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Queen’s Enterprise Award for International Trade April 2020

Queen’s Enterprise Award for International Trade

The prestigious Queen’s Awards for Enterprise are for outstanding achievements by UK businesses for innovation, international trade, sustainable development and promoting opportunity through social mobility. In April 2020, we were awarded a Queen’s Enterprise Award for International Trade.

Best of Craft Awards January 2020

Best of Craft Awards: Best Brand for Crafts and Favourite Die-cutting Range

The Best of Craft Awards celebrate all aspects of the industry from those craft essentials to trend-led products that readers are coveting. In 2019, we won awards for the Best Brand for Crafts (Crafter’s Companion) and Favourite Die-Cutting Range (Gemini).

Best Notions and Tools Award November 2019

Best Notions and Tools Award at The International Quilt Festival

Last year, Crafter’s Companion won an international award at the largest trade event for the quilting, textile and soft crafts industry.

The International Quilt Market features more than 1000 vendors offering materials such as quilting supplies, fabrics, decorative crafts, patterns, tools and sewing machines. This was the third time that Crafter’s Companion exhibited at the wholesale trade show and it was the show’s 40th anniversary.

International Business of the Year June 2019

International Business of the Year at the Federation of Small Businesses’ (FSB) awards (national and local award ceremonies)

After winning International Business of the Year at the Federation of Small Businesses’ regional awards in Newcastle in March, we were named the International Business of the Year at the FSB’s national award ceremony in June. The event, which was in its second year, celebrates the best small businesses and self-employed businesses owners across the UK.

HSN’s Merchandising Excellence Award April 2019

HSN’s Merchandising Excellence Award

HSN’s annual awards celebrate the vendors that go beyond expectations for the network and its customers, in addition to delivering consistent sales through innovative growth strategies.

In April 2019, we received the Merchandising Excellence accolade in the Home category of HSN’s Vendor of the Year Awards. We have partnered with HSN, which is now owned by American cable network QVC, for more than 11 years. This is the first time we at Crafter’s Companion won the Merchandising Excellence award.

Position 26 in Sunday Times SME Export Track 100 May 2015

Position 26 in Sunday Times SME Export Track 100

The Sunday Times SME Export Track 100 ranks Britain’s 100 small and medium-sized companies with the fastest-growing international sales over the latest two years. The table is compiled by Fast Track and published in The Sunday Times. 

In 2015, we ranked at number 26 in table and have since featured in 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020.

Small to Medium-Sized Business of the Year Award December 2010

Small to Medium-Sized Business of the Year Award at the Lloyds Bank National Business Awards

The Lloyds Bank National Business Awards is the UK’s flagship awards programme, recognise and reward excellence across all sectors. Any company within the UK, whether public, private or third sector can enter, regardless of size or industry. 

In 2010, we were presented with the Small to Medium-sized business of the year award.

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