About the Awards

The Craft Business Awards, in their 14th year, are back and are bigger and brighter than ever before. With new categories (including our NEW Elite Industry Award categories) and a new glittering panel of star-studded judges, these standard-defining awards not only mean status for the winners, but better business too. Now's your chance to nominate your brand or product for an award.

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Why Enter?

Winning a Craft Business Award can mean a lot to you and your business. Not only will you receive your trophy at a glitzy champagne reception at CHSI Stitches in February, you’ll enjoy the chance to network with some of the judges, the other award winners, the Craft Business magazine team and Aceville’s craft department's journalists. Plus, as one our winners, you’ll enjoy extensive coverage in Craft Business magazine and its accompanying website and social media. And, new for 2019, if you're one of our Industry Elite Awards entrants, your product or idea will be put in front of some of the most exciting names in the industry.

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Enter now

Simply complete the form by clicking below. 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.

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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 2019.

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The Categories

From new products and emerging craft brands, to big brands and social media, if you work in the craft industry, we have a category (or more) that you will be eligible for. Most our catrgories are free to enter, with the exception of our New Elite Industry Awards, where you can pay to have an industry expert judge your entry and if you win, enjoy extra publicity as a result.

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How It Works
  • Stage 1 Enter your products

    Simply complete the form by clicking below. 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 announced

    All the winners will be notified on 1st February and sent an invitation to pick up their award at our champagne reception at CHSI Stitches. There, winners will enjoy the opportunity to network with the biggest names in the craft industry and the craft publishing industry.

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