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Eligibility Categories
The competition is open to trade show exhibit designs making their debut in the United States or abroad between Nov. 1, 2012, and Nov. 1, 2014. (Winners of the 2014 competition are ineligible in 2015.)
Projects may be entered in multiple categories, but each category submission will require an additional fee.
Before and After – Exhibit refurbishment projects, showing "before" and "after" views. More than 50 percent of "before" exhibit must be reused in "after" project.
Double-Deck Exhibit
Excellent Element/Application Innovative elements or materials that are part of a larger exhibit.
Experiential Exhibit Exhibits that create an experience for attendees.
Green Exhibit — Structures that reduce the negative impact on the environment.
In-Line Exhibit
Interactive Exhibit — Exhibits designed to actively engage attendees and provide an environment within which they can interact with the product, the structure, technology, other attendees, staffers, etc.
International Designer — Exhibits designed by companies located outside the United States.
International Exhibit Exhibits designed by U.S. companies for trade shows outside the United States.

Island Exhibit

Lighting DesignLighting design for the entire exhibit.

Peninsula Exhibit

Self Promotion – Exhibits that promote exhibit designers, producers, or manufacturers.

Small Booth –Exhibits 200 square feet or less.

Small Budget –Exhibits designed and built for less than $75 per square foot. Specific budgets are required.

Use of Storytelling – Exhibits designed to tell the story of a product, users, brand, etc.


The Judges


A multidisciplinary
panel of design
experts will judge
the competition.


Click on a photo to view
bios of this year's judges.

Criteria/Recognition


Criteria
Design experts will evaluate entries based on their aesthetics, functionality, and innovation.


Recognition
One EGDE Award (for Exhibit Design and Graphics Excellence), along with multiple Gold, Silver, and Bronze Awards will be given. Winners will be notified by March 31, 2015. Pending judges scores, awards may not be granted in all categories.

Winning projects that provide print-quality visuals as described in the Submission Instructions will be featured in EXHIBITOR's May 2015 issue. One trophy will be awarded to each winning entrant, and additional trophies will be available for purchase. Plus, all entries are considered for features and portfolios unrelated to the competition.
Step 1: Submission Instructions
Download the detailed, printable Submission Instructions, which will fully explain the following requirements and the entire submission process.

Step 2: Form/Fee
Fill out the online entry form and remit payment via credit card.

Step 3: Summary
Provide project information via a one- to two-page written summary in Word format and submit via Dropbox.com. (See Submission Instructions for details.)

Step 4: Art/Visuals
Use Dropbox to submit overall and detail images of the completed project in two different formats, along with a floorplan. Videos also may be included in your submission. (See Submission Instructions for details.)





Questions?

Contact Linda Armstrong,
larmstrong@exhibitormagazine.com

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