Lifetime Achievement Award

This award recognizes an individual who has demonstrated innovative and visionary leadership in the technology design and installation industry. Past recipients include some of the industry’s most brilliant entrepreneurs, inventors, engineers, and leaders.

Award Purpose

The purpose is to recognize an individual who association members and the industry recognize as worthy of a Lifetime Achievement Award. This award is one of the highest honors an individual can receive. The first recipient was recognized in 1992. View past Lifetime Achievement recipients.


This award will be given at the CEDIA Expo in Denver, CO.


This award is open to any individual from a CEDIA member company.

Criteria for Judging

CEDIA’s Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes an individual who has exhibited outstanding, creative, innovative, and visionary leadership in the growth and advancement of the technology design and installation industry. Nominations will be judged by the CEDIA Board of Directors and solely on the content provided on the award application.

Award Submission Requirements

The nominator must fill out the following online nominator form. Additionally, please include the nominee's resume and photo.

Applications must be received by June 5, 2019. Upon receipt, applications become the property of CEDIA. Applications will not be returned to applicants. Late applications will not be accepted.

Questions? Contact awards@cedia.org.
Please complete this form to submit your nomination for the CEDIA Lifetime Achievement Award.  
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2018 CEDIA Lifetime Achievement
Award Recipient Joel Silver


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