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Audio Video Interiors Receives "Best Showroom" Award at CEDIA 

Michael Pope relocated his A/V & Security Integration Company and earns "Best Showroom"...again! 

Middleburg Heights, OH (September 10, 2012)- The CEDIA Electronic Lifestyle Awards Ceremony was held Saturday night in Indianapolis in conjunction with their annual EXPO.  Audio Video Interiors of Middleburg Heights received the coveted "Best Showroom" Award, a repeat performance for the Audio/Video and Security/Life-Safety Systems Integrator who relocated to the 20,000 sq. ft. space just a year ago from its previous 11,000 sq. ft. location that had been awarded the same honor.    

AVI Showroom
Main Showroom


Michael Pope, President, credits the employees for the win.  "This is really a win for everyone at Audio Video Interiors & Safety Technologies.  Our staff volunteered a great deal of their personal time, nights and weekends, to install the showroom's extensive technology solutions! When we needed them most, they were there! I hope they are as proud of their accomplishment as I am!"     

Showroom theater
Custom Home Theater

 The showroom category requires entries that demonstrate custom installations.  Judges base their decisions on unique use of space, technology and functionality.  

This showroom, that includes a 5,000 sq. ft. "residence" built within that includes an outdoor living area, designer kitchen, wine room, Visual Sports Simulator and more, certainly exceeds the criteria!   


Design Center Outdoor Living
Outdoor Living Area

Not only is the space unique, the concept is innovative.  Pope partnered with 20 local design and service professionals to create a truly one-of-a-kind design center.  Pope's objective was to simplify the entire design process for his clients.  Not only can a client audition sound & projection systems, lighting control and automation, but they can also select flooring, window treatments, light fixtures...even aquarium designs!  Pope's philosophy is to make renovations and installations a smooth, painless process, with a project manager to coordinate and oversee all the details and ensure a great client experience.  But that all starts with educating the client on their choices, which is why Pope attends CEDIA's annual EXPO with his residential team.  Attending the show keeps the staff current on the latest technology and trends allowing them to demonstrate and advise clients on their offerings.  With the team just returning from the show, it's a terrific reason to visit this exquisite award-winning showroom now!     


Showroom/Design Center
Architect:  Herschman Architects, Cleveland, Ohio
Builder: The Lordan Construction Company, Mentor, Ohio
Interior Designer: Herschman Architects
Photography: Jason Cekanski


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The Custom Electronic Design & Installation Association (CEDIA) is an international trade association of companies that specialize in planning and installing electronic systems for the home. These systems include home networking, home automation and communication systems, media rooms, single or multi-room entertainment systems, and integrated whole-house subsystems providing lighting control, security, and HVAC systems.

CEDIA 12 Best Showroom Award
Newest trophy on the prestigious "Wall of Fame"



CEDIA provides top-ranked educational conferences, industry professional training, and certification focused on the installation and integration of residential electronic systems that consumers use to enhance their lifestyles. One of CEDIA's key missions and driving forces is public policy representation. CEDIA's public policy efforts are designed to support CEDIA members and ensure that their abilities to own and operate their businesses are not impeded.






About Audio Video Interiors & Safety Technologies

Audio Video Interiors is devoted to integrating a full range of entertainment, safety, life-enhancing electronic solutions, and emerging technology for homes and business. The company is the technology solution provider for its customers, committed to providing the ultimate customer service experience through integrity, teamwork, andeducation in an ever-changing world. CEPro Magazine has named Audio Video Interiors a Top 100 Dealer for the past eight years, while The Mark of Excellence Awards program, presented by CEA's TechHome Division, recently named Audio Video Interiors TechHome Integrator of the Year.

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