DPHA Opens Nominations for 2021 Awards
The Decorative Plumbing & Hardware Association has opened nominations for its 2021 awards, to be presented at the DPHA Annual Conference, which is being held September 22-25, 2021 in Austin, TX. The awards program, which recognizes the best in the luxury plumbing and hardware industry, includes categories for products and industry leaders alike.
The professional award nominees are nominated by their peers and recognized for their work ethic, passion and contributions to the DPHA family, according to the association. Awards include: DPHA Professionals of the Year – DPHA Manufacturing Professional of the Year, DPHA Showroom Professional of the Year and DPHA Representative Professional of the Year; DPHA Showroom of the Year; DPHA Rep Agency of the Year, and DPHA Customer Service Department of the Year (Manufacturers).
Products of Year categories include: Water Delivery Product, Cabinet Hardware Product, Door Hardware Product, Bath Furniture Product, Fixture Product, Accessory Product and Technology Product. The Product of the Year Program recognizes uniqueness, design, functionality, innovation and technological superiority.
The DPHA is again outsourcing the evaluation process to an independent panel of experts who are not affiliated with DPHA or any of its members. The 2021 judges are: Mary Jo Peterson, Mary Jo Peterson Design; Eliot Sefrin, founding director and publisher emeritus of Kitchen & Bath Design News; Alissa Ponchione, executive editor at Hospitality Design magazine; Molly Switzer, Molly N Switzer Designs, and Alena Capra, Alena Capra Designs.