ProSource, an audio, video, and integration buying group, proudly recognizes members who were honored at the 2023 CEDIA Smart Home Awards.  

The CEDIA Smart Home Awards ceremony was held Friday, September 8th at CEDIA Expo in Denver, Colorado. This year saw the program’s highest number of submissions since 2018, making the field extremely competitive. Entries were judged by a highly qualified panel of EMEA-based integrators, architects, and designers. Judges for the 2023 awards included: Angus Murray (New Wave AV), Ben Goff (Cinema Lusso), Chris Morley (Cyberhomes), Geoff Meads (Presto), Owen Maddock (CinemaWorks), Doug King (King Contracting), and Matthew Freeman (Freeman Studio). The product entries were reviewed by a global judging panel including Chris McCormick (McCormick Concepts), Ian Williams (Aspire Audio Video Solutions), Jan Martens (Woelf), Jools Browning (BrownHen Solutions), Ken Irvine (Premier Group), Luke Crutcher (Living Home Tech), Mike Thul (Xssentials), and Paul Bochner (ECNY). 

And the Winners Are…  

Maxicon, LLC at the 2023 CEDIA Smart Home Awards. Photo courtesy of ProSource.

Maxicon, LLC (Miami, Florida) won in the following categories:  

Technology Meets Design  

· Harmonia  

Life Lived Best at Home  

· Harmonia  

“Andres, Ilan, and myself are truly awed and honored to have our work recognized by our industry in this way,” says Samuel Naierman, Co-Owner of Maxicon. “As you can imagine, we were surprised not only once, but twice, by winning these awards among so many great entries. We are very proud of our entire team of installers, project managers, engineers, and salespeople for making this achievement happen by always striving to deliver the best experience for our customers. Thank you, CEDIA!!!”  

ETC Florida at the 2023 CEDIA Smart Home Awards. Photo courtesy of ProSource.

ETC Florida (West Palm Beach, Florida) won in the following category:  

Excellence in Lighting  

· Loving the Landscape  

Paul Biava, President of ETC Florida, had this to say about this award: “It means so much that the team was recognized for this project. Designed by a 25+ year veteran, sold by one of our techs turned salesperson, and mostly installed by rookie techs, this project represents the best of our company and our core values. And our client’s voicemail upon seeing his home really captures what our company vision is – Wow and Amaze. “  

Atlanta Home Theater at the 2023 CEDIA Smart Home Awards. Image courtesy of ProSource.

Atlanta Home Theater (Atlanta, Georgia) won in the following categories:

Excellence in Rack Building & Design  

· Even C3-PO Would be Impressed  

Technology Meets Design (Highly Commended)  

· The Star Destroyer of Home Theaters  

“Congratulations to all the winners!” commends Sherry Dantonio, VP of Membership and Education at ProSource. “Maxicon, LLC’s ‘Harmonia’ embodies excellence, where innovation, design, and functionality converge. Their double victory in ‘Technology Meets Design’ and ‘Life Lived Best at Home’ categories reaffirms their leadership. We also commend ETC Florida for their outstanding achievement in ‘Excellence in Lighting: Loving the Landscape,’ and Atlanta Home Theater’s impressive work, winning ‘Excellence in Rack Building and Design: Even C3-PO Would be Impressed’ and receiving ‘Highly Commended’ recognition for ‘Technology Meets Design, The Star Destroyer of Home Theaters.’”  

“Presenting one of the awards to Maxicon, LLC was truly special. Their dedication sets industry standards, leaving an indelible mark. Cheers to all 2023 CEDIA Smart Home Award winners, including ETC Florida and Atlanta Home Theater, for illuminating the path to a smarter, more beautiful future at home.”  

For more information about the CEDIA Smart Home Awards, visit 

For information on becoming a ProSource member is available from Sherry Dantonio, VP, Education & Member Recruitment at (562) 810-1706 or by email at