EOPA 2019 shortlist announced

A panel of independent industry experts has decided the shortlist for the 2019 European Office Products Awards (EOPA) during the judging meeting which took place in Madrid, Spain, last week.

A panel of independent industry experts has decided the shortlist for the 2019 European Office Products Awards (EOPA) during the judging meeting which took place in Madrid, Spain, last week.

Now in their 18th year, the EOPA are firmly established as the ultimate accolade for business supplies companies operating in Europe. As has become customary during the process, the discussions last Wednesday among the judges were lively, with categories, nominations and entries often fiercely debated.

The winners of the ten categories will be announced during a Gala Dinner on 5 March 2019 at the Hotel Okura in Amsterdam during OPI’s Partnership event. 

The EOPA shortlist is as follows: 

Product of the Year

  • AJ Products – Standing Table
  • Hamelin – Scribzee
  • HP – Sprocket Photo Printer
  • Samsung – Flip Interactive Display WMH Series 55
  • Steppie – Balance Board

Video of the Year

  • Brother International Europe – VC-500W full-colour compact label printer with ZINK Zero Ink Technology
  • HP Sprocket Photo Printer
  • Pilot Pen Europe – #PILOTART Canelle Design
  • Samsung – Flip Interactive Display WMH Series 55
  • Zen Office – ZenOffice Print & Promotion – Take a walk with our Print Specialist, Chris

Wholesaler of the Year

  • Corwell
  • Exertis Supplies
  • JGBM
  • PBS Holding

 Marketing Campaign of the Year   

  • ACCO Brands – Rexel GDPR campaign
  • Avery – Every label tells a story
  • Durable – Duraframe TV campaign
  • Fellowes Brands – Sensible steps for GDPR with Fellowes Brands
  • ZenOffice – What does print mean to your business?

Initiative of the Year

  • BIC – Ubicuity: The ‘write’ kind of bench/Developing ‘virtuous circles’
  • Brother International Europe – All in Box
  • Fellowes Brands – GIVE Program
  • JGBM – TechStuff! Cloud-based ‘managed’ e-catalogue
  • Office Friendly – Pioneer e-learning platform
  • RTC Proffice Experience – Feel Green, Choose Double A 

Vendor of the Year

  • ACCO Brands
  • Essity
  • Fellowes Brands
  • Papyrus

Reseller of the Year – over €100 million

  • Amazon
  • Böttcher
  • Bureau Vallée
  • Gruppo Buffetti

Young Executive of the Year

  • Scott Castle, VOW
  • Margaux Lefaucheux, HK Wentworth
  • Katie Metcalfe, Office Friendly 

Professional of the Year & Industry Achievement

No shortlist, winners announced on the night

For more information and to book your place at this special celebration dinner – open to anyone, not just attendees of Partnership – please visit www.opi.net/EOPA2019.

Madrid, Spain