The winners of Gift of the Year 2021 have been revealed during Spring Fair @ Home.
The winners and highly commended products in the 2021 Gift of the Year competition have been announced in a series of events held during Spring Fair @ Home. With an additional special live event on Tuesday afternoon to announce the Judges Choice winner and the first People’s Choice winner.
Each category had its own top secret zoom celebration to find out who the winners were, as well Sarah Ward hosting a live event with her annual industry speech.
Go La La took out the Judges Choice Award with their Filthy Gorgeous Soap Range and Blue Eyed Sun won the People’s Choice award for their Bio Loco Loop Water Bottles, taking out the prize after an impressive 6000 public votes were cast in the competition. Blue Eyed Sun also won in the Contemporary Gift, Ethical Gift, Kitchen & Dining and Own Label categories.
Category winners include Passport to Genius from Whiz Kid Games in Children’s Educational and Pre-school, The Flower Diffuser from The Candle Brand in My Gift of All Time, Richard Osman’s House of Games from Hacche Retail in Branded Gift, Message In A Bottle Pop Up Card from All Joy Designs in Cards & Wrap and Rainbow Heroes in Aid of Samaritans Charity Jigsaw Puzzle from Gibsons in the Commemorative, Collectable and charitable category. Gibsons also won the Festive & Occasions category for their Christmas Around the World Jigsaw Puzzle Advent Calendar.
Chris Workman from the GA said, “From what has been a very different competition this year we have certainly seen a resilient industry, and an industry that has grown, adapted and thrived even in testing times. It has been great to see so many fantastic products entered and congratulations to all the Winners, Highly Commended, Shortlisted and everyone who entered. You are all winners in our eyes, we hope to see you all next year as we plan to grow the competition again to be even bigger and better.” To see the full list of winners, visit the Gift of the Year website www.giftoftheyear.co.uk/categories