AVIXA, the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association, has announced the winners of its annual 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 at an awards ceremony during InfoComm India 2020 GoVIRTUAL on Nov. 20.
A dedicated awards committee selected the winners for the following categories after reviewing nominations from across the AV industry: India CTS Holder of the Year, India Young AV Professional of the Year, India Educator of the Year, India Women in AV, and India Distinguished Achievement awards. The winner of the Volunteer of the Year Award was selected by AVIXA staff.
“We are incredibly proud of our 2020 award winners who have made positive impacts on the AV industry,” says Jonathan Seller, senior director of development, Asia-Pacific, AVIXA. “They lead by example, inspiring their peers through teaching, volunteering, and breaking boundaries. These individuals leave lasting impressions on the AV world.”
The 2020 AVIXA India Award winners are:
India AVIXA Volunteer of the Year Award
- Kirti Shetti, CTS, Director Operations, Kramer Electronics India
India AVIXA CTS Holder of the Year Award
- Sachin Sonje, PMP, CTS-D, CTS-I, Associate Chief Manager, AV Project and Services, Godrej & Boyce Manufacturing
India AVIXA Young AV Professional of the Year Award
- Sachin Singh, Sales Manager, Enterprise, Christie Digital India
India AVIXA Educator of the Year Award
- Sudhagar Padmanabhan, CTS, Manager, Application Engineering, Harman International (India)
India AVIXA Women in AV Award
- Prabha Lakshmi, Chief Sales Officer, Office 2000
India AVIXA Distinguished Achievement Award
- Ranjit Singh, CTS-D, CTS-I (posthumous)
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 20,000 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. For more info, visit avixa.org.