Koelnmesse has been recently launched the 2015 edition of garden contest.
The following product categories are permitted:
• outdoor furniture
• products for shading
• outdoor lighting
• flooring for outdoor use
• plant containers and grilling equipment
The designers nominated to exhibit during the competition will be asked to submit their products for the exhibition (1:1 scale).
Before the trade fair starts, the up-and-coming designers will have the opportunity to present their work directly to the jury once set up for exhibition.
The exhibition will take place in the garden unique area from 30 August to 1 September 2015.
The awards ceremony will take place on Sunday, 30 August 2015 during the spoga+gafa event. The nominees (or a representative from the design team) must be present at the event from 29 August to 1 September 2015 (excluding day of arrival and departure) in order to participate in the jury presentation, press relations and the awards ceremony.
Koelnmesse will be providing the exhibition participants with appropriate financial and organizational assistance in relation to transport, travel and accommodation costs.
There is no entry fee to participate!
Designers and design students who have graduated within the last three years are eligible to participate in the design competition. Design teams are also invited to participate, though with some limitations.
Up to 15 young designers (individuals or groups) will be selected and invited to exhibit as part of the "garden unique" design competition.
During the trade fair there will be 3 winners selected and awarded by the Jury and 1 by the public.
There will be prize money for the winners: 3,000 Euro for first prize, 2,000 Euro for second prize and 1,000 Euro for third prize as well as the audience award.