Best Exhibit Award
What is the IAAPA Brass Ring Best Exhibit Award?
The Best Exhibit Award category recognizes the booth presentation in five categories at IAAPA Expo.
Awards will be presented during IAAPA Expo 2023 in Orlando, Florida, USA.
- Must be exhibiting at IAAPA Expo 2023.
- Must submit an entry to be considered for a Best Exhibit Award by the deadline.
- Exhibitors who violate any IAAPA trade show rules and regulations will not be eligible for any Exhibitor Awards.
- Entry Procedures
- Exhibitors must complete the online entry form no later than the deadline. The Awards application will open July 2023.
- If the exhibitor has more than one booth, please indicate which booth(s) you would like to be judged. If your select more than one booth, the square footage will be added together to determine the proper category.
- There is no cost to submit an entry.
- The deadline is Nov. 3, 2023.
- Judging Process
- A panel of 3-5 judges comprised of IAAPA facility members will evaluate all entries and recommend first and second place winners, as applicable.
- The Exhibitor Awards Chair approves all winners.
- The decisions of the judges are final.
- Participating exhibitors must have their booths completed by 5:00 p.m. on the last day of move-in in order for entries to be judged.
- Each category will be awarded first and second places (at the discretion of the judges based on award criteria). If the judges vote that none of the applications submitted meet the judging criteria, no winners will be awarded.
- All awards will be distributed to the winner’s booths between 4-6 p.m. on the first day of the trade show. Please have the appropriate representative(s) in your booth during this time for presentation/photo with the award.
- All award winners will be displayed on the Awards display on Wednesday. A list of winners will also be available in the IAAPA Operations Office by 6 p.m. on the first day of the trade show.
- Judging Criteria
Booth Design – Quality, originality, and uniqueness.
Branding – Use of corporate logo and/or brand within the design of the booth; promotion of product or service.
Staffing – Professional appearance; welcoming and friendly demeanor; approachable and knowledgeable.
Product in Booth – If applicable, product on display for potential buyer to view or demo; use of booth space to display product.
Overall Appeal – Booth cleanliness; attractive layout; ease of access to information within the booth.
2023 Best Exhibit Categories
300 square feet or less
400 – 600 square feet
700 – 900 square feet
1,000 – 1,500 square feet
1,600 square feet and larger
The Image Award is awarded to the most outstanding exhibit booth at IAAPA Expo. All Best Exhibit Award entries automatically be entered for the Image Award. However, consideration for the Image Award does not require submission of an application.
- All awards entries should be submitted online.
- When you are ready to submit your awards entry, click on the Apply Now button and complete the registration. The application will open July 2023.
- You must provide your company name, booth number, and booth size (square footage).
- When the registration is complete, you will receive a confirmation email.
For Questions about the Exhibitor Awards, please contact [email protected] or call +1 321-319-7643.
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