Video Experience: Niveus Media, Inc.
Most Entertaining Presentation: Vidikron; Da-Lite Screen Company, Inc.; CodexNovus, Inc.; Halcro International & James Loudspeaker
Best Overall Demo: AudioControl; SIM2 USA; Da-Lite Screen Company, Inc. & Triad
In addition to the professional judging, EHX also conducted voting from the attendees at the show for the People’s Choice Award. Attendees cast their ballots via touch panels donated from Crestron Electronics and selected the following winner:
People’s Choice: Intel
Overall there were 24 companies on display in Demo Alley, providing attendees with instruction on how to put together a stellar demonstration that will improve sales opportunities for high performance systems.
“EHX highlights both extraordinary products and the art of the high performance A/V through the Best of Demo Alley program. Demo Alley attendees are not only introduced to great a/v products they can offer, but also the very means of upselling customers to high performance components,” stated John Galante, Vice President, EH Events & Education.
Electronic House Expo, a Tradeshow Week magazine Fastest 50 event for three years running, is the fastest growing trade event of the $13 billion custom electronics industry. Held twice annually and sponsored by CEA’s TechHome Division, the EHX trade show floor and conference program provide an invaluable forum for information exchange, education and new product demonstrations from leading manufacturers and service providers across the entire custom electronics spectrum of home networking, automation, entertainment, and security.
About EH Events & Education
EH Events & Education, a division of EH Publishing, Inc.(www.ehpub.com), develops and produces world-class expositions and conferences for the technology and construction industries. The EH Events & Education portfolio includes: Electronic House Expos (EHX) Spring & Fall, the TecHome Builder Conference and Expo (TBX), and Worship Facilities Conference & Expo (WFX). EHX Fall was named the fastest growing show in America by Tradeshow Week magazine in 2003, and both EHX Spring and Fall were named among the fastest 50 growing tradeshows by Tradeshow Week magazine in 2004 and 2005.
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) is the preeminent trade association promoting growth in the consumer technology industry through technology policy, events, research, promotion and the fostering of business and strategic relationships. CEA represents more than 2,000 corporate members involved in the design, development, manufacturing, distribution and integration of audio, video, mobile electronics, wireless and landline communications, information technology, home networking, multimedia and accessory products, as well as related services that are sold through consumer channels. Combined, CEA’s members account for more than $122 billion in annual sales. CEA’s resources are available online at www.CE.org, the definitive source for information about the consumer electronics industry. CEA also sponsors and manages the International CES — Defining Tomorrow’s Technology. All profits from CES are reinvested into industry services, including technical training and education, industry promotion, engineering standards development, market research and legislative advocacy