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Call for Nominations: The 17th Annual PAVE Global Rising Star Award

Hollywood, Fla. (May 15, 2024) PAVE Global, in partnership with ASI | Architectural Systems, Inc., is thrilled to announce the call for nominations for the 17th Annual Rising Star Award, honoring the brilliant young visionaries transforming the future of consumer environments and experiences. This prestigious accolade celebrates extraordinary individuals whose innovative mindsets and talented contributions as young pioneers and leaders are reshaping the industry landscape.

"At PAVE Global, we are dedicated to elevating and celebrating the rising talents who are pioneering innovation in the consumer environments industry," said Dash Nagel, Executive Director of PAVE Global. "The 17th Annual PAVE Rising Star Award presents an exciting opportunity to recognize the extraordinary leadership, creativity, and vision of these emerging professionals. We encourage retailers, brands, design firms and suppliers, as well as the inspirational individuals themselves, to submit nominations and help us shine a light on the young trailblazers reimagining the future of experiential retail and brand spaces. We look forward to honoring this year's remarkable Rising Star at our annual Gala in New York City."

2023 PAVE Rising Star Award - Left to Right - Andrew Cooper, Taylor Ghost (2023 Rising Star), Gabrielle O'Connor, Laura Lewi (Finalist), and Hannah Friskey (Finalist)

Reflecting on the blended channels that comprise a brand today, you can shine a spotlight on your nominee with this prestigious accolade that will be a testament to their visionary influence and inspiration throughout their career.

"We invite you to join us in recognizing the young game changers, trendsetters, and design pioneers who are transforming the landscape of consumer environments with their unparalleled creativity and innovation,” said Andrew Cooper, President, ASI/Architectural Systems, Inc. “Take the time to nominate them (or yourself) for this year’s Rising Star Award." 

Nominations are free and easy to submit through the online form at by Friday, October 25, 2024, before 11:59 PM Eastern.

All nominations will be reviewed by a panel of industry experts. Finalists will be honored at the PAVE Gala in New York City this December, where the 2024 PAVE Rising Star Honoree will be announced.


Thank you to our long-time partners and friends, ASI | Architectural Systems, Inc. for sponsoring the 17th Annual PAVE Global Rising Star Award.


About PAVE Global

Founded in 1992 as The Planning and Visual Education Partnership, PAVE Global is a 501(c)(3) charitable foundation, with all proceeds benefitting PAVE’s educational programs. The organization enables young talent to build successful careers designing and creating consumer environments. Our vision is to cultivate relationships with students, educators, and the design industry through financial assistance, top-industry thinking, inspiration, and mentorship.


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