MIVA entries are now open! The EXTENDED entry deadline is April 29, 2022 at 11:59 p.m., so don't wait!
The Made in Vancouver Awards celebrate the best of the city’s maker culture
Vancouver magazine’s Made in Vancouver Awards spotlight the city’s best homegrown goods, from artisanal hot sauces to handcrafted bags to eco-chic outerwear. Now in its third year, our awards program is your chance to share your locally made products with our editorial judging team; winners will be featured in the July/August issue of the magazine.
To take part and share your wares, see the full details below and FAQs. Or if you're ready to get started, kick off your application here!
Entry fee is $70 per product.
Entries close April 15, 2022, 11:59 p.m.
Judging takes place in May. Shortlist will be announced in June; winners will be featured in the July/August issue of Vancouver Magazine. See last year's winners here!
Food (sub-categories: Savoury and Sweet) May include sauces, oils/vinegars; preserves and spreads; baked goods and snacks, etc.
Drink (sub-categories: Beer, Spirits and Zero-Proof) May include cocktail mixes; shrubs and bitters; spirits; sodas; kombuchas, etc.
Style Fashion; accessories; jewellery, etc.
Home Tableware; pottery; baskets; textiles; décor; lighting; woodcraft, etc.
Beauty Makeup; skincare; haircare; self-care, etc.
Wildcard (anything else!)
How to apply:
1. Complete our submission form and pay your entry fee.
2. Ship us your product samples, if required—different categories have different requirements, so please review our Shipping Info page carefully!
3. Wait for good news from our judges!
How innovative is the product (fresh, forward-thinking design, unique niche in the field or market, solves problems creatively)? Points will also be awarded for sustainable design.
How successful is the execution of the work (selection, quality, combination of materials, unique techniques and processes, technical proficiency)?
The work will also be evaluated by its functional merits, and for its poetic value/design aesthetic.
Questions? Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
SUBMISSION DEADLINE Deadline is April 29, 2022 at 11:59 p.m.!
PRODUCT DELIVERY DEADLINE Please see delivery and shipping information here.
FINALISTS will be announced by Vancouver Magazine on or before June 20, 2022.
WINNERS will be announced by Vancouver Magazine on or before July 8, 2022. (Date is subject to change.)