All buyers and Media Editorial badge holders can vote for the “Best of Category” and “Best of Show” awards.
The “Best of Category” voting is conducted over a two-day period. The voting begins between 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 14, during the New Product Showcase Preview Reception. Voting resumes at 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, July 15, and ends at 1:00 p.m. During these times, only buyers and Media Editorial badge holders may enter the New Product Showcase. The “Best of Category” awards will be presented on Wednesday evening during the awards reception held from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. in Ballroom S320.
The second round of voting for the overall “Best of Show” will take place on Thursday, July 16, between 9:00 a.m. – noon in the New Product Showcase. Buyers and Media Editorial badge holders have the opportunity to select one product from the 30 “Best of Category” winners which will be on display in the Showcase. The “Best of Show” winner will be announced at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday afternoon on the show floor.