A' Sports Goods Award
A' Sports Goods Award is an international, juried design accolade established to recognize and promote good sports goods.
A' Sports Goods Award
Good sports goods deserves great recognition.
A' Sports Goods Award is your tool of choice to advertise, publicize and promote your good sports goods, to make your great sports goods publicly known, appreciated and loved in all major countries, in all major languages, so that you and your good sports goods work gets the righteous attention you truly deserve and entitled to.
A' Sports Goods Award’s media exposure provides victorious designers with the chance to attain national and international fame, to honor them as well as to incentivize them, but most importantly, to help their work reach their true potential.
It is free to sign-up for A' Sports Goods Award, it is free to upload your sports goods and it is free, anonymous, confidential and obligation-free to obtain a preliminary score, before you nominate your work for A' Sports Goods Award consideration.
FAME, PRESTIGE, PUBLICITY
Dominate Sports goods Industry by winning a prestigious, respected and coveted award that gets you published and promoted worldwide.
TROPHY, CERTIFICATE, YEARBOOK
Claim your 3D Metal Printed Sports goods Award Trophy, your Certificate of Sports goods Excellence, Sports goods Award-Winner Logo and Your Yearbook of Award-Winning Projects.
EXHIBITION, PR & GALA-NIGHT
Empower your sports goods with a well-designed, world-class public relations programme. Get exhibited in Italy and internationally. Get invited to the Gala-Night and Award Ceremony.
SEE THE WINNERS
A' Sports Goods Award winner showcase is a source of amazing and unlimited inspiration and creativity for everyone interested in good sports goods.
VEDI I VINCITORI
Affluent customers and design buyers regularly check A' Design Award winner showcase, featuring 16.577 winners in all categories, to find latest, trendsetting products, projects, arts and design.
JOIN SPORTS GOODS AWARD
Good sports goods deserves great recognition, if you have a good sports goods, nominate it for A' Sports Goods Award, and you too may become a winner and get your design recognized, respected, promoted and advertised worldwide.
The A' Design Award aims to highlight, advertise and promote good sports goods for a better future. A' Sports Goods Award aims to channel the attention of press, interactive medias, design journalists, distributors and buyers to the award winners.
Provide a fair, ethical, apolitical and competitive platform for companies, designers and innovators from all fields with different experience levels, different disciplines and market focus to compete on. A' Sports Goods Award aims to provide a global audience for award winners to showcase their success and talents to.
The A' Sports Goods Award is an international indicator of quality and perfection in sports goods, the A' Sports Goods Award is recognized worldwide and takes the attention of design-oriented companies, professionals and interest groups.
WHO IS AWARDED?
The A' Sports Goods Award is given to best sports goods. Submission is open to all concept stage works, prototypes as well as finished works and realized projects.
UNIQUE AWARD TROPHY
The A' Sports Goods Award Trophy was designed to be realized by the newest production techniques in order to underline the innovation behind award-winning designs.
The A' Sports Goods Award Trophies are realized by 3D metal printing of stainless steel. Platinum and Gold Trophies and are electro plated in gold color.
WHAT IS AWARDED?
You can nominate original and innovative sports goods work designed within the last 5 years; including but not limited to products, projects, services, experiences and designs..
WHO IS AWARDED?
The A' Sports Goods Award is open to all entities, especially accepting nominations from brands, manufacturers, creative agencies, architecture offices and design studios..
WHEN IS AWARDED?
There are six entry periods, First, Early, Standard, Late, Last, Omega. It is recomended to join before the end of Late Entry Deadline, that is on February 28th. Results are announced every year, starting from April 15th to winners and May 1st to Public.
SPORTS GOODS EXHIBITION
The Museum of Outstanding Design, the moving design museum was founded by A' Design Award & Competition in order to exhibit the award-winning sports goods in Italy and abroad, internationally.
ARE YOU IN THE MOOD?
Eligible A' Sports Goods Award winners are provided free of charge exhibition space in the MOOD. No matter how big or small your sports goods, it will be exhibited.
WE DO IT FOR YOU
If you are unable to send a physical version of your award-winning sports goods, A' Sports Goods Award will prepare a large poster presentation and exhibit your work on behalf of you.
A' Design Award works hard to exhibit all award-winning sports goods in multiple countries each year to ensure your sports goods is properly exhibited worldwide.
TRAVELING THE CONTINENTS
For each international design exhibition, as well as for exhibition of your sports goods in Italy, you will be given a certificate of exhibition that may be relevant for your academic progression.
SHOWCASE YOUR SPORTS GOODS
We will also provide you with photos of your works from the international sports goods exhibitions we organize, and you may find these photos useful in promoting your sports goods to new audiences.
40×40 Exhibitions are international good design exhibitions featuring outstanding works of 40 Designers from 40 Countries.
GOOD DESIGN EXHIBITION
The A' Sports Goods Award Winners are invited to take part in 40×40 Exhibitions by sending their works. Acceptance to 40×40 Exhibition is subject to the exhibition curator.
POWER TO YOU
The A' Sports Goods Award laureates are also empowered to host and curate their own 40×40 Exhibitions, allowing them to take the center stage as the curators.
MUSEO DEL DESIGN
Museo del Design, the super contemporary design museum in Como, Italy will be accepting select A' Sports Goods Award winner sports goods to its permanent collection.
AWARD WINNER'S EXHIBITION
All A' Sports Goods Award Winners are exhibited at Museo del Design at the annual A' Design Award Winner's Exhibition, free of charge.
The A' Sports Goods Award Exhibition at Museo del Design, located right behind Villa Olmo, allows the award-winning works to get exposed to affluent design-loving tourists visiting Como, Italy.
