USITT strives to be a prominent leader of theatre and entertainment design, management, and technology through its conferences, exhibitions, awards, publications, and research. The Institute issues a variety of awards to honor individuals and organizations. The awards are funded by the New Century Fund, Commissioners Fund, Samuel E. Scripps International Fund, and the General Fund.
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USITT recognizes excellence and significant contributions in design, management, and technology for the performing arts and entertainment industry, through a variety of awards.
Awards for Achievement
     Special Achievement Award
     Distinguished Achievement Award
Young Designers & Technicians
Rising Star Award

Author & Publication Awards
Architecture Awards
International Health & Safety  Awards
Exhibition Awards

At times, USITT's Commissions recognize service to their segments of the industry. These can be found on each Commission's page.