Best Lighting Scheme Entry Criteria

In all instances, the judging panel will be looking for design and installation excellence and innovation which demonstrate intelligent value engineering.

More specifically the judges will be looking for:

1. How well the lighting concept fulfils its three primary objectives: task, space and atmosphere

2. Quality of the technical design and equipment specification. Consideration of ongoing maintenance, heat-management, light sources and light quality.

3. Safety & quality standards adhered to

4. Sustainability and energy efficiency

5. Control - choice of system, design value, user-friendliness and maintenance

6. Where applicable, how the scheme considers day lighting and how

7. Innovation that may include: difficult changes that have been overcome, unique fittings, bespoke control and design, consideration of human factors

8. How well the scheme fit or went beyond the client's original brief


Please include accompanying high quality, high resolution images with your entry. These should include as a minimum requirement:

1. Views of each room to show lighting in position.

2. Views of any display devices, including any additional photos illustrating any motorisation or concealment methods.

3. An overall view (or views) that show the space at its best and demonstrate the overall design philosophy.

4. Views illustrating any other technology integration such as control.

5. Where supplementary lighting has been introduced for the photography, this should be stated in the submission with a brief description.

Views showing work in progress may also be useful for the judges. Images submitted must be available as high resolution JPEGs.

Video footage may also be supplied in addition to photography.

For more information, please contact CEDIA EMEA office at or call +44 (0)1480 213744.