The Edison Best New Product Awards™ is an annual competition honoring excellence in new product and service development, marketing, human-centered design, and innovation. Past winners have included Fortune 500s, small start-ups, and everything in between. The value of an Edison Award™ is powerful in terms of its ability to boost recognition and market visibility and provides an unbiased 3rd-party endorsement that delivers an affirmation of superior quality— a confirmation that can reach customers in a way that marketing and advertising alone cannot.

How to Enter

Review the award evaluation criteria and categories and determine whether the product or service you wish to nominate would be an appropriate recipient of an Edison Award. Download the 2019 Nomination Guide for detailed instructions and complete the online nomination form linked on this page. Deadline for nominations is November 21, 2018.

Once registered, nominees will be asked to provide information about the product or service being nominated, including the company and/or product website address, a photo of the entry, videos, and social media links. A number of questions about how the entry satisfies the four criteria will help our judging body evaluate the nomination.

The Edison Award Nominee Seal is provided to everyone who nominates their innovation for a 2019 Edison Award. It is free to use until May 1, 2019 and can be showcased in many of the same ways as the Winner Seal.

Winners will be announced at the Edison Awards Gala in New York, NY on April 4, 2019.

Nomination Fee

Please note that there is a nomination fee which must be paid before the nomination will be considered eligible for judging. Payment options include credit card through PayPal, ACH bank transfer or check. You do NOT need to have a PayPal account to pay through PayPal. Simply choose the "Pay with a debit or credit card" option when you arrive at the PayPal screen. Using a credit card will incur a 3% convenience fee

Deadline is Nov. 21, 2018
Corporate$1295
Nonprofit$800
Student Innovator$250

Value of an Edison Award

Be sure to review the Process/Timeline and the Benefits of an Edison Award to see the value Edison Award nominees, finalists, and winners receive for their entry. Then submit your nomination to align your business with Thomas Edison, one of the most widely known and respected innovators in history.

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Consider becoming an Edison Awards sponsor. We will host hundreds of influential innovators, marketers and corporate executives at our Spring 2019 event. You'll get outstanding visibility, recognition and value. Visit our Sponsorships page for more information.

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2019 Nomination Guides

2019 Nomination Guide - Snapshot
2019 Nomination Guide - Detailed – Includes more details of the nomination form and examples of well-crafted entries
2019 Nomination Worksheet - XLS – Review the full list of questions and compile your information prior to officially submitting the online nomination


Nomination Videos

The Value of an Edison Award


Crafting an Excellent Nomination