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Announcing details and the finalists of UK Graphic Awards 2021

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We’re thrilled to share the details of the inaugural UK Graphic Awards which will take place on 14th September 2021.

For the first time in 2 years, the wide-format print industry will meet in person to celebrate the industry’s great reunion & most exceptional visual projects in the UK, while spending a wonderful day together. 

As co-organisers of this event, we are preparing the Oulton Hall venue, discussion topics and much more to make this day unforgettable.

Here's what the founder at Vantage, Dan Tyler has to say: “The inaugural awards had to be postponed from 2020 due to COVID restrictions, so we were delighted to receive so many entries once we were able to get them back on track. It reflects well on the resilience of our industry and the leaders within it. I’m proud that as organisers of these awards and a supplier to the industry, here at Vantage we are able to play an active part in such a positive and independent celebration of what we all do best.”

During the daytime Thrive in Print conference, we will discuss Sustainability, Technology and Innovation in Print with a first-class line-up of speakers sharing their valuable experiences.

These will be thought-provoking conversations and discussions aimed at helping owners and senior managers of wide-format print providers to improve their bottom-line profitability by exploiting increased business, technical and marketing opportunities. Let’s find out how we can become more successful and achieve more in the print business.

In the evening, we will celebrate the talent and hard work by awarding the best UK Graphic Awards applicants across 12 categories.

And now, we are excited to announce our finalists:

1. Branded Interiors Project of the Year

- Imageco
- Signbox

2. Event & Exhibition Graphics Project of the Year
- Imageco
- Into Print Digital

3. Leisure &Hospitality Graphics Project of the Year
- Imageco
- Cube London

4. Museums & Galleries Graphics Project of the Year
- MacroArt
- Stylo

5. Retail Graphics Project of the Year
- Stylo
- Wild VC

6. Graphics Roll-Out of the Year
- Grapefruit Graphics
- SMP Group

7. The Green Award (Sustainability & Environmental Achievement)
- ImageCo
- Cestrian

8. The Innovation Award
- Signbox
- Grapefruit Graphics

9. The Rising Star Award
- Kalub Smith - Sovereign Signs
- Nat Banks - Creightive

10. Large Format Print Company of the Year (under 30 employees)
- Ottimo Digital
- Imageco

11. Large Format Print Company of the Year (30+ employees)
- Hollywood Monster
- Signbox
- FaberExposize UK
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Huge thanks to our 3-member judging panel, Marc Burnett of Large Format Review, Jane Rixon from HP, and Chirag Patel, Head of Creative at Elemis.

The winners will be announced at our festive night on 14th September 2021.

Looking forward to seeing you there. Find out more and get your tickets at

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