SPORTS GOODS AWARD CERTIFICATE
Eligible award-winning sports goods are given a unique framed certificate, printed on heavy paper, featuring the name of the awarded work, achievement status and the designer.
CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE
The A' Sports Goods Award Winners' Certificate is a great tool to communicate your outstanding achievement to your audiences. The A' Design Award Winners' Certificate is stamped, signed, framed and presented to you during gala-night.
FEATURES A QR CODE
The A' Sports Goods Award Certificate features a QR Code which could be scanned by QR Code Readers in order to check the validity of the certificate.
WINNER SPORTS GOODS YEARBOOK
The A' Sports Goods Award winners are published in the annual yearbook by DesignerPress in Italy. The yearbooks helps to disseminate the award-winning sports goods.
SEND TO PRESS
The Hardcopy version of the A' Design Award Winner Designs Yearbook is distributed to key press members, universities and design associations.
GOOD DESIGNS ARE PUBLISHED
All A' Sports Goods Award Winner Designs are included in the winners' yearbook free of charge. Laureates of the A' Sports Goods Award are all listed as co-editors of the book.
HARDCOVER & DIGITAL
The A' Sports Goods Award Winners Annual Yearbook are available as hard-copy editions in addition to digital editions, designed, registered, printed and distributed in Italy, in English, registered with valid ISBN numbers.
The A' Sports Goods Award books are full color digital printed on acid-free paper to preserve the design for long periods of time, and are great additions to any design library.
GET & CHECK IT
The hardcover versions of the winner's yearbooks are gifted to laureates of the A' Sports Goods Award free of charge during gala-night and award ceremony. Yearbooks are available for sale at select retailers and museum shops.
THE GALA NIGHT
A' Sports Goods Award organizes a unique gala night and award ceremony near the beautiful Como Lake in Italy for winners to celebrate their success.
A' GRAND CELEBRATION
Press Members, Industry Leads, Prominent Designers and Companies are all invited in order to create networking opportunities for winners.
WINNERS ARE INVITED
Eligible A' Sports Goods Award winners are able to participate the Gala-Night and Award-Ceremony free of charge. Winners have also opportunity to order additional tickets for their guests.
RED CARPET SPORTS GOODS EVENT
A' Sports Goods Award gala night and award ceremony is super exclusive, black-tie, red-carpet event for sports goods.
BLACK TIE SPORTS GOODS EVENT
Very Important People, Ambassadors, Influential Journalists and Industry Juggernauts are provided VIP invitations to attend the A' Sports Goods Award gala night and award ceremony.
FULL GLAMOUR SPORTS GOODS EVENT
Each and every eligible A' Sports Goods Award winners are called to stage to celebrate their success and to retrieve their sports goods prize.
LA NOTTE PREMIO A'
Celebration occasion exclusively reserved for top A' Sports Goods Award winners. Hosted in addition to our gala night to celebrate the "Prime Designer of the Year" title.
ARS FUTURA CULTURA
Designers meet to discuss strategies and policies to advance the design discipline. A' Sports Goods Award winners may reserve their seat to join the meetings.
ARTS FOR FUTURE
Ars Futura Cultura means arts cultivate the future, that is why A' Design Award & Competition invest heavily in promoting good design, art and architecture every year.
WORLD DESIGN CONSORTIUM
World Design Consortium is a global design, architecture, innovation and engineering agency, winner of tens of thousands of awards.
GOOD IN ALL INDUSTRIES
World Design Consortium have uniquely specialized members in each and every industry, especially sports goods, thanks to its world-class members representing the very brightest in all fields.
MEMBERS IN ALL COUNTRIES
Winners of the A' Sports Goods Award are invited to join the World Design Consortium. WDC Partners rely on each other to expand the range of services and capabilities they offer professionally.
PATRONS & SPONSORS
Over the years, A' Sports Goods Award have earned the patronage of many prestigious institutions. While the sponsors and patrons vary every year, the awards had been previously endorsed by institutions such as: BEDA, Bureau of European Design Associations, Politecnico di Milano University, Como Municipality Culture Department and Ragione Lombardia, among other respectable and reputable organizations.
Taking part in the A' Sports Goods Award is almost totally risk free through preliminary preliminary checking service that tells how good your work is prior to nomination. Preliminary score is provided completely free of charge to each entrant. The A' Sports Goods Award does not ask contractually obliged further fees from its winners. The A' Sports Goods Award spends most of its operating income for promoting its laureates, creating a significant advertisement value. Companies and designers use the A' Sports Goods Award Winner Logo to promote themselves and attract new customers.
AWARD IN NUMBERS
The A' Sports Goods Award is gaining significant popularity each year. Currently the A' Design Award has 234.514.168 page views, 187.242 members, 57.039 submissions, 1500 gala-night and exhibition participants, and winners from 122 countries. Updated numbers and statistics could be found at A' Design Award In-Numbers page. We believe numbers are important for designers to understand what it means to be a winner.
A' SPORTS GOODS AWARD JURY
A' Design Award Jury is truly great and powerful, composed of 227 established professionals, influential press members and academics, each design is given importance and equal consideration during voting.
EXPERIENCED & BALANCED JURY
A' Design Award Jury although changes every year features a balanced composition of sports goods professionals, journalists, scholars and entrepreneurs to ensure each sports goods is voted fairly.
RESEARCH THROUGH VOTING
During the voting processes, A' Sports Goods Award jury members fill a custom criteria survey, and indicate how the sports goods should be voted better in the future.
THE A' METHODOLOGY
A' Sports Goods Award features a highly developed, ethical methodology for voting sports goods which makes use of standardised scoring, pre-established criteria and bias removal.
A' Sports Goods Award Scores are standardised based on the a) The Weights of Criteria, b) Average Score of Jury Members, c) Average Scores of All Years.
