IBC 2022 is here and with that, the Best of Show awards are open for nominations. The awards recognise the very best broadcast products and solutions on offer at the show, with winners receiving invaluable marketing coverage and assets to promote their product with.
The awards are supported by Future’s media and entertainment technology brands – TVBEurope, TV Tech, Installation and Radio World – and receive additional editorial coverage across our extended Future brand portfolio.
All nominations will be reviewed by a panel of independent industry experts. Factors taken into account include general quality and relevance of the product; design and build quality; business/operational benefits; innovation in concept/design/delivery; technical excellence; cost-effectiveness; game-changing ability.
CATEGORIES FOR 2022
TVBEurope serves end users, technicians, engineers, decision makers and business owners across the continent’s broadcast, media and entertainment technology sector. If your products and solutions are on the IBC show floor - or out in the marketplace - and are designed for use by broadcasters, content providers, and professional audio and video users, then TVBEurope is the right category for you. All products/solutions from across the broadcast workflow chain - capture to consumption - are eligible for entry.
TV Tech is dedicated to end users of professional video and audio products in television and film production. Market verticals include but are not limited to Broadcast Television, Film & TV Production, Streaming, MVPDs (cable, satellite & IP) Corporate/Government, Esports and Live Events. All professional audio and video products and technologies or services are eligible for entry; your nomination should stipulate which market vertical(s) the product is designed/best suited for, and detail the benefits of the product to users in that vertical.
Installation is dedicated to systems integrators, installers, architects, and end users of professional audiovisual (AV) systems worldwide. This new category for 2022 is ideal for products/solutions that are designed specifically for fixed installations within the broadcast market (tech for broadcast studios, production facilities, and post houses), or for broadcast-grade products/solutions that are designed for use outside of the broadcast world (broadcast tech for sectors such as corporate, education, houses of worship, etc).
Enter for Radio World if your product’s target markets include broadcast radio, streaming audio, podcasting and the fast-expanding world of new audio distribution platforms. Examples of relevant product types include, but are not limited to, audio media asset management systems, radio transmitters, towers, microphones, on-air processors, field audio production equipment as used in radio, problem-solvers targeting radio/audio facilities etc.
REASONS TO ENTER THE BEST OF SHOW AWARDS
IBC 2022 is one of the largest shows in entertainment and technology, and these awards highlight the very best broadcasting products and solutions on display. Nominees and winners benefit from:
- Dedicated editorial coverage for all nominees and winners in an online Best of Show at IBC 2022 award award guide
- Online, newsletter and social promotional activity for all winners from participating brands
- Digital award nominee logo for all entries, with winners receiving a further official 'winners' badge