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Share Your Adventures in Retail With Us
And Get the Credit You Deserve!
A.R.E. has been recognizing great retail design for nearly 44 years. It's time for you to join us on the journey. Designing a new retail environment or element for a retail environment is like entering the great unknown; you never know where the process will take you. And sometimes, when everything comes together just right, the results can be life-changing....or industry-changing. Share your best with us as we consider those designs that gently lift us off our feet and those that take us on a ride we won't soon forget.
More Chances to Win Than Any Other Retail Design Competition!
Enter your shop, store, pop-up or specific retail element (store fixture, visual presentation, in-store communication, lighting, flooring, wall treatment). There are 25 categories in all, including grocery stores, department stores, pop-up and service retail, as well as specialty retail. And if your store has a sustainability component, there's even a category for that!
Big Winners Announced in Las Vegas!
All levels of winners will be notified and listed online by Feb. 13, 2015. The Grand Prizes in each category and big winners--Sustainable Project of the Year, Fixture of the Year, Visual Presentation of the Year and Store of the Year--will be announced onstage at the A.R.E. Design Awards on Tuesday, March 24, 2015, from 5:00-7:00 p.m. The awards presentation will take place in Las Vegas the end of the first day of GlobalShop.
Enter Early to Save!
Save $200 per submission if you enter by Dec. 15 (final deadline: Jan. 15, 2015). Members enjoy additional savings; suppliers and designers contact Yajayra Saunders or Eileen Ramos to find out how to obtain numerous discounts and benefits.
"The A.R.E. Design Awards and Sustainability Awards are a great resource for gaining recognition for our clients. No matter what the category, our clients enjoy the Awards Presentation and the exposure that a winning entry can provide. And especially for those with sustainable designs, the industry awards distinguish their efforts toward creating a better future for our planet."
Marketing Director, JGA