The Housewares Innovation Awards 2016: more retailers sign up

The roll call of housewares retailers signing up to attend The Housewares Innovation Awards 2016 ceremony is still growing – with a month to go before the event.

They join an impressive list of retailers who have already put their names down, representing businesses from cookshops and multiples to online operators, department stores and garden centres.

Amongst the latest confirmed names are chains Lakeland, The Range, Lords at Home (formerly Lords of Notting Hill), Notcutts Garden Centres, Charlies Stores; plus independent department store Bakers & Larners at Holt in Norfolk; independent garden centre Barton Grange at Preston in Lancashire; and specialist housewares independents Harts of Stur at Sturminster Newton in Devon, Potters Cookshop at Hockley in Essex; Looses Cookshop at Norwich in Norfolk and Retro Cookshop at Deal in Kent.

The Housewares Innvoation Awards 2016 is also still drawing sponsors. The latest is What More UK, which is sponsoring the Tabletop Innovation Award. It joins 22 other industry big names who have agreed to support this prestigious occasion. They are: Meyer Group, Aspin, BHETA, bira, Creative Media Solutions, Creative Tops, EFG Housewares, Grunwerg, Horwood, ICTC, IHA, JWP, Kitchen Craft, La Cafetiere, Lakeland, Magimix, Polder Housewares, PR Direct, Rainy Day Trust, Spring Fair, T&G Woodware and Villeroy & Boch.

The Awards are organised by and Housewares Magazine each year to recognise and celebrate the best of the best across the UK housewares industry, with accolades for products, companies and individuals.

The winners of the 18 Awards will be revealed on the evening of Monday, February 8 ((during the Spring Fair) at a spectacular new venue: The Vox Conference Centre, located within Resorts World Birmingham at the NEC.

Visit dedicated website at for more details and to download a form to book tickets for the event, or contact events manager Laurie Marrington at


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