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

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
    Application for free.

ALL YOU NEED TO DO

  • Be an exhibitor at SILMO Paris 2018
  • Present a new product at SILMO Paris 2018
    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 29 September: selection of award winners
  • Awards ceremony: evening of Saturday 29 September

APPLICATION PROCESS

  • Choose the category you wish to enter and complete the online application form and register via the SILMO Paris website, by completing the dedicated form available in your "EXHIBITOR AREA" 
  • Produce a presentation pack preferably in A4 format
  • Send the required information before the date indicated on the form (see items listed for your category)

TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF ENTRY

TECHNICAL CATEGORIES

Step 1 : Send your presentation pack and a photo of the product by email to [email protected].fr
Step 2 : Send the items listed below for your category by post to:
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.

Address:
SILMO
Grand Prix SILMO d'Or
185, rue de Bercy
75012 Paris - France

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
Submission date : 30 august 2018

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
Submission date : 30 august 2018

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
Submission date : 30 august 2018

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:
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.

Address:
SILMO
Grand Prix SILMO d'Or
185, rue de Bercy
75012 Paris - France

OPTICAL FRAMES:

In 2017 this category was split into two separates classes (you will need to choose when you register online)
- FASHION ( trademark licences...)
- DESIGN (private labels, fashion designers...)
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
Submission date : 07 september 2018

SUNGLASSES:

In 2017 this category was split into two separates classes (you will need to choose when you register online)
- FASHION (trademark licences...)
- DESIGN (private labels, fashion designers...)
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
Submission date : 07 september 2018

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
Submission date : 30 august 2018

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
Submission date : 30 august 2018

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
Submission date : 07 september 2018

Register to the Silmo D'or Awards 2018