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Plaudits & prizes await: IIB Awards 2018 is open to entries

A brand new category for 2018

For our seventh year honouring the world's most awesome information design, we're introducing Breaking News - to celebrate work created around current affairs and a tight (max 72 hours) turnaround. 

2018's categories are:

  • Arts, Entertainment & Culture
  • Breaking News
  • Leisure, Games & Sport
  • Maps, Places & Spaces
  • People, Language & Identity
  • Politics & Global
  • Humanitarian
  • Science & Technology
  • Visualization & Information Design 
  • Unusual


Prizes & plaudits

Thanks to our beloved sponsors Kantar we offer $25k in cash prizes plus the all-important trophies.

Everyone selected for the shortlist gets a pair of free invites to our magnificently fun party

Previous winners have landed new clients, book deals, investment, jobs with hot a feature spot on


How to enter

Professional practitioners, dataviz studios, agencies & media organisations pay to submit work; students and members of the public whose work has not been professionally commissioned or published may enter for free. This guarantees a place in our showcase and a chance for consideration by judges for the longlist. 

Any piece created between 1st June 2017 and 7 September 2018 is eligible, as long as you have not entered it in any previous Information is Beautiful Awards. 

So enter now - or be inspired over the coming months to create new pieces around one of our topics.

:: Enter now



2018 dates

  • Entries now open - Tues 5 June 2018 
  • Entry deadline Fri 14 Sep, 11:59pm PST
  • Showcase announced Tues 18 Sep
  • Longlist announced Tues 25 Sep
  • Shortlist announced & public voting opens Tues 10 Oct
  • Voting closes Fri 19 Oct, 11.59pm PST
  • Winners announced Dec 4 2018


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:: Learn about 2018's categories & prizes

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