FURNITEX connect will host the inaugural Australian Contemporary Emerging Design Awards (ACE) in 2015 to reflect the industry’s vision of the future.

The ACE awards are open to students and emerging designers from all fields related to the furniture industry and all entries will be on show at FURNITEX connect from 9 – 12 July 2015 
All 2015 Award Winners will be offered exhibition space in the Australian Furniture Association’s International Pavilion as part of an Australian Trade Mission to Tent London

Entry includes:
FREE freight to exhibition from all states of Australia
Discounts for AFA Members (nomination fees and event tickets)
Feedback from Judges (where requested)
New award categories
No size limits
Unlimited number of nominated pieces (scaling entry fees for additional entries)

Criteria for entry:
Works must have been produced/completed within a 12 month period preceding the event, but may have been previously presented or exhibited
No products which are currently available on a commercial scale
All products must be developed to prototype stage but may require further development to take to completion. 

The Application Form and full competition information is available for download by clicking on the below image, or following this link http://www.australianfurniture.org.au/_literature_134478/2015_ACE_Information_and_Application_Form