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Invation Awards Project Categories

Entries for this year's Project Awards open on September 2 and close on November 1, 2024.

Except for the Applied Technology Category, these awards are free to enter.

Links to enter will go live on September 2 on this page, but you can check out the categories and criteria and get started on your entry now.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for the Inavation Project Awards, participants must:


  • Be an AV integrator, consultant, or end user.

  • Demonstrate involvement in the full lifecycle of a project.

  • Showcase the integration of multiple technologies into a single, unified system.

  • Project must have been completed between October 1, 2023 and October 1, 2024

If you are a manufacturer and wish to enter a project please refer to information on the Applied Technology Award below.



Smart Building Award

Every entry is also eligible for the Smart Building Award. To be in with a chance:


  • Indicate your interest in the Smart Building Award on the entry form.

  • Include a separately headed section in your entry detailing how your installed systems that contributed to or interfaced with broader smart building systems.


Applied Technology Award

We also recognise the vital contributions of technology manufacturers to projects through the Applied Technology Award. This category is designed for manufacturers who have either:

  • Provided technology that formed the majority of the project or played a crucial role.

  • Supported the project with system design, integration, or custom-built products for the installation.

Note: The Applied Technology Award category has an entry fee of £350. All other project categories are free to enter.


Entry Period

Opening Date: September 2, 2024

Closing Date: November 1, 2024

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New Categories for 2025

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Arts & Experience 


Museums & Heritage


Connected Meeting Spaces


Venues and Events Spaces

The Categories

Applied Technology Category

Connected Meeting Space

Government or Public Sector

House of Worship

Museums & Heritage

Smart Building Award


Leisure & Entertainment

Venues & Events Spaces

Arts & Experience


Live Event

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