2018 DOT Winners Announced

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2018 DOT Winners Announced

10/04/2018

The Path to Purchase Institute announced the winners of the 2018 Design of the Times Awards competition Oct. 4 during a morning keynote address at the Path to Purchase Expo in Minneapolis. AB InBev took home the "Best of the Times" award for its Stella Artois Holiday Door display produced by Rapid Displays.

Institute members have exclusive access to contest images and full contest declarations linked below. A downloadable list of winners is attached at right.

Final judging to determine which entries received gold, platinum or Best of the Times awards took place Oct. 2 on the Expo show floor. All winners are showcased in the Design of the Times Gallery on the Expo show floor.

Design of the Times judges convened July 11 at the Path to Purchase Institute headquarters in Chicago for the first round of judging of the hundreds of entries competing in the 23rd annual competition, which celebrates the most inspiring and creative in-store campaigns and tactics of the previous year. The judges selected 89 entries to vie for the top awards in the competition's 13 retail channels: consumer electronics, convenience, dollar, drug, home/hardware, liquor, mass merchandisers, office supply, pet, specialty, sporting goods, supermarket/grocery and warehouse.

Institute members may click here to view a gallery of contest winners.

2018 Best of the Times Winner

Title Client Company Entrant Company Platinum Category
Stella Artois Holiday Door AB InBev Rapid Displays Supermarkets

 

2018 Platinum Winners

Title Client Company Entrant Company Platinum Category
OREO Mint Hot Chocolate at 7-Eleven Mondelez International Phoenix Creative Co. and Menasha Convenience Stores
Sally Hansen + Crayola Insta-Dri Collection Coty Inc. Menasha Drug
Harry's Dude and Dog Endcap Harry's WestRock Mass
Patron Margarita Station The Patron Spirits Co. Bish Creative Display Specialty
Stella Artois Holiday Door AB InBev Rapid Displays Supermarkets

 

2018 Design of the Times Winners

Sorted by Platinum Category winners

Convenience Stores Client Co Entrant Co Award
OREO Mint Hot Chocolate at 7-Eleven Mondelez International Phoenix Creative Co. and Menasha Platinum
Pepsi Generations Quad Case Stacker PepsiCo Great Northern Instore Gold
Coca-Cola Contour Bottle with Motorized Header The Coca-Cola Co. WestRock Gold
Skinny Max Self-Facing Floorstand Frito-Lay Universal Display & Fixtures Silver
ChapStick Slurpee ChapStick WestRock Silver
Crush Halloween Dump Bin Dr Pepper Snapple Group WestRock Bronze
       
Drug Stores Client Co Entrant Co Award
Sally Hansen + Crayola Insta-Dri Collection Coty Inc. Menasha Platinum
Aquaphor Spray Floorstand Beiersdorf Menasha Gold
Neutrogena DeepClean Floorstand Johnson & Johnson WestRock Gold
Boots No7 Facial Serum Family Boots USA Menasha Silver
Rimmel Cara 3-Sided Spinner Floorstand Coty Inc. Menasha Silver
The Gold Edition Counter Unit Coty Inc. Menasha Silver
Black to Basics Family Coty Inc. Menasha Silver
Writing Essentials Back-to-School Tower Walgreens Menasha Silver
Olay Mixed Whips 12 Piece Skinny Tower Procter & Gamble WestRock Silver
Pepsi Generations Music Speaker Merchandiser PepsiCo Great Northern Instore Bronze
Clear Eyes Slidedown Display Prestige Brands Inc. MarketingLab, International Paper Retail Display & Packaging and Mers Goodwill Industries Bronze
Head & Shoulders Helix Floorstand Procter & Gamble WestRock Bronze
       
Mass Merchandisers Client Co Entrant Co Award
Harry's Dude and Dog Endcap Harry's WestRock Platinum
Black Panther Train Disney Bay Cities Container Corporation Gold
Avengers Infinity War Train Disney Bay Cities Container Corporation and Marvel Gold
Game of Thrones Endcap HBO InnoMark Communications Gold
Bubly Pallet Topper PepsiCo InnoMark Communications Gold
Hatchimals Colleggtibles 1 Pack Dump Display Spin Master LTD International Paper Retail Display & Packaging Gold
Back to Football Mascot Character TMDs Frito-Lay North America The Marketing Arm Gold
Coco Walmart WOW Buena Vista Home Entertainment WestRock Gold
Beauty and The Beast Live Action Walmart WOW Buena Vista Home Entertainment WestRock Gold
Crest Detoxify Launch Procter & Gamble WestRock Gold
Crest Detoxify Floorstand Procter & Gamble WestRock Gold
Olay JFM Whips Mixed 12-Piece 30-Inch Tray Procter & Gamble WestRock Gold
Sun Bum Target Endcap Sun Bum WestRock and JL Buchanan Gold
Transformers: The Last Knight Hasbro Bay Cities Container Corporation Silver
Pepsi Generations Hispanic Soccer Merchandiser/Spanner PepsiCo Great Northern Instore Silver
Baby Dove Family Unilever Menasha Silver
Takis Intensity Dump Bin Barcel Universal Display & Fixtures Silver
Scrub Daisy Bed Bath & Beyond Interactive Video Display Scrub Daddy Inc. Weber Display and Packaging Silver
Target Back to School Semi Circle Endcap Newell Brands WestRock Silver
Herbal Essence Bottle Floorstand Procter & Gamble WestRock Silver
Hershey Easter Egg Modular Half-Pallet Display The Hershey Co. WestRock Silver
Colgate Save the Water Pallet Display The Colgate-Palmolive Co. WestRock, Red Fuse and Geometry Global Silver
Nabisco Center Court Snacks Display Mondelez International EastWest Marketing Group Bronze
Santa's Pet Workshop Endcap Mars Petcare USA Mars Petcare USA Bronze
Diet Coke Recast Half-Pallet The Coca-Cola Co. Saatchi & Saatchi X Bronze
Coca-Cola Patriot Lobby Wall The Coca-Cola Co. WestRock Bronze
Diet Coke Slim Can Contour Rack for Target The Coca-Cola Co. WestRock Bronze
       
