The Housewares Innovation Awards 2017: open for entries

Entries and nominations are now being accepted.for The Housewares Innovation Awards 2017.

There are three categories in the awards programme, which is organised by Housewares Magazine and its digital partner in conjunction with Spring Fair: retail, product and general.

The retail categories are: Best Rising Star, Best Housewares Retail Website, Best Cookshop, Best Independent Department Store, Best Multiple Housewares Retailer, Best Multiple Garden Centre and Best Independent Garden Centre – plus three more categories for 2017: Best Supermarket, Best Housewares Retail Buyer and Best Window Display. Global entries are welcome

The product categories are: Kitchenware Innovation, Tabletop Innovation, Bakeware Innovation, Cookware Innovation, Small Electricals Innovation, Food Preparation Innovation and Packaging Innovation.

The general categories are: Best Wholesaler, Best Housewares Salesperson and Service Award

It’s really simple to enter or nominate, just visit, select the relevant form, fill in the information and hit submit.

To enter:

Product Entry form available here

Retailer Entry from available here

To nominate:

Retailer Nomination form available here

The general categories are listed on the Retailer entry and nomination forms.

The awards ceremony will be held at the National Motorcycle Museum in Birmingham, opposite the NEC, on the evening of Monday February 6 – during the Spring Fair.

There are lots of sponsorship opportunities available. Sponsors that have signed up to date include Grunwerg, Creative Tops, Horwood, Magimix, Ultimate Products, Aspin, Lakeland, Villeroy & Boch, Spring Fair, IHA (International Housewares Association), BHETA (British Home Enhancement Association), ICTC and T&G Woodware.

If you are interested in supporting this prestigious event, please contact Laurie by email on or call her on 079037121027.

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