2022 Design Excellence Awards

Design Excellence Awards

Design Excellence Awards

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*Deadline August 26th

GOLD SPONSOR | $10,000:
• Sponsor recognition on event collateral in Ac Magazine- distributed to 40k via email, promoted aggressively on social media and shared on Apple and Google newsstands.
July 5th Summer issue announcing awards
August 1st Special ACE Awards edition
October 4th Fall issue encouraging voting, promoting finalists
January 3rd - ½ page ad in the winter edition featuring stories on the finalists
• Sponsorship recognition in all promotional emails (emails to 40k+ every week between July 5th and concluding on November 9th)
• Banner Ads in the Accessories Council newsletter (goes to 40k+)
Ad #1 to run in the Finalist Announcement newsletter: September 9th
Ad #2 to run in the Winners Announcement newsletter: November 9th
• Sponsor recognition in press releases:
Announcing Awards: July
Announcing Finalists: September
Announcing Winner: November
• Sponsor recognition on the AC Website for the duration of the event up and until new winners are announced in 2023
• On-site recognition at the event: Logo on Step & Repeat, verbal mention of sponsorship, and thank you during the event
• Five tickets to the presentation event, to be held in New York City
• Opportunity to participate as a judge to select the finalists from a broad category of entrants
• Opportunity to announce an award at the event, which will be live, however with a video component

SILVER SPONSOR | $5,000:
• Sponsor recognition on event collateral in Ac Magazine: distributed to 40k via email, promoted aggressively on social media, and shared on Apple and Google newsstands
July 5th Summer issue announcing awards
August 1st Special ACE Awards edition
October 4th Fall issue encouraging voting, promoting finalists
• Sponsorship recognition in all promotional emails (emails to 40k+ every week between July 5th and concluding on November 9th).
• Sponsor recognition in press releases:
Announcing Awards: July
Announcing Finalists: September
Announcing Winner: November
• Sponsor recognition on the AC Website for the duration of the event up and until new winners are announced in 2023
• On-site recognition at the event: Logo on Step & Repeat, verbal mention of sponsorship, and thank you during the event
• Two tickets to the presentation event, to be held in New York City

2021 Design Excellence Awards Winners

Watch the 2021 awards here: Watch

HALL OF FAME
COACH - THE ROGUE BAG

NPD GROWTH DRIVER
SAMSONITE- 28” FREEFORM SPINNER SUITCASE

TECH AND INNOVATION
THE NO. 2 EYEWEAR - THE NO. 2 EYEWEAR

SAGA FURS, BLACKGLAMA
ROMEO HUNTE

EYEWEAR (OPTICAL)
BURBERRY (LUXOTTICA) - BE2332

EYEWEAR (SUN)
PRADA (LUXOTTICA) - PR16WS
STATE OPTICAL CO. - REUNION BY STATE X MAXWELL

FASHION JEWELRY
DEEPA GURNANI - POPCORN EARRINGS

FINE JEWELRY
DARIA DE KONING - GREEN/NAVY NO. 3

FOOTWEAR (OVER $250)
LORI SILVERMAN® SHOES- CHASE HIGH-TOP SNEAKER WITH CRYSTAL SOLE®

FOOTWEAR (UNDER $250)
DR. SCHOLL’S SHOES (CALERES) - HUNTER

HANDBAGS (OVER $1,000)
ETOILE - ALESSIA LARGE BOA TOTE WITH INSERT

HANDBAGS (UNDER $1,000)
POP BAG USA - CLASSIC TOTE BAG BUNDLE

PERSONAL ACCESSORIES
KELLY WYNNE - ROUND TRIP TOILETRY CASE

SOCIAL IMPACT
AKOLA - UNLOCK-IT BRACELET

SUSTAINABILITY
THE OCEAN CLEANUP (SAFILO) - THE OCEAN CLEANUP SUNGLASSES