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Inaugural Product Innovation Excellence (Pie) Awards now open for entries

Singapore, 4 March 2019 – The inaugural Product Innovation Excellence (Pie) Awards, which celebrates Singapore Gifts & Premium Fair’s 20th Anniversary and recognises outstanding local design talents and creativity, is now open for entries. 

The Awards has two main categories, namely Gift Product Design & Packaging and Office Supplies & Stationery Product Design & Packaging.

Judging is based on these four criteria:

  • Design, degree of innovation and originality
  • Functionality
  • Sales potential and commercial viability
  • Ecological compatibility

 

Successful design is essential and a unique selling point of gifts and office supplies and stationery. Organisers BizLink Exhibition Services and the Promotional Products and Giftware Association (PPGA) hope to honour products and packaging solutions that are innovative, effective and sustainable.

Singapore registered businesses and students studying in Singapore are invited to submit their entries for the Pie Awards by 25 March 2019.

An expert panel of judges will shortlist outstanding submissions to participate in the competition for the Pie Awards. Product samples and prototypes will then be assessed to select the winners from the shortlist.

Winners will be announced on 10 June 2019, with the Best of Category and Honourable Mention titles to be awarded at the opening ceremony of mega sourcing event, Singapore Gifts & Premium Fair, Office Expo Asia and PrintPack+Sign, on 10 July 2019 at Marina Bay Sands.

The Pie Awards is supported by Design Business Chamber Singapore, Singapore Booksellers and Stationers Association, and Print & Media Association of Singapore.

Further information about the Pie Awards:

Website: http://sgpfair.com/PIE

Application Form: http://sgpfair.com/enterPIE 

 
Issued by Singapore Press Holdings Limited
Co. Registration. No. 198402848E

For more information, please contact:


Melissa Teo (Ms)
Marketing & Communications Manager
BizLink Exhibition Services Pte Ltd
DID: 6848 5936
 
Germain Chong (Ms)
Senior Marketing Executive
BizLink Exhibition Services Pte Ltd
DID: 6848 5257
Email: germain@bizlink.com.sg 
 
Andrew Lum (Mr)
Assistant Manager
Corporate Communications & CSR
Singapore Press Holdings Ltd
DID: 6319 1982
Email: alum@sph.com.sg
 

About BizLink Exhibition Services Pte Ltd

BizLink Exhibition Services Pte Ltd is Singapore’s leading exhibition organiser in the fields of gifts and premiums, stationery and office solutions, printing, packaging and signage, and also in the sector of franchising and licensing. By enhancing our exhibition and event management expertise with alliances and other capabilities, we help move clients forward to achieve their business aims. With a dynamic team having over 30 years of collective relevant experience, deep industry and business expertise, broad media resources and a proven track record, BizLink Exhibition Services is fully committed to providing utmost quality services, delivering exceptional results.