A' Sports Goods Award Jury votes online, therefore no jury member effects another jury member's votes, the voting panel is easy to use yet requires a careful analysis of the works to be voted.
A' Design Award and Competition was developed as a part of a Ph.D. thesis at Politecnico di Milano, in Milan, Italy, after analysis of over 800 Design Competitions.
The A' Sports Goods Award platform is constantly in development, and is improved thanks to survey results and through ongoing research in order to provide the most value for the competition participants.
A' Sports Goods Award is not affiliated with any subculture, politic group, interest group or institution, and the jury is equally free during voting, your sports goods will be judged fairly.
SPORTS GOODS PRIZE
The A' Sports Goods Award Prize is composed of logo license, public relations, publicity and reputation services, as well as the winner's kit that contains physical items, such as trophy, yearbook and certificate.
SPORTS GOODS AWARD PRIZE
Eligible A' Sports Goods Award Winners will receive their personalized Winners' Kit Package that include printed and framed award certificate, 3D printed metal award trophy, A' Design Award Winners Yearbook, Award-winner's Manual Booklet, A3 Posters and A3 Certificate, and more.
FREE AT GALA NIGHT
The A' Sports Goods Award Winners' Kit is free and given to all pro-edition winners at the Gala-Night & Exhibition. If you are unable to join the gala-night and award celebration events, you can order your kit to be shipped to your address.
SPORTS GOODS AWARD WINNER LOGO
Winners of the A' Sports Goods Award are provided a special license to use the sports goods award-winner logo. The A' Sports Goods Award winner logo can be freely implemented to product packages, marketing materials, communications and public relation campaigns to help differentiate award-winning sports goods.
AVAILABLE IN MANY FORMATS
The A' Sports Goods Award Winners' Logo is available in many formats and can be incorporated into all sorts of advertisements free of charge, and can be used freely by your agents and dealers with regards to your award-winning sports goods.
The Sports goods Award Winners' Logo is provided free of charge to all A' Sports Goods Award winners, and A' Design Award and Competitions grants unlimited usage to winners, without yearly fees, without recurrent costs.
A' Sports Goods Award Winner Logo helps you communicate the excellent design values embedded in your sports goods to your customers, consumers and clients.
To leverage their award-winner status and get further benefits, A' Sports Goods Award Winners use the logos in their communications prominently and visibly.
MAKES THE DIFFERENCE
The A' Design Award Winner Logo's is expected to create a positive impact during a client's decision towards you and your work, and is designed to orient consumers and customers towards purchase of your sports goods.
SYMBOL OF EXCELLENCE
The A' Sports Goods Award Winner Logo is an excellent symbol to communicate your design excellence, quality and capabilities.
FOR ALL INDUSTRIES
There is a distinct award-winner logo for each and every industry. The sports goods award winner logo was designed following industry best practices, and taking into consideration historical use and heritage.
EXCLUSIVE FOR WINNERS
Many awards require annual payments for unlimited logo use license. A' Sports Goods Award winners are able to use their award-winner logos unlimitedly and free of charge without annual licensing fees.
Being an A' Sports Goods Award winner is just the beginning, eligible laureates are provided with complimentary mediation and brokerage services for selling their conceptual designs.
Designers are kind, polite individuals who might have difficulty in making contracts with businesses, but we will be there to help.
HELP WITH CONTRACTS
A' Design Award, together with Design Mediators, provides support to eligible designers to help form legal contracts with companies who are interested in buying design concepts.
SALONE DEL DESIGNER
A' Design Award has founded the Salone del Designer, with the sole purpose to provide a platform for award winners to sell their designs.
SELL SPORTS GOODS CONCEPTS
A' Sports Goods Award Winner Designers can set a sales price and also customize their contracts for selling their award-winning designs through the Salone del Designer platform.
LIST YOUR DESIGNS FOR SALE
The Salone del Designer platform access and sales listing service is provided free of charge to all winners, however only award-winning designs can be listed for sale.
At DesignMegaStore winner designers and companies can sell any of their designs or products, not only winning entries.
SELL GOOD SPORTS GOODS
DesignerMegaStore normally requires a registration fee and annual listing fees to sell your sports goods. Registration and listing is provided free of charge to all winners without annual fees.
%0 SALES COMMISSION
The DesignMegaStore is not just free for winners, but also does not take any commissions from the sales of designs, products or projects. You keep all the revenues.
JOIN DESIGN TENDERS
Not just sell designs; but join design tenders to give a price quote for design and production of custom sports goods products, services and more for international buyers.
SELL HIGH-LEVEL SERVICES
Are you a manufacturer? Give price quotes to big buyers for turnkey design and manufacturing solutions. Are you a designer? Find high-profile requests.
The BuySellDesign network is exclusive to A' Design Award Winners, who wish to provide sports goods services to worldwide clients.
Benefits for Winning Designers
A unique public relations campaign will be made for the Sports Goods Design Award winners. Your work and your details will be communicated to thousands of press contacts, and also we will prepare a media kit for you. You can use this professionally prepared media kit to contact local press contacts. The winning design and the designer or the design studio will also be featured in the design annual and yearbook which is distributed by Design PR Wire to key figures in the design industry such as high-profile editors, press members and multi-national companies.
PROOF OF DESIGN CREATION
Can you prove that you are indeed the original creator of your work? The Proof of Creation certificate given by A' Design Award can be useful.
DULY SIGNED AND TIMESTAMPED
The Proof of Creation document is a signed and timestamped paper to help you prove that at a given time, you had the design concept in your hands.
FREE & EASY TO OBTAIN
A' Design Award provides an easy way to obtain the Proof of Design Creation document, free for all participants. Please note that this is not a patent or registration.
