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How much does it cost to enter? 

1. Early Bird  Rate |  Entry Period: 21 February – 14 March 2022  |  £250

2. Standard Rate  |  Entry Period: 15 March – 25 April 2022  |  £275

3. Extended Rate  |  Entry Period: 26 April – 23 May 2022  |  £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 23 May 2022 at 5pm BST.

How do I enter the SBID Awards 2022? 

We have a new sytem! You will need to register to create an account (regardless of whether you have entered in the past) on the new SBID Awards entry portal. You can download the full Entry Guidelines for all you need to know about entering the SBID Awards.

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 entry free of charge (worth £275).
  •    Additional entries charged at the reduced Early Bird rate of £250 throughout the full entry period.

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 annual SBID Global Interior Design book distributed to all ceremony guests
  • Digital material to showcase achievement, including SBID Awards’ Finalist/Winner certificate and official logos
  • 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 are the key dates & deadlines?

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

  • Entries Open: 21 February 2022
  • Early Bird Entry Closes: 14 March 2022 (5pm BST)
  • Standard Rate Entry Closes: 25 April 2022 (5pm BST)
  • Extended Rate Entry Closes: 23 May 2022 (5pm BST)
  • Finalists Announced & Public Vote Opens: 29 June 2022
  • Public Vote Closes: 24 August 2022
  • Winners Announced: 21 October 2022

Please note: There are NO deadline extensions. Entries will close on 23 May 2022 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 July. 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 online Public Vote which opens when the finalists are announced on 29 June 2022 and closes on 24 August 2022. The votes will account for the remaining 30% of the overall scores. Find out more.

How and when are finalists and winners announced?

Finalists will be announced online on 29 June 2022. The SBID Awards winners will be announced at the SBID International Design Awards ceremony on 21 October 2022. The winning projects are published 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?

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

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]