Innovation Awards Program

Eligibility Rules:

  • The Innovation Awards are open to all companies in the Image Apparel and Uniform Industry to assure we are recognizing excellence in our industry.

  • There is a submission fee of $75.00 US currency for each submission.

  • All nominated programs MUST have a representative present to accept the Award in order to win, no exceptions. Not having a representative will disqualify the program and the runner-up will receive the Award.

  • The innovation must have been opened for sale between January 1, 2017 and December, 2017 in North America.

  • An innovation may be entered into more than one category, but an innovation can only win in one category each year.


  • The Entry Form with all questions answered is required in order for the submission to be judged. Photographs or drawing must accompany the Entry Form. The artwork should include pictures of all the uniform versions. We suggest close up pictures of the individual uniforms. 

  • Only information provided on-line, through the entry form will be considered by the judges.  All questions must be answered and a maximum of 5 photographs submitted.

  • The NAUMD must receive all entries no later than February 16, 2018. Entries will be judged and the winners notified by email.

  • NAUMD retains the right to use all photographs in publicity and future promotion materials.

Finalist & Announcement

Finalists will be named approximately four (4) weeks before the convention. The national winners will be named at the Awards Dinner at the Convention on March 27, 2018.