GOOD PR SERVICES
A' Sports Goods Award winners are provided with numerous public relations and promotion services through DesignPRWire to celebrate their success.
BEHIND THE CURTAINS
The scope of PR Services is not just digital, throughout the year, DesignPRWire visits tradefairs and introduces winner sports goods to design-oriented companies.
CONNECT WITH PRESS
With services such as press release preparation and distribution, all free of charge, A' Sports Goods Award increases your connectivity with the media and provides you with exposure throughout the year.
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Join A' Sports Goods Award and communicate your good sports goods values.
PRESS RELEASE PREPARATION
A' Sports Goods Award prepares a press release for all winner sports goods, in addition to allowing winners to upload their own releases to our platform for international press release distribution.
PRESS RELEASE DISTRIBUTION
Sports goods Award Winner press releases are distributed by DesignPRWire to a wide range of press members including both the traditional and online digital media.
IT IS FREE & HIGH RES.
Electronic multi-media press release preparation and distribution services are provided to all A' Sports Goods Award winners automatically and without any payments.
A' Sports Goods Award publishes interviews with the award winning designers at designerinterviews.com and all sports goods award winners are eligible for complimentary interviews.
PICKED BY THE PRESS
Designer Interviews are also available at A' Design Award Website and are part of the Electronic Press Kit that are distributed to media members and journalists.
USED BY JOURNALISTS
Designer Interviews are provided in a way to encourage usage without attribution to A' Sports Goods Award, this helps the press members to write their articles faster.
SPORTS GOODS INTERVIEWS
A' Sports Goods Award publishes interviews regarding award winning sports goods at design-interviews.com, and the interview service is provided free of charge for all sports goods award winners.
DESIGNED FOR THE PRESS
Sports goods Interviews, which are also available at A' Design Award Website, are part of the Electronic Press Kit that are distributed to journalists.
INTEGRATED BY THE PRESS
Design Interviews platform was designed in a way to incentivize coverage by the press without attribution to A' Sports Goods Award, to help journalists write feature stories faster.
A' Sports Goods Award publishes interviews with legendary designers at design-legends.com and as a laureate, we would be honor to feature you and your award winning sports goods.
Design Legends interviews help award-winning designers express themselves and explain their sports goods better to worldwide audiences in long text format.
Design Legends interviews are included in your Electronic Press Kits that are distributed to sports goods media, and are also available to you for your own communication.
A' Sports Goods Award publishes interviews of Magnificent designers at magnificentdesigners.com, award-winners are all contacted to schedule for an interview and talk about their award-winning sports goods.
Magnificent Designers platform allows laureates to communicate their perspectives on sports goods with easy to follow questions and answers format.
LOVED BY SPORTS GOODS LOVERS
Magnificent Designers, along with other interview platforms provide design-oriented audiences rich and high quality knowledge and wisdom into philosophy of designers behind original and creative sports goods.
Explore Uplifting Design Interviews
Explore uplifting design interviews published by The Sports Goods Design Award at these fine design interview blogs : — Magnificent Designers #1 Magnificent Designers — Design Interviews #2 Design Interviews — Design Legends #3 Design Legends — Designer Interviews #4 Designer Interviews
International Design News Network helps your sports goods get international coverage through publications in all major languages.
REACH THE WORLD
IDNN publications reaches almost all of the world population in their native language, and helps you communicate your sports goods to audiences far and beyond.
IN 108 LANGUAGES
IDNN Network publishes award-winning sports goods news in 108 languages, in 108 publications, for true global outreach.
Best Design Creative Network is all about communicating your excellence in sports goods to your locality. BDCN helps you get discovered when best sports goods in your region is searched for.
There are 122 BDCN websites, each specialized in a distinct geographic area. Each BDCN Network website showcase the best of the best sports goods from a specific region.
PROMOTE YOUR SPORTS GOODS
When you win the A' Sports Goods Award you will be listed in your local BDCN publication aimed to attract local clients, consumers, customers and buyers to your sports goods.
BEST DESIGNERS NETWORK
Best Designers Platform is all about delivering due respects, recognition and good reputation rightfully deserved by A' Sports Goods Award laureates. Winners of the A' Sports Goods Award are listed in the Best Designers Network.
ACCLAIMED AND BRILLIANT
Get recognized, respected and published among other acclaimed and brilliant sports goods masters, and get found when good sports goods is searched for.
FAMOUS AND INFLUENTIAL
A' Sports Goods Award winners, with their outstanding and excellent designs deserve all the fame and influence. Getting listed at Best Designers Platform, is only one of the many perks of winning the A' Sports Goods Award.
Design News Exchange Network spotlights, publishes and features good sports goods worldwide. DXGN features and publishes articles on award-winning good sports goods.
PROMOTE YOUR GOOD DESIGN
DXGN is composed of 127 amazing magazines that feature award-winning designers and their work. A' Sports Goods Award winners are published.
REACH GREAT AUDIENCES
A' Sports Goods Award winners are provided free editorial coverage and free news articles featuring their sports goods at the DXGN Design News Network.
Good Design News Network is composed of 50 publications that feature good design in different industries. GOOD Network is composed of many publications, each specialized in a given industry.
SPORTS GOODS PUBLICATION
For each and every industry, there is a distinct GOOD Network publication that will feature, spotlight and highlight your award-winning works. Get your sports goods published in the GOOD Network.
GOOD DESIGN SHOWCASE
Good design deserves great recognition. Winners of A' Sports Goods Award will be prominently featured and published in the GOOD Design News Network.
A' Sports Goods Award provides many tools for press members to reach good sports goods content. Accredited journalists are given access to exclusive interviews, sports goods images and press releases.
REACH SPORTS GOODS JOURNALISTS
A' Sports Goods Award Newsroom empowers journalists to interview award winners. Journalists can download press releases and high-resolution images of awarded sports goods.
