Entries open for The Housewares Innovation Awards 2019

Entries have opened for The Housewares Innovation Awards 2019 – the most coveted awards in the UK housewares industry.

Organised annually by Datateam Business Media – publisher of Housewares Magazine and its digital partner HousewaresLive.net – in partnership with annual home and gift show Spring Fair, the Awards honour the UK’s most outstanding housewares companies and individuals for their innovation, creativity and business impact.

Suppliers and retailers can compete in several categories. For suppliers, there are awards up for grabs for innovation in small electricals, bakeware, cookware, kitchenware, tabletop, packaging, food preparation and, new for 2019, sugarcraft.

For retailers, there are three new categories: Britain’s Best Garden Centre, Britain’s Best Online Retailer and Britain’s Best Family Business.

These join the existing roll-call of retailer awards which include accolades for in-store demonstrations, staff training and window displays, along with best multiple housewares retailer and best housewares retail buyer.

For more information, or to submit an entry via our new online forms, visit our revamped Housewares Innovation Awards website at http://www.housewaresinnovationawards.com The deadline for entries is Tuesday October 2.

The results will be announced at a prestigious awards ceremony held the evening of Monday February 4 (during the Spring Fair) at the National Motorcycle Museum in Birmingham.

Early backing for the 2019 Awards has already come from The British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA), Creative Tops, Dutch Creative Brands, Gourmet Gadgetry, Harts of Stur, Home Hardware, Horwood, ICTC, International Housewares Association (IHA), Joseph Joseph, KitchenCraft, Lakeland, Potters Cookshop, SMART Worldwide, Spring Fair, T&G Woodware and What More UK.

To find out how your brand can benefit by aligning with the industry’s very best as a sponsor of the awards, contact publication and event manager Laurie Marrington on 07903 712102 or at lmarrington@datateam.co.uk for details.


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