Max Publishing is expanding its awards portfoilio with the launch of the Progressive Preschool Awards.
And the trade awards ceremony is now officially open for entries.
The event will be held on Monday, November 11th and will reward outstanding achievement and excellence in product, retail and marketing in the pre-school sector in the UK.
The publication is currently compiling a panel of judges, comprised of retailers and industry heavyweights to judge the 19 categories.
The ceremony wil be made up of ten retailer awards, eight product and one marketing award.
The free to enter nomination forms can be picked up from www.progressive-preschool.com/preschool_awards/how_to_enter.
Closing date for product entries will be May 31st, while marketing is August 30th and retail will close on September 2nd.
Publisher of Progressive Preschool Awards, Rob Willis, said: "It is our mission to establish the Progressive Preschool Awards as true benchmarks for the pre-school sector.
"The support and input that we have received from the industry validates the decision to launch these cross category awards.
"The credible and thorough judging process will ensure that the awards themselves will have total integrity while the Progressive Preschool Awards event looks set to become a real social highlight in the industry trade calendar."
Max Publishing currently organises other trade events such as The Henries, The Licensing Awards, The Excellence in Housewares awards, The Greats and The Retas.
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