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Parnelli Ballot Now Online, Voting Begins!

FOH Staff • News • October 28, 2019

LAS VEGAS – The Parnelli Ballot for the 19th annual awards ceremony has been finalized, and voting has begun! The ballot is posted online at, and it’s up to YOU, the FRONT of HOUSE reader, to decide who among the nominees will step up to the awards podium at the Anaheim Hilton in Anaheim, CA on the evening of Jan. 17, 2020.

The direct link is

You can help decide who among the nominees in all the other awards categories gets the next Parnelli nod, including this year’s best Sound Company, FOH Mixer, Monitor Mixer, System Tech and more. There are also awards honoring companies involved in lighting, sound, staging, set construction, video, rigging, pyro, trucking and freight forwarding.

You can also choose among the six regional finalists for the Parnelli Award for Hometown Hero Sound Company of the Year, and help decide which of the Indispensable Technology (“IT” Award) nominees should be lauded for best Audio, Lighting, Video and Staging product at the ceremony.

The voting continues through November and into December, and later in December, the votes will be tallied and the top-secret list of winners will be carefully guarded until the envelopes are opened at the podium on Jan. 17.

That’s when the winners will share the limelight with career honorees Mark Spring (Lifetime Achievement), Michael T. Strickland (Visionary) and Karrie Keyes (Audio Innovator).

The gala, to be hosted by singer/songwriter John Waite, begins with the Parnelli Cocktail Party at the Anaheim Hilton at 6 p.m. The awards banquet starts at 7 p.m., and the After Party follows at 10 p.m.

The Jan. 17 ceremony will be the 19th annual Parnelli Awards presentation, and like the 18 awards events that came before, the event is 100 percent dependent upon the generous support from Parnelli Awards sponsors.

For more information on voting and ticket reservations, go to

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