DESIGNED FOR MEDIA COVERAGE
A' Sports Goods Award Newsroom provides sports goods journalists with ready to use images, interviews and content. A' Sports Goods Award Newsroom allows journalists to easily feature your award-winning sports goods and provide you with fast media coverage.
Designers.org premium portfolio service is provided to all A' Sports Goods Award winners, free of charge. Award winners use their Designers.org premium portfolio to showcase their award-winning sports goods to design-oriented audiences worldwide.
Designers.org is highly selective for the quality of sports goods that are accepted, showcased and exhibited in their platform; only award-winning sports goods are accepted for showcase promotion.
SHOWCASE AND EXHIBIT
Get your work exhibited and showcased beautifully. By winning the A' Sports Goods Award you will get a premium portfolio created for you, without you doing anything, we will list all your award-winning sports goods on your behalf at designers.org platform.
SECURITY COMES FIRST
The Security of your submissions, your personal data and sports goods is of uttermost importance to A' Sports Goods Award. Your password is secured with the SHA algorithm and even we do not know your password. Furthermore, your connections are secured and encrypted with SSL.
Normally all A' Sports Goods Award results are public and heavily promoted, however A' Sports Goods Award allows you to make a concealed nomination. If you make a concealed nomination, your work is not published if it is awarded but you can still use the winner logo. The concealed nomination method is relevant for patent-pending designs and trade-secrets.
A' Sports Goods Award is continuously improved to provide your award-winning sports goods with new and exciting promotion and publicity opportunities. Every year, we do our best to refine and improve the A' Sports Goods Award Prize to serve you better.
How to Participate in Sports Goods Award 2023 - 2024
Joining the Sports Goods Design Award is easy; first create an account at the A' Design Award and Competition, login to your account and finally submit your work. When you enter your work, your work will be checked by the preliminary jury for its presentation. Afterwards, your design will be assigned a preliminary score from ten (best) to zero (worst), your work may also be marked approved or rejected to take part in the competition. If your entry is approved you can continue nominating your design for Sports Goods Awards consideration. If your entry is rejected, you are suggested to update your presentation before nominating your design to Sports Goods Award.
A' Design Award and Competition publishes Designer Rankings that is easily accessible by public and media. The Rankings feature the number of awards won by each designer and total rankings. Top 10, Top 100 and Top 1000 Designers can be accessed.
Designer Rankings allow potential customers to find high-ranking designers. High-ranking design teams allow their designer ranking status to impress clients and customers. Journalists check Designer Rankings and discover good designers.
RISE IN RANKINGS
A' Sports Goods Award Winners are included in the Designer Rankings, each award-winning sports goods contributes a point towards better and higher ranking. Designer Rankings help award-winning designers and their awarded designs gain exposure.
WORLD DESIGN RANKINGS
A' Design Award and Competition publishes the World Design Rankings that ranks countries and regions based on the number of award-winning designers from each territory. Journalists use World Design Rankings to find best sports goods talent from your region.
PRESTIGE AND HONOUR
Each country and region further lists the best brands, designers, artists and architects within the territory. For each A' Sports Goods Award you win, you will be increasing your regional score in the global World Design Rankings, bringing honor and prestige to your region.
THE FIRST AND ONLY
World Design Rankings is a very inclusive ranking system for design, with representation from all major industries and territories. Obtaining a high rank in the World Design Rankings will help you communicate your sports goods excellence to journalists and buyers from a unique perspective.
Alliance of International Business Associations. Free membership for award winning associations, organizations, institutions and clubs.
International Society of Product Manufacturers. Free membership for award winning product manufacturers and companies.
International Bureau of Service Providers. Free membership for award winning businesses and institutions in tertiary sector of the economy.
International Association of Designers. Free membership opportunity for A' Sports Goods Award laureates.
International Council of Creative Industries. Free membership for award winning businesses and institutions related to creativity.
International Design Club. Free membership for award winning creative agencies, architecture offices, artists workshops and designer studios.
FREE PRELIMINARY SCORE
A' Sports Goods Award will review your submission and inform you how good your sports goods is prior to nomination. You will get a score from zero (0) to ten (10). Ten (10) is the highest preliminary score. Preliminary score service is provided completely free of charge to you and is confidential.
FREE PRELIMINARY REVIEW
Preliminary score service is provided to you free of charge. Preliminary score is confidential. When you submit your work to A' Sports Goods Award, your submission will be reviewed, and you will be provided a numerical preliminary score together with suggestions on how to improve your design presentation.
FREE SPORTS GOODS REVIEW
You will get your sports goods reviewed for free and you will learn how good your sports goods actually is. If you get a high preliminary score for your sports goods you may want to nominate your sports goods for A' Sports Goods Award consideration.
SOCIAL MEDIA PROMOTION
A' Sports Goods Award winners are featured in social media platforms. A' Sports Goods Award have created many tools to help you advertise and promote your sports goods in social media.
SPORTS GOODS PUBLICITY
Reach out to your prospective customers and connect with your existing clients in social media. A' Sports Goods Award winners benefit from exclusive social media promotions created to promote award-winning sports goods.
PR AGENCY FOR SPORTS GOODS
If you need a public relations agency for sports goods, you will be happy to learn that A' Sports Goods Award Prize includes many public relations and promotions services. Public relations services are provided free of charge to all A' Sports Goods Award winners.
DESIGN OF THE DAY
Design of the Day initiative aims to create social awareness for a distinct award-winning sports goods each day. Design of the Day is promoted in hundreds of publications as well as social media.
DESIGNER OF THE DAY
Designer of the Day initiative aims to create social awareness for a distinct sports goods award winner each day. Designer of the Day is promoted in hundreds of publications as well as social media.
