How the SBID International Design Awards can benefit your business! 23rd April 2021 | IN DESIGN EVENTS | BY SBID

Today the SBID Awards has firmly established itself as one of the most prestigious interior design Awards in the global design calendar. It represents outstanding achievements, top quality design services and fascinating creativity in producing cutting-edge event experiences.

By representing all aspects of the interior design industry across Interior Design, Product and Fit Out on its inclusive and international stage, the SBID Awards offers excellent exposure for your work and designs, provides unique networking opportunities, and drives professional standards across the industry!

Haven’t completed your submission, or are still considering if you should enter the SBID Awards this year? Here are the top 5 reasons you should!

1. Showcase your design talent and gain global recognition!

Success in the SBID Awards programme represents a significant achievement within the field of interior design, recognised as sign of design excellence among peers, clients and the press. The programme provides a global platform for showcasing your design talents to international audiences across the design profession. Featuring your company, projects or products on the SBID Awards website and social media as a Finalist (or better yet, a Winner!) offers valuable exposure to increase your brand awareness, promote your work and amplify your online presence!

2. Be assessed by the creative industry’s esteemed experts!

The SBID Awards introduces an exciting new panel of expert judges to join its’ impressive and international jury, so each year presents a unique opportunity to showcase your work and innovative designs directly to top-tier industry professionals on the judging panel! Discover more about the diverse panel of judges who are set to evaluate the Interior Design & Fit Out categories here, and explore the esteemed judges for Product Design categories, here.

The three-tier judging process ensures that only the best proceed to the next level – with each entry considered fairly and independently for technical content and creative merit, regardless of the budget! The public vote also sees 225,000 unique voters – so it’s a great way to publicise your best work!

3. Winning is only for the very best!

Winning only has value if you have truly earned it! The SBID Awards has been praised for its ethics and transparency, achieving a GOLD Standard Awards Trust Mark by the Independent Awards Standards Council. All entry information is listed on the website so it’s clear from the start what is involved – and there are no hidden fees in order to progress so entrants can’t simply buy their way to the top! This means you can enter with the confidence that only the most talented designs, impressive projects and innovative products will go all the way (not the entrants with the deepest pockets!).

4. Design talent recognised at every level!

The SBID Awards is open to any design professional from interior designers, architects, property developers and decorators, to contractors, fit-out specialists, manufacturers, suppliers and product designers. Companies of any size are eligible to enter. Whether an interior design veteran or a recent graduate, all entrants have a fair and equal chance of winning!  As a global competition there are no geographical limitations, entrants and projects can be based anywhere in the world, welcoming entries from all backgrounds and budgets by keeping entry costs low!

5. Connect with peers, press and potential clients around the world!

In the 12 years since the SBID Awards first launched, it has received 3000+ incredible entries by 1000+ companies from 85+ countries across the globe – and still growing! Entering the Awards provides the opportunity to become part of the international design community and connect with new audiences on a global scale at our annual Awards ceremony and supporting networking events.

Just being shortlisted as a Finalist for an SBID Award can bring your business substantial benefits, worldwide industry recognition and extensive PR opportunities.

Click here to discover how entering awards can enhance your business!

The SBID Awards programme is designed to recognise, reward and celebrate the profession of interior design from the interior designer’s projects and the products they specify, to the specialist contractors that install the final fit out.

If you’re a designer, product manufacturer or contractor, click here to find out more.

Standard Rate Entries close on Monday 31 May 2021!

SBID Accredited members also receive exclusive entry discounts.