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Deadline

The deadline for submitting entries for the SBID International Design Awards 2018 is now closed. 

Judging

A panel of judges, representing a broad range of design skills and connections, will choose the winning entries during the month of August 2018 which will account for 70% of the overall score. Judges’ decisions are final and confidential. There will also be an opportunity for the public to vote on their favourite designs which will account for 30% of the overall score.

Announcing the Winner

The finalists will be announced on Monday 30th July 2018. The public voting will open on Monday 30th July and close on Friday 25th August.

The winners will be announced and presented with their trophies at the SBID Awards ceremony hosted at The Dorchester, London on Friday 26th October 2018, to purchase tickets click here. To see the 2017 award winners, click here.

Ceremonies

Finalists, sponsors, judges and VIPs are invited to an exclusive afternoon tea networking event at the House of Lords, Palaces of Westminster on Thursday 25th October 2018. This is an invitation-only event and tickets cannot be purchased, to register to attend email awards@sbid.org.

Winner’s Obligations

The winners must agree that SBID has the rights to use the submission in any publication, including its website(s), marketing material, affiliated trade magazines and press.

The winner will be asked for and must present quality images of the winning project, defined as 300 dpi
The winner must provide a publication-quality headshot and company logo
The winner must be available for interview in October 2018
The winning project may be displayed at events and trade shows

Accuracy and Copyrights

Information provided on the official entry form may appear in any publication of SBID’s choice and on the SBID website.

SBID is not responsible for incorrect information provided on entry forms that misrepresents the copyright of original ownership of ideas. SBID assumes that all entries are original and are the works and property of the entrant, with all rights granted there-in. SBID is not liable for violations of any third-party rights, including, but not limited to, claims of copyright, trademark, patent infringement, defamation, trade secrets, or trade dress on the part of the entrant.

SBID assumes that all images provided with entries are free of any third-party rights. The entrant may submit images that are works for hire for an employer only if entrant has secured written permission for the submitted image(s) to appear in any publication of SBID’s choice and the SBID website.

SBID reserves the right to move the received entries into a different category.

By entering this competition you agree to abide by these rules and you warrant and represent that (i) your entry is your original work, (ii) you have sufficient rights to the material you are submitting, (iii) these rights have been legally obtained and created, and (iv) publication of the material via various media will not infringe on any third party rights, including without limitation contractual rights, intellectual property rights, publicity and privacy rights, and rights against libel, defamation, and slander.

By entering this competition and accepting an Award, you grant SBID the right to edit, publish, promote, and otherwise use your entry and either as submitted or in edited form without further permission, notice, or compensation, including but not limited to any publication and the SBID website and on the World Wide Web. SBID reserves the right to forward the entrant’s details onto Awards sponsors and partners. SBID reserves the right to change the T&C’s at any time without further notice.

Click here for the full Terms & Conditions.