Athens 2020

The 12th Saint-Gobain Gypsum International Trophy will take place on 3 April 2020 in Athens, Greece. The most complex and amazing projects from allover the world will be competing in 6 categories (Ceilings, Plaster, Plasterboard, Innovation & Sustainability, Residential, and Non-Residential) for the chance to win one of the 14 prizes.

  • 32
    Countries
  • 5 new
    countries
  • 350
    participants
  • 14
    winners

What is the Trophy?

When will it take place?

The 12th Saint-Gobain Gypsum International Trophy will take place on 3 April 2020 in Athens, Greece. The most complex and amazing projects from allover the world will be competing in 6 categories (Ceilings, Plaster, Plasterboard, Innovation & Sustainability, Residential, and Non-Residential) for the chance to win one of the 14 prizes. The competing projects serve as a reference for Drywall system craftsmanship in the Gypsum industry and inspire greatness among the international interior building community. 

Sustainable Event

To help keeping global temperature increase within 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels, Saint-Gobain has committed to become net “zero carbon company” by 2050. The Group is already making a significant contribution to improving energy efficiency and reducing carbon emissions on its construction, mobility and industry markets. With this new commitment, Saint-Gobain goes one step further towards impact reduction. This 2050 vision is critical to drive Saint-Gobain’s medium and long-term strategy.

Within this mind-set, in addition to the different efforts to reduce the environmental footprint of our events (avoiding waste, avoiding plastic, serving local food, selecting hotels with green policies), Saint-Gobain has decided, for the first time, to voluntary compensate the CO2 emissions linked to the International Gypsum Trophies event. The compensation includes flights to destination for the 350 participants and the emissions of a two-day event in Athens. The company has committed help a local Greek non-profit organisation finance a sustainable project, which includes reforestation and awareness programmes about forest fires which regularly hits the country, particularly during summer 2019, due to extraordinary heatwaves, drought and great winds #climatechange

Jury

Meet the Jury!

Judging for the International Trophy is a long, demanding and challenging process. To ensure that all entries are judged on an equitable basis, specific judging criteria have been developed and the International Jury Committee has been selected carefully. The judges are able to both assess the technical skills of drywall contractors and the overall performance of the systems and solutions implemented during the course of the projects. The panel is selected by the International Central Marketing Team to guarantee objectivity and to ensure full comprehension of all technical aspects. The 12th International Jury is comprised of Saint-Gobain and external experts as well as country delegates. 

Jury Members