Why you should enter

Judged by the best

Previous winners of the Craft Business awards have either received their award through popular vote or by being tried and tested by some of the industry’s top names, from Anthea Turner to Debbie Bliss. 

HUGE thank you to everyone who voted for us the Craft Business Awards 2019. We couldn't have done it without you!



Best Book Publisher of the Year

Become a star

As one of our winners, you’ll be included in Craft Business magazine in our round-up of the companies changing the face of craft.


Additional coverage

In print: The Craft Business Awards were featured and promoted in the September, October/November, December, and January/February 2019 issues of the magazine. They were also summarised in the March/April edition. Each issue boasts an ABC-verified circulation of just under 7,000.

Online: Traffic to the Craft Business Awards website (craftbusiness.com/awards) received a spike in traffic during peak nomination and voting times by 260%, compared to usual website visitor numbers.

Across newsletters: The Craft Business Awards 2019 featured in every regular bi-monthly newsletter (which go out to 8,000 industry members). There was also a multitude of award-focused e-shots that went out to the same number of subscribers covering how they can drum up votes for their brand and how to best promote their win.

Ceremony: The Craft Business Awards 2019 ceremony took place at CHSI Stitches at the NEC in Birmingham on 18th February, 2019. The show was attended by over 7,000 people and the ceremony attracted around 200 company owners.

Craft Business Awards 2019 Reached 314,730 Industry Members!

Social media coverage

Here’s just a snapshot of the social media coverage the Craft Business Awards 2019 enjoyed: