2017 IIDA GlobalShop Product Design Competition

2017 IIDA GlobalShop Product Design Competition


The GlobalShop Product Design Competition honors manufacturers and designers for advancements in innovation, function, and aesthetics in product design for the retail industry and is open to exhibitors at GlobalShop 2017.


You must be an exhibitor at Globalshop 2017 to participate.Products not displayed at GlobalShop 2017 are not eligible. Only products designed for the environment of a retail installation and offered for sale or use after April 1, 2016 are eligible.


  • Fixtures
  • Flooring
  • Lighting
  • Mannequins/Forms
  • Materials, Surfacing, and Wallcoverings
  • Retail Technology Solutions
  • In-store Marketing / POP
  • Signage Graphics


To enter, please prepare and submit:

  • The manufacturer's contact information, including name, address, phone number, and email.
  • 4-8 images of your product (jpg or jpeg under 1MB each).
  • A statement up to 250 words describing your product.
  • A cost/value statement (maximum 100 words).
  • An optional video displaying the functionality of your product (max 1 minute and 30 seconds; in one of the following formats: avi, mpg, mpeg, 3gp, mov, mp4)
  • Payment.


The cost to enter is $500 USD for the first product entered, and $250 USD for any additional products.

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Winning products will be recognized at GlobalShop 2017 in Las Vegas. Judges will notify award winners before 12 p.m. on Tuesday, Mar. 28, 2017 at their GlobalShop booth.

All winning products, manufacturers, and designers will be featured on the IIDA website, and on IIDA social media to over 250,000 followers. In addition, all winners will be mentioned in the GlobalShop Show Daily.


All products submitted for awards must be in the manufacturer's booth at GlobalShop 2017 by 3 p.m., Monday, Mar. 27, 2017.

Prior to determining the award winners, judges at their discretion may visit products submitted to the competition.


Competition Opens

Monday, Dec 12, 2016

Deadline to Enter - EXTENDED

Wednesday, March 15, 2017, 5 pm CST


Monday, March 27, 2017

Winners Announced

Tuesday, March 28, 2017