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about the HiP Awards

about the awards

Step into the spotlight at the 11th annual Interior Design's HiP Awards, where we celebrate the products and people pushing boundaries and defining the future of design. It's not just an awards program; it's a tribute to the minds shaping our industry.

The HiP Awards are the perfect stage to showcase your outstanding talent and product innovation. Celebrate your most creative products designed for workplace, hospitality, healthcare, education, and institutional spaces, and honor the brilliance of your team in a truly meaningful way.

the benefits

The HiP Awards isn't just an accolade; it's a spotlight that brings:

  • Acknowledgment in the NeoCon Show Daily, reaching an audience of over 15K NeoCon attendees.
  • Online features on interiordesign.net and Interior Design’s digital channels, including the Winners’ Gallery, a categorized announcement video shared to Interior Design’s Facebook and LinkedIn, and a pin on a dedicated awards Pinterest Board.​​​​​
  • Opportunities to expand your professional network at the HiP Awards ceremony in Chicago on June 9th.
  • Official digital assets and seals for use on all marketing materials.
  • Opportunities to be featured on Interior Design's social channels throughout 2024.
  • A highly coveted custom HiP Award in your showroom, studio, or tradeshow booth.



The 2024 submission deadline is April 26 (11:59 PM ET). 

Submission Fees:

Early-Bird Submissions:

Entries submitted during the early bird period are $195 per entry for NeoCon exhibitors and A&D firms. All other submissions are $245 per entry.

Early birds can take advantage of this special offer until March 29th.

Regular Submissions:

Submissions between March 30th and April 26th are $250 per entry for NeoCon 2024 exhibitors and A&D firms. All other submissions are $300 per entry.


submission eligibility

For your contract product or collection to be eligible for HiP PRODUCTS, it must meet ALL of the following criteria:

  1. Geographic Location: Your product must be exhibited between the dates of June 10 - June 14, 2024 at a showroom or design center within Chicagoland (the Chicago Metropolitan Area) including Fulton Market Design Days, OR you must be a 2024 NeoCon exhibitor in TheMart. 
  2. Manufacturing Date Range: Your product must be manufactured or set to go into production between January 2024 and December 2024.

Adherence to both the Geographic Exhibition Requirement and Manufacturing Date Range Requirement is mandatory for eligibility. Only products that are exhibited within the specified dates and conditions will be considered.

Exception for ICONIC PRODUCT Category:

  • ICONIC PRODUCT Eligibility: This category is exclusively for products that have been exhibited at NeoCon or Fulton Market Design Days prior to June 2022 or were sold, manufactured, or shown prior to June 2022, without the January 2024 to December 2024 production or manufacturing timeframe restriction.


You may nominate yourself or a colleague from an interior design firm, architectural firm, manufacturer, or PR firm who you feel exemplifies any of the below qualities:

  • HiP Leader - Recognizing an individual who has demonstrated exceptional leadership and impact within the industry.
  • HiP for Greater Good - Celebrating an individual whose work has made a significant positive contribution to societal and environmental well-being.
  • Lifetime of HiPness - Honoring an individual with a sustained and enduring commitment to excellence, leaving a lasting mark on the design profession.
  • HiP Rising Star - Acknowledging an individual with notable potential and a promising future in the architecture and interior design field.
  • HiP Product Designer - Highlighting a product designer whose creations embody innovation and excellence in form, function, and aesthetics.



Early-Bird Deadline: March 29, 2024

Submission Deadline: April 26, 2024

Finalist Announcement: June 7, 2024

HiP Awards Ceremony: June 9, 2024


the event

Winners of the HiP Awards will be announced at a ceremony hosted by Cindy Allen, Editor in Chief of Interior Design

The event will also be live-streamed on DesignTV® by SANDOW.

The event will take place on June 9, 2024.

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor of the HiP Awards, please contact your regional director, 917.934.2882 or idsales@interiordesign.net.


how to submit

1. Create an account or log in here.

2. Start a new submission.

3. Select category*

5. Save finalized submission forms and check out when ready. 

*Note: people or products may be submitted to one or more categories, but one entry is required for each submission. If you'd like to duplicate your started entry in order to submit it to multiple categories, you may do so on the last page of the submission form. There is no limit to the number of entries you may submit.


about Interior Design

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