The Best of the Year Competition – Vuoden Huiput
The Best of the Year - The Best of Finnish Advertising and Design
The Best of the Year event (Vuoden Huiput) is organised by Grafia. It is the most important competition for graphic design and advertising in Finland. The aim of this annual competition is to emphasise the importance of the work done by visual communication professionals in advertising and design.
The event seeks to raise the standard in Finnish design, to empower creativity and originality and to improve the designers' professional skill. In addition to the competition, the event includes the award gala, an exhibition compiled from the competition entries and the yearbook which presents works and designers chosen by the juries.
The awards consist of Golden and Silver Awards. A person well-established in the field is awarded the Platinum Award and a fresh comer receives the Junior Award. All entries are due in by the end of January, and the awards are published in a gala held in spring.
The Best of the Year advertising and design competition (Vuoden Huiput) is organised into 16 categories evaluated by juries consisting of professionals from the fields of advertising and graphic design.
The results and awards of the Best of the Year competition are announced in a gala. Golden Awards, Silver Awards and special awards will be awarded in the gala. Lead by the Head of the Juries, the chairpersons of the Best of the Year juries have chosen a qualified nominee who will be awarded the Platinum Award. They will also name the receiver of the Junior Award and Client of the Year Award.