Applications to enter the PaperAwards S/S19 are now open to all Top Drawer Greetings & Stationery exhibitors and consist of three categories: Exciting Use of Colour, Emotive Design and Engaging Print.
Now in its 6th edition, the PaperAwards have become a prominent feature within Top Drawer, consistently attracting a high number of entrants and public votes, and drawing leading buyers and industry specialists to the Greetings & Stationery area of the show.
Continuing to attract a panel of the highest calibre, this season’s expert judges include:
Top Drawer’s Show Director, Alejandra Campos said: “The PaperAwards provide a unique opportunity for entrants to benefit from maximum exposure to the Greetings & Stationery industry and the potential to translate their involvement in to real business value. As well as being judged by a prestigious panel of experts and having access to the world’s leading buyers at the show, each category is publicised throughout the industry, providing excellent coverage and exposure, with finalists and winners promoted before, during and after the show via Top Drawer’s own Marketing and PR Channels.”
All finalists will also have their work featured at the heart of the Greetings & Stationery area of the show and the winner of each category will receive a prize worth £1000.
The closing date for entries is Friday 9th November, with judging taking place the week commencing Monday 12th November. Finalists will be announced the week commencing Monday 19th November and winners will be revealed just before Top Drawer in January. each category will receive a prize worth £1000.
A/W18 winners were:
Winner in the Exciting Use of Colour category Emily Brooks said: “Top Drawer AW18 was a highlight of the year thanks to great sales, a genuine sense of community and winning the PaperAwards for ‘Exciting Use of Colour!’ As a brand, we live and breathe colour, so it was a huge honour to win!”
Held at Olympia London from 13th-15th January, Top Drawer presents an exclusive curated selection of over 1,000 design-led brands across Home, Gift, Fashion, Craft, Greetings & Stationery, Food Emporium and Play.