The first part of your entry should be the completed Official Entry Form (either type-written or clearly printed). Please complete a separate Official Entry Form for each project being entered.
All entries shall include a project summary, a brief narrative (max. four pages) describing the projects goals and objective, physical description,and planning mission, financial constraints, as well as development and market strategies. All entries shall include a descriptive narrative and graphic representation of all innovations the projects team feels important to its success. All entries shall include a descriptive narrative and graphic representation of the overall quality and execution of the project. All entries shall include a descriptive narrative and graphic representation of the factors that define the success of the project.
In the Project Description, the judges request that you specifically answer the following questions:
In addition, information on design objectives, positioning strategies and image, aesthetics, problem-solving techniques used, material usage, shopability, merchandising, signage and lighting is greatly appreciated.
The Project Description should a be basic word processing document. No logos, photos or other decorative elements may appear on the Project Description. Please use 12-point type.
As part of the word document, the entry should include a list of the major product and service suppliers and their base cities, as well as a list of key project personnel.
Entry forms can be sent via email or regular mail. All other materials should be submitted via CD or flash drive.
Please submit 10 to 20 color .jpeg images of the project. Images should be set for screen resolution (72 dpi minimum) and should be large enough to fit as a full-screen display on standard monitors. Please show all aspects of a project to help give judges a complete sense of the retail environment.
Please include floor plans of the store or center as electronic images or PDFs. If a project is more than one level, please include a floor plan for each level. The floor plan(s) should be formatted to fit without scrolling on a standard monitor. Graphic diagrams and photos of the project should accompany the descriptions identifying key features related to the design, planning, problem solving and general aesthetics of the project.
The images will be used during the awards presentation if your firm is selected as a winner. Images may also be considered for use inside of
All retail store entries MUST include a storefront shot.
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SADI Entry Format and Entry Form