The prestigious annual Stationery Awards have been expanded to include new Retailer Categories and a ‘Stationery Designer of the Year’ category for the first time.
In the Retailer Categories both specialist retailers and those who sell stationery as part of their offer are eligible for the five honours, designed to recognise and benchmark good practice and innovation in the retail sector.
“Now is the time to reward your team, claim your prize and get noticed!” says Stationery Show London event manager Hazel Fieldwick. The five new retailer categories are Best Customer Experience Initiative, Best POS/ Merchandised Display of Stationery, New Store of the Year, Best Specialist Stationery Retailer and Best Non-Specialist Retailer.
All entries should relate to the past year of trading, from January 2018 to January 2019, with an online entry form to be completed by February 15 at www.stationeryawards.co.uk
Retailers can enter themselves or be nominated by agents, account managers or suppliers and can enter as many categories as they wish.
Twists glass Studio delighted in being in the final line up of three for the Artisanal awards 2019 . The 17 award winners of over 51 finalists will be announced at Frankfurt on the 10th Februrary at Ambiente .
Twists glass Studio has offered unique original design in British hand made glass for 21 years this year since founding the business in 1998 in the Scottish Borders Uk.
We offer British Luxury at its very best and have earned our place in the British and international world of glass with innovative designs and well made products for over 20 years many designs have influenced glass design on a global scale. Visit us at hall 6 stand S02 .
Michael James Hunter designer and maker of all Twists glass designs is delighted to be in the line up of Finalist . Judged by 28 high calibra international judges this is a honour to be chosen as one of the finalists.
It’s the news that the industry has been waiting for, The Giftware Association is excited to announce the finalists for the 2019 Gift of the Year competition.
The lucky finalists have made their way through two judging stages since the competition opened in July at Harrogate Home and Gift. The initial online stage in December and the much talked about live judging day held in Birmingham’s illustrious jewellery quarter behind closed doors In January, which is attended by judges from Dulex, John Lewis, The National Gallery and industry press gathered to inspect the shortlisted products in person.
From over 1100 products and 20 categories. The judges have had to made some tough decisions to come up with their final choices. The judges present were impressed with the quality and variation of the products on display, stating that this is probably the best year yet in terms of product ranges and with some categories being hard to judge and choose as there was such a high standard of product
Judges (and GA Staff) from L-R: Henri Davis, Independent Retail Advisor; Nathaniel Mobbs, The National Gallery; Sarah Ward, CEO of the Giftware Association; Chris Workman, GA Marketing and PR Manager; Louise Welsby, Buy From Shropshire; Stacey Foster, GA Membership Manager; Lily Henderson, Find me a gift.com; Simone Rose, GA Events Manager; Heidi Schramli, Detail retail; Louisa Stott, The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust; Jenny Spivey, Sense of Retail; Marianne Shillingford, Dulux; Charlotte Cowell, Gifts and Greetings Review; Sue Marks; Max Publishing; Mike Cook, Choice Marketing; Tabi Marsh, Heritage Gift Shop; Sara Allbright, John Lewis