Key Tips for Entering the SBID’s Interior Design Awards for 2022! 7th March 2022 | IN DESIGN EVENTS | BY SBID

With Early Bird entry rates to the 2022 SBID International Design Awards coming to a close next week, it’s time to submit your designs to be evaluated by the this year’s distinguished experts on the judging panel. Read the SBID Awards’ entry checklist to prepare your submissions and get key tips to ensure your entry is ready to impress!

Save money and submit by Monday 14 March for reduced entry fees!

1. Review the full list of entry categories

The SBID Awards comprises 28 different entry categories across Interior Design, Product Design and Fit Out. These categories cover projects and products for commercial and residential interiors, giving all sectors the chance to showcase their best work and gain recognition within their field.

You can submit the same design into more than one category (if applicable), so make sure you’ve checked the full list of entry categories that could apply to your submission, and consider entering multiple to increase your chances of being shortlisted!

(ENTRY TIP: The new clone feature allows you to easily duplicate your entries!) 


2. Read the entry guidelines carefully

Be prepared! Review the entry guidelines to make sure you’re eligible to enter, ensure you can provide all the information and imagery required to meet the entry conditions, and that you clearly understand the submission process. Here, you’ll find all the vital information about the tiered entry system and a breakdown of the entry fees, along with key deadlines and advice on entering!

(ENTRY TIP: Provide a link to supporting video content when prompted – video footage can be a powerful medium to better showcase your projects or products to the judges!) 


3. Register on the online entry portal

The SBID Awards new entry portal makes it easy to manage, edit and submit your entries into this year’s SBID Awards. Following the simple, step-by-step entry form, you can upload the required information or imagery and save your progress for later.  

(ENTRY TIP: With new flexible submissions, you can edit your entry even after submitting (until the final entry deadline on 23 May 2022) so if you’re running out of time for the next entry rate deadline, why not submit and continue editing later?)


4. Complete your submission before 5pm on 23rd May 2022

Have you provided all the details for your entry? You are now ready to submit! Before you do, we recommend you review last year’s shortlisted entries to compare how your entry measures up, and ensure you are using the best imagery and descriptions to showcase your designs to the judging panel (and the public)!  

SBID MEMBERS: To redeem your free entry and discounted rates provide your membership number when prompted! 

Entries for the SBID International Design Awards 2022 are open!  

View this year’s SBID Awards judging panel for 2022 here.

To find out more about entering, visit