Bowers & Wilkins’ A7 speaker won the prestigious prize of Wireless Speaker of the Year, while the Panorama 2 was awarded Soundbar of the Year at the annual Sound + Image Awards, hosted at Melbourne’s Rydges Hotel.
Bowers & Wilkins’ CM10 – Stereo Speaker also came ‘Highly Commended’.
The prestigious awards hailed B&W for its excellence in design, manufacturing and installation in home entertainment.
“It truly has been another benchmark year for the brand,” said Geoff Matthews, CEO of Convoy International, the brands’ distributors, locally.
“We are delighted to see numerous Bowers & Wilkins products recognised recently by the industry, not only in traditional loudspeaker categories where their expertise is renowned, but even more importantly in emerging markets like headphones and wireless speakers”.
Bowers & Wilkins won the following categories
Winner: A7 -Wireless Speaker of the Year
Highly Commended: CM10 – Stereo Speaker priced between $2,000 – $10,000
Highly Commended: Panorama 2 – Soundbar of the Year
Internationally, the brand also one THREE awards at the prestigious UK What Hi Fi Awards:
Best Traditional package: CM9 Theatre – “Wonderful, delivers a satisfying high-end listening experience.”
Best portable over-ear: P7 headphones – “An ambitious set of headphones for B&W, but that ambition pays off in spades.”
Best Style Package: MT-60D – “An impressive system – it ticks all our performance boxes.”system – it ticks all our performance boxes.”