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about the HiP Awards at NeoCon


about the awards

Now in it's 5th year, Interior Design's HiP Awards at NeoCon Honors Industry People and Innovative Products. This unique initiative honors commercial industry pioneers and achievement in product applications.

The 2018 HiP Awards ceremony will take place at the Merchandise Mart in Chicago on Sunday, June 10. 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.

Submission Cost: $200 per entry


the benefits

Finalists will receive a VIP ticket to the Interior Design HiP Awards ceremony and Giants after party on Sunday June 10, 2018 at the Merchandise Mart in Chicago.

Winners of the 2018 HiP Awards receive:

  • Honored live at the HiP Awards ceremony, at NeoCon on June 10, 2018
  • People and Products are featured in an online gallery on interiordesign.net
  • Promoted to Interior Design's digital audience of 7+ million
  • A coveted HiP Award
  • Official digital assets and seals for use on all marketing materials
  • Opportunities to be featured on Interior Design's social channels throughout 2018


awards timeline

Submission Deadline: May 8, 2018

Public Voting*: May 14 - 18, 2018

Awards Ceremony: June 10, 2018, NeoCon

*Public voting will be held for PRODUCT submissions only.

submission eligibility

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 2018 and December 2018. Products submissions that have been previously published and/or have been part of other competitions will be accepted.

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. 


 Questions about eligibility? Contact awards@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.


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