The Product Awards 2022-23

The Product Awards have been re-launched this year and are bigger than ever as the BPMA welcomes entrants from across the UK to submit their most innovative, inspirational, and inventive products delivering brilliant promotional merchandise in our industry.

Entries open on 1st September 2022 and the BPMA expect a wide range of suppliers to enter the Awards to claim their coveted Product of the Year award for their category.

Refreshed and revised categories

There are 15 categories where your products can be entered providing a category to suit every product! Including revised categories to help promotional merchandise products find their match, and with categories to help you tell your sustainable stories, this year there is a category to celebrate British made goods too. Click here to view full details.

Why enter this year?

The BPMA has opened the entry criteria for this year to ensure more suppliers can enter, providing the basis for an excellent competition to find the best promotional merchandise available to the UK market. Already a renowned award in the industry, widening the landscape will enable those products not previously eligible the chance to have their moment.

Who can enter this year?

The Product Awards are now open to all BPMA Supplier members and any Qualifying Supplier*.  Please note, you no longer need to be exhibiting at Merchandise World to enter these awards.

In addition, there is now a Grand Prix Award which will celebrate the 'winner of winners' and this coveted Award will be presented at the BPMA Annual Awards in January 2023.

Simple and straight forward entry process

The BPMA has invested in a new Awards platform so everything is online and easy to use. You can upload supporting documents, photos, urls and even videos. With no more downloading documents to fill in; the process is designed to be simple for you with prompted questions to guide you at every step.

Preferential rates and complimentary entries for BPMA Members

Every BPMA Supplier can claim one complimentary entry when they enter the Awards and every entry after this is priced at £50+VAT. There is also an Early Bird entry rate of £25+VAT which you can claim before 30th September. (Non-members are charged at £150+VAT)

The Product Award Categories for 2022-23

  • Apparel Product of the Year
  • Award & Gifting Product of the Year
  • Bag & Folder Product of the Year
  • Drinkware Product of the Year
  • Exhibition Product of the Year
  • Food & Drink Product of the Year
  • Health & Travel Product of the Year
  • Innovative Product of the Year
  • Stationery Product of the Year
  • Sustainable Product Innovation of the Year
  • Sustainable Product of the Year
  • Technology Product of the Year
  • UK Made Product of the Year
  • Work & Play Product of the Year
  • Writing Instrument Product of the Year

How to enter

Visit for more details about how to enter, category descriptions, FAQ’s, plus download your entry guide here. Entries open at 08:00 on 1st September and the link will be available on our website from this date. Don’t forget BPMA members receive complimentary and preferential rates.

Find out how to enter: 8th September webinar

Join our Product Awards Webinar on 8th September 2022 at 10am for more information about the Awards, the categories and award-winning tips, by registering here.

Please note: entries open at 08:00 1st September and close at 17:00 1st November 2022. Charges for entries plus terms and conditions apply.

* Qualifying Suppliers are companies who have registered status in the UK or overseas, have been trading in the UK market for more than 12 months and are classed as ‘Trade Only’ or ‘Multi-Channel’. Not open to Distributors or Agencies.