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!

Click here to register or login


Entry Costs

GA Members

Non Members

First Entry

£50 + VAT 

£75 + VAT

Additional Entries

£35 + VAT  

£55 + 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 will be available to market no later than the beginning of March 2019, and will be foreseeably available until the end of 2019.


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    


Or Click Here to download a sample label template.


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.


Or Click Here to download a postal label.


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 2019 will be donated to charity.