July 24, 2017

Dame Design AwardsThe DAME Design Award is the largest marine competition of its kind, anywhere in the world. It focuses attention on the art and science of design in all aspects, from styling, functionality and innovation, through to ease of implementation, practicality of use – and even packaging. METSTRADE organiser RAI Amsterdam is pleased to announce the opening of entries for the 27th edition of this competition until 19th September 2017. All submissions are made using a dedicated online portal.

The DAME Design Award attracts a very high standard of entries each year and continues to highlight the critical role of design in retaining today’s boat buyers and attracting the next generation. It is judged by a panel of top naval architects, boat, interior and industrial designers, plus user experts. To win a DAME Category and then to attain the ultimate prize of DAME Award Overall Winner is widely recognised as having reached the pinnacle of design practice for marine equipment.

Showcase recognition for the best of the best
The importance of the DAME Awards in the global marine industry is unrivalled. It is organised every year as part of the METSTRADE Show, the world’s largest marine equipment trade event. A significant number of entries are recognised for their merit by achieving recognition as a DAME Nominated product and are placed on a special presentation within the METSTRADE Show. From these, the final selection of seven Category winners and the eventual DAME Award overall winner is made.

2016 winner – Torqeedo GmbH
Speaking after receiving the DAME Award last year for his company's Cruise FP models, Torqeedo GmbH co-founder and CEO, Dr Christoph Ballin, stated: “We are absolutely thrilled to be the overall winner of the DAME Award for the second time. Torqeedo is delighted to see the coming of age for electric mobility in the marine industry and is proud to be a driver in this business. The DAME Awards is the most prestigious competition of its kind anywhere in the world and to win it is also a wonderful experience for everyone that works for us.”

About the DAME
The DAME Design Award was initiated in 1991 to promote design across all disciplines and recognise the best-designed products at the METSTRADE Show. It is judged in seven key product categories spanning the many interests of METSTRADE exhibitors and visitors. The 27th edition of the competition will continue in the tradition of providing a globally recognised platform to highlight the importance of design for all marine products, from function to aesthetics and from packaging to the end-product. The DAME Jury also considers the expected impact on the marine industry of entries, their suitability for intended purpose, the level of innovation, the cost effectiveness and environmental impact.

For the DAME 2017 Specific Terms and Conditions of Participation and the application form, see www.metstrade.com. Entries close on 19 September 2017.Participation is open to manufacturers and authorised suppliers who are registered as exhibitors or co-exhibitors at the METSTRADE Show.

About METSTRADE
METSTRADE is the world’s leading platform and community for professionals in the leisure marine equipment industry. This global business platform and community focuses on innovation, market developments, knowledge sharing and networking. The METSTRADE Show & IBEX are the leading global trade events serving the marine industry and professionals worldwide.

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