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Announcing The 2017 Solomon Awards Winners

Among the winning projects for the Solomon Awards for the "Design and Installation of Video Display or Lighting Design" category in 2017, was the Bethel World Outreach Church, based in Nashville.

Solomon Awards nominations were open to churches, architects, designers and builders, with the winners recently determined and honored at the WFX Conference & Expo on Wednesday in Dallas.


Alison Istnick  ·  October 11, 2017

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The winners of the 2017 WFX Solomon Awards were unveiled on Wednesday, October 11 at the WFX Conference & Expo, being held in Dallas, Texas, at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center.

The Solomon Awards is the leading annual national awards program recognizing church building design across the full spectrum of church sizes and styles.

Both the 2017 WFX Network Solomon Awards and New Product Awards are presented by Worship Facilities Magazine and Worship Tech Director. The Solomon Awards is the leading annual national awards program recognizing church building design across the full spectrum of church sizes and styles. After reviewing each of the 35 churches and projects that were honored as winners of the Solomon Awards, take a moment to read about the winners this year for the New Product Awards.

WFX Solomon Awards nominations, of which there were a total of 64, were open to churches, architects, designers and builders. Finalists and winners were determined by a range of individuals, including Worship Facilities Magazine Managing Editor Alison Istnick, Worship Tech Director Site Editor Andres Caamano, WFX Managing Director Jim Wagner, as well as Marian Sandberg, Content Director and Editor of Live Design Magazine, to go with a lineup of distinguished industry leaders.

The following is a complete list of the 2017 WFX Solomon Awards winners and their projects:

AVL Design and Installation - Other Religious Building or Use

801-2,000 seats: Solomon Awards 2017: Waters Church, North Attleboro, Massachusetts (AE Global Media)

Building Contractor

301-800 seats: Solomon Awards 2017: Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd (White Construction Company)
801-2,000 seats: Solomon Awards 2017: Milestone Church (Goff Companies, LLC)

Building Design Project - Other Religious Building or Use

1-300 seats: Solomon Awards 2017: Ragamuffins Coffee House
301-800 seats: Solomon Awards 2017: Hope Church - Spartanburg (McAbee Architects, Inc.)
801-2,000 seats: Solomon Awards 2017: Waters Church, North Attleboro, Massachusetts (Churches by Daniels Construction, Inc.)

Church Building Design - Traditional and Contemporary

1-300 seats: Solomon Awards 2017: West End Church (Studio Red Architects)
301-800 seats: Solomon Awards 2017: Crosspointe Church (Visioneering Studio Architecture)
801-2,000 seats: Solomon Awards 2017: Milestone Church, Contemporary (GFF Architects)
801-2,000 seats: Solomon Awards 2017: Brightmoor Christian Church - Novi, Michigan (Progressive AE)
801-2,000 seats: Solomon Awards 2017: Second Baptist Church - Cypress Campus (Kirksey Architecture)

Church Communications Strategy

2,001+ seats: Solomon Awards 2017: Harvest America Phoenix (Matrix Visual Solutions)

Church Design – Gathering and Community Spaces

1-300 seats: Solomon Awards 2017: Victory Life Church
801-2,000 seats: Solomon Awards 2017: Cliff Temple Baptist Church, Dallas, Texas (Shanks Architects)

Church Design – Outdoor Spaces

301-800 seats: Solomon Awards 2017: First Presbyterian Church of Midland (Parkhill, Smith & Cooper, Inc.)

Church Design – Youth and Children’s Spaces

1-300 seats: Solomon Awards 2017: Young Life Midland (Parkhill, Smith & Cooper, Inc.)
301-800 seats: Solomon Awards 2017: Grace Baptist Church (Studio Four Design & Merit Construction)
801-2,000 seats: Solomon Awards 2017: Fellowship Bible Church (CDH Partners)
2,001+ seats: Solomon Awards 2017: Second Baptist Church - Cypress Campus (Kirkey Architecture)

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