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‘Space To Be You’ Pod Design Contest

Celebrating designers’ creativity, innovation & critical thinking, through SnapCab’s custom pod designs.

August 14, 2023

Contest is Now Closed

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Put your creativity to the test by designing a custom pod for the chance to bring it to life, and win an all-expense-paid trip to NeoCon 2024 next June, right here in Chicago!

Whether you’re a newcomer or returning participant, we would like to welcome you to enter our annual pod design contest. This is your chance to creatively showcase your design ideas through our customizable privacy pods. These pods are essentially modular mini rooms and they offer complete design freedom. You can personalize both the exterior and interior panels using a wide range of materials and finishes. Choose furnishings, lighting, and flooring that resonate with your vision, crafting an immersive user experience.


Contest Submission Window: September 12, 2023 – December 1, 2023
Finalist Voting: December 7-13, 2023
Winner Announced: December 20, 2023
Winning Pod Reveal Event at NeoCon: June 10, 2024
Winning Pod on Display at NeoCon: June 10-12, 2024

Getting Started is Easy

  • Visit our website and pick a pod model.
  • Explore the Pod Design Tools on the model’s page, offering numerous material options. Experiment freely to see the potential.
  • Download and save your designs.
  • For additional customization, access the 3D files tab on the pod model’s page. Use your preferred design software and COMs to enhance it.
  • Include a digital mood board along with your pod design – it could include colors, materials, finishes, furniture, and accessories.
  • Submit your design (high-res PDF and JPEGs please!) along with a brief (100 words max.) conceptual write-up.
  • If you have any questions along the way please do not hesitate to reach out to our design team, who are happy to assist.
  • Submit multiple pod design concepts to increase your odds.

Happy designing! We’re excited to see what you come up with!


Designers, innovators, and creatives, this is your opportunity to design a unique SnapCab pod for a chance to win:

  • An all-expense-paid trip to Chicago for NeoCon 2024
  • $1,000 in cash
  • Industry recognition via interviews and articles
  • Valuable career growth and networking prospects
  • Your design brought to life by SnapCab and prominently displayed at NeoCon for maximum industry exposure

*Winning designer encouraged to promote the contest and SnapCab on their social media platforms.

*SnapCab will work with the winning designer to bring their vision to life. The winning submission will be manufactured to display at NeoCon 2024. If the lead times of materials or other details are not feasible, we will work with the designer to find alternative options that closely match their design.

*Select Honoree submissions will be printed and displayed at NeoCon.


Voting will be shared on SnapCab’s Instagram, Facebook and LinkedIn accounts during December 7-13, 2023. Make sure to share and encourage colleagues, friends, and family to vote on your design (they can vote more than once!) for a chance to win.