How To Enter

Stage 1 – Online Registration
If you are not already registered to enter the competition register and set up your company profile now!
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Entry Costs
GA Members
Non Members
First Entry
£35 + VAT 
£60 + VAT
Additional Entries
£20 + VAT  
£40 + VAT
• Enter online (Click to enter)
• Input company information
• Input individual product details
• Input relevant marketing information/material
• Upload hi res image of each product – prior to uploading images you will be asked to pay entry costs as a total figure. Payment can be made via credit or debit card.
A Note to Remember!
Qualifying product is product that has been or will be launched to the trade from 1st March 2016, due for delivery to retailers by the end of the second quarter 2017 and available for sale up to Christmas 2017.
Stage 2 – Sample Submission
After the judges have selected the shortlist from each category, the Gift of the Year team will notify you of which of your items have been shortlisted and request samples.
Each sample must be labelled individually detailing:
• Product Name
• Company
• Trade and Retail Prices
• Category Entered    
Samples need to be posted to:
Gift of the Year – Entry
10 Vyse Street
B18 6LT
Please also include the category or categories entered clearly written on the outside of the package.
Please Note
Samples of the Winning and Finalist products will be kept for showcasing at the Spring Fair.
All samples will be donated to The Benevolent Society. If samples need to be returned please arrange collection using your own nominated carrier/transport and notifying the Gift of the Year Team 3 working days before the collection date. Samples not collected by 27th January 2017 will be donated to charity.