ENTERING THE AWARDS

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Entry for the 2020 Innovation Awards will open soon...

The awards are open to all PLASA Show 2020 exhibitors. All exhibiting companies will be notified when the awards open for submissions.

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 judging panel will have eight awards of equal standing at their disposal, plus the option of making one or more a ‘Gold’ Award, for those products which stand out above the rest.

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THE JUDGING PROCESS

Entrants must first submit an 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 – times to be confirmed.

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

 

Entrants must be PLASA Show 2020 exhibitors and products must have been launched since PLASA Show 2019.

Read full Rules of Entry

MAXIMUM PUBLICITY 

PRE-SHOW 

Nominees benefit from inclusion in the PLASA Show Preview issue of LSi Magazine and in the Official PLASA Show Catalogue.

Nominated products are also showcased in a gallery on the PLASA Show website.

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.

Each nominee has the option to have a presentation video filmed which will be shared by LSi and made available to entrant.

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ENTRY FEE

The entry fee for the PLASA Awards for Innovation is £400 plus VAT – a highly preferential rate 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)

For further information on the PLASA Awards for Innovation, please contact: awards@plasashow.com

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