Product of the Year

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Every year, hundreds of new products are launched into the sign and display sector. Many are designed to help simplify a process that was previously labour intensive, some have been developed to enable signmakers to open up new revenue streams or offer greatly enhanced services, while others are more economic and/or greener than their predecessors.

The ‘Product of the Year Award’, sponsored by Sign Directions Online, will  go to the product (machine, material, component, technology, service etc) that has made the greatest impact on the industry in the past year.  Every sign maker member of the British Sign and Graphics Association is invited to vote in this award.

UK-based manufacturers and suppliers (of new products from both the UK and overseas) are invited to enter their own product innovations for the award. In addition, we will also be asking industry experts to nominate products for this award (manufacturers/suppliers will be informed if their products are nominated).

Entry requirements:

  • Please provide a brief description of the product and its use
  • Explain what makes the product special or distinctive
  • Date of launch to UK market
  • What impact has the product has since its launch You can provide customer testimonials to support your entry (please keep brief and limit to 3)
  • Images – you may submit up to 4 images to support your entry.
Enter the awards here

Closing date for receipt of entries for this award is Friday, 8th September, 2017

About Sign Directions

Introducing the new Sign Directions website – SD Online

The revamped Sign Directions’ website combines a fresh new look with a brand new mission – to extend our reach to those who buy signs and graphics, or influence the buying decision and to properly showcase the visual artistry and fabrication, engineering, lighting and printing exepertise of all of those working within the sign and display sectors.

From now on in, the emphasis will be firmly placed on projects and applications and we’ll be fully using the limitless space opportunities offered by online publishing to provide more in-depth project stories, coupled with lots of lovely photography! In addition, we’ll keep you up to date with industry news, highlight the latest developments in equipment, material and techniques, and keep a close eye on emerging trends in terms of design, colour, fashion and interiors, in as far as they affffect visual communication.

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