The 2017 Dolls Awards of Excellence Industry’s Choice winners (DAEs, also known as the Diamond Awards) were announced June 30 at the International Doll & Teddy Show in Asheville, N.C. The Industry’s Choice Award winners now go on to become the nominees for this year’s Public’s Choice Awards, and the winners will be chosen by you, the readers of DOLLS magazine!

Click here to view the Industry’s Choice presentation to see the nominees in each category.

Photos of the nominees are also included in the online Public’s Choice ballot. Make your selection for each category, and finally, you’ll be asked to type in the name of your choice for Artist of the Year (selected from the artists nominated in any of the preceding award categories).

Limit one ballot per household. The deadline for casting your vote is Sept. 25, 2017.

The Public’s Choice winners will be announced in the January/February 2018 issue of DOLLS magazine and on our website.