AV Awards 2016 :: Company Categories
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COMPANY

Breakthrough / start-up company of the year

To vote for your winner visit: http://www.avinteractive.com/vote-for-your-breakthrough-company-of-the-year/

Who should enter:

companies that are under five years old. Open to any professional AV company including manufacturers, software and services companies and integrators.
 

What judges are looking for:

Examples of company progression and growth, innovation, approach to market, customer / market success. This category is free to enter and is voted for on the night.
 
To submit a nomination please complete the attached form and email your entry as a Word document to zoe.mutter@metropolis.co.uk with the subject line ‘AV Awards - Breakthrough / start-up company of the year’.

Reseller/systems integrator of the year - PRESENTATION

Who should enter:

open to resellers and integrators working with clients in b2b communications in EMEA. They may be specialist (local or operating in specific vertical markets), or general, operating nationally or in a range of markets.
 

What judges are looking for:

Clarity of objectives and overall strategy, clear summary of business case, examples of customer success and technological innovation. Shortlisted entrants will be expected to deliver a 15 min presentation summarising their entry on judging day.

Distributor of the year - PRESENTATION

Who should enter:

open to trade distributors of any kind of equipment or software used in AV which have operations based in EMEA.

What judges are looking for:

Clarity of objectives and overall strategy, clear summary of business case, examples of customer success and technological innovation.
 
Shortlisted entrants will be expected to deliver a 15 min presentation summarising their entry on judging day.

Manufacturer of the year - PRESENTATION

Who should enter:

open to manufacturers of any kind of equipment or software used in AV which have operations based in EMEA. Entries must be supplied direct from manufacturers or their subsidiaries, or via sole distributors in the manufacturer’s name.
 

What judges are looking for:

Clarity of objectives and overall strategy, clear summary of business case, examples of customer success and technological innovation.
Shortlisted entrants will be expected to deliver a 15 min presentation summarising their entry on judging day.

AV staging & rental company of the year (NEW)

Who should enter:

open to staging and rental companies working with end user events clients. They may be specialist (local or operating in specific vertical markets), or general, operating nationally or in a range of markets.

What judges are looking for:

Clarity of objectives and overall strategy, clear summary of business case, examples of customer success and technological innovation.

AV production company of the year (NEW)

Who should enter:

open to companies involved in event production, from launches, conferences, parties, awards ceremonies and balls through to brand experiences, corporate events, opening and closing ceremonies and outdoor events.

What judges are looking for:

Clarity of objectives and overall strategy, clear summary of business case, examples of customer success and technological innovation.

Criteria 

Entrants will be asked to submit the following information:
Tell us why you should win an Award (200 words)
Summary of innovation (marketing, technology, or application) (200 words)
Company objectives & overall strategy (300 words)
Target audience/buyers (200 words)
Examples of new product development (if applicable) (200 words)
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