Specialty Stores Client Co Entrant Co Award
Patron Margarita Station The Patron Spirits Co. Bish Creative Display Platinum
Dyson AP04 Endcap Dyson DARKO Gold
Neutrogena Wipes Endcap Johnson & Johnson WestRock Gold
Suntory Toki Display Beam Suntory Bish Creative Display and InnerWorkings Inc. Silver
Amazon AUCC Demo Experience Amazon DARKO Silver
KitchenAid Color Commercial Ranges POP Whirlpool Corp. Epsilon Silver
Callaway Rogue Display InnerWorkings Inc. Great Northern Instore Silver
Square Sam's Club Pallet Square Great Northern Instore Silver
3M Office Depot Post-It Sharpie Endcap 3M Great Northern Instore Silver
Fabric Brand Cycle Starter Floorstand & Fabric Demo Saddle Displays Cycle Sports Group Great Northern Instore Silver
Sinful Colors Vanessa Festival Display Revlon International Paper Retail Display & Packaging Silver
Glenmorangie Tallest Stills Moet Hennessy USA Moet Hennessy USA and Motive Marketing Group Silver
Dollar General OREO Mississippi Mud Pie Exclusive Mondelez International Phoenix Creative Co. Silver
Coleman Dark Room Tent Display Newell Brands United Displaycraft, a Great Northern Instore Co. Silver
Snack Shack at Dollar General PepsiCo Universal Display & Fixtures Silver
AT&T and Cricket Wireless Dual Branded Floorstand AT&T WestRock Silver
Sphero Cars Display Sphero WestRock Silver
Office Depot Three-Sided Pallet Newell Brands WestRock Silver
Newell/3M Office Depot Two-Sided Floorstand Newell Brands WestRock Silver
Elmer's Slime Table Newell Brands WestRock Silver
Pantene Premium Foam Floorstand Procter & Gamble WestRock Silver
Say It With Champagne Moet Hennessy USA Bish Creative Display Bronze
Callaway MD4 Wedge Display InnerWorkings Inc. Great Northern Instore Bronze
Nutro Limited Ingredient Endcap Mars Petcare USA Mars Petcare USA Bronze
Kristen Leanne Table Top Urban Decay Tempt In-Store Productions Bronze
En Pointe Dance Accessory Display Suffolk Dance Universal Display & Fixtures Bronze
Black Lotus Adroit Theory Brewing Co. WestRock Bronze
       
Supermarket/Grocery Stores Client Co Entrant Co Award
Stella Artois Holiday Door AB InBev Rapid Displays Platinum
Del Monte Adult Fruit Cup Quarter-Pallet Display Del Monte Foods Inc. International Paper Retail Display & Packaging Gold
San Pellegrino Foodie Cart Nestle Waters United Displaycraft, a Great Northern Instore Co. Gold
Sweet Toppings A-La-Mode Destination The Hershey Co. Universal Display & Fixtures Gold
Cape Cod Boat Display Campbell Snacks Weber Display and Packaging Gold
Coca-Cola Interceptor The Coca-Cola Co. WestRock Gold
Pepsi Generations Merchandiser/Spanner PepsiCo Great Northern Instore Silver
Kraft Heinz Fires-Up Flavor with Mexican Fiesta Coolers Kraft Heinz Co. HMT Associates Inc. Silver
Diet Pepsi Can Dispenser PepsiCo InnoMark Communications Silver
Kroger Fall Allergy Rolling Rack The Kroger Co. International Paper Retail Display & Packaging Silver
Starbucks Cold Brew Cooler Display PepsiCo United Displaycraft, a Great Northern Instore Co. Silver
Pepsi Generations Cooler Stand PepsiCo Universal Display & Fixtures Silver
Vernor's Ginger Ale Lighthouse Floorstand Dr Pepper Snapple Group WestRock Silver
Coca-Cola Imports and Origins Display The Coca-Cola Co. WestRock Silver
Diet Pepsi Half-Pallet PepsiCo InnoMark Communications Bronze
Gingerbread House Martin Lydon Group Menasha Bronze
Wonder Woman Standee Dr Pepper Snapple Group Rapid Displays Bronze

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