awards 2019

Finalists revealed! T

he Housewares Innovation Awards 2019 is almost at boiling point. You, the housewares industry, seized your opportunity and submitted an array of incredibly innovative products and

examples of outstanding retail excellence. Our expert panel of judges were tasked with thoroughly examining every single entry against a strict set of criteria and have narrowed it down to a shortlist of products and companies – which can be found overleaf. We are all now looking forward to the reveal of the 2019 winners, which will be the pinnacle of the Housewares Innovation Awards ceremony taking place on Monday 4 February at the NEC, Birmingham.

Why attend? The Housewares Innovation Awards will be held on the evening of the second day of Spring Fair – the marketplace for the UK’s home and gift industry. With all of the major names in housewares in town for the exhibition, the ceremony provides a chance for professionals to relax after a hectic day. Guests will be a part of the industry celebration of the year, joining hundreds of their colleagues and peers to raise a glass to excellence at the ceremony. They will also enjoy an exclusive drinks reception and a three course meal with wine, in addition to the high profile awards presentations, entertainment from the evening’s host and unlimited networking opportunities.

Enjoy a VIP experience The Housewares Innovation Awards is offering a limited number of Premium packages on the night, securing a VIP experience for you and your guests. The package includes exclusive perks, such as your branding emblazoned on

your table – making it even easier for other guests to find you and network and cost-effectively ensuring your brands’ presence at the event - which will be positioned close to the stage so you get front row seats during the ceremony.

With thanks to our 2019 judges

Adam Smith, Eddingtons

Alison Hobbs, Potters Cookshop

Christian Dalton, Dutch Creative Brands

Darren Nickolls, KitchenCraft

David Agnew, RKW

David Conduit, Harts of Stur

Dr Sam Attia, SMART Worldwide

Geoff Hounslea JWP

Helen Simpson, KitchenAid

Linda Ayres, Katy Sue Designs

Nicole Mapplebeck, Blue Diamond

Rachel Taylor, Home Hardware

Rob Blackburn, David Mason Design

Samm Swain, Lakeland

Siobhan McMillan, Consultant

Stephen Fennell, Pyrex

Tom Basford, Meyer UK

Tom Carter, Potters Cookshop

Tom Grinnall, Blue Diamond

Premium packages also include additional wine on your table, a bottle of champagne or a bucket of beers, a cheeseboard and a bottle of port – so you can treat your hardworking staff and key clients.

Book your tickets today Tickets, in particular the Premium packages, are in limited supply. With our new online ticket booking portal, you can secure your seats quickly and easily. Simply visit to snap yours up today!

Turn over to find out who made the shortlist!

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