INTERVIEW OF THE DAY
Design Interview of the Day initiative aims to create social awareness for a distinct award-winning sports goods interview each day. Design Interview of the Day is promoted in hundreds of publications as well as social media.
DESIGN LEGEND OF THE DAY
Legend of the Day initiative aims to boost and promote a distinct sports goods award-winner in social media as well as at hundreds of magazines and publications.
DESIGN TEAM OF THE DAY
Design Team of the Day initiative aims to boost and promote an award-winning sports goods team in new media as well as at hundreds of magazines and publications.
HIGHLIGHT OF THE DAY
Highlight of the Day initiative helps us promote your sports goods and your image as an award-winner in social media, as well as hundreds of magazines and publications.
As a business, you might already be spending tons of money on the advertisements, you already know the costs & prize for publications, advertorial and editorial placements but most importantly you know it is best when customers find you, when you are the spotlight.
Winning the A' Sports Goods Award could help you secure some editorial space at both the traditional, new and social media and could create free publicity that your sports goods very much deserves. Winning the A' Sports Goods Award could help you attract prospective clients and customers to your business.
ADVERTISE SPORTS GOODS
A' Sports Goods Award provide its winners with really good PR services, electronic and traditional press release preparation and distribution, mass media syndication and access to an exclusive advertisement network. Winning the A' Sports Goods Award will help you advertise your sports goods easily.
The A' Sports Goods Award offers many scholarship programs to provide opportunity for start-ups and young designers to take part in the competition free of charge with their designs. The purpose of these sponsorship programs is to make the sports goods competition more fair, ethical and accessible.
By taking part in our award sponsorship programs, you can earn free entry tickets to nominate your sports goods for A' Sports Goods Award consideration. There are many sponsorship programs available, some of them are very simple to take part.
DESIGN AMBASSADOR PROGRAM
Design Ambassador program is one of the many sports goods award scholarship programs we offer. If you perform a few simple tasks to help us create an awareness for good design, you may be granted free entry tickets to nominate your sports goods for awards consideration.
A' Sports Goods Award winner designs are translated to almost all major languages free of charge. A' Sports Goods Award award-winning sports goods are published and promoted in all major languages.
In addition to the free of charge translation services provided by the A' Sports Goods Award, award winners could further provide translations of their work in their native languages.
Reach majority of the world population in their native language. Get your sports goods promoted to buyers, journalists, businesses and design enthusiasts that speak foreign languages. Help the world discover your sports goods.
A' Design Award & Competition features many competition categories in order to reach the widest audience possible. Large number of categories allow designers and brands from different industries to compete in a truly international multi-disciplinary competition.
Research indicates that the worth and value of an award increases proportionally to its reach. Having a large number of competition categories allows the A' Design Award to reach a large number of people from diverse backgrounds.
OPEN TO ALL SPORTS GOODS
A' Sports Goods Award is open to nomination of all types of sports goods. You can nominate sports goods already realized and released to the market. You can also nominate sports goods concepts and prototypes that are not yet released to the market.
Organized by A' Design Awards.
A' Design Award has over 100+ competition categories. — Generative #73 Parameter Awards — Interior #8 Sales Center Awards — Furniture Accessory #92 Furniture Accessory Awards — Furniture #1 Furniture Design Awards — Generative #73 Generative Artwork Awards — Graphic #12 Graphic Design Awards — Vehicle Accessory #59 Pro-Design Awards — Lighting #5 Lighting Design Competition — Interior #8 Dutch Interiors Awards — Culinary Art #18 Culinary Design Awards — Public Service #130 Healthcare and Public Utility Awards — Movie #17 Producer Awards are some of the accolades organized by the A' Design Awards.
RESPECT SPORTS GOODS
The A' Sports Goods Award respects designers and companies who take part in the accolades. The sports goods awards logo and publicity services are provided free of charge to all eligible winners. Sports goods award trophies, yearbooks and certificates are distributed free of charge during the gala night to eligible winners.
A' Sports Goods Award winners are eligible to obtain the A' Sports goods Prize which includes public relations, advertising and promotion services. A' Sports Goods Award winners are given a broad logo license to promote their sports goods worldwide as award-winning sports goods.
WINNERS ARE WINNERS
If you win the the A' Sports Goods Award, you do not have to pay any contractually obliged further fees. A' Sports Goods Award does not force its laureates to pay so called winner fees.
The A' Sports Goods Award grants you access to its unique A' Prestige System that provides you with a special opportunity to benefit from very exclusive intangible and tangible benefits.
Winners of the A' Sports Goods Award are able to accumulate A' Prestige Tokens that could be exchanged for a plethora of privileged benefits and highly exclusive services.
Having your name written and showcased on the walls of a contemporary design museum in large gold letters, and to have your sports goods accepted to a permanent collection of a design museum are only some of the perks that may be obtained by using your A' Prestige Tokens.
A' DESIGN STAR
The A' Design Star is a special design recognition programme that is aimed to recognize and reward time-proven sports goods excellence.
A' STAR EMBLEM
A' Design Star Emblem is a very special symbol awarded to multiple award-winning designers, brands, innovators, companies and agencies that are able to repeatedly and consistently create good sports goods.
A' STAR GUIDE
The A' Design Star guide lists the A' Design Star recognized 8-Star, 7-Star and 6-Star designers. A' Design Star is aimed to help large enterprises and brands to find reliable sports goods providers.
WORLD DESIGN RATINGS
A' Sports Goods Award winners will be listed at World Design Ratings, together with their WDC-Rank, Designer Title and Designer Honorifics.
A' Sports Goods Award winners will be able to obtain respectable honorific titles based on their creative merits and tenets, including but not limited to Master and Grand-Master designations.
