The People Awards returns for 2017

The People Awards is making its return for 2017, celebrating the individuals that drive the industry to greatness.

Taking place on Wednesday, June 21st, the summer celebration will be held at London’s Forge restaurant and bar for an evening of championing all those to have nurtured and established brands over the past 12 months.

The Awards and networking evening will kick off from 7.30pm, with bowl food and drinks upon reception.

The People Awards 2017 are now open for entry, meaning you can now cast your vote across a spectrum of categories by clicking here.

The categories for the People Awards 2017 are:

Retail Buying Team of the Year (major/multiple)

Retail Buying Team of the Year (independent/SMB)

Licensing Agent of the Year

Licensing Solutions Team of the Year

Brand Extension and Beyond

Licensee Team of the Year

Licensor Team of the Year (enterprise)

Licensor Team of the Year (SMB)

Licensing Deal of the Year

Manager of the Year

Unsung Hero

Outstanding Contribution to Licensing

Tickets to this year’s event are priced at £89 each.

Sponsorship opportunities are still available. For more information on how to get involved in this year’s People Awards, contact Sophia Jaques on and Jodie Holdway on

For information on categories, voting or any further enquiries, get in touch with Robert Hutchins on

About Robert Hutchins

Robert Hutchins is the editor of and ToyNews. Hutchins has worked his way up from Staff Writer to the position of Editor across the two titles, having spent almost eight years with both ToyNews and, and what now seems like a lifetime surrounded by toys. You can contact him by emailing or calling him on 0203 143 8780 You can even follow him on Twitter @RobGHutchins if ranting is your thing...

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