News Subject: Awards entries open for manufacturers of paper, print and machinery, bookbinding or packaging

The 2017 Stationers’ Company Innovation Excellence Awards celebrating innovation, creativity and best practice in product design, services, campaigns and business processes, are open for entries in any of the five new categories:
    • Novel manufacturing technology in paper, print, print supplies and machinery, bookbinding or packaging
    • Innovative application of digital technologies across all Communications and Content sectors
    • Creative means of communicating with target audiences in the publishing, magazine, newspaper, advertising, books and broadcasting sectors
    • Novel product designs for retail markets in office supplies and book retailing
    • New communication programmes that enhance social development with a focus on community projects, education and the environment
The Awards, which are free to enter, are open to all companies and organisations, not just those that are members of the Stationers’ Company, in all sectors of the UK Communications and Content industries:
    • book, magazine and digital publishing
    • paper, printing and packaging
    • printing supplies including inks and coatings
    • printing machinery
    • office supplies
    • design and advertising
    • website design, computer and mobile games
    • newspapers, telecommunications and broadcasting
The closing date for entries to be emailed to  is 9 April 2017.
Tony Mash, the Stationers’ Company Industry Committee Chairman, says: “Innovation is not limited to large corporations. These annual Awards are also a great opportunity for SMEs to publicise their achievements. In the words of a past winner: ‘We are very proud to win this Award. The knock-on effect on morale shouldn’t be underestimated.’ ”
Winners will be announced at an Awards luncheon and exhibition of shortlisted entries at Stationers’ Hall, London, on 20 June 2017.
News item provided by: The Stationers’ Company