Exhibitor Innovation Award
The RAPID + TCT Innovation Award recognizes the most innovative new products or services exhibited at RAPID + TCT that are judged to have the greatest potential impact on the industry. Finalists will be notified during the first day of RAPID + TCT so that they can display “RAPID + TCT Innovation Award Finalist” ribbons in their booths. The winning exhibitor will be notified and presented with the award during the second day of RAPID + TCT.
- The SME Additive Manufacturing (AM) Community will review all entry forms received and will select semi-finalists prior to RAPID + TCT.
- SME AM Community judges will visit the semi-finalists during the first day of the RAPID + TCT exposition to interview the appointed company representatives and to review the entries.
- Finalists will be notified and presented with “RAPID + TCT Innovation Award Finalist” ribbons by the end of the first day of RAPID + TCT.
- A committee of judges consisting of SME AM Community members as well as outside independent judges will convene on the 2nd day of the event to select and announce the winning entry.
- The SME AM Community judges commit to non-disclosure and confidentiality of submitted information prior to RAPID + TCT.
The RAPID + TCT 2018 Exhibitor Innovation Award winner was Meld Manufacturing.
People’s Choice at RAPID + TCT 2018
- The People’s Choice award will be determined by popular vote of RAPID + TCT attendees during show days. (Exhibitors excluded).
- This award is intended to recognize the winning exhibit for being interactive, technically and aesthetically impressive, and visually appealing and engaging.
- RAPID + TCT attendees will be able to vote for their favorite booth using the RAPID + TCT 2018 Mobile App.
The RAPID + TCT 2018 People’s Choice Award winner was Desktop Metal.