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UK Graphic Awards 2023 open for entries

Emma Jesson hosting the 2022 UK Graphic Awards Gala dinner
Emma Jesson hosting the 2022 UK Graphic Awards Gala dinner

Entry is free and judging is carried out by an international jury of experienced wide-format print professionals, free from bias.

The industry will gather this October in Birmingham to reveal the winners of the 2023 contest.

With a wide range of categories, there are opportunities for businesses of all sizes to be recognised for their most creative and visually impactful projects, their focus on sustainability and their commitment to their customers.

Nastia Bodanruk, one of the organising team at the event, said “We’re so excited to bring the industry together again and celebrate their best work. The competition was fierce in 2022 and we’re expecting it to be even more so this year!”

The 2023 contest sees a number of big name sponsors including AGFA and HP returning for a third year, as well as sme new names.

Paul Fitch, Head of Inkjet at AGFA UK & Ireland, who have supported the awards since the beginning and are sponsoring the Best in Show award for the third year said “Wide-format companies are producing some of the most innovative & creative work in the print industry and deserve the recognition that these awards bring. Agfa's continued commitment to the UK Graphic Awards shows our support for this market and the importance of an event like this.”

Enter the awards

Entry is free and open to all wide-format print businesses in the UK.

10 project categories will recognise outstanding work across Branded Interiors, Construction, Exhibitions, Leisure & Hospitality, Live Events, Museums & Galleries, Retail: In-store, Retail: Windows, Roll-outs and The Green Award, which has been refreshed for this year to focus on projects completed for clients to meet a challenging sustainable brief.

Projects completed between 1st May 2022 and 30th April 2023 are eligible for entry.

The judges will also select a Best in Show winner from the gold prizes handed out across those 10 categories.

Talented under 30s will be recognised in a Rising Star category, and Wide-format Print Company of the Year prizes will be handed to winners in under 30 and 30+ employee categories, recognising those most committed to delivering excellence to their customers

The closing date for entries is Friday 9th June. Entry forms & details of all categories are available at www.ukgraphicawards.com

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