AV Awards 2017 :: CTS

2017 European CTS Holder of the Year Award


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The AVIXA CTS Holder Award calls attention to the AV industry by recognizing Certified Technology Specialist™ holders (CTS®, CTS-D® and/or CTS-I®) in Europe, who are achieving rewarding and successful careers in the audiovisual and information communications industries.

Program Summary

AVIXA in tandem with the AV Awards judges will honour one CTS holder (CTS, CTS-D and/or CTS-I) who has distinguished themselves in the European AV industry. This award is designed to recognise individuals who have made extraordinary contributions to their business/organisation and to the industry and have displayed noteworthy leadership and initiative.


The award will be given this September at the AV Awards 2017 in London.  Award winner(s) or appropriate representative of the winning company/individual will attend and be recognised in front of a prestigious group of AV professionals. 


This award is open to all current AVIXA CTS holders (CTS, CTS-D and/or CTS-I) within Europe. Award judges are not eligible.  Previous award winners are not eligible for this award.

Criteria for Judging

Nominations will be judged solely on the content provided on the award application and entrants must be able to provide examples of instances in which they:  demonstrate exceptional experience in routinely meeting or exceeding client and company expectations, apply knowledge of CTS certification and best practices.  AVIXA will review all entrants and an Awards Committee will draw up a shortlist to be put to the official AV Awards Judges who will make the final decision at their discretion.  The Awards Committee reserves the right to withdraw an award for a given year if there are not sufficient nominations to determine an appropriate winner.

Award Submission Requirements

CTS holders can be nominated by a colleague, or nominate themselves.  The nominator should fill out the attached form and email it to rachael.hamilton@avmag.co.uk. Not all questions may apply. 250-500 word answers are appropriate, but longer answers are acceptable. Additionally, please include the nominee's bio, photo and relevant articles CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD ENTRY FORM
Applications must be received by Friday, May 26, 2017. A shortlist will be drawn up and those nominated will be invited byAVIXA to attend the AV Awards ceremony on Friday, September 29, 2017. Upon receipt, applications become the property of AVIXA. Applications will not be returned to applicants. Late applications will not be accepted.
Questions:  Please direct all questions to Jodi Hughes at +1.703.279.9929 or via email.
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