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How much does it cost to enter? 

1. Early Bird  Rate |  Entry Period: 10th – 31st March 2021  |  £250

2. Standard Rate  |  Entry Period: 1st April – 31st May 2021  |  £275

3. Extended Rate  |  Entry Period: 1st – 30th June 2021  |  £295

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 30 June 2021 at 5pm BST.

How do I enter the SBID Awards 2021? 

You can register now to create an account on the SBID Awards entry portal. Download the full Entry Pack & Guidelines for all you need to know about entering the SBID Awards 2021, here.

Are there entry benefits for SBID Members?

SBID Members are eligible to receive exclusive entry discounts into the SBID Awards. SBID Members will need to create a new account on the SBID Awards 2021 website. To create an account, register here.

SBID Accredited Designers:

  •    1 x project entry free of charge (worth £275).
  •    Additional entries are charged at the reduced Early Bird rate throughout the full entry period.

SBID Interior Fit Out Specialists (Contract Partners) :

  •    1 x project entry free of charge (worth £275).
  •    Additional entries are charged at the reduced Early Bird rate throughout the full entry period.

SBID Industry Partners:

  •    1 x Admin fee free of charge (worth £50).
  •    Platinum Partners receive 2 x product entries free of charge.
  •    Additional entries are charged at the reduced Early Bird rate throughout the full entry period.

What are the key dates & deadlines?

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

  • Early Bird Entry Closes: 31 March 2021
  • Standard Rate Entry Closes: 31 May 2021
  • Extended Rate Entry Closes: 30 June 2021 (5pm BST)
  • Technical Panel Scoring: July 2021
  • Finalists Announced & Public Vote Opens: 11 August 2021
  • Judges Scoring: August 2021
  • Public Vote Closes: 10 September 2021
  • Winners Announced: 22 October 2021

Please note: There are NO deadline extensions. Entries will close on 30 June 2021 at 5pm BST.

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 August. Accounting for 70% 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 Public Vote which opens when the finalists are announced on 11 August 2021 and closes on 10 September 2021. The votes will account for the remaining 30% of the overall scores. Find out more.

How and when are winners announced?

Finalists are announced on 11 August 2021. After the final round of judging, the SBID Awards winners will be announced on Friday 22 October 2021 and presented with their trophies at this year’s SBID International Design Awards ceremony. The winning projects are published and showcased on the SBID Awards website. To see last year’s award winners, click here.

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 October, click Here.

Are there any networking opportunities?

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]