Showcase your new products - Enter to win the Best of West Award!

Showcase your new products - Enter to win the Best of West Award!

Best of West LogoShowcase your new products - Enter to win the Best of West Award!

Solid State Technology and SEMI are pleased to present the 2018 Best of West product awards program.  The Best of West Award is given to recognize important product and technology developments in the microelectronics industries. The Best of West Award will provide maximum visibility and value to exhibitor winners, spotlighting exciting new products and technologies in front of a large global audience. All exhibitors are encouraged to participate. Winners will be selected by an independent panel of highly qualified judges. Best of West finalists and award recipients will be selected based on the submission’s financial impact on the industry, engineering or scientific achievement, or societal impact and benefits.

Qualifying products, services, and technologies

Consideration for the Best of West awards will be limited to all products, services, and technologies publicly introduced from August 1, 2017 to SEMICON West 2018. Submitting companies must be developers of the product or technology (please, no rep firms or third party applications) and must be exhibitors at SEMICON West. SEMI reserves the right to make all final decisions on eligibility. Entries are limited to two per exhibitor.


  • Advanced materials and materials management
  • Assembly / packaging solutions
  • Components and subsystems
  • Facilities and software
  • Process control, metrology and test
  • Smart manufacturing
  • Wafer processing equipment

Call for entries

Submitting products, services, and technologies for consideration is easy. To submit entries for consideration, complete the online form and provide the required descriptions and justifications including: company name and contact information, a maximum 750-word description of the new product or technology, a maximum 300-word summary answering the question, “Why is it important?” Supporting charts, graphs, and illustrations are optional. All descriptions, summary statements, and supporting graphs, charts, and illustrations must be submitted in Microsoft Word, or the application will not be accepted.

Selection of the finalists

Finalists will be selected by a distinguished panel of judges from academia and industry. Finalists will receive recognition for their achievement through press releases, publication on the SEMICON West website, online exhibitor directories, onsite news, social media channels, and special booth displays.

Selection of winners

Winners will be announced during SEMICON West. Judges may visit exhibitors during SEMICON West to obtain further information on the submission.

Application Process: Deadline for submission is June 5, 2018. Please click here to go the application form

For attaching a word file, use "Browse" button and click "Submit" button directly, DO NOT click "Upload" button. 

For assistance or questions, please contact SEMI Show Management via email: semiconwest@semi.org.


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