Win great prizes for your designs!
The 2018 Golden Valve Awards Competition will recognize the most innovative and well-executed uses of software supported by Hexagon PPM.
You could win US$1,500 and complimentary registration for HxGN LIVE! Winners will be announced at HxGN LIVE in Las Vegas, June 12 - 15. All entries must be received by March 19 - so prepare yours today!
All entries must be created using Hexagon PPM-supported software as the primary design and rendering tool. SmartPlant® Review or Intergraph Smart® 3D must be used to render the submitted image or animation. Subject matter must relate to the process, power, offshore, shipbuilding, or mining industries.
- Visually Complex – Based on visual complexity shown in one image, this category is open to any type of plant - onshore, offshore, pharmaceutical, power generation, food & beverage, etc. Although the entire plant need not be shown, a view highlighting complexity is recommended.
- Discipline-specific – This image spotlights your specific discipline, whether structural, HVAC, equipment, or electrical, using Hexagon PPM software as a professional tool.
- Photo-realism (formerly Rendering and Ray Traces) – This category comprises 3D model images, which are highly detailed and attractive with photo-realistic quality, such as mirror-like reflections, smooth shading, and realistic skies and backgrounds. Photo matching is also in this category.
- Animation – This category encompasses movies or multimedia presentations related to the process, power, or offshore industries. Fly-throughs and construction sequencing are some examples.
In each of the first three categories, the prizes will be: 1st place – $1,000, 2nd place – $500, 3rd place – $250. The Animation category will have one winner: 1st place – $1,000. All entries will be considered for the Judges’ Choice Awards at $1,000 each. Best of Show will receive $1,500 and complimentary registration for HxGN LIVE. All winners will also be featured in the 201 Golden Valve Calendar. All monetary prizes are in U.S. currency. If your company does not allow monetary awards, we will make a donation to the charity of your choice.