Nominations have now closed

We are now collecting your nominations and will be releasing the shortlist very soon. The voting and judging stage will commence on September 25th. The Craft Business Awards has been an active part of celebrating the keys brands in the craft industry for 16 years. The awards reach every area of this wonderful sector and our Elite Industry Award categories highlight the very best. A glittering panel of star-studded judges ensure that these standard-defining awards not only mean status for the winners, but better business, too.

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What Winning Will Mean for You

Winning a Craft Business Award can do wonders for your business. As one our winners, you’ll enjoy extensive coverage in Craft Business magazine and its accompanying website and social media. You’ll also be sent a certificate to verify your success and feature in our press pack that will be circulated to the masses. So don't forget to vote and sing your praises through social media to mobilise your support.

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Voting Stage Coming Soon

Thank you for all your nominations and entries, we’re currently processing them and will soon announce the shortlist for the reader-voted categories. Entries into the Elite Industry categories will now be sent over to our celebrity judges for them to assess and choose the winners and runners up.

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The Judging Panel

Our panel of judges will sift through products and entry forms and apply the Craft Business Awards criteria to find the winners of this year's awards.

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The Categories

From new products and emerging craft brands, to big brands and social media, these are the awards for the crafting industry. Let us know who you think should win these prestigious accolades by clicking below.

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How It Works
  • Stage 1 Enter Your Products

    Simply complete the form by clicking above. If you enter an Elite Industry Award, we’ll let you know what we’ll need from you next. If not, we’ll let you know in due course if your product, brand or campaign has been shortlisted for an award.

  • Stage 2 The Judging Begins

    If you’ve entered an Elite Industry Award, your entry will be sent to that category’s judge or panel of judges. If you’ve entered a standard Craft Business Award and if your entry has been shortlisted, public voting will open.

  • Stage 3 The Winners Are Announced!

    All the winners will be notified on 13th November and sent a certificate award. We will be highlighting all of the winning brands in our press pack, on the website and on all of our social media platforms.