2017 FINALIST LIST ANNOUNCED

The entries in each of thirteen retail channels--consumer electronics, convenience, dollar, drug, home/hardware, liquor, mass merchandisers, office supply, pet, specialty, sporting goods, supermarket/grocery and warehouse--have been judged and the finalists have been selected. Click here to see a list of all finalists.

Second round of judging takes place Sept. 26, 2017 at P2PX. Winners will be announced live from the stage Sept. 27 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL. Purchase tickets when registering for P2PX at path2purchaseexpo.com.

HONORING THE BEST IN IN-STORE DISPLAYS & DIGITAL ACTIVATIONS 

The Design of the Times competition celebrates in-store displays and digital activations, and recognizes their role in any successful shopper marketing initiative.

 

For more than 20 years, the Design of the Times has honored innovative and creative marketers and merchandisers of products including: 

  • P-O-P and packaging firms
  • Consumer product brand manufacturers
  • Advertising, marketing and sales promotion agencies
  • Digital solution providers
  • Path-to-purchase companies
  • Retailers

All finalist entries will be displayed at the Path to Purchase Expo in front of thousands of brand marketers, agency creatives and retail executives who are seeking inspiration from creative partners. 

The coveted "Best of the Times" honor, along with all other bronze, silver, gold and platinum awards, will be presented during the Design of the Times Awards Ceremony on September 27, 2017 in Rosemont (Chicago), IL.