Crestron announces judging line up for Integration Awards 2018
Tue, 28 Nov 2017 10:10
The much anticipated Crestron EMEA Integration Awards 2018 is open for entries. Now in its eleventh year, the awards are bigger and better than ever. With eleven categories, split between residential and commercial applications, Crestron’s prestigious awards give Crestron integrators, service providers and consultants an opportunity to showcase their finest work from a wide range of projects.
Crestron has lined some of the most exciting names in luxury living and technology to judge the 2018 entries, including:
Will Hersey, content director at Esquire
Highly regarded as an influential voice in the fields of luxe design, style and technology, Will brings a wealth of knowledge to this year’s panel. As a fan of Crestron technology, Will is looking for projects that really elevate the user experience and highlight the lifestyle benefits that automation can deliver. His background in luxury design and technology is a great asset to the panel.
Emily Peck, freelance journalist
As a freelance journalist with over 20 years’ experience, Emily writes for a range of publications including culture and technology magazine, Wired UK and interiors and lifestyle magazine House Beautiful. Having written about Crestron and other well-respected home automation companies many times, Emily is familiar with its products and the world of Smart Home Tech. She’ll be looking for innovative integrations that take smart homes to the next level.
Sam Kessler, online editor at Oracle Time
Online editor of luxury lifestyle magazine, Oracle Time, Sam is widely accustomed to offering his expert insights into the high-end lifestyle trends of tomorrow. With an eye for the sublime, Sam will be on the lookout for exceptional installations that push the boundaries of an average smart home.
Michael Garwood, editor of AV Technology Europe
An experienced journalist and editor, Michael has over ten years’ experience in technology. A trusted voice within the industry, Michael’s expertise have been called upon by some of the world’s leading news organisations, including Sky News, ITV, BBC and CNN. He will be looking for projects that enhance the end user experience and stand out from the crowd.
Mike Blackman, Integrated Systems events managing director
With over 30 years’ experience in the field, Mike is a familiar and respected face in the world of technology and at the Crestron Integration Awards. Each year our winners are announced at ISE, and for 2018 Mike has very high expectations. He will be looking for unique integrations that have maximised the use of Crestron technology.
Will Hersey, content director at Esquire magazine comments, “Having worked with Crestron over the last few years, I’m looking forward to seeing the latest innovations that this year’s entries bring to the table.”
Entry for the Crestron Integration Awards 2018 is now open, to submit your residential or commercial project, completed since 1 January 2017, visit crestron.com/integrationawards
. The deadline for entries is 15 December 2017.