PAVE RISING STAR

2015

WHAT IS A RISING STAR?

A Rising Star is a young professional who has exhibited outstanding leadership in the retail environments industry. These emerging leaders anticipate client needs, motivate a team, transform the simple into the extraordinary, and inspire the consumer.

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PAVE RISING STAR

A great leader can easily recognize another great leader. Retailers, designers, and industry suppliers are invited to nominate individuals for this year's PAVE Rising Star award. PAVE is looking for young innovative visionaries who are respected by their peers. If you have worked with a young professional who exhibits such traits, show them that they’re admired by nominating them.

Nominations are free and they can motivate a nominee to do even more great things. Gather some of their work and tell us why you think they should become PAVE’s next Rising Star.

PAVE’s Rising Star judges are looking for individuals who are original, passionate, visionary, intuitive in decision-making, willing to take risks, ambitious, persistent, resourceful, socially responsible, able to demonstrate authenticity in projects, and able to implement sustainable projects.

NOMINATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Nominees may be from your own organization or another.

  • Nominees must be engaged in the design or supply of retail environments. This includes designers, visual merchandisers, store planners and project managers.

  • Nominees must be 40 years of age or younger as of December 2021.

  • Nominations must be submitted by a retailer, design firm, or industry supplier.

MAKE A NOMINATION

  • Attach up to five supporting materials that demonstrate what makes the nominee a rising star. Provide descriptions of images, including program intent and a brief line on its success.

  • There is no fee to make a nomination.

JUDGING
All nominations will be reviewed by a panel of industry professionals. PAVE will contact the senior management for all finalists for employment verification and any additional input as needed.


PRESENTATION OF AWARDS
All finalist will be recognized during the PAVE Gala in New York City where the winner will be announced.

Nominations for PAVE Rising Star are currently closed. Please check back later.

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2019 RISING STAR

Anna Leach

Associate Vice President, CallisonRTKL

2019 RISING STAR FINALISTS

Anna Leach, Associate Vice President, CallisonRTKL

Randi Lawrence, Associate, CallisonRTKL

Raphael Sorcio, Project Director, Bednark Studio

2019 RISING STAR JUDGES

Jennifer Acevedo, Editor-In-Chief, VMSD

Bill Goddu, Chief Brand Ambassador, Green Cloud

Nancy Jackson, Chief Creative Officer, Architectural Systems Inc.

Zaiba Mian, Professor, Humber College

Pirkko Lucchesi, AIA, LEED AP, Architect - B+N Industry, Inc.