7th June 2018

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Entries open until 31st July 2019

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Star Kitchen Product

• Products entered must not be more than 12 months old and must have been launched on or after Monday 7th May 2018
• Individual products can not be entered into more than one category
• No more than two products from the same brand may be entered
• Please submit no more than 300 words which clearly include the launch date of the product, and a description of the particular qualities/features that make it outstanding
• Images must be supplied with each entry

Best Kitchen Innovation

  • Products entered must not be more than 12 months old and must have been launched on or after Monday 7th May 2018
  • Individual products can not be entered into more than one category
  • No more than two products from the same brand may be entered
  • Please submit no more than 300 words which clearly include the launch date of the product, and a description of its innovative aspects with respect to design, materials, and/or technology
  • Images must be supplied with each entry

Star Bathroom Product

  • Products entered must not be more than 12 months old and must have been launched on or after Monday 7th May 2018
  • Individual products can not be entered into more than one category
  • No more than two products from the same brand may be entered
  • Please submit no more than 300 words which clearly include the launch date of the product, and a description of the particular qualities/features that make it outstanding
  • Images must be supplied with each entry

Best Bathroom Innovation

  • Products entered must not be more than 12 months old and must have been launched on or after Monday 7th May 2018
  • Individual products can not be entered into more than one category
  • No more than two products from the same brand may be entered
  • Please submit no more than 300 words which clearly include the launch date of the product, and a description of its innovative aspects with respect to design, materials, and/or technology
  • Images must be supplied with each entry

Star Appliance

  • Products entered must not be more than 12 months old and must have been launched on or after Monday 7th May 2018
  • Individual products can not be entered into more than one category
  • No more than two products from the same brand may be entered
  • Please submit no more than 300 words which clearly include the launch date of the product, and a description of the particular qualities/features that make it outstanding
  • Images must be supplied with each entry

Best Appliance Innovation

  • Products entered must not be more than 12 months old and must have been launched on or after Monday 7th May 2018
  • Individual products can not be entered into more than one category
  • No more than two products from the same brand may be entered
  • Please submit no more than 300 words which clearly include the launch date of the product, and a description of its innovative aspects with respect to design and/or technology
  • Images must be supplied with each entry

Best Surface

  • Products entered must not be more than 12 months old and must have been launched on or after Monday 7th May 2018
  • Individual products can not be entered into more than one category
  • No more than two products from the same brand may be entered
  • Please submit no more than 300 words which clearly include the launch date of the product, and a description of the particular qualities/features that make it outstanding
  • Images must be supplied with each entry

 

Best PR Campaign

  • Campaigns entered must not be more than 12 months old and must have been launched on or after Monday 7th May 2018
  • No more than one campaign per company may be entered
  • Please submit no more than 300 words outlining the client's brief, the campaign's objective(s), campaign highlights, and proven results
  • Images must be supplied where relevant

Best Online/Social Media Campaign

  • Campaigns entered must not be more than 12 months old and must have been launched on or after Monday 7th May 2018
  • No more than one campaign per company may be entered
  • Please submit no more than 300 words outlining the client's brief, the campaign's objective(s), campaign highlights, and results including analytics where possible
  • Images must be supplied where relevant

 

Best Distributor

  • Please submit no more than 300 words and up to three images demonstrating brand variety, supply of products at different price points, plentiful stock, fast delivery times, and friendly and efficient customer service
  • Where possible, please also include examples of customer feedback and/or testimonials, and customer support initiatives that the company has launched on or after Monday 7th May 2018
  • Entries will not be judged on the size of the business or turnover

Best Installer

  • Who can enter: a main contractor that employs or sub-contracts to an installer, a retailer that employs or sub-contracts to an installer, or an installer
  • Please submit no more than 300 words which clearly indicates the contact details of the installer (if different to the person submitting the entry), the type of installations completed (kitchen, bathrooms, or bedrooms), and why the installer should be considered for the award, with details of what the installer has done that is ‘exceptional’
  • The finalists will receive a site visit of a specific project from a British Institute of Kitchen, Bedroom & Bathroom Installation – BiKBBI – inspector

Best Bespoke Kitchen Maker

  • No more than one case study may be entered per bespoke company
  • Case studies entered must not be more than 12 months old and must have been completed on or after Monday 7th May 2018
  • Please submit no more than 300 words clearly outlining how the brief was met, inspiration behind the design, which products and materials were specified, and project budget
  • Please support your entry with a selection of high-res images
  • Entries will not be judged on the size of the business or turnover

Best Kitchen Retailer

  • No more than one case study may be entered per showroom
  • Please submit no more than 300 words clearly outlining why the company is the best retailer, also providing key facts about the business, and how challenges are approached
  • Please support your entry with a selection of high-res images of the showroom and/or recent projects
  • Entries will not be judged on the size of the business or turnover

 

Best Bathroom Retailer

  • No more than one case study may be entered per showroom
  • Please submit no more than 300 words clearly outlining why the company is the best retailer, also providing key facts about the business, and how challenges are approached
  • Please support your entry with a selection of high-res images of the showroom and/or recent projects
  • Entries will not be judged on the size of the business or turnover

Eligibility
The EK&BBusiness Awards is open to any industry professional in the appropriate categories. PR companies entering on behalf of a client must disclose their authorised position.

