Call for Entries is Now Closed
Vote for Your Favorite Design Onsite at Coverings!
Visit The Art of Coverings Wall in the Lobby!
Once you pick up your badges at the Orange County Convention Center, head over to The Art of Coverings Competition wall in the lobby to view all of the entries. You will view more than 30 posters submitted by Atlanta-area designers of their ideas for the creative theme of Coverings 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia. Text or tweet in your vote for your favorite design before you leave the show. The winning designer will win $5,000!
Calling all Atlanta-Area Design Professionals & Students!
Want to make $5,000?!
Enter The Art of Coverings Awards Competition!
Coverings, is seeking a new creative design for the 2013 show, April 29-May 2 in Atlanta, GA. The winning designer will win $5,000 and will have their design used throughout the Coverings 2013 marketing campaign in advertising, direct mail, email, website graphics, signage and more.
ENTER TODAY FOR FREE!
Download The Art of Coverings Competition Entry Packet
CHECK OUT PAST COVERINGS' DESIGNS
Need inspiration or want to see what the designs have been for past shows? Check out the designs below and remember, while these designs have multiple pages per year, you only need to submit one drawing per design entry. Download:
Designs entered in the Art of Coverings Competition must be original design work. The competition is open only to design professionals and students that reside in the Atlanta, GA metropolitan area. Entrants must be at least 18 years old to enter.
HOW MANY ENTRIES?
Up to three (3) per person.
There is NO FEE to enter the Art of Coverings Competition.
Designs must be submitted as a high-resolution vector/EPS file and must contain the Coverings logo, which can be downloaded here. InDesign files are preferred. Design will be enlarged to 28”W x44”H, so must be submitted as this size no later than Wednesday, March 14, 2012.
Designs will be judged on the following:
Submissions will be displayed and judged onsite at Coverings 2012 in Orlando, FL. Judging will be done by both Coverings 2012 attendees (50% of vote) and an independent panel of judges (50% of vote).
All complete submissions will be displayed onsite as a 28”x44” poster at Coverings 2012. There will only be one (1) grand prize winner. The selected winner will receive $5,000 and their design will be featured in the Coverings 2013 campaign. Coverings will have full ownership of the winning design and reserves the right to alter the winning design for Coverings 2013 promotional purposes.
The winner will be announced in June 2012.
HOW TO ENTER
Official Entry Form
A completed and signed entry form must accompany each entry. Incomplete forms will disqualify the entry.
Color Palette Sheet
A sheet, preferably a PDF, that contains the color palette including pantone or CMYK color codes of the design must accompany each entry.
Entries will not be returned and will become the property of Coverings, which reserves the right to use or publish all entries. Coverings requires express consent to use entries and accompanying designs/photographs as it sees fit in promotion and publicity. Signature on the entry form constitutes agreement to these terms. Failure to comply will result in disqualification.
If less than 15 submissions are received, the contest will become null and void.
Coverings show management will keep all entries and any additional submission materials confidential until the opening of Coverings 2012 on Tuesday, April 17, 2012.
All entries must now be received by 11:59 PM EDT on Wednesday, March 14. No entries will be considered after that date.
Where to Send Entries
You can either email or mail in your completed entries.
Only one entry per email. Email your signed official entry form (need actual signature; scan entry form), a PDF of your color palette sheet, and an EPS file of your design to Jamie Hill at email@example.com. Subject line of email should read “Art of Coverings Competition Submission.”
Clearly label the “Art of Coverings Competition” on the package. Up to three entries per package. Mail your signed official entry form(s), a printed color palette sheet(s) (or saved as a PDF on a CD), and an EPS file of your design(s) saved on a CD to:
The Art of Coverings Competition
Attn: Jamie Hill
c/o National Trade Productions
313 South Patrick Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Marketing Manager, Coverings