The international ZVSHK Product Award is for manufacturers of products for the bathroom and will be awarded at the ISH 2017, the world's leading trade fair in the branch. Manufacturers may enter one or more existing products or new innovations. A separate submission must be made for each product.

Registration and submission:

Registration and competition entries are binding and may only be submitted via the online platform using the form provided. Please submit the following documents in German or English with your application:

  • A description of the product addressing each of the assessment criteria (max. 1000 characters per criterion)
  • Two images of the product itself in JPG format, max. 3 MB
  • An image showing the product in use in JPG format, max. 3 MB
  • An image with a drawing or plans of the product in JPG format, max. 3 MB
  • A short description of its assembly and any installation instructions (both as supplied with the product) in PDF format, max. 5 MB
  • Please ensure that the submitted documents are designed to be accessible.

Please note:

Should a product be nominated, the participant agrees to supply the nominated product for the main judging day. Without this, the product cannot be assessed.Nominations and prizes:All submissions will be anonymised for the jury. The meetings and deliberations of the preliminary jury and the jury will not be open to the public. The final decision will be taken by simple majority. The decision of the jury is final and not contestable. There is no right of appeal.

Competition procedure:

All submitted entries will be assessed in a meeting of the preliminary jury, which will select outstanding product submissions as “Nominated for the ZVSHK Product Award 2017”. The jury will then judge the nominate products in a final sitting at the ISH 2017. The award winners will be conferred the title of “Winner of the ZVSHK Product Award 2017”. 

Competition entries that have been “Nominated for the ZVSHK Product Award 2017” will be presented exclusively in a multimedia presentation at the ISH 2017. Nominated products will also receive a label that the exhibitors may use to highlight their product during the ISH 2017. 

The “Winners of the ZVSHK Product Award 2017” will be presented with their award in a public ceremony on 16 March 2017 at the main stand of the ZVSHK in Hall 8.0 of the ISH 2017. 

The labels “Nominated for the ZVSHK Product Award 2017” and “Winner of the ZVSHK Product Award 2017” may be used for an unlimited period by the manufacturer in conjunction with the award-winning product only. 

Participation fees:

600 Euro        Submission fee per product / contribution 

2.800 Euro     Additional fee per product / contribution for products that are nominated for the award by the jury

The detailed terms and conditions can be downloaded here.