awards

Entry for the 2022 PLASA Awards for Innovation will open in Summer 2022

HOW THE AWARDS WORK

All successfully vetted products are judged against one another on the strength of their innovation alone – there are no product categories.

The judges can award up to eight awards of equal standing. There is an optional Gold Award and Sustainability Award for products which demonstrate excellence or green credentials. 

THE JUDGING PROCESS

Entrants must first complete the online form. Nominations are then vetted to ensure they meet the requirements of entry.

All successful nominees must make a five minute presentation to the judges who will visit their stand at the show. The winners will be announced at an awards ceremony on the Monday evening at the show.

ENTRY CRITERIA

The entries must meet one or more of the following:

  • Improves technical practice

  • Demonstrates a new style of thinking

  • Introduces new technology, materials or techniques

  • Includes patents or unique intellectual property

  • Offers a new commercial advantage

  • Improves safety

 

To be eligible for the PLASA Award for Sustainability entries must:

  • Significant reduction of power usage for its product type/application
  • Effective use of renewable energy sources
  • Significant reduction of environmental impact of product life cycle

PRE-SHOW >>

Nominees benefit from inclusion in the PLASA Show Preview issue of LSi Magazine and online Innovation Gallery.

Plus, the award entrees will be promoted across the PLASA social media channels. 

AT THE SHOW >>

Nominated products will be exhibited on the Innovation Gallery – a key visitor attraction at the PLASA Show.

Power is provided to demonstrate the capability of the product (limitations apply).

POST-SHOW >>

The winners will appear on the LSi website and in the October issues of LSi and LSA magazines.

Plus, all winners will be remain on the show website all year round in the virtual Innovation Gallery.

2021 ENTRY FEES

Exhibitors: £400+VAT
Non exhibiting PLASA members: £500+VAT
Non exhibiting non PLASA members: £600+VAT

The fees are set at highly preferential rates given the level of publicity generated by the Awards.

The fee covers all administration and judging expenses plus the cost of exhibiting the product in the Innovation Gallery at the PLASA Show, including power for your product (13 amp)

COUNTDOWN TO PLASA SHOW 2022