Best Cable Solution

General Criteria

The Smart Building Awards 2024 are trade-only awards, meaning consumers are not permitted to enter any category. Each award will be judged fairly by an expert panel based on the criteria set out for each category. The judges will individually score each entry,

There is a qualifying period which will define which entries will be valid. This period will be between January 2023 and June 2024. That means any product launched, or project completed, before or after these dates will not be eligible to enter.

Each category will have a 500-word limit, while a further 250 words will be available to explain why you think you deserve to win the award. There will be different criteria for each award category, and while it’s not mandatory to meet every criteria point, there will be a certain number of boxes you will have to check before your entry is eligible.

The awards are completely FREE to enter and there is no limit on the number of categories or number of submissions you can tender. Entries will close on 2 August 2024.

Best Cable Solution

Who can enter: The best cable solution category can be entered by either a distributor or manufacturer who has announced or released a cabling solution during the qualifying period. A representative, such as a PR company, may also enter their client.

When entries close: Your entry should be submitted by 2 August 2024.

What we’re looking for: While wireless protocols continue to grow in popularity, nothing can beat the reliability of a cable. So why should an installer choose your cable?

  • Signal Quality: Is your cable designed to protect the signal of what it’s transmitting? Does it offer features that enables a super long run without any degradation in quality?
  • Install Flexibility: Is your cable capable of being installed within walls? Is it nearly invisible to help it blend into the environment? What other features make it an installer’s best friend?
  • Other: Is there anything else that help your cable solution stand-out?

Entry Judging: This entry will be judged based on a rounded assessment of the product based on the words, images and other information provided.

Additional Materials: In order to judge on design, please supply up to three images of the product. We also require an image of the company’s logo. Entrants may also supply up to one page of supporting evidence, such as testimonials, press coverage, case studies, spec sheets.

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