Best of NeoCon submissions portal now open

The Best of NeoCon competition, which will take place at THE MART in Chicago on June 10, 2024, is now accepting submissions.

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NeoCon is now accepting submissions for the Best of NeoCon competition, the show’s official awards program.

The awards recognize new products from show exhibitors and since its establishment in 1990, the program garnered a variety of entries across multiple commercial sectors, including workplace, healthcare, hospitality, and education.

The program will feature gold and silver awards and honours in Innovation, Sustainability, and Business Impact in a total of 55 categories that showcase diverse product offerings.The panel, which will be revealed in April, will feature 50 jurors which include top design professionals, specifiers, facility managers, and decision-makers. The group will travel from across the country and gather at THE MART prior to NeoCon for the deliberation process. They will then evaluate submissions in person, and assess each product first-hand before selecting the winners.The Business Impact component of the awards program, which was introduced in 2022, will return with a new feature. This year, entrants will have the opportunity to opt-in to be pre-vetted by a jury of facility end-users, real estate planners, and specifiers. This jury will consider their contributions based on the degree to which they contribute to business operations and enterprise-oriented built environments. Finalists will then undergo additional evaluation on-site by a panel of business journalists from different publications.All winners will be announced at a live awards ceremony at THE MART in Chicago on June 10, 2024. Winning products will receive awards designed by NeoCon partner Maiarelli Studio. Attendees will be able to view the Best of NeoCon products throughout the duration of the show.NeoCon exhibitors are encouraged to submit entries through the Best of NeoCon online portalFor more information on the program and for details on the entry process, click here.