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Anna Hernandez/Luna Textiles Visionary Award Guidelines


Eligibility Requirements

The applicant must be a female business owner whose firm specializes in interior design or product design. The firm must have been in existence for a minimum of three years and is approaching, or at, its tenth year business anniversary. The recipient must be available to accept the award during the IIDA Annual Meeting on Sunday June 9, 2019, in Chicago, Illinois.

Criteria for Submission

The candidate must submit the following to considered for the award:

  • Completed application form
  • A concise 100-word description of the applicant’s firm
  • Written statement documenting and describing the successful progress and growth of the firm since its inception (maximum 350 words)
  • Written statement on overall contributions to the interior design profession (maximum 350 words)
  • Experience on being an entrepreneur in the industry. (maximum 150 words)
  • Written statement on mentoring others within the industry (maximum 150 words) 
  • Written statement on what the candidate would do with the award (maximum 150 words)
  • Video statement describing the challenges of launching the business, how the challenges were overcome, and how success has been achieved (maximum 3 minutes and no more than 200MB in one of the following formats: AVI, MPG, MPEG, 3GP, MOV, MP4)
  • Three letters of reference from professional colleagues who can attest to the company’s growth and success (PDF format; maximum 1 page each)
  • Headshot: 5”x7” black and white, JPEG format, 300 dpi preferred, maximum resolution of 1024px x 786px

If any of the above documentation is not included, your application will not be reviewed. Any inclusions other than those requested will be removed from your application.


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