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Welcome to The 2021 AN Best of Products Awards registration portal. Please follow the link below to register.
April 29, 2021
July 22, 2021
Annoucement of Winners
Online Announcement: late September/early October 2021
Best of Design Special Issue: December 2021
Winners will be published in a special online feature and on our social media platforms in late September/early October. In addition, winners will be featured in the Best of Design special issue, out in December.
Winners will receive a specially-designed trophy. Be seen by 1 million AN readers and members of the A/E/C design community!
Submitted products must have introduced to U.S. market no earlier than January 2020 and should be available through December 2021. Both consumer-facing and B2B products are eligible as are products that have been entered in past AN competitions. Marketing and/or P.R. representatives are allowed to enter products on behalf of their clients.
Early Bird: $195 (April 29 - June 10) midnight EST
Regular: $295 (June 11 - July 22) midnight EST
There is no limit on the number of products you may submit but each must be entered individually and a separate entry fee paid.
Submissions must be paid for before making a submission.
Registration and entry can be completed via the submission portal linked to this page.
Submissions must include three separate texts:
- Product description: 150 words max
- Technical details: 50 words max (list format acceptable)
- Description of use (How can this product be implemented?): 100 words max
Texts cannot include mention of the manufacturer's company, brand, or studio name. Please include the product name but remove any inclusion of the company, brand, or studio within this name.
Submissions can include up to five photos, renderings, or drawings.
One image must present the product in context or application. Image dimensions: 8½ x 11 inches,150dpi, RGB, 5MB max, horizontal or vertical Images cannot contain product logos or watermarks.
Images of products that contain logos within their actual design may be submitted.
All submissions must be entered online and received by AN no later than midnight EST on the submission deadline. The Architect’s Newspaper reserves publication rights for all materials submitted as part of the Best of Products Awards program, extending to all forms of media or content delivery, whether print, online, digital, mobile, or otherwise, now or hereafter created. Registration fees are nonrefundable. Submission is no guarantee of publication or an award.