Welcome to the 33rd 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, 2022, and December 31, 2023, 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: Cellular and Pleated Shades, Drapery Hardware, Green / Energy Efficient Products, Horizontal Blinds, Motorization and Automation, Roman & Roller Shades, Shadings/Sheers, Shutters, Specialty Applications & Misc. Products, Verticals/Panel Tracks
MERCHANDISING CATEGORIES: Consumer Advertising & Education Campaign, Point of Sale Merchandising, Trade Advertising, Education & Training Program, Window Covering Safety Education & Awareness Campaign
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 2023.
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: January 31, 2024
WCMA 2023 award winners will be announced in an in-person ceremony in April 2024.
View 2022 Product Award winners 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
No credit card payments will be accepted. Only ACH and check payments will be permitted.
Make check payable to 2023 WCMA Product Awards.
Please send your check payment to:
WINDOW COVERING MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION
529 14th Street, NW, Suite 1280
Washington, DC 20045