Mumbai, India – Sept. 18, 2019 – AVIXA™, the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association, has announced the winners of its first India Awards, which recognize outstanding AV professionals for their achievements and commitments to the AV industry in India. The winners in the six categories were named and celebrated during the awards ceremony held in the evening of the first show day, Sept. 18, at InfoComm India in Mumbai, in partnership with the System Integrations Awards, which honored projects of the year.
A dedicated awards committee selected the winners for the following categories after reviewing nominations from across the AV industry: India Young AV Professional of the Year, India CTS® Holder of the Year, India Women in AV, India Educator of the Year, and India Distinguished Achievement awards. The winner of the Volunteer of the Year Award was selected by AVIXA staff.
“The winners of our first awards program in India are accomplished AV professionals who have each made significant contributions to help grow the industry,” says Jonathan Seller, Senior Director of Development, Asia-Pacific, AVIXA. “Behind each nominee and award winner lies an inspiring story of passion, determination, and leadership. The winners of the AVIXA India Awards inspire their peers and represent examples of how this region continues to grow fast thanks to individual commitment and achievement.”
The 2019 AVIXA India Award winners are:
India Volunteer of the Year Award – Rakesh Kumar, CTS-D, CTS-I
India Young AV Professional Award – Nithin Manjunath
India Women in AV Award – Sonali Singh, CTS
India CTS Holder of the Year Award – Leo Thomas, CTS-D, CTS-I
India Educator of the Year Award – TS Gopalakrishnan, CTS-D, CTS-I
India Distinguished Achievement Award – Manmohan Gupta
AVIXA™ is the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association, producer of InfoComm trade shows around the world, co-owner of Integrated Systems Europe, and the international trade association representing the audiovisual industry. Established in 1939, AVIXA has more than 11,400 enterprise and individual members, including manufacturers, systems integrators, dealers and distributors, consultants, programmers, live events companies, technology managers, content producers, and multimedia professionals from more than 80 countries. AVIXA members create integrated AV experiences that deliver outcomes for end users. AVIXA is a hub for professional collaboration, information, and community, and is the leading resource for AV standards, certification, training, market intelligence, and thought leadership. Visit avixa.org.