Progressive Preschool Awards

The Progressive Preschool Awards

The Progressive Preschool Awards 2018 are open for entries! Now in its sixth year, the PPS Awards recognise and reward excellence in product, retailing and marketing in the preschool sector. The awards are totally free to enter and judged by major and independent retail buyers, including experts from Mothercare, John Lewis, Tesco, Bentalls, to name just a few.

To enter a product, or range into the product award categories please download the form here.

The Product Award Categories are as follows:

Best Preschool Apparel or Accessories Range
Best Preschool Toy Range
Best Preschool Development or STEM Range
Best Preschool Reading or Writing Range
Best Preschool Home or Furniture Range
Best Preschool Mobility Range
Best Preschool Gift Range
Best Preschool Essentials Range
The Innovation Award

The product, or range needs to be new and at retail between July 2017 and July 2018. You can enter up to five products in a range, but 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. 

For any queries on entering, please contact:

Jo Pilcher Tel: 0203 3752660 E mail:
Rob Willis Tel: 0203 3704752 E mail:

These prestigious trade awards will culminate in a lavish lunchtime event at The Dorchester Hotel in London on 8 November. The awards are attended by over 400 suppliers, retailers and industry pioneers from across the preschool aged sector.

To book tickets, or a table for the PPS Awards ceremony please contact:

Clare Davies, Createvents Ltd

Tel: 0118 3340085  E mail:

To see the 2017 awards photo gallery, click here.
To see the 2017 awards brochure, click here.

For a flavour of what it’s like to attend, see below: