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The Stationers' Company
The City of London Livery Company for the Communications and Content Industries


Welcome to the Innovation in Excellence Awards

Entries to the awards are now open

When: Friday 11th October 2024

Where: Stationers' Hall

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the company’s prestigious Innovation in Excellence Awards.  This is the ‘Award of Awards’ for the UK’s Communications and Content industries.

The awards are open to all sectors across the Communications and Content industries; including journalism, newspaper & magazine publishing, packaging; paper making & paper converting, printing, academic & information publishing, fine stationery, greeting cards & office products and related intellectual property, archival, and digital born businesses. We encourage nominations from commercial companies, start-ups, charities, trade associations, educational institutions, and public bodies such as museums, libraries, galleries and archives.

The awards are a unique opportunity for businesses or individuals to celebrate innovation excellence in their fields and to raise awareness for their company or brand.  Through the awards, the Stationers’ Company recognises the key role the Communications and Content industries play in the UK economy, highlights outstanding innovation in the sector and offers the opportunity to share best practice.

The awards recognise success across six categories, including start-ups and entries do not have to be UK registered, but should have products and/or services that are in the UK market. 

The categories are:

  • Business Process
  • Communications including Marketing
  • Customer Experience
  • Educational Technology ('edtech')
  • Product Design
  • Start Ups

and innovations can be entered into more than one category

Entry to the awards is free. You do not need to be a member of the Stationers' Company to submit an entry.

Why enter?

  • Be recognised for excellence and as an industry leader.
  • Show appreciation for the hard work and results of your employees.
  • Enhance your organisation's brand and reputation with a great PR opportunity.
  • Take the opportunity to celebrate your success!

 Application Form 

 Last Years Winners 

To enter, please complete the form by 12pm, Thursday, 16 May 2024.

For 2024 a short video must be supplied which shows or describes the entry (this may be 30 seconds and upwards, but short videos are encouraged). This can be an 'elevator pitch' from your mobile phone or a brief demo of the product and  for the judges eyes only, for better understanding. They will not be shared or marked for editing skills.

 Judging Criteria 

 Judging Panel 

We look forward to receiving your entries!