2023-24 Product Awards Judging Panel 

We would like to express our thanks to our incredible judges and our Awards Chair, Brian Hayward and the Board for their support for this year’s Product Awards. We couldn’t do this without you. Judging takes place across three rounds in October and November with the results announced on 1st December 2023, at our industry lunch at St Pancras Renaissance Hotel

Our Judges are gathered from senior professionals in our industry and we are also joined by senior associates in other industry bodies, professional organisations and the BPMA Board. 
You can find out more about the judging panel below.

VIP Judges 

This year, joining Brian Hayward, Awards Chair, we have asked many of our fellow bodies in different markets to lend us their expertise and we are delighted to welcome the following judges to the panel this year:


David Long
Sourcing City 

Ella Long
Sourcing City 
 Liz Newton
Sourcing City

 Jason Grenham 
Sourcing City

 Andrew Larter
Sourcing Machine
Dale Denham

 Christina Sanders
Exec Director & Awards
Recognition PPAI

 Jonathan N. Strauss CEO
 Margaret Williamson Batuszkin
Mark Kindness
 Stuart Derrick
Editor Product Media Magazine

Together with our Awards Chair, Brian Hayward, we also welcome Board members

Jamie Marshall
Premier Print & Promotions Ltd
Angela Wagstaff
Allwag Promotions Ltd 
Richard Sullivan
 Helen Brennan
Brand Addition
 Neal Beagles
Roantree Incentive Marketing Ltd
 Melissa Chevin
Globefish Consulting Ltd
Richard Pettinger
Ignite Incentives
 Lawrence Angelow
Advantage Group


With 13 categories, we need a lot of judges to complete each round! With over 40 judges in total, we have some of the brightest and best in the distributor world joining the first round of judging this year. We would like to thank everyone for taking part!

Aaron Loveridge
Fluid Branding
Abigail Robinson
Brand Addition
Alan Bonner
AB Branding Ltd
Amo Singh
AD Merchandise
Andrew Dwerryhouse
Wild Thang 
Ann Gott
Beck Gregory
Willsmer Wagg 
 Bob Minto
Minto Branding
 Charlie Duboc
Swag Box
 Chris Dawson
Project Merchandise
 Christopher Smith
Vibrant Colour

Colette Jeanes

Daisy Downe
PromoLab Merchandise
Solutions Ltd 
Dannielle Grey
Event Merchandising
 Debbie Willsmer
Willsmer Wagg
Denise Robinson
The Extra Step 
Donna Murphy
Marke Creative
Elliot Sampson
The Merchandise Lab
Emma Rawlinson
Marketing & Merchandise
 Fiona Andrews
TC Branding Group
Francesca Furnival
Brand Addition
Gabriel Alvarado
Brand Addition 
Greame Smith
Allwag Promotions Ltd
Jasmine Wu
Brand Addition
 Jason O'Connor
Total Merchandise
Jemini Parmar
Event Merchandising 
Jonathan Cook
Gilt Edged
Kate Smart
Affinity Merchandise
Kate Flemming
Tiger Ink
Lian Martin
One Stop Promotions 
 Lisa Bann
Brand Addition  
Megan Bartlett
Fluid Branding
Micky Cox
Boomerang Marketing

Natalie Eichmann
Gilt Edged

Nick Green
AD Merchandise
Paul Oakley
Paul Beirne
Peter Murdoch
Fluid Branding 
Rachel Millidge
Willsmer Wagg 
Rona Parry
Marke Creative
Sam Metssitane
Swag Box
 Sandra Dixon
Red Rocko Ltd
Sarah Smith
Allwag Promotions
Simon Dutton
Gloweasy Promotions 
Rachel Millidge
Willsmer Wagg 
Vicki West
Tiger Ink
Vicki Kinasz