2003 Rental & Staging Systems Awards Announced

  • The International Communications Industries Association, Inc. (ICIA) and Rental & Staging Systems magazine have announced the 2003 Rental & Staging Systems Awards. ICIA is a sponsor of this important industry awards program, which will be conducted by Rental & Staging Systems magazine.
  • The Rental & Staging Systems Awards will recognize and reward excellence in the design and production of AV in staged events. Rental & Staging Systems magazine will conduct the juried awards program, in cooperation with ICIA and its members, concluding with the presentation of awards at InfoComm being held the week of June 3-5, 2003 in Orlando, Florida.
  • Awards will also be presented for the best new products for the rental and staging market introduced in 2002.
  • Winners of awards for the best staged events of the year will be selected by an independent panel of judges including members of the ICIA Rental and Staging Council and the editorial staff of Rental & Staging Systems magazine. Awards for the best new products for the rental and staging market will be made on the basis of a special Rental & Staging Systems magazine readers poll.
  • Awards Categories
  • Awards to present to staging companies (Event held in 2002):
  • Best overall staging for a Corporate or Association Event, Large Venue (Technology budget greater than $50K)
  • Best overall staging for a Corporate or Association Event, Smaller Budget (Technology budget less than $50K)
  • Best overall staging for a Broadcast/Webcast Event (Must be part of a live event)
  • Best overall staging for non-corporate Entertainment event
  • Best overall staging for Eventless than $10K Budget (Technology budget)
  • Best Use of AV Technology for a Trade Show Booth for a Corporate Client
  • Awards to be presented to equipment manufacturers (Product released in 2002):
  • Best Audio product for the Staging market
  • Best Video Projection product for the Staging market
  • Best Video Emissive Display product for the Staging market (LED, LCD, Plasma)
  • Best Truss or Rigging product for the Staging market
  • Best Lighting product for the Staging market
  • Best Software product for the Staging market (Rental, Management, or Design)
  • Best Product for the Rental market (smaller room; no hanging/rigging required)
  • Best Video Signal Processing or Distribution product for the Staging marketM
  • Best Video/Broadcast Product
  • Best General AV product (screens, drapes, carts, road cases, etc.)