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  • The 2019 winners
    are announced!
  • After more than 140 submissions,
    40% up on last year!
  • Congratulations!

Find out more...

Building on success
- the 2019 winners show that
innovation is thriving!

The industry's newest awards scheme was launched by The Stocklists in 2018 to great acclaim and welcomed as an exceptional, independent award scheme.

The Flooring Innovation Awards recognises everything that's genuinely new, exciting and innovative in the UK flooring industry.

In 2019, its second year, entries rose to more than 140 – with a very
high quality of submissions.

Now the judges have decided.....

 

FLOORING INNOVATION AWARD WINNERS 2019

Congratulations to the 'stars' of the flooring industry in 2019!

The Flooring Innovations Awards scheme recognises everything that's new, exciting and innovative in the UK flooring industry
and we were delighted to receive over 140 submissions in 2019.

 

The 'best of the best' Gold winners will be announced
at the Flooring Show, Harrogate, on Sunday, September 15.

The National Flooring Innovation Awards are supported by The Stocklists,
the UK's leading retail and contract magazine dedicated to the flooring industry.

 

The Stocklists magazine is the proud sponsor of the Flooring Innovation Awards

INNOVATION AWARD CATEGORIES AND RULES

The 13 categories for entries

  1. Carpets & rugs - natural fibre
  2. Carpets & rugs - man-made fibre
  3. Fibre development
  4. Smooths
    - vinyls, laminate, cork, woods
  5. Design - carpets and rugs
  6. Design - smooths
  7. Underlay
  8. Accessories
    (trims, profiles, anti-slip, etc.)
  9. Installation products & tools
  10. Environmental initiative
  11. Marketing concepts and campaigns
  12. Point-of-sale
  13. Technologies (apps, online, gizmos)

 

Key criteria and rules for entries

There will be up to four shortlisted entries in each category.

Shortlisters will qualify for the 'Innovations Star' award and logo.

One candidate from each category will be selected for an 'Innovations Gold' award

Awards are for a product/service, etc - not company based.

Submissions have to be a “new thing” in the 12 months proceeding the Flooring Show, Harrogate.

Candidates can be:

  • A new, innovative product
  • A new, innovative service
  • Something unique or exceptional in the industry
  • An innovative contract/residential installation
  • A new innovation in environmental technology
  • A new technology upgrading an existing product or service
  • An environmental improvement to an existing product or service

Companies can submit more than one product/service.

The closing date for submissions is Friday, July 19, 2019.

The judges decision in final.

The schedule

  1. Entries should be submitted as soon as possible!
  2. Submissions will be reviewed by the judges during June and July
  3. The shortlist will be announced in August
  4. The 'Innovation Gold' winners will be announced at
    The Flooring Show, Harrogate

Two award standards

Innovation Award Winner
and Innovation Gold Winner

THE JUDGING PANEL

JUDGES

Some of the most respected figures in the flooring industry have joined our independent judging panel.

The submissions and judging process is managed by leading industry consultant Bridgette Kelly.

CHRIS MOFFAT

Chairman • SMG

LAURENCE BIRD

Carpet Recycling UK
Former Chairman

DEBORAH BARKER

Editor-in-Chief, Homes & Gardens
and 25 Beautiful Homes

JOHN HOPKINS

BRIDGETTE KELLY

DAVID SPRAGG

Carpet Consultant • NICF

Interiors Industry Consultant

Editorial Director • The Stocklists

NOW SUBMIT YOUR ENTRY

You can use this form to submit your own entry, or to nominate a product or service you like...

 

ENTRIES ARE NOW CLOSED
AFTER A RECORD 140+ SUBMISSIONS!!

Project manager: Bridgette Kelly  T 07889 088936

bridgette@flooringinnovationawards.com

 

Submissions manager: Bradley James  T 07540 489338

bradley@flooringinnovationawards.com

 

The National Flooring Innovation Awards