We've received a slew of calls for entries as of late. So, for your convenience, here is a sampling:
First things first, let's start with our own reminder: Contract is now accepting entries for the 2009 Healthcare Environment Awards. More details here
. Entries are due July 6.
Also, for any manufacturers browsing the blog: We're also accepting entries for the 2009 Best of NeoCon® Competition. Details here.
We've also got the winners of our first-ever Contract: Inspirations competition, sponsored by Tandus. Check out the inaugural winners here.
And, now, outside of the world of Contract:
• Andreu World is accepting entries for the 9th Andreu World International Design Competition. It's open to both students and professionals and the challenge is to design a seat or table with one major stipulation: The main material for either seats or tables must be beech, oak, or walnut, and all designs must be new. The full technical specs are available for download on the Andreu web site
. Prizes: Two cash purses, one of €4,000, the other of €2,000. Deadline for entry is Sept. 14.
• The U.S. General Services Administration is extending an invitation for federal agencies working in real property asset management to submit to the Office of Governmentwide Policy’s 13th annual Achievement Award for Real Property Innovation. Entries will be accepted beginning today through July 1. All eligible federal employees may submit an entry. The Call for Entries and an electronic entry form are available at www.gsa.gov/realpropertyaward.
GSA is focusing on excellence in two specific topic areas — Asset Management and Sustainability. All submitted entries will be judged by an independent panel of distinguished government and industry experts. Winners will receive monetary awards of $5,000 for an individual or $10,000 for a team in each of the two categories.