The following dates are valid for the 2018 competition year.

Participant Registration Deadline
March 31, 2018

To participate in the competition please register your company online. Your password protected user profile enables you to securely set up, edit and submit up to six competition entries.

Submission Deadline
April 20, 2018

Competition entries may be conveniently submitted through your personal user profile until the end of the deadline. A registration fee is due for each submitted application.

Formal Evaluation
April – May, 2018

At the end of the submission deadline, all entries are reviewed to confirm their fulfillment of all competition regulations.

May – June, 2018

The jury nominates a limited number of competition entries among all complete submissions. A participation fee becomes due upon the acceptance of a nomination.

Production Period and Delivery of Competition Entries
July – August, 2018

The production period entails: Planning and production of the exhibition and press materials, collection of texts and images for all nominated entries, delivery of original products and prototypes for the adjudication and nominee exhibition at IFA.

August 28 – 29, 2018

The jurying of all competition entries takes place prior to the IFA show opening.

IFA Press Days and UX Design Awards Press Preview
August 29 – 30, 2018

IFA opening press conference and press days, press preview of the UX Design Awards nominee exhibition.

IFA Show Days and UX Design Awards Nominee Exhibition
August 31 – September 5, 2018

Presentation of all award nominees to the trade audience, press and public during the IFA technology show.

Award Ceremony at IFA
September 1, 2018

The Winners in the Jury categories “UX Design Award”, “UX Design Award | Concept” and “UX Design Award Gold” are announced in a festive ceremony at the IFA show.

Voting for the Audience Award
August 31 – October 31, 2018

All nominated competition entries participate in a public online poll for the “UX Design Award | Public Choice”. The Winner is announced in the first half of November of the running year.