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AVIXA recognizes both the amazing outcomes of AV and the people behind the magic. Explore AVIXA’s awards and scholarships below.
Project Awards Program
The 2021 AV Experience Awards are open until August 13 at 11:59 p.m. EST.
This award recognizes the innovative integration of content, space, and technology to create or enhance an experience. The program seeks to find excellence where the enhanced in-real-life experience or almost-real-life experience could only be achieved through the integrated and innovative use of audiovisual technology. Click here to enter!
2021 scholarships are open until July 31 at 11:59 p.m. EST.
This scholarship supports the growth of women and gender equality in the audiovisual and integrated experience industry.
This scholarship honors the legacy Michael Vergauwen, late COO of AVI Systems and long-time AVIXA board member. This scholarship is aimed at students in pursuit of a technical or advanced degree towards an audiovisual career.
This scholarship supports further inclusion of diversity in all forms within our community and is intended to recognize anyone who strives to make a difference in this dynamic, creative field.
Awards for Outstanding AV Professionals
The 2021 Awards for Outstanding AV Professionals are open until August 1 at 11:59 p.m. EST.
This award highlights important contributions made by industry individuals to the science of AV. The award calls attention to the AV and information communications industries by recognizing pioneers who made scientific breakthroughs resulting in new AV technologies that impacted the manufacture and sales of novel products enjoyed by audiences worldwide.
This award recognizes Certified Technology Specialist™ holders (CTS, CTS-D and/or CTS-I) who are achieving rewarding and successful careers in the audiovisual and information communications industries.
This award highlights important contributions made by an individual to the professional development, education, and training of the AV industry. These contributions have impacted audiences worldwide. This award is presented annually for outstanding achievement in AV education for that particular year.
This award calls attention to a young adult from around the globe who demonstrates a passion and desire to start a career in the pro AV industry. This individual contributes positively to their school and/or community while using their passion to understand that audiovisual technology changes how we communicate and experience the world.
This award highlights an individual’s innovation, use of technology, in the design of an event to create and bring to life the story/message of the client.
The overall purpose of this award is to call out an individual recognized by association members and the industry as worthy of a lifetime achievement award in AV education. It is bestowed upon an individual who exhibits excellence throughout his or her entire body of work and to someone nearing or at the end of his/her educational career. It is not awarded annually; rather it is based on a given year and whether there is an appropriate candidate for such a prestigious award.
This award's overall purpose is to call out an individual recognized by association members and the industry as worthy of a lifetime achievement award. Two major criteria are applied — the career accomplishments and the individual's contribution to the AV industry through AVIXA. The Mackey Barron Distinguished Achievement Award is the highest honor bestowed on an industry member by the association.
This award recognizes women who have shown leadership in the audiovisual industry by supporting and empowering other women.
This award calls attention to the AV industry by recognizing that young people are achieving rewarding and successful careers in the audiovisual and information communications industries.