EOPA 2020 shortlist revealed

Earlier this week, a group of senior executives from all channels in the business supplies industry came together in Amsterdam, Netherlands, for this year’s European Office Products Awards (EOPA) judges meeting.

Earlier this week, a group of senior executives from all channels in the business supplies industry came together in Amsterdam, Netherlands, for this year’s European Office Products Awards (EOPA) judges meeting.

Now in their 19th year, the EOPA are firmly established as the ultimate accolade for business products companies operating in Europe. As has become customary during the process, the discussions among the judges were lively, with categories, nominations and entries often fiercely debated.

The winners of the 12 categories will be announced during a Gala Dinner on 9 March 2020 at the Hotel Okura in Amsterdam during OPI’s Partnership event.

EOPA 2020 shortlist:

Product of the Year 

ACCO Brands – GBC Foton 30 Automatic Office Laminator

Avery Zweckform – Labels with UltraGrip Technology

COLOP – e-mark

Duracell – Lithium coin cells with double child safety

Fellowes Brands – Levado Height Adjustable Desk

Reseller of the Year – revenues under €100 million

Commercial

GBR Rossetto

Lomax

Streit Service & Solution

Reseller of the Year – revenues over €100 million

Amazon

Banner

Böttcher

Bureau Vallée

New Office Centre

Wholesaler of the Year 

Comercial del Sur

Exertis Supplies

JGBM

PBS Holding

Quantore

Vendor of the Year 

Durable

Essity

Fellowes Brands

International Paper

tesa

Sustainability Award – NEW

ACCO Brands EMEA

Bi-silque

Commercial

Essity

Lyreco

Video of the Year

BIC – Gel-ocity Quick Dry

COLOP – e-mark

Fellowes Brands – Your Work Colleague of the Future

Marketing Campaign of the Year 

Avery France – Back to School Campaign

Fellowes Brands – Work Colleague of the Future Campaign

Office24 – Paper Paws

Office Friendly – Van-Tastic 2019

Initiative of the Year 

Integra – i-merge: A Platform to Bring Businesses Together

International Paper – Reikan

Essity – Tork Clean Care, Office Trend Report 2019 

Young Executive of the Year 

Huiru Zhang, Lyreco

Julien Barabant, Pilot Corporation of Europe

Esme Gonzalez, Fellowes Brands

Alexander Steffl, Office Depot Europe 

Professional of the Year & Industry Achievement

No shortlist – winners announced on the night

London, UK