PAVE RISING STAR
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.
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 amazing things. Gather some of their work and tell us why you think they should become the next PAVE Rising Star!
The PAVE Rising Star judges are looking for individuals who are original, passionate, visionaries. A Rising Star nominee is intuitive in decision-making, willing to take risks, ambitious, persistent, resourceful, and socially responsible. They demonstrate authenticity in their designs and are able to implement sustainable projects.
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.
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 this December during the PAVE Event in New York City where the winner will be announced.
Nominations for the 2021 PAVE Rising Star are opening soon! Please check back later.