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Product Innovator Awards 2013

honoring the most important products of the year

Official Rules

K+BB magazine’s Product Innovator Awards honor manufacturers for superior product innovation. If you are a manufacturer that has unveiled a new kitchen or bath product in the last 12 months that has not been previously entered you’re eligible to enter the 2014 K+BB Product Innovator Awards.

Entry deadline is: October 3, 2014

Recognition/Awards

Winners will be announced and covered in the November/December 2014 issue of K+BB.

Jury Info

Entries will be judged by a panel of industry professionals who will base their decisions on a variety of criteria, including innovation, aesthetics, technical advancements and value.

Judging Criteria

  1. Products must have been introduced for regular production (no prototypes) in the last 12 months. Entrants may submit forms for as many different products as they like, in as many categories as they choose, however, the same product may not be entered in more than one category. Submit a single product, not a line of products.
  2. Judges reserve the right to reassign products to other categories ifnecessary. Decisions by the judges are final.
  3. Competition fee is $150 per entry; each additional entry is $50. Each product must have its own entry form.
  4. All questions on the entry form must be answered.
  5. At least one 300 dpi color image of each product must be submitted with the entry form. Multiple views (other angles), technical information/specification sheets are highly encouraged. Identify each image with the manufacturer name, product name and category. Samples, when practical or necessary, are accepted but cannot be returned.

How to Enter

Entry fees are $150 for the first product and $50 first each additional entry:
Click here to pay for your entry.

Categories

  • Kitchen accessories
  • Kitchen appliances/ventilation
  • Kitchen cabinets
  • Kitchen faucets and sinks
  • Kitchen hardware
  • Kitchen lighting
  • Kitchen surfacing
  • Kitchen miscellaneous
  • Bathroom accessories
  • Bathroom cabinets/vanities
  • Bathroom faucets and sinks
  • Bathroom hardware
  • Bathroom lighting
  • Bathroom surfacing
  • Bathroom ventilation
  • Bathroom miscellaneous
  • Bathroom tubs, toilets and shower systems

Entry Form

Fill in the form below to enter, but don’t forget to read the official rules (To the left) and pay for your entry. For questions, email Chelsie Butler at chelsie.butler@emeraldexpo.com

All fields are required unless otherwise noted

  • Entry Type:
  • Image Specifications:
    Up to 3 images allowed, one product image is required. Multiple views are encouraged. Identify each image with the manufacturer name, product name and category. Professional architectural photography is preferred in the initial submission and is required for publication. Please upload up to 3 photographs by clicking on the appropriate links above. You can upload .JPG .PNG .GIF files only. Each photo must be 300 dpi in resolution. Images must be under 1MB.

    Once you click on the submit button, you will receive a thank you page. If you encounter any problems submitting your info, please contact joan.fagan@emeraldexpo.com and describe the error.

  • Image Specifications:
    Up to 3 images allowed, one product image is required. Multiple views are encouraged. Identify each image with the manufacturer name, product name and category. Professional architectural photography is preferred in the initial submission and is required for publication. Please upload up to 3 photographs by clicking on the appropriate links above. You can upload .JPG .PNG .GIF files only. Each photo must be 300 dpi in resolution. Images must be under 1MB.

    Once you click on the submit button, you will receive a thank you page. If you encounter any problems submitting your info, please contact joan.fagan@emeraldexpo.com and describe the error.