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The Stationers' Company
The City of London Livery Company for the Communications and Content Industries


Welcome to the Innovation in Excellence Awards


When: Friday 11th October 2024

Where: Stationers' Hall

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the company’s prestigious Innovation in Excellence Awards.  This is the ‘Award of Awards’ for the UK’s Communications and Content industries.

The awards are open to all sectors across the Communications and Content industries; including journalism, newspaper & magazine publishing, packaging; paper making & paper converting, printing, academic & information publishing, fine stationery, greeting cards & office products and related intellectual property, archival, and digital born businesses. We encourage nominations from commercial companies, start-ups, charities, trade associations, educational institutions, and public bodies such as museums, libraries, galleries and archives.

The awards are a unique opportunity for businesses or individuals to celebrate innovation excellence in their fields and to raise awareness for their company or brand.  Through the awards, the Stationers’ Company recognises the key role the Communications and Content industries play in the UK economy, highlights outstanding innovation in the sector and offers the opportunity to share best practice.

The awards recognise success across six categories, including start-ups and entries do not have to be UK registered, but should have products and/or services that are in the UK market. 

The shortlist is now out!  Huge congratulations to our shortlisted entries (by category and in alphabetical order):

Business Process

  • Bloomsbury
  • Confederation of Paper Industries
  • Epic Print Ltd - Cupround
  • Parkside Flexibles
  • Xerox

Communications including Marketing

  • Barley Communications
  • Message Matrix
  • ShimmrAI

Customer Experience

  • Message Matrix
  • Metaverse Learning Ltd
  • MX Reality
  • Pearson
  • Prima Business
  • Springer Nature

Education Technology

  • Dot Dot Fire
  • Metaverse
  • Pearson
  • Perlego
  • UCAS

Product Design

  • Dorling Kindersley
  • Epic Print Ltd - Coffee Notes
  • Kolbus UK Ltd
  • Offset Print and Packaging
  • Reflex Group
  • Springer Nature
  • Sun Chemical


  • Confederation of Paper Industries
  • Epic-Print Coffee Notes
  • Perlego
  • ShimmrAI

Winners will be announced at our champagne reception on Friday 11th October. You will be able to secure your ticket here shortly too. 

 Application Form 

 Last Years Winners 

 Judging Criteria 

 Judging Panel