Deadline approaches for PPS Awards 2018 product entries

Product entries are coming in thick and fast for the Progressive Preschool Awards 2018 – the trade awards for the toy, nursery and preschool product and retail sector – but time is running out to enter.

The awards, which are now in their sixth year, are considered a benchmark of excellence throughout the industry, with previous winners delighted to have been recognised for outstanding product, retailing and marketing.

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“We are so very proud to have won this award,” said Andre Delore, Infantino’s European general manager. “This gives us confidence in the future and will be good for our future development.”

“We are extremely delighted and proud to have received the award and be recognised by the industry,” agreed Anuja Wilson, creative director of Orange Tree Toys.

The awards are totally free to enter and the product categories will be judged by a number of major and independent retail buyers. This has previously included experts from John Lewis, Bentalls, Mothercare, Tesco, Asda, Sainsbury’s, Morrisons, Toymaster, and M&Co as well as a number of specialist independent retailers.

oie_transparent (1)Entering product into the awards is simple and completely free. The product or range needs to have been launched at retail between July 2017 and July 2018. You can include up to five products in any range and enter as many ranges as you like.

Simply send a sample of each product or range you would like to enter, along with the completed entry form to: The Progressive Preschool Awards 2018, Max Publishing Ltd, United House, North Road, London N7 9DP.

Winners will be announced at a lavish lunchtime event at The Dorchester Hotel in London on Thursday 8 November, attended by over 400 suppliers, retailers and industry pioneers.

For more information and details on how to enter the retail, marketing and special awards please visit

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