Gift retailers have two weeks left to send in their entries for The Greats Awards 2024! The competition, now in its milestone 22nd year, recognises and rewards the UK’s outstanding gift shops and gift departments, fanfaring the amazing retailers that have risen to the challenges over the past year.
“As always, we are looking for those outstanding gift retailers who are a cut above the rest and have continued to up the ante by being resilient and resourceful in a challenging trading period,” said Sue Marks, editor of Progressive Gifts & Home and GiftsandHome.net, part of Max Publishing, which owns and organises The Greats.
“We would love to hear what gift retailers have done over the past 12 months to really up the ante and encourage new business, to include retail initiatives, outstanding displays, charity and local community involvement, product diversification and the opening of a new outlet etc.”
All entries should be sent by email to Sue Marks, editor of Progressive Gifts & Home/GiftsandHome.net directly at email@example.com stating the relevant categories.
The full list of The Greats 2024 categories are as follows:
Independent Gift Retailer of The Year – London, The South & South East & East Anglia
Independent Gift Retailer of The Year – Midlands & Wales
Independent Gift Retailer of The Year – North and N. Ireland
Independent Gift Retailer of The Year – West & South West
Independent Gift Retailer of The Year – Scotland
Best Specialist Multiple (4 or more shops)
Best Department Store Retailer of Gifts
Best Non-Specialist Retailer of Gifts
Best Garden Centre Retailer of Gifts
Best In Store/Window Display
Best Retailer Initiative
More details are available on The Greats website by clicking here.
Uniting the gift industry, The Greats Awards have again joined forces with The Giftware Association’s Gift of the Year (GOTY) awards, with all winners – both The Greats and the GOTY – to be revealed at a fabulous black tie awards event, to be held at the glittering Royal Lancaster Hotel in London on Thursday 16 May.
To find out more about sponsorship opportunities for The Greats and The Gift Of The Year Awards, contact Ali Farrell (e: firstname.lastname@example.org; mob: 07872 113635); Ian Hyder (e: email@example.com mob: 07525 634 306); Rob Willis (firstname.lastname@example.org mob: 07792 016832); Warren Lomax (e: email@example.com; mob: 07977 572086). Visit www.thegreatsawards.co.uk or www.thegiftawards.com
Tickets to the awards can be booked quickly and securely by visiting www.max-tickts.net or by contacting awards organiser Clare Hollick at firstname.lastname@example.org (tel: 01183 340085).
First launched in 2003, The Greats Gift Retailer Awards are owned and organised by Max Publishing and Progressive Gifts & Home Worldwide.
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