Licensees Blade & Rose and Kimm & Miller are among the companies celebrating award wins at last night’s inaugural Gift Awards.
Blade & Rose walked away with the accolade for Best Branded Gift Product or Range for its Peter Rabbit Collection, while Kimm & Miller was honoured for its Heinz Tomato Ketchup Grow Your Own Tomatoes Kit, picking up Best Novelty Product or Range.
In addition, Just Trade’s Guide Dogs for the Blind Association Accessories Range picked up Best Commemorative, Collectable and Charitable Product or Range, while popular licensee Fizz Creations continued its award winning streak, collecting Best Tech &/or Gadget Product or Range for its Arcade in a Tin range.
The Gift Awards united The Gift of the Year Awards (owned by the Giftware Association) and The Greats Awards (owned by Max Publishing), taking place at London’s Royal Lancaster Hotel.
Hosted by comedian Charlie Baker, the awards were attended by over 400 guests, spanning gift retailers, suppliers, manufacturers, reps and agents, who shared in the joy as the delighted winners made their way to the stage to collect their trophies.