Be Inspired 2014 submissions are now closed.

How to Enter

View the Be Inspired Awards competition process from start to finish.

  1. Prepare Your Submission
  2. Before you complete the online submission form, take time to review:

  3. Write Your Submission for the Judges—Provide Information They Want to See!
  4. Judges are looking for projects that:

    • Provide quantitative, measurable, numeric data (where applicable)
    • Exhibit a sustainable way forward, both economically and environmentally
    • Demonstrate innovative use of technology to meet project goals
    • Overcome challenges, no matter how big or small the scale of the project
    • Leverage information modeling to create truly integrated projects, which in turn deliver intelligent infrastructure

    For inspiration, review these examples of winning submissions:

    For examples of other winning (and finalist) projects, please review the Be Inspired Project Portfolios on our website.

  5. Provide Supporting Images, Files, Animations
    • Required Items:
      • A minimum of three high resolution images (300 dpi or higher resolution) in TIFF, JPEG, or EPS format
      • Files must not exceed 100 MB
    • Additional Files:
      • You are encouraged to include additional images, models, animations, and other design files, including: TIFF, JPEG, EPS, DGN, DWG, DXF, AVI, MOV, WMV, FLV, or SWF
      • *Please compress your DGN, DWG, DXF, and FLV files as a .zip archive before uploading (15 files maximum)

Contest Rules and Eligibility Requirements

Bentley users may enter the Be Inspired Awards competition ONLY if they can comply with the rules and eligibility requirements listed below:

  • Bentley software must be utilized in the creation of the project.
  • Previous Be Inspired Awards submissions will not be accepted unless the project has changed significantly or is in a different phase of development.
  • Participants warrant that they have received all necessary approvals and authorizations from such individuals to accept the terms of the participation agreement(within the online submission form) with respect to the project entry.
  • Participants agree to abide by the terms of these official rules and by the decisions of the independent jurors, which are final and binding, on all matters pertaining to the Be Inspired Awards.
  • The final competition categories are subject to change, based on actual entries.
  • In the event that a given project is not submitted under a suitable and compatible category, Bentley may place the project in an awards class or category that best fits the project’s goals and achievements.
  • Bentley assumes no responsibility for failure of any project to be received by the deadline due to incomplete or late entries.
  • Bentley reserves the right to disqualify projects that fail to meet these rules and requirements.
  • Organizations can submit multiple projects regardless of whether they are all in the same category or in different categories; however, they cannot submit the same project in multiple categories, i.e. each project can ONLY be submitted once, into one category.

You must sign the full participation agreement when submitting your project.



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