It’s the final countdown to this evening’s virtual Excellence in Housewares Awards 2020, hosted on the Hopin event platform. So, are ready with your posh tops or dinner jacket – or your very best pyjamas – and your bubbly on ice, or your favourite mug ready for a brew?
Hundreds of guests – including leading suppliers and retailers such as John Lewis, Lakeland, Harrods and top independents – have signed up to watch The EIH Awards and join the fun.
If you haven’t signed up yet, it is totally free and there is still time today. Don’t delay, secure your space NOW.
Go to: hopin.to/events/EIH20
Here’s the timings for this evening. You can join at any point – just go to the left panel of the Hopin EIH event page.
6.15pm Session rooms open for socialising and industry chat
7.25pm Go to Mains Stage to watch The EIH Awards Programme, including an exclusive interview with Nadiya Hussain.
8.40pm Session rooms open til late-ish for socialising and industry chat
“It’s exciting to be nominated for multiple awards and we’re all going to be in attendance on the night,” says Lakeland buyer Kathryn Farrell.
“We’re signed up and really looking forward to this event with our staff. The special guest appearances will be great,” enthuses Andrea Ball, buyer at Wroes.
“I’m looking forward to seeing everyone and our first opportunity to get dressed up for ages!” says Seema Grantham, housewares sector manager.
Tonight’s event will be a global gathering with attendees from the USA – including IHA president Derek Miller and team – and France, Denmark, Poland, Switzwerland, Sweden and the Netherlands.
“Whether you are visiting or hosting session rooms, or just joining to watch the EIH Awards this evening, we’re thrilled to be coming together with housewares’ finest names to celebrate our industry’s innovation, achievements, initiative and resilience,” says Rob Willis, publishing director of HousewaresNews and Progressive Housewares, organisers of The Excellence in Housewares Awards.
All of the fantastic sponsors of the EIH Awards have session rooms so pop in and say ‘hello’ to: Ambiente, Autumn Fair, Bira Direct, BHETA, Burton McCall, DKB Household, EKO, Exclusively Shows, Expose Travel, Gastroback, Groupe SEB, HousewaresNews.net and Progressive Housewares, The Inspired Home Show and The International Housewares Association, Joseph Joseph, KitchenCraft from Lifetime Brands, Le Creuset, Meyer Group, OXO UK, Salter, Tefal, Tower from RKW, Tramontina, and Ultimate Products.
* For Q and A’s see How to Hopin to EIH
* To read the official Excellence in Awards brochure, click HERE.