British Book Design and Production Awards 2015 Call for Entries

26/11/2015 To 26/11/2015

The British Printing Industries Federation (BPIF), Oxford Brookes University, The Publishers Association and The Bookseller are calling for entries to the British Book Design and Production Awards 2015. These are the only industry awards to promote and acknowledge the excellence and craftsmanship of the British book design and production industry. 

All books published between 1 July 2014 and 30 June 2015 are eligible for entry in this year’s awards.  There are 17 categories that reflect the many various forms books can take including;

•    Literature
•    Digital
•    Limited Edition
•    Educational
•    Children’s
•    Trade
•    Self-Publishing
•    Interactive Multimedia 

There is also a category for aspiring students to enter their work, with the chance to win a cheque for £500 as well as a short internship with a leading designer, publisher or printer.

Industry experts from the areas of design, publishing and production judge the awards and will stamp the book that outshines the rest with the title of ‘Book of the Year’.

The deadline for entries is Tuesday 30 June 2015.  The awards will be presented at a dazzling ceremony on 26 November 2015 at the Jumeirah Carlton Hotel in London.

For further details on the awards please go to www.britishbookawards.org or contact Heena Bulsara at the BPIF on 020 7915 8338 or heena.bulsara@bpif.org.uk.

Sponsors & Supporters:

BPIF
Burnett & Associates
Canon
Fedrigoni
Intelligent Finishing Systems
Kolbus
Konica Minolta
Oxford Brookes University
The Bookseller
The Publishers Association

The British Printing Industries Federation (BPIF)

The BPIF is the principal business support organisation representing the UK print, printed packaging and graphic communication industry. It is one of the country's leading trade associations. The federation strives to ensure their members’ requirements come first. 

Through listening to their needs they have developed an unrivalled range of products and services that go well beyond those provided by a traditional trade association.

They provide the highest standard of support for printers to grow and develop healthy, sustainable and profitable businesses, aiming to provide an environment geared towards their businesses success. The BPIF offer practical, value-adding solutions for all areas of a print organisation, ranging from Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality issues; with the implementation of HR requirements; provide resolutions of technical or legal issues; as well as advice and support on marketing, sales and finance. This is all delivered by individuals and teams of highly skilled and experienced print industry specialists.

They also offer a wide range of opportunities for networking both regionally and nationally, including prestigious events, special interest groups and popular short courses on a wide range of topics. 
For more information on the BPIF, visit: www.britishprint.com