There are just three weeks to go before the deadline for entries to this year´s UK Fashion & textile Export Awards: closing date is 5pm on 17 June 2011.
This award, which this year celebrates their 25th edition also celebrates the awards that 220 Companies have benefited over the past 22 years.
The Awards always attract a very diverse crowd. As well as the winners and other finalists, guests include UKFE members, exhibition organisers, the press and leading retailers.
The Awards are designed to reward companies, irrespective of size, who have demonstrated export excellence. Judging panel will be looking for winners in eight categories – Menswear; Men's Accessories; Womenswear; Women's Accessories; Childrenswear; Ethical Fashion; Lingerie/Beach Fashion; and New Exporter.
For the 2011 Awards they have introduced new categories that open up the competition to a broader spectrum of suppliers, retailers and e-tailers within the fashion and textile industry. This year's Awards also take into account the multi-channel marketing strategy that companies are using to sell their products overseas.
It is a great occasion to network and entertain, and meet people from the industry and other fellows.
Just to have in mind for this year, Joanna Lumlet, who presented 2010 edition, joked saying: "Just to let you know, in this room of friends, I am very open to product placement. I'm an average size 12, I have a head, shoulders, feet ready for shoes...you know what to do," Remember this when applying.
Deadline reminder. They are Closing date is 5pm on 17 June 2011.
To start your application just click here.