Submit your product entries for the Best In Show Awards

Get your hardware/software solution recognized at the top Defense Electronics shows in the US and Europe



Military Embedded Systems will be highlighting the best products and solutions at the defense electronics industry's top trade shows across the US and Europe.

  • Build publicity around your products at the event
  • Get recognized by our audience of Defense Prime Contractors, and System Integrators, and to Embedded COTS Suppliers

Winners will be announced at the respective events.

Entry Guidelines

Each Best in Show Awards Entry Should Address: Why the Product/Solution being nominated is ideal for use in embedded aerospace and defense electronics applications.

Products/solutions will be reviewed based on the Following Criteria:

  • Innovative approach to product/solution design
  • Value to the end-user – which can be measured by such qualities as improved performance, reduced life cycle costs, and benefits for today’s warfighter.
Four star, three star, and two star recognition will be given in each category, with four stars as the top recognition.

Deadline for submissions: Friday before conference start date
Award winners will be announced during the show


Entry Fee is $650

Companies must be exhibiting at the show where each contest is being held

Upcoming Conferences

  • Feb 13 –15, 2019 - AFCEA West
  • Mar 12 –13, 2019 - Aerospace Tech Week
  • Apr 29 –May 02, 2019 - xPonential 2019
  • May 06 –08, 2019 - Sea, Air, Space

Submit your product/solution under the following categories

  • Radar/Electronic Warfare
  • Cyber Solutions
  • Embedded Computers
  • Embedded Software
  • RF & Microwave
  • Power Electronics
  • Test and Measurement
  • Rugged Computing
  • Interconnect Technology
  • Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning

Winning submissions will receive social media, eNewsletter, and website coverage before, during, and after the show.

Have any questions? Submit via email: [email protected]

How to Create an Entry

Complete the entry form. All fields are required.


Frequently Asked Questions

What do winning entries receive?

Winning submissions will be recognized during the event and enable you to be seen as a leading innovator within the defense and aerospace industry at a presentation from Military Embedded Systems Editorial Team. Winners also receive notice in the brand’s editorial coverage, including: eNewsletters, web postings, and social media coverage during and post event.

Winning entries receive a Best in Show logo for use on websites and promotion as well as a certificate detailing type of award (4-star, 3-star, or 2-star) suitable for display at events, company headquarters, or the on the desk of a key engineer.

Wondering if your product or solution is ok to enter the Best In Show program or what category it fits under?

Contact EVP & Group Editorial Director John McHale at [email protected]

Who can submit an entry?

Submissions are open to employees or partners of an organization exhibiting at the show where the contest is being held and that are involved in the specification, design, installation, or management of embedded aerospace and defense software or hardware components, subsystems, full systems, or military platforms.

Can I submit more than one product?

More than one product submission per company is encouraged! Each product submission will be considered separately and independently for awards.