Welcome to the 32nd Anniversary of WCMA's Product Awards
The WCMA Product Awards program is open to all manufacturers and suppliers of window-covering products in the United States and Canada. To be eligible, products must have been introduced to the market and available to consumers between December 31, 2021, and December 31, 2022, and have a design originating with the submitting company.
The design must be an integral component of or be used in conjunction with, products currently offered for sale to the general public as part of the submitting company's current product line.
Companies may submit as many entries as they wish. Each product and merchandising entry require a separate submission and must be entered into a single category.
PRODUCT CATEGORIES MERCHANDISING CATEGORIES: Cellular and pleated shades, Consumer safety advertising campaign, Drapery hardware, Consumer advertising campaign, Green products, Consumer education campaign, Horizontal blinds, Marketing technology, Motorization and automation, Point of sale display, Roman & roller shades, Trade education program, Shadings/sheers, Trade advertising campaign, Shutters, Training program, Specialty applications, & Miscellaneous products, Verticals/panel tracks.
GREEN PRODUCT CATEGORIES: Energy efficiency - products designed to increase energy efficiency or conserve environmental resources. Health and environmental safety- products developed with materials and processes that increase benefit to or eliminate or reduce possible health and environmental impact on, employees, the public, and the environment. Sustainability - products demonstrating environmental awareness or achievement in the utilization of recycled or sustainable materials.
The judges may select honorable mentions within a category or choose not to award a winner in one or more categories. The panel will select the WCMA Product of the Year 2022.
Product entries will be designated by the judges with awards as follows:
- Best Technical Innovation
- Best New Style Concept
At their discretion, the judges may:
- Specify an award designation to best describe manufacturer’s achievement
- Choose to not award a winner in one or more categories
- Move a product to a different category without consent from the applicant
Entries received before or after specified dates must be turned away and will not be considered. Please note that your submission is complete upon receipt of payment.
All nominated products will be featured in the Awards Showcase.
All submissions must include a video showing a complete view of the product.
Deadline to nominate your products and merchandising programs online: February 10, 2023
WCMA 2022 award winners will be announced in an in-person ceremony in April 2023.
View 2019 Product Award winners here and view 2020/2021 Product Award winner here.
US $450 for the first entry, US $375 for each additional entry
US $695 for the first entry, US $625 for each additional entry
NEW THIS YEAR: No credit card payments will be accepted. Only ACH and check payments will be permitted.
Make check payable to 2022 WCMA Product Awards.
Please send your check payment to:
WINDOW COVERING MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION
P.O. Box 723248
Atlanta, GA 31139-0248