Through its Innovation Excellence Awards, the Stationers’ Company recognises the key role the Communications and Content industries play in the UK economy, highlights outstanding innovation in the sector and offers the opportunity to share best practice.
24 MAY 2022
'In 2022, the Innovation Excellence Awards entries appeared to reflect the return of business to what might be called the ‘new normal’ - where the growth of hybrid working practices, and the integral use of digital technology was evidenced, and companies showed signs of settling to new ways of sustaining and growing their businesses.' - Jill Jones and Professor Linda Drew, Co-Chairs of the Innovation Excellence Awards, 2022
11 APRIL 2022
25 MARCH 2022
Environmental matters, social impact, inclusion and diversity – collectively known as ‘sustainability’ - are increasingly high on business agendas, and companies that merely pay lip service to ethical considerations may end up forfeiting long term success.
22 FEBRUARY 2022
With entries now open for the 2022 Awards, and new judges recently announced, the
Stationers’ Company has confirmed Headline Sponsors PICON and Mathys & Squire.
18 FEBRUARY 2022
We're delighted to announce the addition of two new judges – Dr Sally Beken and Andy Wilson - to the panel for the Innovation Excellence Awards this year. They will join an experienced team comprising Vida Barr-Jones, Peter Day, Professor Linda Drew, Helen Esmonde, Jill Jones, and Tim Webb. Professor Linda Drew and Jill Jones co-chair the Awards this year, a first for the Stationers’ Company.
31 JANUARY 2022
In a world now learning to live with Covid-19, innovation continues to flourish. This year, the Stationers’ Company is able to bring back its Innovation Excellence Awards with a live presentation lunch and exhibition in the newly refurbished Stationers Hall. For the first time this year the Awards will be co-Chaired by Jill Jones and Professor Linda Drew, former Vice Chancellor of Ravensbourne University.
10 JANUARY 2022
The eighth Stationers’ Innovation Excellence Awards Ceremony will take place on Tuesday, 13 September.
30 JUNE 2021
The full Stationers' Innovation Excellence Awards brochure is now available to read by clicking Read More and then the image of the cover.
23 JUNE 2021
‘Necessity is the mother of invention, and new and exciting developments are already emerging from areas as diverse as online education and disposable paper products. We want to celebrate achievements within the content and communications industries.’
Jill Jones, Chair of the Awards
3 JUNE 2021
‘Necessity is the mother of Invention’ . . .
. . . how true this turned out to be in 2021, with this years’ Awards attracting a really wide range of entries – from antiviral coatings to virtual marketplaces!
Congratulations to all our entrants for providing such high quality and thought-provoking innovations for the panel to consider.
Enjoy the occasion!
Jill Jones, Chair of the Awards
19 APRIL 2021
Entries for the Stationers’ Innovation Excellence Awards 2021 are now closed.
16 FEBRUARY 2021
Judges will read and pre-score entries (taking into consideration any materials submitted) on the criteria below. These scores will be combined to give an overall score and the highest scoring entries will determine the shortlists.
Judges will meet to discuss the shortlists and agree the winner in each category, and winners will be announced at the (virtual) Awards ceremony on 22 June 2021.