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How much does it cost to enter? 

1. Early Bird Rate |  Entry Period: 5 March – 1 April 2024* |  £250

2. Standard Rate  |  Entry Period: 1 April – 31 May 2024*  |  £275

3. Extended Rate  |  Entry Period: 1 June – 28 June 2024*  |  £300

*All entry periods close at 5pm BST. There is a one-off £50 admin fee that is applicable to all entries, this is charged per entrant not per submission.

All prices listed exclude VAT. 

Please note: There are NO deadline extensions. Entries will close on 28 June 2024 at 5pm (BST).

How do I enter the SBID Awards 2024? 

You will need to register to create an account on the SBID Awards entry portal. If you already have an account, you can simply sign in using your credentials. We recommend you download the Entry Guidelines for all you need to know about entering the SBID Awards.

What are the key dates & deadlines?

Subscribe to the SBID Awards newsletter to keep up to date with the latest announcements:

  • Entries Open: 5 March 2024
  • Early Bird Entry Closes: 1 April 2024 (5pm BST)
  • Standard Rate Entry Closes: 31 May 2024 (5pm BST)
  • Extended Rate Entry Closes: 28 June 2024 (5pm BST)
  • Category Finalists Announced & Public Vote Opens: 31 July 2024
  • Public Vote Closes: 11 September 2024 (5pm BST)
  • Regional Category Winners Announced: 30 September 2024
  • Global Category Winners Announced: 1 November 2024

Please note: There are NO deadline extensions. Entries will close on 28 June 2024 at 5pm BST.

Are there entry benefits for SBID Members?

SBID Members are offered exclusive entry discounts into the SBID International Design Awards across all Interior Design, Product Design and Fit Out categories. Members receive:

  •    1 x annual submission free of charge (worth £275).
  •    Additional entries charged at the reduced Early Bird rate of £250 throughout the full entry period.
  •    Exclusive 5% discount on SBID Awards ceremony tickets.

There is a one-off £50 admin fee that is applicable to all entries, this is charged per entrant not per submission.

All prices listed exclude VAT. 

For more information about joining the SBID professional community, click here.

What does the entry fee include?

The SBID Awards prides itself on its transparent entry pricing. With no hidden costs to progress in the competition, your entry fee includes the cost of entering your submission, as well as all related publishing opportunities if you are shortlisted. Finalists/Winners receive:

  • Listing on the SBID Awards website as a Finalist or Winner
  • Inclusion in the printed annual edition of the SBID Global Interior Design Book
  • SBID Awards’ Finalist/Winner certificate and use of official logos to showcase achievement
  • Bespoke crystal trophy for Category Award presented at the SBID International Design Awards ceremony (Winners only!)
  • Increased opportunities for exposure with SBID, including the chance to feature in related promotions and editorial interviews*

*Editorial publication is not guaranteed to all successful entrants, but may be offered as a benefit to selected Finalists and Winners.

What is the judging process? 

After the entries are reviewed by the Technical Panel, a jury of expert Judges representing a broad range of design skills and expertise across the industry will score the entries during the month of July. Accounting for 90% of the overall scores, the Judges’ decisions are final and confidential.

The wider public also have the opportunity to vote for their favourite Finalist designs during the online Public Vote which opens when the shortlist is revealed on 31 July and closes on 11 September 2024. The votes will account for the remaining 10% of the overall scores for determining the Global Category Winners. Find out more

How and when are Category Finalists and Winners announced?

Category Finalists will be announced online on 31 July 2024.

Regional Winners will be announced online on 30 September 2024.

Overall Category Winners will be announced at the SBID Awards ceremony on Friday 1 November 2024.

All finalists/winners are published on the SBID Awards website. To see last year’s award winners, click here.

What’s the difference between Regional & Global Winners?

All projects submitted into Interior Design categories will be automatically considered for a Global and Regional Award based on project location. Each entry category therefore provides 2 chances to win either as a Regional and/or Global Category Winner.

Regional Category Winners: Highest scoring among the region from the Judges scores. Will be revealed online on the SBID Awards website.

Global Category Winners: Highest scoring across all regions from the Judges scores & the Public Vote. Will be announced live at the SBID Awards Ceremony.

All shortlisted Interior Design entries will also be up for a chance to receive the accolade of Overall Winner as the highest scoring entry from the Judges scores & the Public Vote across all regions & entry categories.

How much does it cost to attend the SBID Awards ceremony?

From single seats to tables, explore the ticket prices for attending the SBID International Design Awards ceremony in November, click here.

Are there any networking opportunities?

From the Awards’ finalists to the revered panel of international judges, the SBID Awards ceremony represents a unique opportunity to network and celebrate with the industry’s top interior design professionals.

Due to high demand, this year’s ceremony will take place at an even bigger venue! With 650 guests in attendance, the ceremony will provide the perfect setting to immerse yourself within the design community during the Opening Drinks Reception, as well as an After Party to extend the celebrations until late!

Aside from the opportunity to attend the SBID International Design Awards ceremony, Finalists are invited to the exclusive SBID Meet the Buyer networking event*, a one-day event for interior designers to meet face to face with manufacturers, suppliers and specialists throughout the industry, as well as attend topical industry seminars.

*These are invitation-only events, tickets cannot be purchased and are subject to availability. To register your interest in attending please email [email protected]