CHICAGO, IL -- Entries are now open for the 2016 Coverings Installation & Design (CID) Awards. The CID Awards celebrate outstanding achievements in the design and installation of tile and stone in residential, commercial, sustainable and international projects. Projects are judged on design and installation excellence, giving special recognition to unusual, creative and innovative uses of stone and tile. Multiple entries are accepted and encouraged.
Two grand prize winners will each receive $2,000 and a one-night hotel stay in Chicago, IL, and 12 category winners will receive $1,000 each.

A new scouting shot category offers a free professional photo shoot to one lucky winner who's submission features amateur photography

All winners will also receive recognition at the Coverings CID Awards and opening night celebration and the awards breakfast at Coverings 2016 at McCormick Place in Chicago. Winners will be featured on the Coverings website, in the awards press release and are often picked up for stories in industry publications, including our sponsors, TileLetter and Contemporary Stone & Tile Design.

The deadline for entries is Monday, January 18, 2016. For additional details on eligibility, criteria and more, please visit