Key Dates


Competition Launch Date – Sunday, 15th July 2018

'Early Bird' 20% Discount ends – Sunday, 30th September

Competition Closes – Friday, 30th November

Online Judging Commences – Wednesday, 5th December

Shortlisted Products Announced on the Gift of the Year Website – Thursday, 13th December

Shortlisted Sample Submission – From 13th December. Latest date samples should arrive is Tuesday, 8th January 2019. Note that we cannot guarantee that products arriving after this date will be able to be displayed to the judges.

Live Judging Day  – Thursday, 10th January 2018

Awards Announcement – Evening of Sunday, 3rd February, at Spring Fair, NEC Birmingham