Best of the Best


Best of the BestThank you for your interest in tED’s 2018 Best of the Best Marketing Awards Competition!

For nearly 50 years, the highly competitive Best of the Best Marketing Awards Competition has celebrated the highest quality marketing efforts from both electrical distributors and electrical product suppliers/manufacturers. Throughout the industry, the coveted crystal star award is a symbol of excellence and achievement. In addition to the 13 category awards, Overall Best of the Best awards are given to the top distributor and top manufacturer. 

About the 2018 contest:

  1. Entries will be accepted from Jan. 22, 2018, through March 2, 2018. (Late entries will be accepted by request; see below).
  2. Early entrants will receive our special Early Bird fee:
    • Jan. 22-Feb. 5 (special early bird fee): $125 per entry
    • Feb. 6-March 2: $150 per entry
    • LATE ENTRIES (email Misty Byers at $200 per entry
  3. See the tED magazine Best of the Best Awards Program FAQ  for complete details about this year’s competition.
  4. Learn how to best present your entries by downloading our entry tips guide, “Take Your Best Shot”
  5. Direct any questions to tED Editor Misty Byers via email at or 314-812-5316.
  6. Competition winners will be contacted in May 2018.

See our 2017 winners here!


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