Participate to the Silmo d'or

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Silmo d'Or, the best way to demonstrate your know-how

SILMO D'OR, the Innovation and Creation price

Recognized for a long time as a long-awaited and key event of the exhibition, this label of quality rewards the most innovative products in terms of creativity and technology.

TAKING PART IN THESE AWARDS OFFERS AN OPPORTUNITY TO

  • Promote your company
  • Inspire your teams
  • Boost your brand image
  • Seize a further opportunity to demonstrate your know-how
  • Take advantage of major media coverage

ALL YOU NEED TO DO

  • Be an exhibitor at SILMO Paris 2017
  • Present a new product at SILMO Paris 2017: one product only per brand and per category.
    You may enter different categories and present different brands. Each product may only be entered once.
  • Register and submit the required information before the deadline.

HOW THE AWARDS WORK

  • Mid-September: nomination of products (5 products selected per category)
  • Saturday 7 October: selection of award winners
  • Awards ceremony: evening of Saturday 7 October

APPLICATION PROCESS

  • Choose the category you wish to enter and complete the online application form
  • Produce a presentation pack
  • Send the required information before the date indicated on the form (see items listed for your category)

 

SUBMISSION DATES

(Corresponds to applications closing date)

 

Technical categories: Tuesday 5 September 2017

VISION

LOW VISION

EQUIPMENT

 

Frames categories: Tuesday 12 September 2017

OPTICAL FRAMES - FASHION

OPTICAL FRAMES - DESIGN

SUNGLASSES - FASHION

SUNGLASSES - DESIGN

SPORT

CHILDREN

INNOVATION FRAMES

 

 

TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF ENTRY

 

 

TECHNICAL CATEGORIES:

Please send your presentation pack and a photo of the product by email to [email protected].fr

plus the items listed below for your category by post to:

Address: SILMO

Grand Prix SILMO d'Or

185, rue de Bercy

75012 Paris - France

 

Applications closing date: Tuesday 5 September 2017

Please note: the panel may require you to give an oral presentation of the product, the date of which will be notified on an individual basis.

VISION: LENSES - CONTACT LENSES:
Eligible for entry:
- All corrective lenses, sun lenses and materials
- All contact lenses, circle lenses, coloured lenses, lens care products and skincare for lens wearers
Nomination criteria: Technological innovation
Items for submission:
- 10 copies of the product
- 10 technical presentation packs relating to the product’s innovation
- 1 high-resolution photo of the product on a USB drive
- 1 copy of the innovation patent

LOW VISION:
Eligible for entry:
- all low vision equipment and accessories, along with any low vision support project
- all precision instruments and equipment (binoculars, telescopes etc.)
Nomination criteria: Technological innovation
Items for submission:
- 1 copy of the product (unless too bulky)
- 10 technical presentation packs relating to the product’s innovation
- 1 high-resolution photo of the product on a USB drive

MATERIAL / EQUIPMENT:
Eligible for entry:
- Any item of hardware or software for use in the optician’s workspace
- Any vision testing hardware or software
- Any equipment or software to plan / enhance store layout or support sales
Nomination criteria: Technological innovation
Items for submission:
- 1 copy of the product (unless too bulky)
- 10 technical presentation packs relating to the product’s innovation
- 1 copy of the innovation patent
- 1 high-resolution photo of the product on a USB drive

 

 

FRAMES CATEGORIES:

Please send your presentation pack and a photo of the product by email to [email protected]

plus the items listed below for your category by post to:

Address: SILMO

Grand Prix SILMO d'Or

185, rue de Bercy

75012 Paris - France

 

Applications closing date: Tuesday 12 September 2017

Please note: the panel may require you to give an oral presentation of the product, the date of which will be notified on an individual basis.

OPTICAL FRAMES FASHION
Eligible for entry: all optical frames for men or women.
Nomination criteria: Innovation, creativity
Items for submission:
- 2 copies of the product and its colour range
- 1 product presentation pack

OPTICAL FRAMES DESIGN
Eligible for entry: all optical frames for men or women.
Nomination criteria: Innovation, creativity
Items for submission:
- 2 copies of the product and its colour range
- 1 product presentation pack

SUNGLASSES FASHION
Eligible for entry: all sunglasses frames for men or women.
Nomination criteria: Innovation, creativity
Items for submission:
- 2 copies of the product and its colour range
- 1 product presentation pack

SUNGLASSES DESIGN
Eligible for entry: all sunglasses frames for men or women.
Nomination criteria: Innovation, creativity
Items for submission:
- 2 copies of the product and its colour range
- 1 product presentation pack

SPORTS EQUIPMENT:
Eligible for entry: all products designed for playing sport – lenses, eyewear, goggles, accessories, etc.
Nomination criteria: Innovation, creativity
Items for submission:
- 2 copies of the product and its colour range
- 5 product presentation packs

CHILDREN:
Eligible for entry: all optical and sunglasses frames for children.
Nomination criteria: Innovation, creativity
Items for submission:
- 2 copies of the product and its colour range
- 5 product presentation packs

FRAMES / TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATION:
Eligible for entry: any frames that deliver real innovation.
Nomination criteria: Technological innovation
Items for submission:
- 2 copies of the product
- 15 technical presentation packs relating to the product’s innovation
- 1 copy of the innovation patent