The inaugural UK Graphic Awards are now open for entries and attracting a lot of interest from companies across the UK’s large format print industry.

Gill Reid, Board Director Out of Home at MediaCom and Guy Cheston, Partnerships Director of Harrods, are joining a heavyweight panel of Judges for the World Out of Home Organization Awards, to be presented at the Organization’s Annual Congress in Toronto from June 3-5.

After much anticipation, Media Expo reveals its top-of-the-league jury panel for the Media Expo Excellence Awards 2020 – Pops and Chax, the trailblazing ad gurus and creative leaders from mainline advertising will share stage on the 2020 Award Jury Panel.

The Swiss Poster Award is one of the largest creative competitions in commercial communication for analog, digital and innovative outdoor advertising in Switzerland. It distinguishes outstanding work, emphasizes the value of the design and underlines the importance of the poster in an intermedia comparison. In January, the top-class jury announced the shortlist: 36 nominated campaigns left strong competition from around 300 competition entries behind. At the "APG | SGA Poster Night" on March 12, 2020, the awards and the overall "Poster of the Year" award will be presented.

The 2020 British Sign Awards will be presented at a Gala Celebration event to be held at the Athena in Leicester City Centre on Thursday, November 12th.

OKI Europe’s recently launched Pro9541WT, 5-colour Digital Transfer Media Printer, has won two industry awards. The printer received an Office Oscar from OEN Magazine and the Editor’s Choice Award from Print IT Reseller, for its innovative features and the value it can add to businesses.

The advanced, greener EFI™ Cretaprint® Hybrid digital tile decoration solution that Electronics For Imaging, Inc. is showcasing at the Cevisama tradeshow earned the company one of the tile industry's most respected honours, a 2020 Alfa de Oro award from the Sociedad Española de Cerámica y Vidrio. The highly competitive award recognises ceramics and glass manufacturing equipment that stimulates technological and artistic creativity.

Katrin Robertson, CEO of blowUP media and a board member of the World Out of Home Organization, will head the Organization's panel of judges for its 2020 Awards, to be announced at its Congress in Toronto from June 3-5, 2020. The judges will also include Organization President Tom Goddard and Executive Director John Ellery.

Project management software provider Vism and Fespa UK Association have announced more details of their upcoming UK Graphic Awards and Thrive in Print conference in September 2020. These brand new events celebrating and sharing the achievements of the wide format graphics print and installation industry will be held at Oulton Hall, Leeds, on Tuesday 15th September 2020.

The British Sign Awards will take place again this year – but under an independent BSA (British Sign Awards) banner. The Awards, launched in 2013, were developed to celebrate and recognise the skills and talent of UK-based sign businesses, and are now firmly established as a major sign industry event.

The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) today announces that the 2020 Safety Recognition Award Program is now open. The annual program, now in its 35th year, runs from January 1 - December 31 and encourages SGIA members to integrate health and safety into standard business practices.

Media Expo Mumbai will host the first-ever Media Expo Excellence Awards to recognise and award the creative genius of both the agencies and vendors. Marketing campaigns involving green and innovative agendas will receive honours at the award show.

The International Sign Association-UK (ISA-UK), formerly known as the British Sign & Graphics Association, has announced today that it will be introducing a brand new award scheme for 2020.

Antalis Interior Design Award entry ‘Sanctuary House’ is a great example of how Coala large format digital media is helping printers and signmakers venture into new markets.

Signs Express (Central Lancashire) are delighted to have scooped one of the top prizes at the ISA UK British Sign Awards 2019. The awards ceremony, held on 15 November 2019, celebrated sign businesses from across the UK and their contributions to the industry.

Onlineprinters is the National Winner of the European Business Awards (EBA): The online printer came out on top as the best German company in "The Customer and Market Engagement Award" (€150m+ turnover) category of the European Business Awards. The e-commerce company, which is one of the three leading online printers in Europe, has stood out against several thousand well-known companies and convinced the expert judges with its European market concept, innovative business model, customer centricity and its sustainability efforts in production.

Signs Express (Leeds) were thrilled to be Highly Commended in the Innovation Award category at the British Sign Awards this month for their White Rose of Yorkshire project.

Amazon, Facebook, Nestlé, Pearlfisher, Heineken, Bulletproof, PepsiCo, Shiseido, Mars Wrigley, Microsoft and Superunion, were just some of the major names unveiled on Instagram Live today as part of the 2020 Pentawards Jury.

On November 14th, the UK sign and graphics community came together to celebrate the outstanding achievements of the industry over the preceding 12 months.

The fourth edition of the packaging collection Box in Box by Leonhard Kurz has received a Red Dot Award for good design. The set of design boxes won the coveted award in the Packaging Design category in the Brands and Communication Design competition of the Red Dot Award 2019. Over a period of several days, the jury thoroughly reviewed, discussed and evaluated a total of 8,697 international competition entries in order to reward the best. The award ceremony took place on the first of November as part of the Designers' Night in ewerk Berlin. Here, the designers of the prize-winning box in box, Annie Kuschel and Julia König, were presented with their certificate.

Earlier this month, Toronto hosted the 14th annual Canadian Printing Awards (CPAs) at the Palais Royal to a sold out crowd of 250+ attendees. Choosing from a record 319 submissions in the Print Design and Printing categories (an increase of nearly 100 from last year, many of which came from first-time entrants), a panel of independent judges recognized more than 110 Gold, Silver and Bronze trophy winners. Awards celebrated innovation by Canadian printers and technology suppliers. And while congratulations are due to all award recipients, three prominent Scodix users stood front and center.

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