European Office Products Awards 2024 (EOPA)

    • Okura Hotel, Amsterdam
    • 12 March 2024
    • 6:00 pm - 11:45 pm

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    European Office Products Awards 2024 (EOPA)

    6:00 pm - 11:45 pm
    12 March 2024


    European Office Products Awards 2024 (EOPA)

    6:00 pm - 11:45 pm
    12 March 2024



    You are invited to enter the European Office Products Awards 2024 

    Download the EOPA 2024 Call for entries brochure
    Enter online

    Now in their 23rd year, the European Office Products Awards (EOPA) continue to recognise the most exceptional products, companies and people in the business and workplace supplies industry.  

    Don’t miss your chance to share your success stories with the industry – enter the EOPA 2024 now! 

    Awards will be presented in the following categories.    

    Business Product of the Year  
    Sustainability Excellence: Vendor and Reseller  
    Marketing Campaign of the Year  
    Initiative of the Year  
    Vendor of the Year  
    Reseller of the Year  
    Wholesaler of the Year 
    Marketplace/Platform of the Year  
    Young Executive of the Year        
    Executive of the Year  
    Industry Achievement  

    Recognised industry-wide, winning an award can make a real difference to your business. It couldn’t be easier to take part and it’s free to enter.  Simply complete an online entry form before the deadline of 13 November 2023.

    If you would like more information, please read the full criteria or find out more about how to enter.
    You can also download the EOPA 2024 Call for entries brochure.

    If you have any questions about the EOPA 2024, please get in touch by emailing


    We look forward to receiving your entries in the following 11 categories. 

    To help you prepare, please refer to the criteria below. Entries should clearly show how they meet the criteria listed, which will be used by the judges to evaluate submissions. 

    The deadline for entries is 13 November 2023
    Download the EOPA 2024 Call for entries brochure

    Business Product of the Year 
    This category is open to any product sold via the European business and workplace supplies industry. The judges require evidence of important attributes such as innovation, functionality, quality, environmental responsibility and commercial success. This category is open to products launched since January 2022 and entries are limited to a maximum of 3 per company. 

    Sustainability Excellence: Vendor and Reseller 
    Judges will reward companies that can demonstrate overall corporate sustainability performance and a genuine commitment to sustainable business practices. Vendor and reseller companies will be considered separately, and two awards will be presented in this category. Judges will consider: 

    • Evidence of a strategic focus on sustainability
    • Whether your sustainability programme goes beyond best practice 
    • How the programme is communicated and implemented 
    • Methods used to monitor and measure the impact of your sustainability programme 
    • How your commitment to sustainability benefits your business and the wider community 

    Marketing Campaign of the Year 
    This category is open to any organisation that can clearly show the success of a specific marketing campaign. Campaigns that have not started, or are too new to have measurable results, will not be considered. Judges will consider: 

    • Objectives of the campaign 
    • Understanding the target audience 
    • Marketing activity, innovative methods used, originality and creativity 
    • The return on investment generated 

    Initiative of the Year 
    This award recognises any new initiative that has been implemented and has had a positive impact on your organisation. The panel will want to see why the initiative was introduced and how it has delivered the desired outcomes. The initiative could be: 

    • A charitable or local community initiative 
    • New online or e-commerce solutions 
    • Pioneering technology 
    • Creation of new revenue opportunities 

    Vendor of the Year 
    Reseller of the Year 
    Wholesaler of the Year 
    These awards will recognise companies that are successfully navigating current market pressures. Judges will focus on organisations that have diversified, innovated and evolved their business model to succeed in a competitive, challenging and rapidly changing business environment. 

    Marketplace/Platform of the Year 
    This award acknowledges the growing importance of third-party online marketplaces and platforms. The panel will look for an exceptional operation which offers: 

    • Superior experience for customers: navigation, functionality, reliability, product range 
    • Commitment to maximising the opportunity for selling partners: innovations, adaptability, support, ease of communication 

    Young Executive of the Year       
    The business products industry needs young and dynamic individuals to ensure its continued success. This is your chance to nominate a young executive who is making a real impact in their business and has the potential to shape the future of our industry. Nominees should be under 36 years of age and can be working in any role within the business products industry. 
    Candidates will be asked to join an informal Zoom conversation with three members of the judging panel during the week commencing 8 January 2024. 

    Executive of the Year 
    Please send your nominations for an exceptional individual who excels in their role. We are looking for that special someone who is simply brilliant at what they do. An executive whose ability, dedication and effectiveness not only inspire those around them, but make a significant contribution to their company. 

    Industry Achievement 
    The Industry Achievement award acknowledges the achievements of someone truly unique who will be recognised for their outstanding leadership, business performance and significant impact on our industry. We welcome your nominations for this most prestigious accolade.  

    If you have any questions about the categories or your eligibility to take part, please email 

    How to enter the European Office Products Awards

    Enter for free today! 
    Download the EOPA 2024 Call for entries brochure

    Winning an award can make a real difference to your business or career and it couldn’t be easier to take part. Simply visit EOPA 2024 entries and complete an online entry form. 

    Deadline to enter: 13 November 2023

    • You can enter as many categories as you wish and it is free to take part.
    • Please note that entries are limited to a maximum of 3 per company in the Business Product of the Year category.
    • The shortlist will be announced by 2 February 2024

    If you have any questions about the entry process, please get in touch by emailing 


    Winners will be chosen by a panel of industry executives. We thank all the judges for their time and dedication. 

    • Dennis Albers, Head of Purchasing and Category Management, Quantore
    • Denis Bonnet, Senior Manager, Bic
    • Jolanda de Vries, Key Account Manager Europe, 3M
    • Paul Gouka, VP EMAC & International Sales, ACCO Brands
    • David Harman, Group Merchandising Director, Lyreco
    • Andrea Kenna, Director Merchandising & Product Marketing, Viking
    • Jeffrey-James Köhler, International Key Account Director, Newell Brands
    • Christian Langvad, VP of Operations, SSI Schäfer-Shop Group
    • Constance Martiny Sondag, Vice President Sales Northern & Southern Europe, Unite
    • Aidan McDonough, CEO, Integra Business Solutions
    • Simon McLoughlin, EVO Buying Director, EVO Group
    • Franz Ratzenberger, Head of International Sales & Marketing, COLOP
    • Jonathan Smith, Avery
    • Andre Vasconcelos, CEO, Bi-silque
    • James Webb, Vice President, Central Europe & EU Marketing, Fellowes Brands

    If you would like to be considered to join the judging panel, please email 

    Mark your diary – EOPA dinner, Tuesday 12 March 2024

    Winners of the 23rd European Office Products Awards will be announced at the annual EOPA Presentation Dinner, held at the Hotel Okura in Amsterdam on Tuesday 12 March 2024. 
    We would love to see you there! 


    Discounted rates are available for bookings made before 11 December. If you have any questions about the dinner, please email

    Venue: Hotel Okura, Amsterdam

    18.30 – Welcome reception
    19.25 – Call to dinner
    21.30 – Industry toast
    21.45 – Awards programme
    23.00 – Drinks in the bar

    Dress code
    Business smart (this is not a black tie dinner, ties are optional)

    Room reservations
    Rooms at the Hotel Okura will be available for EOPA dinner guests at the special rate of €272 + city and tourism tax. This rate includes breakfast and VAT. A link to make your reservation will be available shortly.