Inavate is inviting entries for the 2020 Inavation Awards, a prestigious set of accolades that recognise the very best comapnies, projects and individuals the AV industry has to offer.

Entries can now be submitted at:

The closing date for Business entries is October 20, 2019, with all other categories shutting on November 10, 2019. The award ceremony will be held in Amsterdam on the first evening of the ISE show, February 11, 2020.

Lists of previous winners can be found on via the Winners link at the top of the page.

Award categories

Business Awards – NEW!

A whole new set of awards has been launched specifically for manufacturers of AV technologies. Ten new awards will recognise outstanding achievement in aspects of business that are vital to a company’s success.

The categories are:

1, Best Client Support

2, Best Marketing Campaign

3, Best New Company*

4, Best Place to Work

5, Best Sales Team

6, Best Small Company**

7, The Business Growth Award

8, The Corporate Social Responsibility Award

9, The R&D Award

10, The Sustainability Award

*Company must have launched after January 1, 2017

**Company must not have a turnover of more than €7million, a balance sheet total of more than €3.5million and no more than 50 employees.

Project Awards

Past winners of the project awards include some of the most iconic buildings and events on the planet and no other AV industry awards scheme comes close in the depth and range of projects recognised. These are the most prestigious accolades in the AV industry for installers of AV technology.

The categories are:

Control Room

Corporate Facility

Education Facility

Government or Public Sector Facility



House of Worship

Leisure & Entertainment Facility

Live Event



Visitor Attraction

Distributor of the Year

Consultant / Project Manager of the Year

Industry Influencer – NEW!

A new award to recognise individual contribution to AV.

Further details on all categories and how to enter them can be found at: