This year’s Macworld Awards will be announced in a star studied ceremony on 28 June at The Gibson Hall in Bishopsgate, London.

Now in their 12th year, the awards, voted on by Macworld readers and editors, are considered a benchmark throughout the industry.

This year Macworld is happy to announce that the 2007 Awards evening is sponsored by the following companies, in no particular order:

zCover: Makers of a variety of protective and decorative accessories for iPods, Macs and other gadgets.

JBL The brand audio professionals rely on. JBL make loudspeakers for every ear and every room in your house.

STM This Australian company designs laptop luggage that is comfortable, stylish and functional.

Harman/Kardon: Combines major technological breakthroughs in audio and video technology with power, performance, flexibility and ease of use in its audio products.

AMCC Blends hardware and software expertise to provide tools for the processing, moving and storing of data. AMCC makes the 3ware family of SATA RAID storage solutions.

i-luv: Focused on building peripherals and extension products for iPods and other MP3 players, i-luv works with Noble Distribution in the UK.

More information about the event can be found here.

Read about the products that have been nominated here .

Find out how you can win almost £1,000 of digital lifestyle equipment by voting here.