Readers’ Choice Awards 2020

Why Enter?

The Readers’ Choice Awards (RCA) is the most comprehensive awards program in the production industry. Readers vote – not a panel of chosen professionals – SO WINNING ACTUALLY MATTERS.

  • 42 Product Categories
  • 40,000+ Votes Cast in 2017 RCA

All entries receive tremendous exposure to:

  • 23,000+ Unique Subscribers to Live Sound International
  • 100,000+ ProSoundWeb Newsletter Subscribers
  • 200,000+ ProSoundWeb Monthly Unique Browsers

The Readers’ Choice Awards: 

An entry in the Readers’ Choice Awards puts your brand and products in front of people that buy gear. The ballot is online FOR EIGHT WEEKS, backed up by a comprehensive marketing program inspires our subscribers and visitors to go online and vote for their favorite products. Once the competition is over, all products get the spotlight in the Readers’ Choice Product Guide – which is online year round.

Make sure your products are included in that exposure. Plus, this is an ideal opportunity to encourage your fans to get out the vote. Blow your horn, let them know how great your products are!

Winning products are also included in LIVE SOUND’S FEBRUARY ISSUE – delivered to more than 23,000+ print and digital subscribers around the world.

The Readers’ Choice Product Guide:

In addition to the awards, products entered in the Readers’ Choice Awards are recognized online via the Readers’ Choice Product Guide. This attractive, easy-to-use directory, is PROMOTED YEAR-ROUND. Introduce the more than 200,000+ ProSoundWeb unique monthly visitors to your product with a presence in the RCA product guide, included FREE with every product entered in the Readers’ Choice Awards.


For each product, we will need:

  • Electronic file of your company logo (300 DPI, .JPG, or .GIF, <1MB in size)
  • Electronic files of up to two product photos (300 DPI, .JPG, or .GIF, <1MB in size per photo)
  • MSRP of product (optional)
  • URL / web link to more information about product
  • Please provide a promotional description to be used in your entry listing (80 word maximum)
  • Up to 8 key specifications that sets your product apart from the competition

Cables & Interconnect Products
Consoles & Mixers: Large Format, Analog (32+ ch)
Consoles & Mixers: Large Format, Digital (32+ ch)
Consoles & Mixers: Small Format, Analog (< 32 ch, single product)
Consoles & Mixers: Small Format, Digital (< 32 ch, single product)
DI Boxes/Stage Tools
Digital Rack Mount Mixer (< 32 ch, single product)
Electrical Power Products
Equipment Racks & Cases
In-Ear Monitor: Ear Pieces
In-Ear Monitor: Systems
Intercom Systems
Line Arrays: Large Format (12”+ woofer)
Line Arrays: Medium Format (8-10” woofer)
Line Arrays: Small Format (less than 8” woofer)
Lighting: Control Solutions
Lighting: Intelligent Lighting
Lighting: Effects
Loudspeakers: Column/Line Source
Loudspeakers: Drivers & Transducers
Loudspeakers: Full Range, Active
Loudspeakers: Full Range, Passive
Loudspeakers: Modeling Software
Loudspeakers: Portable PA Systems
Loudspeakers: Stage Monitors
Loudspeakers: Subwoofers (>15” woofer)
Loudspeakers: Subwoofers (15” and less woofer)
Microphones: Condenser
Microphones: Dynamic
Microphones: Wireless Systems
Mixing Control Surface (sending control info only)
Networking Technologies
Outboard Gear
Personal Monitor Mixers
Power Amplifiers
Power Amplifiers: Control & Monitoring
Recording: Audio Interface
Recording: Software
RF Analyzers (Software & Hardware)
Signal Processors
Sound Reinforcement System
System Test, Measurement & Optimization Programs

Early Bird Pricing (offer expires 10/23/2019)

  • $449 for the first product
  • $224 for the second product
  • $99 for each additional product

Regular Pricing (offer expires 11/15/2019)

  • $599 for the first product
  • $224 for the second product
  • $99 for each additional product