HxGN LIVE – Golden Valve Awards Competition
Win great prizes for your designs!
The 2019 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 11-14. All entries must be received by March 4 - so prepare yours today!
All entries must be created using Hexagon PPM-supported software as the primary design and rendering tool. Intergraph Smart® 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.
1. 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.
2. Discipline-specific – This image spotlights your specific discipline, whether structural, HVAC, equipment, or electrical, using Hexagon PPM software as a professional tool.
3. 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.
4. 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 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.