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frequently asked questions

WHO CAN ENTER?
HiP PRODUCTS:
You must be a NeoCon exhibitor to enter a product to the HiP Awards. Products must be manufactured or set to go into production between January 2017 and December 2017. Products submissions that have been previously published and/or have been part of other competitions will be accepted.
HiP PEOPLE:
You can enter leading designers or industry leaders from across the globe. If you are nominating a person for a manufacturer-related category, the manufacturer must be a NeoCon exhibitor. 

WHAT ARE THE CATEGORIES?
You can see all the HiP categories here.

HOW CAN I BE SURE YOU HAVE RECEIVED MY ENTRY?
After hitting submit, you will see a confirmation page noting that we received your entry. You will also receive a confirmation email stating that your entry was received. If you do not receive this email, please check your spam folder then contact awards@interiordesign.net if you have still not received anything.

CAN I CHANGE MY ENTRIES?
You can always log into your account and create, edit, save and delete any entries that have not been submitted. If you need to make a vital change to a submitted entry, please email awards@interiordesign.net.

CAN I ENTER MORE THAN ONE CATEGORY?
A product or person may be submitted to multiple categories, but only one category is permitted per entry. If you wish to submit the same entry to multiple categories, you may use the checkbox on the bottom of the last page of the entry form to duplicate your entry. Click "Add to Cart" and choose additional categories.

WHO WILL BE JUDGING THE AWARDS?
All product entries will go into a product gallery on idhipawards.com and will be voted on by the A&D community from May 18 - 25, 2017.

HOW DO I VOTE?
From May 18 - 25, 2017, you will be able to view all submitted products in a product gallery published on idhipawards.com.
Click on a category name in the sidebar and vote for one product per category.

DO YOU HOLD AN EVENT TO PRESENT THE AWARDS?
The 2017 HiP Awards ceremony will take place at the Merchandise Mart in Chicago on Sunday, June 11, 2017. HiP Winners and Honorees will be announced live at this exclusive event. Interior Design's Giants Party will be held immediately following the Awards. All HiP Finalists will receive 2 complimentary tickets to the Awards and Giants Party at NeoCon. 
Additional ticket and event information will be posted on this site prior to the event.

HOW DO I KNOW IF I’VE WON?
If your product or person is chosen as a finalist, you will receive an email notification. Winners and Honorees will be announced live at the awards ceremony at NeoCon on Sunday, June 11, 2017. You will also receive an email after the event letting you know if you are a HiP Winner or Honoree. Winners and Honorees also receive an official HiP "seal" to be used for marketing materials.