Entries
Entries for the ek&bbusiness Awards 2019 will open on the 7th May 2019

Deadline
The deadline for submitting entries is 16th July 2019.

*Updated: As of 15th July 2019, the deadline for submitting entries has been extended until 31st July 2019

Submissions
There is no restriction on number of submissions, and there is no restriction on the number of application forms submitted by any one company.

Original Work
By submitting an entry, the entrant warrants that it is his/her original work for the retail and installation categories and that they and EK&BBusiness have permission to publish the material.

All projects and products entered must not be more than 12 months old at the moment of submission, i.e. must have been completed or launched on or after Monday 7th May 2018.

Submission Process
Please complete the online form. For each submission you will need to submit text and a maximum of three images as follows: The text should be no more than 300 words which clearly include your company name, with a description for your project/product. This should include details of the original brief; the process undertaken and the tools and techniques used. The images will also need to be supplied separately in accordance with the Image Specification. The images should be no larger than 50MB.

Image Specification
JPEG images (min. size 3000px x 2000px – 300 dpi)

Eligibility
The EK&BBusiness Awards is open to any industry professional in the appropriate categories. PR companies entering on behalf of a client must disclose their authorised position.

Entries
Entries for the ek&bbusiness Awards 2019 will open at 10am on Tuesday 7th May 2019. The ek&bbusiness Awards is FREE to enter.

Deadline
The deadline for submitting entries is 16th July 2019.

*Updated: As of 15th July 2019, the deadline for submitting entries has been extended until 31st July 2019

Submissions
There is no restriction on number of submissions, and there is no restriction on the number of application forms submitted by any one company.

Original Work
By submitting an entry, the entrant warrants that it is his/her original work for the retail and installation categories and that they and EK&BBusiness have permission to publish the material.

All projects and products entered must not be more than 12 months old at the moment of submission, i.e. must have been completed or launched on or after Monday 7th May 2018.

Submission Process
Please complete the online form. For each submission you will need to submit text and a maximum of three images as follows: The text should be no more than 300 words which clearly include your company name, with a description for your project/product. This should include details of the original brief; the process undertaken and the tools and techniques used. The images will also need to be supplied separately in accordance with the Image Specification. The images should be no larger than 50MB.

Image Specification: JPEG images (min. size 3000px x 2000px – 300 dpi)

Judging
A panel of judges, representing a broad range of design skills and connections, will choose the winning entries during the month of October 2019. Judges’ decisions are final and confidential.

Announcing the Winner
The winners will be announced and presented with their award during a ceremony hosted at The Brewery, London on Thursday 28th November 2019

Winner’s Obligations
The winners must agree that EK&BBusiness has the rights to use the submission in any publication, including its website(s), marketing material, affiliated trade magazines and press.

The winners must provide a publication-quality headshot and company logo

The winning entries may be displayed at events and trade shows

Accuracy and Copyrights
Information provided on the official entry form may appear in any issue of EK&BBusiness and on the KBBDaily.com website.

EK&BBusiness is not responsible for incorrect information provided on entry forms that misrepresents the copyright of original ownership of ideas. EK&BBusiness assumes that all entries are original and are the works and property of the entrant, with all rights granted there-in. EK&BBusiness is not liable for violations of any third-party rights, including, but not limited to, claims of copyright, trademark, patent infringement, defamation, trade secrets, or trade dress on the part of the entrant.

EK&BBusiness assumes that all images provided with entries are free of any third-party rights. The entrant may submit images that are works for hire for an employer only if entrant has secured written permission for the submitted image(s) to appear in any future Burda International UK publication.

EK&BBusiness reserves the right to move the received entries into a different category.

By entering this competition you agree to abide by these rules and you warrant and represent that (i) your entry is your original work, (ii) you have sufficient rights to the material you are submitting, (iii) these rights have been legally obtained and created, and (iv) publication of the material via various media will not infringe on any third party rights, including without limitation contractual rights, intellectual property rights, publicity and privacy rights, and rights against libel, defamation, and slander.

By entering this competition and accepting an Award, you grant EK&BBusiness the right to edit, publish, promote, and otherwise use your entry and either as submitted or in edited form without further permission, notice, or compensation, including but not limited to any publication and the KBBDaily.com website and on the World Wide Web. EK&BBusiness reserves the right to forward the entrant’s details onto Awards sponsors and partners. EK&BBusiness reserves the right to change the T&C’s at any time without further notice.