FAQ's

How much does it cost?

The cost to enter is £75. For this, you can enter up to a range of 6 products. The cost to enter for non-members is £105 but this will include entry to The Giftware Association up until the 31.12.20


How do I enter?

It's super easy. You can create an account here, upload your details and enter your products. We have made this year’s competition extra simple by allowing you to add more images to show off your products to the judges.


What are the key dates of the competition?

What is the closing Date? – November 27th

When is the shortlist announced? – December 11th

When are the winners announced? – February 7th


Can I enter a range of products?

Yes, you can enter up to a range of 6 products.


Can I enter something I entered last year?

No we don’t allow this, as the competition is looking for the best new products, but if it’s a variation of an existing product or new colourways then this is fine.


Who are the Judges?

The judges are made up of retailers, buyers, bloggers, vloggers, industry press and industry experts.


What will the judges be judging the products on?

The products are judged on many attributes, but essentially, they are looking for the wow factor and the below:

  • Design, innovation and originality
  • The WOW factor
  • Presentation and packaging
  • Quality of build and design
  • Customer appeal and value
  • Sales potential and commercial viability
  • Retail profit potential
  • Marketing and merchandise material

Do I need to send my actual products to you?

In previous years, yes, we have asked this. However, due to the ongoing health crisis we are looking into a new way of doing the live judging.


Where do I find the address labels?

You can find them right here and the product description labels are here.