Association for Re
A.R.E. Design Awards
Call for Entries
09.22.2009 – HOLLYWOOD, FLA. - The A.R.E. Design Awards, now in its 39th year,
announces its call for entries. Retailers, designers and industry suppliers are invited
to submit. Winners benefit from the most print, electronic, and onstage exposure in
the industry -- not to mention the cachet of being an innovator in the field.
MORE OPPORTUNITIES TO WIN THAN EVER BEFORE!
Enter NEW stores, RENOVATIONS and MAKEOVERS in 16 categories of retail
shops and stores
Enter retail from ALL OVER THE WORLD
Enter innovative ELEMENTS WITHIN the stores and shops:
∙ store fixtures
∙ visual presentations
∙ wall treatments NEW!
∙ in-store communications NEW!
∙ flooring NEW!
∙ lighting NEW!
Enter the A.R.E. SUSTAINABILITY AWARDS and have your project critiqued for its
contributions to the environment.
Dec. 15, 2009 (early bird - enter early and save!)
Jan. 15, 2010 (final deadline)
Retailers, designers, architects, and suppliers of store fixtures, visual presentations,
wall treatments, in-store communications, flooring and lighting, and sustainable
elements may submit projects completed between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31, 2008.
Entries will be judged by an industry panel of experts. Design Awards are based on
excellence in design, originality in the use of space and fixtures, and quality in
executing the concept; Sustainability Awards are based on sustainable innovation in
design, integration and benchmarks.
AWARDS PRESENTED AT GLOBALSHOP 2010
Awards will be presented at the end of the first day of GlobalShop in Las Vegas. Top
honors will be awarded to one Fixture of the Year, one Visual Presentation of the
Year, one Store of the Year, and one Sustainable Project of the Year. Grand Prizes
and Outstanding Merits will be designated in each store category, and multiple
awards for various store elements will be recognized. The awards presentation and
Dec. 15, 20