European Office Products Awards (EOPA) 2021

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    • 9 March 2021
    • 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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    European Office Products Awards (EOPA) 2021

    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    9 March 2021

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    European Office Products Awards (EOPA) 2021

    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    9 March 2021

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    The European Office Products Awards 2021 – now in their 20th year

    It has never been more important to recognise resilience, innovation and the thriving community spirit that makes our industry so special.

    The EOPA 2021 are slightly different, with a reduced number of categories, but as always these awards recognise and celebrate the companies and people that continue to lead during these challenging times.

    EOPA 2021 Winners
    Congratulations to the winners of the EOPA 2021!

    Business Product of the Year
    3M – Scotch Flex & Seal Shipping Roll

    Reseller of the Year
    Printus/OTTO Office

    Wholesaler of the Year
    JGBM

    Vendor of the Year
    Essity

    Professional of the Year
    Dan Fati, SC Dacris Impex

    Industry Achievement
    Dr Richard Scharmann, PBS Holding

    The full shortlist for the EOPA 2021 is as follows.
    Congratulations to all the finalists!

    Business Product of the Year

    Reseller of the Year

    • Amazon
    • Böttcher
    • Bureau Vallée
    • Printus/OTTO Office                 

    Wholesaler of the Year

    • ADVEO
    • JGBM
    • PBS Holding
    • Quantore

    Vendor of the Year

    • ACCO Brands EMEA
    • Durable
    • Essity
    • Fellowes Brands

    Professional of the Year & Industry Achievement
    No shortlist 

    Categories

    Entries are now closed

    Business Product of the Year
    This category is open to any product sold via the European business supplies sector that has continued to succeed in a difficult market. The judges are looking for evidence of innovation, quality, functionality and above all commercial success.

    This category is open to products launched within the last two years.

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

    Professional of the Year 
    We are looking for an exceptional individual who has consistently shown their ambition, dedication and effectiveness. The panel will consider leadership ability, professionalism and direct contribution to the success of their business.

    Industry Achievement
    This prestigious accolade acknowledges the achievements of someone truly unique who will be recognised for their outstanding leadership, business performance and significant impact on our industry. 


    How to enter                                           entries are no longer being accepted

    • Complete an online entry form for each category you wish to enter
    • The closing date for entries has been extended to 7 January 2021
    • We accept entries from any business supplies organisation operating in Europe
    • To enter your company or product for an award, simply complete an entry form online – opening soon
    • You can enter as many categories as you wish and it is free to take part
    • Only information provided on the entry form will be sent to the judges
    • Should we require a product sample or additional information we will contact you in advance of the judging
    • Winners will be announced in March 2021

    Nominations
    We accept nominations in all awards categories. If you think an outstanding company or individual deserves to be recognised you can make a nomination online, or email your nominations to awards@opi.net
     


    Judges

    The EOPA will be judged by a panel of executives from all industry sectors, including:

    Dennis Albers, Head of Purchasing and Category Management, Quantore
    Raphael Carlioz, European Key Account Manager, Pilot Corporation of Europe
    Jolanda de Vries, European Key Account Manager, 3M
    Paul Gouka, Vice President EMAC & International Sales, ACCO Brands Europe
    Jeffrey-James Köhler, International Key Account Director, Newell Brands
    Aidan McDonough, CEO, Integra Business Solutions
    Debbie Nice, Merchandise Director, VOW Wholesale
    Franz Ratzenberger, Head of International Sales & Marketing, COLOP
    Matthias Schumacher, Director International Sales & Key Account Management Consumer & Craftsmen Division, tesa
    Jonathan Smith, Avery
    Scott Walker, Category & Commercial Operations Director, OT Group
    James Webb, Vice President, Central Europe & EU Marketing, Fellowes Brands
    Burkhard Wessel, Vice President Sales, Mayer-Kuvert network
    Pieter Wolters, Vice President, Vendor Management & Procurement, Staples Solutions

    If you would be interested in joining the judging panel in the future please contact awards@opi.net