Your designer honorific title serves more than just to praise your excellent skills, they serve to signal your audiences to treat you with the uttermost respect you deserve as an outstanding designer.
Select A' Sports Goods Award winners will be eligible to have a video interview published about their profile and award-winning sports goods.
Eligible laureates will have the opportunity to get their award-winning sports goods professionally spotlighted and video-captured.
Your Video Interviews and Spotlight Videos, will be published and actively promoted at our online video channels to help you reach new audiences.
The motto of the A' Sports Goods Award is "Ars Futura Cultura" i.e. Arts Cultivate the Future, Arts for the Culture of Future. We believe that the future is shaped by arts, design and technology, thus there is need of good sports goods for a better future.
DESIGNED FOR DESIGNERS
The A' Sports Goods Award is created to bring together designers, companies, audiences interested in sports goods and sports goods journalists. A' Sports Goods Award aims to highlight good sports goods products and services to design-oriented audiences.
THE MYTH, THE LEGEND
Winning the A' Sports Goods Award is a certificate of excellence for designers, a proof of quality for companies. Having the A' Sports Goods Award attracts the eyes of design-oriented audiences worldwide.
Sports Goods Award
In a world where there are vast number of projects released yearly, The Sports Goods Design Award aims to bring forward the unique qualifications of preeminent Sports Goods designs and Sports Goods design concepts by supporting them with advertising and attention. The A' Sports Goods Award is an international sports goods competition with an aim to recognize, spotlight and promote good sports goods worldwide. The A' Sports Goods Prize includes many items such as Sports Goods Award Winner Logo, Sports Goods Trophy, Sports Goods Excellence Certificate as well as public relations and marketing for promoting awarded sports goods.
5 TIERS OF HEAVEN
A' Sports Goods Award is always awarded in five tiers: Platinum A' Sports Goods Award, Gold A' Sports Goods Award, Silver A' Sports Goods Award, Bronze A' Sports Goods Award and Iron A' Sports Goods Award. These award tiers are reserved for winner sports goods.
5 LEVELS OF RECOGNITION
In addition to award levels, there is also honorable A' Sports Goods Award Runner-up and A' Sports Goods Award Participant status, the A' Sports Goods Award Nominee tag, together with A' Sports Goods Award Withdrawn and the A' Sports Goods Award Disqualified status.
FORESIGHT TO YOU
When you sign-up and upload your sports goods to the A' Sports Goods Award you gain professional insight; preliminary jurors will score your work from zero (0) to ten (10), free of charge, and completely confidential, you will know well in advance what to expect if you nominate your work.
A' Sports Goods Award gives a lot of importance to promote and advertise award winning sports goods adequately. We believe that a good sports goods award should offer more than a logo, a good sports goods competition should provide more than a certificate, a good sports goods prize is more than a trophy.
Every single element that makes the A' Sports Goods Award for good sports goods was synthetically designed and engineered to help your award-winning sports goods reach its true potential, to help you find new markets and audiences.
Sports goods award winner logo, sports goods award trophy, sports goods award winners book, sports goods award winners certificate, sports goods award gala-night, sports goods award exhibition, and marketing services for good sports goods. awaits eligible winners.
YOUNG DESIGN PIONEER
Young Design Pioneer is a special recognition granted by International Design Club to a young yet highly professional and creative designer under the age of 40.
Young A' Sports Goods Award laureates are eligible to be nominated for the Young Design Pioneer title and obtain their special certificate and trophy to celebrate the occasion.
Young Design Pioneer recipients are also given the All-Plus Trophy, featuring a plus sign in all six perspectives, highlighting the immense, multi-dimensional creative and professional growth capacity.
INNOVATOR OF THE YEAR
Innovator of the Year title is a special recognition granted by Alliance of International Business Associations to a select A' Sports Goods Award winner enterprise that implements good design as a core value in their business.
RECOGNIZING GOOD DESIGN
Innovator of the Year title recognizes the use of good design in business to create superior products and projects that benefit the society, customers, clients as well as employees.
Innovator of the Year recipients are given the Innovation Trophy, to highlight, recognize and celebrate their stellar innovation, creativity and expansional growth, as well as to thank them for making the world a better place with their good design.
DESIGNER OF THE YEAR
Designer of the Year is title the highest achievement granted by International Association of Designers, to award-winning designers to celebrate their success. Every year, only one Prime Designer of the Year title is granted.
SIGNED BY MASTERS
Designer of the Year Certificate is signed by 40 world-class master designers. Obtaining the Prime Designer of the Year title is a great honour.
SPECIAL METAL TROPHY
Prime Designer of the Year award recipients are also given a special metal trophy to celebrate their success. A' Sports Goods Award winners have a chance to get elected as the Prime Designer of the Year.
SPORTS GOODS AWARD TROPHY
Omega Particle is the name of the trophy given to A' Sports Goods Award winners. The A' Sports Goods Award Trophy represent infinite possibilities of a design process.
SOFT ORGANIC INTERIOR
The soft organic curves within the A' Sports Goods Award Trophy signify our emotions. the emotional content that is implemented in design process.
HARD GEOMETRIC EXTERIOR
The hard geometric edges of the A' Sports Goods Award Trophy signify logic, the scientific content that is embedded in design process.
A' Sports Goods Award has 34 media partners this year, when we talk about Media Partners, these are different from the list of publications we reach via pr campaigns or press releases; these are the list of publications that will definetely publish a selection of our winners.
By taking part and nominating your work, you gain direct exposure to our Media Partners, which combined, have more than hundred million page views annually, your sports goods will have a chance to tap on their audiences, and get your work seen by the millions. We had already provided 32.939 media placements for our laureates.
In addition to getting your work seen by 34 Media Partners, your sports goods will also get an opportunity to be discovered by 500.000+ journalists, editors and media members that receive our press releases.
