Silhouette Awards opens call for mentors

June 4, 2024
(UK) – The Silhouette Awards has announced an open call for mentors for its 2024/2025 programme, encouraging senior members of the lighting industry to apply. Applications are open from Thursday 3 June until Thursday 5 August 2024.

The Silhouette Awards team will review all submissions and contact the successful candidates at the beginning of September 2024, before the new programme begins mid-September.

Those selected will become part of an international network of renowned past and present mentors, defining the winners of the programme by forming a valued part of the judging panel. Mentors will review all nominations and participate in the independent judging process, before being part of the online winner’s ceremony.

 Eve Gaut, Silhouette Awards Co-Founder, Parrot PR & Marketing, commented: “As the awards grow each year, it is a wonderful collective achievement to see another 20 young designers’ benefit from the journey with their mentors, progressing their careers and developing the future of the industry. We have seen a lasting impact from the past two years at how the mentorship journey has made a huge difference to our mentees.”

Katia Kolovea, Silhouette Awards Co-Founder, Archifos, added: “As the pool of mentors grows larger and reaches further around the world, we are proud to see how everyone is connecting and supporting each other. It is inspiring to see how our passionate mentors want to continue to benefit the industry. This year’s winners equal 60 young talents so far which have been nurtured, making a massive impact on the future of the industry.”

Applications are open now until 5 August 2024.