The Sound+Image Awards 2018

Grace Hotel, SydneyThe annual Sound+Image Awards dinner has been an essential event in the calendar of the audio-visual industry for more than 25 years.

Held every year since 1989, the prestigious Sound+Image Awards recognise excellence in the design, manufacture and installation of audio, home entertainment and incar equipment.

This year's winners, the 2018 Sound+Image Awards, were announced on November 30th at a gala Presentation Dinner held at the Grace Hotel in Sydney. The full list of winners is now live (click 'Thi Year's Awards', and all the winners will be celebrated in a special edition of Sound+Image magazine.

Our Platinum Partners for the awards evening are The Chester Group, organisers of the Australian Hi-Fi & AV Show.

The Sound+Image Awards cover the key areas of home entertainment:

   -   TVs and displays;
   -   sources (CD and Blu-ray players, PVRs and digital sources);
   -   amplifiers and receivers;
   -   loudspeakers, wireless speakers and multiroom systems; and
   -   custom installation projects and products.

New awards are regularly introduced to reflect the changing world of home entertainment. Recent additions include additional awards for soundbars and noise-cancelling headphones, wireless streaming systems, and multiroom audio.

Special Awards are presented for Lifetime Achievement recognition.

Products are evaluated on the basis of the following criteria:

   -   sound and/or image quality;
   -   value for money;
   -   features;
   -   build quality;
   -   appearance;
   -   ease of use and ergonomics.

Unlike many awards, there is no entry fee or submission process for the Sound+Image Awards; all products reviewed in our titles during the preceding 12 months are eligible, with winners chosen entirely on merit from the products reviewed in the previous year in Sound+Image, Australian Hi-Fi, Australian Incar, Audio Esoterica, and Best Buys Audio & AV.. There is no charge for companies to use our Awards logo to announce and promote their successful products in any of our nextmedia publications; there is a licensing fee for promotion through other channels.

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