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12d International Innovation Awards 2024

Celebrating the ground-breaking work and extraordinary achievements of the global 12d Community.

Enter the Innovation Awards Today

Why Your Team Should Enter

Industry and Media Exposure

Entering the Innovation Awards gives you the opportunity to be crowned as a 12d Visionary and grow your professional profile in the 12d community and industry. 

Take your career by storm: increase your earning potential, achieve prestige amongst your peers, and inspire others to innovate.

12d Innovation Awards 2020 Industry Exposure

12d Innovation Awards 2020 - Awards and Prizes

Awards and Prizes

Not only will winners receive industry recognition and a trophy, but also generous cash prizes, a free full Tech Forum ticket for our next event and complimentary 12d training for you or your business.

Become a 12d Visionary

The 12d Innovation Awards recognises the tireless dedication, passion and achievements made by the global 12d Community.

Whether it’s a macro you’re proud of, an exciting project you’ve been working on, or just an innovative way you approach your everyday work…this is your chance to showcase you and your company and be recognised as 12d Visionaries!

This can help your business to attract top talent, win new business and boost your prestige.

12d Innovation Awards 2020 Visionaries

Innovation Awards Highlights

About the 12d Innovation Awards

The 12d International Innovation Awards celebrates the ground-breaking work and extraordinary achievements of the global 12d Community. From clever macros to awe-inspiring projects, our users find ingenious solutions to challenging issues and push the possibilities of technology, engineering and construction.  

Since 2012, these awards have honoured the successes of 60+ 12d Visionaries for their outstanding contributions towards advancing the world’s infrastructure.  

2024 Awards
The 12d Innovation Awards are returning for 2024! Entries and nominations are now open for all users of 12d software. The winners for 2024 will be revealed at our 12d Tech Forum (28-30 July 2024).

Award Categories
2024 will hold award categories for Design, BIM & Visualisation, Survey & Construction,
 12d Water, Customisation & Macros (in Honour of Matt Monk), 'Banishing the Drafting Demon' and 12d Synergy.  

Record Prize Pool
The 2024 12d Innovation Awards includes a record prize pool, valued at A$42,000.

  • The Overall Winner (or winning team) will receive $A3,000, the 12d Innovation Winner Trophy and a Full Tech Forum Package for the 12d International Tech Forum 2026, plus a $A2,800 SPOT (Self-Paced Online Training) package. We will also select an individual to be on the judging panel for the 2026 Innovation Awards.
  • Category winners will all receive a trophy, A$1,000 cash, and $A2,000 worth of SPOT (Self-Paced Online Training), a Full Tech Forum Package for the 12d International Tech Forum 2026
  • There will also be Highly Commended prizes for each category. In addition, a certificate and a free SPOT course (valued at $300!) will be awarded for the top entry from each of these entrant types:
  • Small
  • Medium
  • Large
  • Government
  • Student

Entries close at 11 pm (AEST) 30th April 2024.
Download your entry form below.

How to Enter

2. Include supporting material: HD images of models, screenshots, project photos, data

3. Submit your completed entry to techforum@12d.com

Read the Innovation Awards Frequently Asked Questions

Enter the Innovation Awards 2024

Start Your Innovation Awards Entry

Do you have innovative work or an inspiring achievement to showcase?  

Download the entry form below to get started. 

Download Entry Form
Innovation Award 2024

Nominate a User or Project

Have you come across a user or project that has pushed the limits? You can nominate them below by simply emailing us at techforum@12d.com.

FAQs - 12d Innovation Awards

How do I enter?

Entering is simple. First, download & complete the entry form (download it here). Be sure to include supporting material, such as HD screenshots, project photos and data. Then submit your completed entry to techforum@12d.com.

Who can enter? 

The Innovation Awards are open to all users of 12d Model and 12d Synergy, except 12d employees, its distributors and trainers, and their immediate families.

Can I enter in more than one category?  

Yes, you can enter as many categories as are applicable.

Can I submit more than one entry?

Yes, you are welcome to submit as many entries as you would like.

Can we enter as a team?  

Yes, individuals and teams are welcome to enter the Innovation Awards.  

Someone else at my company was the Overall Winner of the 2021 Awards; can I still enter this time?  

Yes, you can still enter this year’s Awards.  

What if we’re part of a Joint Venture?  

If your entry is a winner, we can have an extra trophy made for the other half of the JV to display at their office, too!  

Is my idea innovative?  

You’d be surprised what can be considered innovative…sometimes people think they’re just doing their everyday jobs, but actually, they’re using 12d products in a way not many would consider – it’s definitely worth entering to see how you stack up against others in the industry! 

Do I have to attend the 12d Tech Forum to enter?  

No – we encourage all entrants to attend the Tech Forum if possible, but you won’t be penalised for not being there; winners are winners and we’ll chase you up afterwards to give you your trophy and prizes!

Where will the Innovation Award Winners and Highly Commended entries be featured?

The Innovation Award Winners and Highly Commended entries will be showcased on Day 3 of the 12d Tech Forum 2024 and published on our websites. Additionally, selected entries may be turned into case studies for industry media.

Have a question? Contact lisa.stewart@12d.com for assistance.