Best of the Best Deadline Approaching

The deadline for tED magazine’s Best of the Best award nominations is fast approaching — don't miss your chance to be recognized for your marketing efforts in 2020!

2020 was definitely an interesting year, and, as a result, the distributor and manufacturer members of NAED had to turn to some creative marketing to build their brands and maintain their ongoing efforts.

The tED magazine Best of the Best Marketing Awards Competition has been around for more than 50 years. The awards celebrate the highest quality marketing efforts from both electrical distributors and electrical product suppliers/manufacturers. Throughout the industry, the coveted crystal award is a symbol of excellence and achievement. In addition to the 11 category awards, Overall Best of the Best awards are given to the top distributor and top manufacturer.

This year's deadline is March 1. Winners of the awards will be notified after the judging is completed, and they will be asked to submit an acceptance video that will be posted on

NOTE: Some of the category descriptions have been changed or reworded to reflect the way marketing strategies were forced to change during the COVID pandemic in 2020. Please read the descriptions carefully.

For more information on the 2021 awards and to submit nominations, go to


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