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The 2024 Best of BDNY Product Design Competition recognizes manufacturers of products that demonstrate functionality, aesthetic progress, and innovation in their respective categories.


Winners are selected by a jury of design professionals. Judges reserve the right to not offer an award in any given category and to reclassify entries into other product categories as necessary or appropriate.


• Product statement of no more than 250 words must accompany your submission.

•  All entrants give permission to Boutique Design and BDNY to publish photos and descriptions in print and online.

•  Products must have been introduced to the marketplace no EARLIER than December 1, 2023.

•  All submission imagery must meet resolution requirements (300 dpi jpg in 5” x 7” format or similar) or submission is ineligible.

•  All submissions must be sent in electronic format. No hard copy submissions are accepted.

•  Products MUST be available on the marketplace for purchase or spec. 


The cost to enter is $800 for first entry, $150 for subsequent entries. Entrants may submit more than one product for review; however, each product can only be submitted once per category. Total number of different product submissions are unlimited, across categories or in the same category. 

Submission fee includes: Guaranteed placement of one product (including image and description copy) per company in Boutique Design’s Winter 2024/25 issue in digital format, which includes bonus digital distribution to past BDNY attendees and registered attendees of BDNY 2024, in a special 2024 Product Showcase. Competition winners and finalists, selected by the judges, will be prominently featured in Boutique Design’s Winter edition in The Source products section, online on hospitalitydesign.com, and promoted via e-blast to the Boutique Design magazine subscriber list.


Architectural Materials
(architectural hardware, architectural panels/cladding systems, ceiling panels, doors and partitions, green architectural materials, millwork, and poured concrete)

Art & Accessories
(custom art, decorative accessories, decorative mirrors, digital art, sculptures, and wall art)

(mirrors, shower surfacing, accessories, casegoods, spa lighting, bathtubs, faucets/fixtures, bath/spa products, showers/enclosures and sinks for bath/spa use)

Health & Wellness
(all product categories)

(leather, non-wovens, upholstery, vinyl, wovens, and fabrics)

(carpet, green floorcoverings, luxury vinyl tile, rugs, tile and stone flooring, and wood flooring)

(casegoods, occasional furniture, and tables)

(ceiling fans, chandeliers, energy-efficient lighting, floor lamps, lighted mirrors, lighting system, overhead lighting, pendants, sconces, and table lamps)

(accessories, ceiling fans, fabrics, fireplaces, furniture, lighting, surfacing materials, and umbrellas/cabanas for outdoor use)

(bar seating, dining/banquet seating, guest room/lounge seating, non-upholstered seating, task seating, and upholstered seating)

(all product categories)

(fabric wallcoverings, green wallcoverings, laminate wallcoverings, mosaics, murals, paint, vinyl wallcoverings, and wall panels, wallpaper)

Window Treatments
(draperies, shades)

(If your product doesn’t fit in a category above put it in “other” if necessary we will move it to the appropriate category or it will be judged against the entries in the “other” category. Product examples: bedding/beds, energy-saving technology, sound systems, TVs, signage)

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