Think back to the last innovative, problem-solving or otherwise impressive installation you completed. If you’ve got a project in mind, then enter your work in Commercial Integrator’s annual Integration Awards for a chance to be featured in Commercial Integrator magazine and on CommercialIntegrator.com, and awarded at InfoCom 2017.
The Integration Awards recognize top commercial integrators who successfully addressed their customers’ needs with innovative, noteworthy installations. Projects are evaluated by a panel of industry judges, along with editors of Commercial Integrator.
The winners will be announced and presented at InfoComm 2017 in Orlando at an official awards ceremony. Winning projects will also be featured in the July issue of Commercial Integrator magazine and even more in-depth on the website. Winning companies will be able to use the 2017 Integration Award winner’s logo to show off your achievement on your company’s website.
Just for entering, you’ll receive honorary mention on CommercialIntegrator.com and TechDecisions.co, our sister publication that engages with end users. All entries are also automatically entered as candidates for TechDecisions’ Project of the Week, our deep-dive coverage that highlights an integration firm’s excellent work on a project prominently featured for our end-user audience.
Entering is easy. Here’s what you’ll need:
- Name, title of contact within customer’s organization
- Project overview
- Initial contact, connection between the customer and integrator
- Solution description highlighting unique features and benefits
- Installation description, including challenges, length of time and interaction with other parties
- Customer reaction
- Equipment list
- Images: up to ten 300 dpi, high-resolution images with photo credits
- Video URLs, if any
- Publishing/client permission
Best Meeting Room Project
The way organizations meet is changing. The stakes are high for integrators and consultants to create dynamic, interactive meeting spaces that meet their customers’ evolving needs. Submit your most impressive meeting room solutions.
Best Corporate Campus Project
Large corporate projects often involve myriad meeting rooms, projection displays, digital signage and so much more. If you’ve provided a sprawling, integrated solution that addresses needs across a corporate campus, apply now.
Best Small Office Project
Not all corporate customers are created equally. There are sprawling corporate campuses but there are also smaller one-, two-, three- or four-room projects with demands just as critical to the bottom line. If you have completed a small project that meets demands, apply now.
Best K-12 Project
It can be a smart classroom that allows a teacher to connect with tech-savvy students or a school-wide project that helps create a learning atmosphere. K-12 projects are all about helping students learn better, while making life easier for faculty; or perhaps improving a school’s overall viability. Submit a solution that accomplishes these goals in a big way.
Best Higher Education Project
It can be a smart lecture hall, a sophisticated classroom or a campus-wide technology implementation. Higher education projects are all about improving campus safety, life and ease of learning. Submit a solution that accomplishes these goals in a big way.
Best Health Care Project
It can be in a hospital, a medical office or a long-term care facility. Health care projects are all about enhancing patient care and making facilities run more efficiently. Submit a solution that accomplishes these goals in a big way.
Best Hotel/Hospitality Project
It can be a dazzling hotel lobby, an ear- and eye-popping resort and casino system, an amenity-laden multi-dwelling unit or a user-friendly suite solution. Hotel and resort projects are all about creating a carefree and entertaining experience for guests, while making hospitality workers’ jobs easier. Submit a solution that accomplishes these goals in a big way.
Best Bars & Restaurants Project
It can be an all-encompassing video in a sports bar or spectacular sound in a club or an automated restaurant. Restaurant and bar projects are all about delivering the right experience to customers, while making the facility easier to run. Submit a solution that accomplishes these goals in a big way.
Best House of Worship Project
It can be awe-inspiring audio and video in a worship facility or expansive multi-church technology. House of worship projects are all about improving the worship experience, while increasing the clergy’s reach. Submit a solution that accomplishes these goals in a big way.
Best Government Project
It can be a federal, state or municipal building operation that improves processes, impressive courthouse solutions or a mission-critical military system. Government projects are all about making our government bodies run securely, reliably and efficiently. Submit a solution that accomplishes these goals in a big way.
Best Retail Project
It can be digital signage that improves the shopping experience or brand-building audio and video. Retail projects are all about drawing in customers, spreading an advertising message and helping stores become more profitable. Submit a solution that accomplishes these goals in a big way.
Best Large Venue Project
It can be an HD video board in a sports venue, ambitious audio for a performance center or creative solutions in a theme park. Entertainment projects are all about listening to the client’s unique needs and delivering them in larger-than-life fashion. Submit a solution that accomplishes these goals in a big way.
Best Museum Project
It can be anything from a dazzling video wall in a museum lobby to a small, interactive display that engages young exhibit visitors. Great museum projects use technology to elevate and rejuvenate the visitors’ experience. Submit a solution that accomplishes these goals in a big way.
Best Casino Project
It can be an over-the-top, eye-in-the-sky surveillance system, calculating metrics and demographics on all the gamblers; an out-of-this-world sports book video wall or a completely unique automation solution. Roll the dice and submit a solution for this category.
Best Mission Critical Project
Quality integrators never leave room for error. In mission-critical projects, however, it’s more than a philosophy — it’s a necessity. Think command and control centers where lack of clarity can lead to slow responses. Think law enforcement, government and health care applications. Submit a solution that demonstrates the best of the integration industry.