2021 Radical Innovation Awards
Radical Innovation Call for Entries
For 15 years, radical innovation has worked to shift the norm in the global hospitality industry by recognizing excellence in design, architecture, travel, and industry products, through an annual Awards Competition.
We discover these concepts and bring them to a global stage. Then we nurture the ideas, make introductions, award cash prizes, connect students to scholarship opportunities with an aim to bring concepts to fruition.
Professional hospitality design
Concept or built
Grand prize: $10,000 USD
1st runner up: $5,000 USD
Professional product design for hospitality
Concept or built
Grand prize: $10,000 USD
Student hospitality design
Concept or built
Student winner: $1,500 USD
Student product design for hospitality
Concept or built
Student winner: $1,500 USD
Professional finalists receive hotel and travel to the awards event in NYC for 1
entry fee – $ 250.00
Learn more about submitting your concept.
Finalists receive hotel and travel to the awards event in NYC for 1
Entry fee – free to enter
Learn more about our Student Program.
Submit your radical ideas
Through an annual competition, Radical Innovation mobilizes innovators from around the world with the ideas to propel the industry forward. The result is a creative community gathered by the same passion for innovation, introducing the dreamers to those equipped with the necessary resources to bring such concepts to life. The competition alone has awarded nearly $200,000 to pioneers in hospitality and design, but overall, Radical Innovation serves as a platform that connects and inspires.
- Through a blind judging process, the jury will review all submissions entered online at RadicalInnovation.io
- All concepts will be judged on originality, creativity, design, feasibility, and quality of presentation.
- Finalists will be shortlisted, and the Jury will mentor the concepts of their choosing.
- Finalists will be flown to New York to present their ideas live at the Radical Innovation event in fall 2020, in front of a room of top hospitality, design and business leaders.
- 12/3/2020 Call for 2021Entries Opens
- 5/20/2021 Call for Entries Closes
- 6/2021 Finalists Reveal
- 10/2021 Radical Innovation Awards Ceremony
WHAT IS RADICAL INNOVATION?
Radical Innovation, an initiative that challenges creative thinkers at the professional and student level to pioneer compelling ideas in travel and hospitality culminating in an annual juried awards event promoting the best ideas for the future of the industry. This year, the submission categories included:Professional and/or Student –Radical Hospitality Design, Concept or Product, either new or existing. Since its founding in 2006, Radical Innovation has awarded nearly $200,000 to its international network of creative talents who to push the boundaries of travel and hospitality.
WHEN CAN I ENTER MY SUBMISSION?
The Call for Entries begins in late November/early December the year prior to the competition ( 2020 for 2021 awards ). Submissions close in late April or Early May. Judging begins in May and ends in June. The Professional Finalists and Student Winner are announced in July and invited to a live audience event in October/November where they are able to pitch their expanded submissions for a live vote to determine the winner.
MAY I ENTER MY SUBMISSION IN MORE THAN ONE CATEGORY OR MULTIPLE SUBMISSIONS?
Yes, you may select more than one category from the categories field,and you may enter up to ( 3 ) separate submissions.
WHAT ARE THE ENTRY FEES?
Entry frees for Professionals were $250 per submission in 2020. Student submissions are always complimentary.
MAY I RETURN TO MY ENTRY TO UPDATE OR ADD TO IT ONCE SUBMITTED?
Yes,up until the closing of the submissions in April/May –you can access your submission to make changes.
WHO CAN ENTER THE AWARDS?
University Students or Professionals may enter.
WILL RADICAL INNOVATION PROMOTE MY SUBMISSION OR ASSIST WITH FURTHER DEVELOPMENT OF MY SUBMISSION OR CONCEPT?
Yes, starting in 2021, Radical Innovations new division, Radical Labs will work with submitters to evaluate their concepts and if selected, work with them to bring their concepts and ideas to reality.
IS RADICAL INNOVATION AFFILIATED WITH ANY UNIVERSITIES?
Radical Innovation enjoys support and sponsorship from University of Nevada, Las Vegas, School of Architecture, University of Illinois, School of Architecture and NYU School of Professional Studies, Jonathan Tisch Center of Hospitality. Each offer a student winner scholarship opportunity ( see Student Program page for details ).
ABOUT RADICAL INNOVATION
Radical Innovation works to empower creative thinkers across hospitality, travel and design. Through an annual competition, Radical Innovation mobilizes disruptors from around the world. The result is a creative community gathered by the same passion for innovation, introducing the dreamers to those equipped with the necessary resources to bring such concepts to life. The competition alone has awarded nearly $200,000 to pioneers in hospitality and design, but overall, Radical Innovation serves as a platform that connects and inspires.
