Gifts Today magazine

2016 Gift of the Year competition now live

Gift Association short list online.

The products have been sent in, judged and are now on the short list. One outright winner and two highly commended will be chosen in each category. One category winner will also be chosen as the recipient of the overall Judges' Choice award. All winning and highly commended products will be kept for showcasing at; Spring Fair, Harrogate Home & Gift and Autumn Fair.

Gift of the Year awards are given to the latest most original and innovatively designed products that could be given as gifts, but which are also commercially viable.
The judging panel will select on:

  • Design innovation and originality
  • Quality of manufacture
  • Sales potential and commercial viability
  • Presentation and packaging
  • Customer appeal and value
  • Retail profit potential
  • Marketing and merchandising support to the trade and the consumer
  • X/WOW factor

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