The second round of judging will take place on Wednesday the 15th of January were judges will look closely at our product samples.
We will be judged on the following criteria:
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
Fingers and toes crossed we make it past round two and into the final were a distinguished panel of judges will select the finalist One outright winner and two highly commended will be chosen in each category. All winning products will be kept for showcasing at; Spring Fair, 3 – 7 February 2013 , NEC Birmingham, Harrogate, Home and Gift and Autumn Fair 2013 .
All Trophies presented and winning products will be revealed in the Gift of the Year showcase at Spring Fair 2014 on; Sunday 3 February 2013, NEC Birmingham .
We will keep you posted on our progress!