ABOUT THE HARDY GROUP
The Hardy Group is a strategic, transformational development services firm for investors and brands engaged in hospitality real estate. Leveraging its international expertise, the group delivers feasibility analysis, project management, development management, and construction management, as well as project accounting for capex, renovations, redevelopment, and new development for both individual deals and entire portfolios. The Hardy Group is recognized as the leader in providing creative solutions to complex building challenges, tapping its diverse team, using proprietary project research and planning, and specialized in-house software that tracks progress and budget conformance. The firm excels as a bridge between the ambition of its clients and project realization, having managed more than $7 billion in development-related assignments encompassing over 1200 hospitality projects in 37 countries. Offices are located in Atlanta, Los Angeles, New York, Paris and Honolulu. To learn more, please visit jhgi.com
TERMS & CONDITIONS
Radical Innovation Awards are an open competition.
Finalists are determined solely on the basis of their submissions. By participating in the competition, you agree to these terms & conditions.
Competition Period; Radical innovation Awards 2021 opens for submissions on 3 December 2020 and closes on 29 April 2021 at 5:00pm ET. Qualifying entries must be received during this period at the Radical Innovation website www.Radicalinnovation.io . Note that the dates may be extended at the sole discretion of Radical Innovation ( the Organizer ). The Organized and its affiliates are not responsible for lost, misdirected, tapered with or undelivered entries. Entries submitted with incomplete or inaccurate information may be disqualified. The Organizer and its affiliates are not responsible for any failure in the entry submission process.
The number of entries per person or company is limited to three.
Radical Innovation is open to professional, amateur and students from any country or region in the world. Entrants must be adults ( determined by the age of majority in their place of resident by the conclusion of the competition period.
Entries must be submitted in English only.
Entrants may submit work previously submitted to other competitions only if the work has not won any previous awards.
Work deemed offensive, abusive, or threating on the grounds of race, ethnicity, gender or sexual preferences will be disqualified.
All work must be the entrants wholly original creation ( with the exception of material in the public domain ). By submitting the entry, the entrant acknowledges that the entire work is his or her original creation and that no other person or entity has any right of claim to the work. Furthermore, the entrant acknowledges that the entire work is his or her original creation and that no other person or entity has any right or claim to the work. The entrant affirms that to the best of his or her knowledge the work does not infringe on copyrights, trademarks, moral rights, rights of privacy/publicity or intellectual property rights.
By submitting a work, the entrant grants the Organize and its affiliates royalty-free rights to publish the work world-wide, including but not limited to the images depicted therein, for promotional and non-commercial purposes for an unlimited period.
By participating, the entrant grant permission to the Organizer for his or her name and any prize information to be used for promotional purposes without additional compensation or notice in any media worldwide for an unlimited period.
The entrant acknowledges that his or her entries may bear similarities to the work of other entrants, and in such a case, the entrant will not be entitled to any compensation nor have the right to negotiate for any award based on said similarities.
Finalists will be selected by mid-May 2021. Notification will take place by email. In the event the Organizer is unable to contact a finalist due to inaccurate, changes, or incomplete contact information, any prizes will be forfeited, and an alternate finalist will be selected. Neither the Organizer nor any of its
affiliates shall be held liable for late, lost, misdirected or unsuccessful efforts to notify a potential finalist.
Prizes are non-transferable and cash alternative will not be offered.
Entrants agree to release and hold blameless the Organizer and their subsidiaries, affiliates and any agencies contract to support the operation of the Radical Innovation Award, and each of their respective directors and employees ( Released Parties ) from all liability, costs, losses, harm or injuries related to the entrant’s involvement in the Radical Innovation Award, including but not limited to any work to develop prototypes, any work related to the submission of entries, and participation in any of the prizes.
Entrants agree to release and indemnify the Released Parties from any liability resulting from his or her participation with Radical Innovation Awards and to waive all rights to bring any claim or legal action against the Released Parties.
In the event that Radical Innovation Award 2021 cannot be continued due to the occurrence of a force majeure event, the Organizer has the right to modify, suspend or terminate Radical Innovation Award 2021.
In the event of any dispute arising from or in connection to Radical Innovation Award, the legal jurisdiction shall be the state of Georgia, USA.
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- 2021 Radical Innovation Awards2021 Radical Innovation Awards Professional hospitality design : Concept or built Grand prize: $10,000 USD ; 1st runner up: $5,000 USD .
- Radical Innovation Awards 2020Radical Innovation Awards 2020 - Radical Innovation, a global platform promoting innovative, industry-changing ideas within the hospitality space
- Radical Innovation Awards 2021The 2021 Radical Innovation Award is now open for submissions. This competition challenges creative thinkers to pioneer compelling ideas in travel and hospitality. This year, the submission categories include: Professional and/or Student - Radical Hospitality Design, Concept or Product, either new or existing. https://www.radicalinnovation.io/