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Weare delighted to be sponsoring again the GA Award of Excellence at BCTF 2020 5th-7thApril.

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The Giftware Association sits at the heart of the gift and home industry, providing support, guidance and expertise to our members. We connect a community of designers, manufacturers, retailers and consumers to help forge prosperous partnerships. Whether you’re a small start-up or a well-established brand.

Sarah Ward presenting the Award for Excellence in previous years

At The Giftware Association we recognise the remarkable talentand creativity on display at the British Craft Trade Fair. Each year they areproud to present The Giftware Association Award for Excellence in recognitionof well-designed products with commercial viability. Rachel Thornton this year’s winner was a popular choice with herfantastic wooden products.

The lucky winner gains substantial PR coverage in national tradepress, social media, The GA website and e-newsletter, attracting the attentionof buyers. Additionally they receive a year’s free membership with all thesavings and assistance that the G.A. offer including free advice and legalhelp, savings on carriage costs as well as design protection with our Copywatchscheme and much more.If you would like toapply to take part in BCTF 2020 please contact Margeret on 01444 246 446 oremail her at or registeras a designer-maker at

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