Award Categories

Over 17 Awards To Be Won

LAST DATE FOR ENTRIES: JAN 5, 2019


Entries can be submitted by brand owners or their licensed distributors in the MENA region

Only products introduced to the Middle East market after SEP 1, 2017 are eligible


SPECTACLE FRAMES

CIOVP-01

Best New Spectacle Frame (Luxury)

MULTI-CATEGORY BRANDS  (RETAIL PRICE > AED 4000)

NOMINATIONS CRITERIA
A) Aesthetics B) Finish & Comfort C) Innovation In Design
D) Innovation In Material Used
 SUBMIT ENTRY   

CIOVP-02

Best New Spectacle Frame (Designer)

MULTI-CATEGORY BRANDS (RETAIL PRICE AED 1500 TO 3999)

NOMINATIONS CRITERIA
A) Aesthetics B) Finish & Comfort C) Innovation In Design
D) Innovation In Material Used
SUBMIT ENTRY  

CIOVP-03

New Spectacle Frame (Niche)

   INDIVIDUAL MODELS (RETAIL PRICE > AED 1500)

NOMINATIONS CRITERIA
A) Aesthetics B) Finish & Comfort C) Originality
D) Perceived Brand Value 
SUBMIT ENTRY  

CIOVP-04

New Spectacle Frame (Popular)

INDIVIDUAL MODELS (RETAIL PRICE < AED 1499)

NOMINATIONCRITERIA
A) Aesthetics B) Finish & Comfort C) Value Proposition
D) Brand Promotion Initiatives
SUBMIT ENTRY  

SUNGLASSES

CIOVP-05

Best New Sunglass Model
(Luxury)

MULTI-CATEGORY BRANDS  (RETAIL PRICE > AED 4000)

NOMINATIONS CRITERIA
A) Aesthetics B) Finish & Comfort C) Innovation In Design  D) Innovation In Material Used
SUBMIT ENTRY  

CIOVP-06

Best New Sunglass Model
(Designer)

MULTI-CATEGORY BRANDS  (RETAIL PRICE  AED 1500 TO 3999)

NOMINATIONS CRITERIA
A) Aesthetics B) Finish & Comfort C) Innovation In Design  D) Innovation In Material Used
SUBMIT ENTRY  

CIOVP-07

Best New Sunglass Model
(Niche)

EXCLUSIVELY EYEWEAR BRANDS  (RETAIL PRICE > AED 1500)

NOMINATIONS CRITERIA
A) Aesthetics B) Finish & Comfort C) Originality
D) Perceived Brand Value 
SUBMIT ENTRY  

CIOVP-08

Best New Sunglass Model
(Popular)

ALL BRANDS  (RETAIL PRICE < AED 1499)

NOMINATIONS CRITERIA
A) Aesthetics B) Finish & Comfort C) Value Proposition
 D)
Brand Promotion Initiatives
SUBMIT ENTRY  

FUNCTIONAL EYEWEAR

CIOVP-09

Best New Sports Eyewear

 SPORTS EYEWEAR

NOMINATIONS CRITERIA
A) Innovation In Technology B) Aesthetics C) Brand Promotion Initiatives
SUBMIT ENTRY  

CIOVP-10

Best New Children’s Eyewear

CHILDREN’S EYEWEAR

NOMINATIONS CRITERIA
A) Protective Features B) Finish & Comfort C) Aesthetics
D) Brand Promotion Initiatives
SUBMIT ENTRY  

OPHTHALMIC LENS

CIOVP-11

Most Popular Lens (Progressive)

 PROGRESSIVE LENS

NOMINATIONS CRITERIA
A) Lens Quality B) Design Features C) Support & Service
D) Promotion At Consumer Level
SUBMIT ENTRY  

CIOVP-12

Most Popular Lens (Best Value)

LENSES OFFERING BEST VALUE PROPOSITION TO OPTICIANS

NOMINATIONS CRITERIA
A) Lens Quality B) Support & Service C) Value Proposition*
SUBMIT ENTRY  

CIOVP-13

Most Popular Lens Coating / Value Add

VALUE ADDITION COATINGS OR INNOVATIONS

NOMINATIONS CRITERIA
A) Innovation B) Support & Service C) Value Proposition*
SUBMIT ENTRY  

CONTACT LENS

CIOVP-14

Most Popular Oph. Contact Lens

POWERED CONTACT LENSES

NOMINATIONS CRITERIA
A) Lens Quality B) Design Features C) Support & Service
D) Promotion At Consumer Level
SUBMIT ENTRY  

CIOVP-15

Most Popular Coloured Contact Lens 

COLOURED CONTACT LENSES

NOMINATIONS CRITERIA
A) Lens Quality B) Design Features C) Promotion At Consumer Level
SUBMIT ENTRY  

INSTRUMENTS & EQUIPMENT

CIOVP-16

Best Value Enhancer (Retail)

ALL INSTRUMENTS & EQUIPMENT USED AT RETAIL STORES

NOMINATIONS CRITERIA
A) Utility B) Value Enhancement C) Innovation & Technology
SUBMIT ENTRY  

CIOVP-17

Best Value Enhancer (Lab)

ALL INSTRUMENTS & EQUIPMENT USED AT RETAIL STORES

NOMINATIONS CRITERIA
A) Utility B) Value Enhancement C) Innovation & Technology
SUBMIT ENTRY  

SPECIAL AWARDS

CIOVP-18

Special Jury Award

DESERVING INITIATIVE, PRODUCT, SERVICE THAT MAY NOT HAVE BEEN COVERED ABOVE

NOMINATIONS CRITERIA
Out of the box innovation (1 Vote per Jury member) final decision based on majority

* Value proposition = Potential selling price : Dealer price

If you think your eyewear is indeed unique, here’s your chance to show it!

AED 500 per entry • There is no limit to the number of entries that can be made • All entries besides ‘Equipment’ are to be made alongwith a display sample and any marketing collateral highlighting its unique features, where applicable • Submissions for ‘Instruments & Equipment’ category should have good quality images of the product with relevant literature highlighting its key features

GIVE YOUR ENTRY THE BEST CHANCE TO WIN DON’T FORGET TO CHECK THE CRITERIA FOR NOMINATION BY THE JURY PANEL

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CAIRO INTERNATIONAL OPTICAL FAIR
ON APRIL 13, 2019 AT
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CAIRO, EGYPT