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BNP Media contests, awards, surveys and top lists provide our audience with the opportunity to showcase various content that includes products, people and buildings.

Please see below to view BNP Media’s list of upcoming contests, awards, surveys and top lists, organized by brand. You can also navigate to a specific program using the Contests and Awards and Surveys dropdowns above.

Upcoming Programs (alphabetically by brand)



Dealer Design Awards

The Dealer Design Awards recognize contractor-oriented products with features that assist in installation, maintenance, and service of installed products to the HVACR industry.


Cooling Showcase

The April 11th issue will describe your company's newest (within the last 12 months) residential cooling equipment (usually split systems under 5 tons), while the May 2nd issue will introduce your company's latest commercial cooling equipment (usually split systems and packaged units over 5 tons). But your input is required in order for your new products to make it into these very important issues.

Heating Showcase

The September 12 issue will describe your company's newest (within the last 12 months) residential heating equipment, while the October 3 issue will introduce your company's newest commercial heating equipment. Products may include boilers, furnaces, heat pumps, ductless units, or any other type of space heating equipment that requires installation by a contractor.

Best Contractor to Work For

If you are an employee who believes that your work environment encourages growth, opportunity, recognition, education, and a winning attitude for all employees, then show off your team by nominating your company as The NEWS’ “Best Contractor to Work For.”

Enter Best Contractor to Work For


Record Interiors
All architects registered in the United States or abroad, as well as interior designers working in collaboration with architects, are welcome to submit interiors-only projects that have been completed in the last year. Special consideration will be paid to works that incorporate innovations in design, program, building technology, sustainability, and/or materials.


Kitchen & Bath
Registered architects as well as designers working in collaboration with architects are welcome to submit kitchen and/or bath projects that they have completed in the last year. The projects may be new constructions, renovations, or adaptive reuses that are commercial, residential, domestic, or international.

Enter Kitchen & Bath

Record Products
Manufacturers and designers may submit items introduced in the U.S. A panel of architects and specifiers will judge the entries on criteria including innovation, functionality, and aesthetics.

Good Design is Good Business

Architecture and design is a top priority for leaders of business, government, and industry looking to rebrand, boost productivity, and attract customers. The Architectural Record Good Design is Good Business (GDGB) Awards honors the architects and clients who best utilize design to achieve such strategic objectives. 

Record Houses
The editors of ARCHITECTURAL RECORD announce the 2016 RECORD HOUSES awards program.  Entry is open to any architect registered in the U.S. or abroad. Of particular interest are projects that incorporate innovation in program, building technology, materials, and form. Projects must be built and inhabited. They may be new construction or renovated and adaptive-reuse projects.

Enter Record Houses


With input from readers, editors, contributors, and experts, AVT in December will recognize the most innovative technologies, products, and services of the year in our main areas of coverage in vehicle autonomy, connectivity, electrification, and mobility services.

Romero Awards

You are invited to participate in the only contest of its kind in casino marketing! The Romero Awards are awarded to those who can show the industry how they have driven measurable casino revenue by dead-on planning, uncommon imagination and persuasive selling power.


Top 20 Most Innovative Gaming Technology Products

Casino Journal's Top 20 Most Innovative Gaming Technology Products Awards recognized as the most prestigious honor bestowed on gaming products and services. The competition recognizes the most innovative technology offerings in the gaming industry. 


Readers' Choice Awards

Enter your best-of-the-best product(s) in any of our 50+ EHS categories. Public voting begins in March – and you’ll have a chance to win in each product category you enter! All awards will be covered in the July 2017 issue. 


Security 500 Survey

Who are the best security leaders? Where are the best security programs? What leading trends and management ideas can we learn from? The Security 500 Survey measures metrics across an entire organization.


Ductwork Installation Contractor of the Year

This peer-reviewed award celebrates ductwork installation contractors around the country whose cumulative portfolio of work and company culture exemplifies innovation and excellence in the HVAC ductwork installation industry.


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