The organisers of the 2007 Entrepreneur of the Industry Award, a nationwide search for the most dynamic individual in promotional marketing, have revealed the judging panel for this year’s initiative.
Judges confirmed include Michelle Dewberry, winner of The Apprentice in 2006 and founder of Michelle Dewberry Limited; Danny Bamping, winner of the 2006 Entrepreneur of the Industry Award and MD of Bedlam Puzzles; Brian Binley, Conservative MP for Northampton South and member of the DTI Select Committee and Chair of the Conservative Enterprise Group; Alistair Frost, Microsoft UK’s consumer marketing communications lead; Colin Lloyd, promotional marketing entrepreneur and past president of the Institute of Sales Promotion (ISP) and Grant Morgan, MD of the Louis Kennedy Partnership, a leading promotional merchandise supplier.
The judging panel will be chaired by British Promotional Merchandise Association (BPMA) chairman, David Lebond.
David Lebond, commented: “Our judging panel for 2007 has been strengthened by the expertise and insight of Danny Bamping, our first winner, in addition to the highly astute and widely respected Michelle Dewberry. We’re all looking forward to judging entries from the large pool of talent working within the exciting below the line industry.”
The Entrepreneur of the Industry Award is open to any candidate from the many areas of the creative and vibrant below the line industry. In summary, the criteria will be looking at:
· Entrepreneurial flair – commitment to quality, risks taken, marketplace r&d etc
· Personal integrity – values and personal style
· Development of people and delegation
· Financial performance – profitability and long-term sustainability
· Strategic direction – version, going for growth, measuring progress
· Impact – market share expansion
The winner of The Entrepreneur Of The Industry Award will be announced on 19 December in London.
Touchstone Exhibitions & Conferences Ltd, the UK events organiser responsible for the National Incentive show, is the sponsor for The Entrepreneur of the Industry Award.
Entry forms for the Entrepreneur Industry Award can be downloaded from www.entrepreneuroftheindustry.com and the deadline for submissions will be the last minute of the National Incentive Show (NIS), 25-27 September 2007 at Birmingham’s NEC.
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