Apple Seeks Submissions For Eighth Annual Apple Design Awards

We announced earlier this month that Apple had launched the Eighth Annual Apple Design Awards. The Apple Design Awards are held in conjunction with the World Wide Developer Conference, which Apple announced on Friday was going to be pushed back to June, and moved to San Franciscois larger Moscone Center facilities.

Late on Friday, Apple also sent out a letter to Apple Developer Connection members inviting them to submit their products for inclusion in the Apple Design Awards. As mentioned before, the prizes for the Apple Design Awards include a 17" PowerBook with a 23" Cinema Display HD, as well as a trophy and the right to advertise the Award. The letter below offers the details, but we wanted to point out that only ADC members can submit their products, clear encouragement from Apple to join the developer organization. In addition, all entries are due by April 15th, a Tuesday. The letter Apple sent to ADC members:

We cordially invite you to submit products for consideration in the Eighth Annual Apple Design Awards. The Apple Design Awards recognize innovation, advanced Mac OS X look and feel, use of Apple technologies in our developersi Mac OS X-based products, and new, exciting, and high quality product entries to the Mac OS X market, including an all new Server Solution category. Prizes this year include a 17-inch PowerBook G4 and an Apple Cinema 23" HD Display!

Award Categories
Apple Design Award winners and runners-up will be chosen for each of the following categories:

  • Best Mac OS X Product
  • Best Mac OS X Student Product
  • Best Mac OS X User Experience
  • Best Mac OS X Technology Adoption
  • Best Mac OS X Use of Open Source
  • Best Mac OS X Server Solution
  • Most Innovative Mac OS X Product

In addition to some awesome hardware prizes, winners will receive a trophy and the right to use the associated prize logo to market their products, not to mention the hard-won respect of their peers. Runners-up will receive an award as well as the right to use the associated prize logo to market their products.

The winners will be announced at a special Apple Design Awards ceremony during Appleis Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC).

We encourage you to read the Official Contest Rules, register as a contest entrant, and get details on submitting your entry today.

Please note that entries may be sent in via mail or courier only; electronic entries are not available. In addition, entrants are required to be Apple Developer Connection members.

Donit miss this chance to show off your Mac OS X product and win some great hardware. If you have additional questions not answered by the official contest rules, please contact us via e-mail at [email protected].

All entries are due by Tuesday, April 15, 2003.

If you would like to enter your product, do so at the Apple Design Awards Web site at Apple. If you want more information on the WWDC, please visit the WWDC Web site.