EOPA 2017 shortlist announced

After some heated debates, a panel of independent industry experts has decided the shortlist for the 2017 European Office Products Awards (EOPA).

After some heated debates, a panel of independent industry experts has decided the shortlist for the 2017 European Office Products Awards (EOPA).

Held at the beginning of December in Geneva, Switzerland, the judges had a tough day whittling down the record number of nominations into a list of finalists. The winners of the 14 categories will be announced during a special Gala Dinner which will be held as part of OPI’s Partnership event in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, on 8 March 2017.

For more information and to book your place at the dinner (which is open to anyone, not just attendees of the Partnership event), please visit EOPA 2017

The EOPA shortlist is as follows: 

Product Development of the Year

  • Brother International Europe – Mono laser all-in-one MFC-L6900DW
  • tesa – tesa Glue Stamp
  • The Navigator Company – Navigator Advanced
  • Trodat – The Trodat Professional 4.0

 Business Product of the Year

  • Epson Europe – WorkForce Pro RIPS series
  • Fellowes – Privascreen Blackout Privacy Filters
  • Newell Brands – DYMO LabelWriter 450
  • Pilot Corporation of Europe – FriXion range

 Product Design

  • Bi-silque – Prime Glass Mobile Easel
  • Durable – LUCTRA FLEX
  • Esselte – Leitz Style Desktop Series
  • Fellowes – AeraMax Professional AMII Air Purifier
  • Matting – Jobmate Touch

Innovation of the Year

  • 2020 Digital Media – 2020Pro
  • Acco Brands Europe – Nobo Nano Clean Steel Whiteboard
  • Brother International Europe – Brother QL-800 label printer series
  • Fellowes – Lotus Sit Stand Workstation
  • Newell Brands – DYMO MobileLabeler

 Product Video of the Year

  • Avery UK – Avery Labels and Design & Print
  • Esselte – Leitz Icon Labelprinter
  • HP – Spectre Laptop
  • Newell Brands – Sharpie Markers
  • Schneider – Slider Pen Series

 Dealer Group of the Year

  • Advantia
  • Calipage
  • Office Friendly Dealer Association
  • Soennecken

 Reseller of the Year – sales under €100 million

  • Commercial
  • iba
  • Streit Service and Solution
  • ZenOffice

 Reseller of the Year – sales over €100 million

  • Amazon
  • Büromarkt Böttcher
  • Lyreco

 Vendor of the Year

  • 3M
  • Epson
  • Fellowes
  • Maped
  • Safescan

 Wholesaler of the Year

  • Exertis
  • JGBM
  • Quantore
  • Relef-Centre

 Marketing Initiative

  • Avery UK – Championing small businesses for the launch of Avery WePrint
  • Brother International Europe – ‘It’s less work with wireless’ campaign for the P-touch and QL device ranges
  • Fellowes – ‘Keep it Confidential’ with The World’s Toughest Shredders
  • Office Club – Cool Earth paper
  • The Navigator Company – Around the World in 80 Pages Global Writing Contest

 Young Executive of the Year / Professional of the Year / Industry Achievement Award

 No shortlist – winner announced on the night

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