An Enchanting Afternoon

A few photos from the 2017 Retas awards

There were lots of  ‘tails’ to tell from The Retas greeting card retailing awards yesterday (July 12), which took place at The Dorchester. PG Buzz shares a few snapshots from the event, which this year took on an Enchanted Tails theme.

To view The Retas 2017 picture gallery, click here.

The Scribbler team was out in force enjoying the Cocktail reception.
The Scribbler team was out in force enjoying the Cocktail reception.
It was a ‘full house’ from the House of Cards gang.
It was a ‘full house’ from the House of Cards gang.
There was a lot of ‘nosiness’ at the event! Sainsbury’s Carly Pearson (centre) with UKG’s Amanda Scrivener and Helen Geary embracing the theme.
There was a lot of ‘nosiness’ at the event! Sainsbury’s Carly Pearson (centre) with UKG’s Amanda Scrivener and Helen Geary embracing the theme.
(Right-left) John Lewis’ Fatima Marpala, Amie Scull, Scott Bartle and Molly Wollet.
(Right-left) John Lewis’ Fatima Marpala, Amie Scull, Scott Bartle and Molly Wollet.
The PG/Retas team showing their animalistic tendencies! (Right-left) Gale Astley, Warren Lomax, Jakki Brown and Ian Hyder.
The PG/Retas team showing their animalistic tendencies! (Right-left) Gale Astley, Warren Lomax, Jakki Brown and Ian Hyder.
With their animal noses in place and waving their furry tails (kindly donated by Ravensden) guests participated in a fun elimination ‘higher or lower’ competition (based on forest and animal questions) sponsored by Belly Button Designs .
With their animal noses in place and waving their furry tails (kindly donated by Ravensden) guests participated in a fun elimination ‘higher or lower’ competition (based on forest and animal questions) sponsored by Belly Button Designs .
Daisy Warrell helped her mum Rachel Hare (founder of Belly Button Designs) to present the prize of the Higher or Lower competition to the winner Mike Broad of Why Management. Mike won a magnum of champagne, afternoon tea for two at The Dorchester and a hamper of goodies.
Daisy Warrell helped her mum Rachel Hare (founder of Belly Button Designs) to present the prize of the Higher or Lower competition to the winner Mike Broad of Why Management. Mike won a magnum of champagne, afternoon tea for two at The Dorchester and a hamper of goodies.
(Left-right) Retas Winner David Robertson (JP Pozzi), Jenny Cummins (Macmillan Cards, Sydney), Wendy Jones-Blackett (Wendy Jones-Blackett), double Retas winners Mark and Leona Janson-Smith (Postmark) in celebration mode. Every winner of The Retas will receive a Golden Ticket worth £150 to spend at PG Live 2018 and all finalists will receive a Silver Ticket worth £75 to spend at the show.
(Left-right) Retas Winner David Robertson (JP Pozzi), Jenny Cummins (Macmillan Cards, Sydney), Wendy Jones-Blackett (Wendy Jones-Blackett), double Retas winners Mark and Leona Janson-Smith (Postmark) in celebration mode. Every winner of The Retas will receive a Golden Ticket worth £150 to spend at PG Live 2018 and all finalists will receive a Silver Ticket worth £75 to spend at the show.
(Right-left) Amanda and Will Oscroft (Love It) with fellow retailers Steve and Julie McHale (Bentleys) with the wonderful goody bag that everyone received.
(Right-left) Amanda and Will Oscroft (Love It) with fellow retailers Steve and Julie McHale (Bentleys) with the wonderful goody bag that everyone received.
As ‘creatures of habit’, The Retas celebrations continued at The Audley pub until late into the evening.
As ‘creatures of habit’, The Retas celebrations continued at The Audley pub until late into the evening.

 

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