Phase 1: Top 5 Techs Award
Description: Recognizes five retail installation professionals who have developed a reputation for their skill in areas other than fabrication. The individuals possess a unique grasp of wiring, integration, installation concepts and product knowledge and actively communicate this knowledge to others; to the point where they are recognized as reliable resources by staff and industry peers.
Qualification: Must have been selected as one of the Top 50 Installers in the same year.
Nomination Process: After the Top 50 Installers are chosen, industry professionals who out of this group is most qualified to receive the Trusted Tech Award. Video submissions from the Top 50 Installers nominations are used as a basis for industry voting.
Selection Process: The five highest vote-getters are determined and announced after all votes are verified and counted.
Award Process: Winners are announced via Mobile Electronics Magazine’s Hotwire newsletter, and listed in an upcoming issue of the magazine. Winners receive a signed certificate as well as digital versions of each and logos for marketing.
Phase 2: Trusted Tech Award
Description: Recognizes one retail installation professional who has developed a reputation for his / her skill in areas other than fabrication. The individual possesses a unique grasp of wiring, integration, installation concepts and product knowledge and actively communicates this knowledge to others; to the point where he / she is recognized as a reliable resource by staff and industry peers.
Qualification: Must have been selected as one of the Top 5 Techs in the same year.
Nomination Process: Nominees are required to submit materials for judging, via video and survey.
Selection Process: Mobile Electronics staff and select judges will vote based on submitted materials to determine the 2022 Trusted Tech.
Award Process: The winner is announced at the Mobile Electronics Industry Awards gathering at KnowledgeFest Las Vegas. He / she receives an award and certificate, as well as a digital certificate and logos for marketing.