The Industry Is Getting Ready To Party! Be There!

The countdown is on! In just over a week’s time, the greeting card industry’s big ‘comeback party’ will be happening, with The Henries awards all set to recognise and reward the very best greeting card ranges in the UK, the most promising young designer as well as the top three publishers who have provided the best service to the independent retailer. 

Above: The Henries 2021 will take on a Boogie Wonderland theme.
Above: The Henries 2021 will take on a Boogie Wonderland theme.

Taking place a week tomorrow (Thursday 7 October) at the Royal Lancaster Hotel in London, The Henries will be attended by over 500 greeting card publishers, retailers and trade suppliers and will be hosted by the one and only Tom Allen.

Above: Tom Allen is hosting The Henries next week!
Above: Tom Allen is hosting The Henries next week!

Among the retailers who will be there to applaud the publishing excellence will be Cardzone, Clintons, Great British Garden Centres, Fortnum & Mason, House of Cards, JP Pozzi, Paperchase, Postmark, Scribbler, Tesco and WHSmith while all the leading trade suppliers, from paper companies to printers, envelope manufacturers to ecommerce maestros will be there too for the evening of celebration.

Above: The official keepsake ticket for The Henries (designed by The Art File, printed by Windles with board from GF Smith).
Above: The official keepsake ticket for The Henries (designed by The Art File, printed by Windles with board from GF Smith).

There is still time to book your tickets and tables for The Henries 2021. These can be reserved quickly and securely online by  visiting Max-Tickets.net or by contacting Clare Hollick of Createvents via email: clare@createvents.co.uk or phone: +44 (0)1183 340085.

“After the 18 months that we have all endured, The Henries will be the party we all need and deserve,” stated Warren Lomax, joint managing director of Max Publishing, which owns and organises The Henries. “With Boogie Wonderland as the theme, the vibe will be super positive and fun. A great chance for everyone to really let their hair down.”

To see who are in the running for The Henries 2021 glittering trophies for the product and designer awards, click here. To remind yourself of the contenders for the Best Service to the Independent Retailer awards, click here.

The Henries Awards 2021 have the strong backing of major names in the industry as official category sponsors. These include Alpha ColourEBBFedrigoniFoilcoGCA, GF SmithGouldHerbert WalkersThe Imaging CentreLB Warehousing, Loxleys, PostmarkPG LiveProducts of ChangeSherwood GroupSkeet PrintSkylight Media, Sound TechSpring FairUK Envelopes and Windles.

Above: The fun menu has been designed and produced by Windles with board donated by Antalis.
Above: The fun menu has been designed and produced by Windles with board donated by Antalis.

In addition, House of Cards and Ohh Deer are associate sponsors, both adding fun elements to the event.

www.thehenriesawards.co.uk | #Henries21

Top: (left-right) Belly Button’s Rachel Hare on the dancefloor with Paper Salad’s Karen Wilson and Claire Williams at the last real Henries in 2019.

 

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