In addition to the A' Design Award yearbooks, the A' Design Award winners get an exclusive opportunity to get their work published in the Prime Edition books. The Prime Editions are ultra-premium, extra-large, carefully curated, high-quality, outstanding photobooks that publish award-winning excellent designs, original art and innovative architecture worldwide.
YOUR OWN DESIGN BOOK
Prime Editions, anthology and monograph books, come in three types. The Designer Prime Editions are books that publish award-winning works of just one designer. Plus, The Category Prime Editions publish award-winning works from a given design award category. Finally, The Locality Prime Editions publish award-winning works from distinct territories.
Winners of the A' Design Award will have the exclusive opportunity to have their award-winning works published in the Prime Editions publications. Top award-winning designers will have a special opportunity to have a book dedicated to just their own works.
The A' Sports Goods Award is for everybody, but big brands know better how to use the sports goods award efficiently for their benefits.
Enterprises especially use the sports goods award logo, sports goods award-winning status to promote sales, and further use the sports goods award to celebrate success of their R&D teams.
MAKE USE OF A' AWARD.
Companies also benefit from the international publicity, advertising and marketing services provided to sports goods award-winners. You too can enjoy all these advertising and promotion benefits if you win the A' Design Award.
To take part in A' Sports Goods Award you need one primary main image that represents your sports goods. Your sports goods image shall be placed in a canvas that is 3600 x 3600 pixels, and should be a 72 dpi resolution, jpeg file.
If you wish to represent your sports goods better, we would further recommend that you upload up to 4 optional images, each placed on a 1800 x 1800 pixel canvas, your images should have 72 dpi resolution, and should be jpeg files.
OPTIONAL PDF, LINK OR VIDEO
Finally, you will have an opportunity to support your sports goods presentation with an optional video presentation, a private access link or a PDF document up to 40 pages, accessible only to jurors.
TAKE PART STEP #1
Register to A' Design Award & Competition for taking part in A' Sports Goods Award. During sports goods award registration, you will type in your name, surname and email. Confirm your e-mail address after registration to fully activate your profile. It is free to create an account.
TAKE PART STEP #2
Login to A' Design Award website. Upload your sports goods. You can upload as many sports goods as you like. It is free and very easy to upload your designs.
TAKE PART STEP #3
Select the award category that you wish to compete for and nominate your sports goods for the A' Sports Goods Award before the competition deadline.
Join A' Sports Goods Award today for fame, prestige and publicity as well as to promote and advertise your name and your excellency in sports goods. Position and market yourself as a leader in sports goods industry.
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Lists of award-winning projects featured, from first row to last row, from left to right, in order of appearance: — 1 #40832 Nemesis Fins Swim fins — 2 #31852 Elastomeric Technology Collection Swim Goggles — 3 #53571 Float Rower Indoor Rowing Machine — 4 #121618 Esurf Electric Surf Board — 5 #55228 Happy Aquarius Workout Silicone Water Bottle — 6 #64021 Minimbike Exercise bicycle — 7 #28730 Hoyt Techniq Archery Muscle Trainer — 8 #140652 160X3.0 Sneaker — 9 #92549 Eazzy Two Bike Carrier — 10 #138393 Milo Action Communicator — 11 #64836 Hydra Swimming Resistance Trainer — 12 #62011 Pydra Beach Tennis Bat — 13 #69553 Twig Dumbbell — 14 #118813 Dbgripper Dumbbell Handgripper — 15 #33081 Run Artis Treadmill - Fitness equipment — 16 #50380 Listorm Liquid storage bracelet — 17 #50892 VELO SOCK Bicycle Storage Solution — 18 #52720 Z2 and Z3 Snow Helmets — 19 #52433 Nemesis Fins Swim fins — 20 #61514 Elastomeric Technology Collection Swim Goggles — 21 #53436 Float Rower Indoor Rowing Machine — 22 #76944 Esurf Electric Surf Board — 23 #58984 Happy Aquarius Workout Silicone Water Bottle — 24 #28801 Minimbike Exercise bicycle — 25 #91365 Hoyt Techniq Archery Muscle Trainer — 26 #102184 160X3.0 Sneaker — 27 #136965 Eazzy Two Bike Carrier — 28 #102975 Milo Action Communicator — 29 #63216 Hydra Swimming Resistance Trainer — 30 #65254 Pydra Beach Tennis Bat — 31 #31852 Twig Dumbbell — 32 #106350 Dbgripper Dumbbell Handgripper — 33 #104729 Run Artis Treadmill - Fitness equipment — 34 #44918 Listorm Liquid storage bracelet — 35 #63742 VELO SOCK Bicycle Storage Solution — 36 #77404 Z2 and Z3 Snow Helmets — 37 #56072 MyEquilibria Outdoor Gym — 38 #56969 EP Series Sailing Equipment — 39 #26546 Alphard Duo Golf Cart Golf bag & push cart combination — 40 #40855 SMAO Paddles Swim Paddles — 41 #49037 SHR Flex Frontal Head Restraint — 42 #99412 SU2 Etno Kiteboard — 43 #45197 KickTrix Soccer training system — 44 #127054 Stoyka Sport Equipment — 45 #35685 golf-grip Golf training aid — 46 #123807 AirBuddy Surface Supplied Dive Gear — 47 #136329 Panda Modular Climbing Wall — 48 #64238 Shoka Bell Smart Bicycle Accessory — 49 #36512 Aroc racing sledge — 50 #71116 Snowfeet Miniski Skates — 51 #28662 AS1 Shuttlecock — 52 #35529 Moose Kicking Tee — 53 #41496 EcoZip Rollercoaster zip line — 54 #54137 Huger board Electronic skateboard.