FINALISTS ANNOUNCED FOR STATIONERY AWARDS 2020

The finalists for the Stationery Awards 2020 have been revealed! Originally due to take place in April to coincide with London Stationery Show, the awards have been delayed this year due to the pandemic.

The Stationery Awards take place annually and benchmark good practice and innovation in the sector recognising manufacturers, retailers and rising talent. For 2020 the Product Awards returned alongside regional Retailer Awards and a brand new Rising Star Award, with over 350 entries received.

“It’s more important than ever to recognise the wealth of talent across the stationery sector and champion the industry” said Event Director, Alex Butler. “We want to thank everyone who entered for their patience whilst waiting for the shortlist to be announced. We’re very excited to reveal the finalists!”

The awards are judged by a cross-section of stationery retailers and manufacturers. As luck would have it, the team had always planned to take the judging online this year, so everything was set up and ready to go.

“We would like to extend a huge thank you to our judges for their time and expertise – their insight is invaluable” Alex commented.

The 2020 judges are:

Product Awards:

Andy Foster – WH Smith

Charlotte Kemp – Femail, Daily Mail

Chris Workman – The Giftware Association

Isabelle Fogg – John Lewis & Partners

Joanna Coleman – Coleman Group

Katharine Fry – Blackwells

Lauren Sizeland – Victoria and Albert Museum

Michaela Davies – National Trust

Sarah Laker – Stationery Supplies

Sarah Sibley – Got2Jot

Vikki Connor – Moonpig

Retailer Awards & Rising Star Award:

Gemma Bassett – Sinclairs

Lawrence Savage – ExaClair Limited

Richard Sloan – Collins Debden

Roseline Ghiot – Envelopes

Samantha Hedley – edding

You can visit www.stationeryawards.co.uk now to view the finalists.

Winners will be announced in September.

ENDS For further info please contact shareena.thantrey@stationeryshow.co.uk | 020 7772 8378

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