Singapore, 10 June 2019 – The inaugural Product Innovation Excellence (PIE) Awards celebrates Singapore Gifts & Premium Fair’s 20th Anniversary and recognises outstanding local design talents and creativity.
The winners are:
(In alphabetical order of product name)
Christine's Handmade Liqueur Cookies, The Cookie Museum (by The V Pte Ltd)
e-mark, A E Stamp Pte Ltd
Leather Wireless Leather Mousepad with USB Hub, YTS Services Marketing Pte Ltd
Office Blocks Travel Set, Advantrade Supplies (Private) Ltd
Singapore Hawker Food Cookies, The Cookie Museum (by The V Pte Ltd)
Vacuum Insulated Tyffyn, Advantrade Supplies (Private) Ltd
Cubie, Gladdys Kwan, Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts
Terra - Bedside Charging Pot, Stephanie Devina Widjaja, Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts
Best of Category and Honourable Mention titles will be awarded at the opening ceremony of mega sourcing event and Singapore’s largest gathering of buyers – Singapore Gifts & Premium Fair, Office Expo Asia and PrintPack+Sign – at Marina Bay Sands on 10 July 2019.
The Best of Category Corporate and Student title awardees will each walk away with an OKI C332DN High Definition A4 Colour Printer. In addition, the Best of Category Corporate awardee will receive a 9 square metres exhibition stand at next year's event.
All winning products will be displayed at the PIE Awards Winners' Showcase during the 3-day trade event from 10 - 12 July at Marina Bay Sands.
The panel of judges for the 2019 PIE Awards includes Jackie Tan, Founder and Design Consultant of Orient Design; Kimming Yap, Executive Committee Member of Design Business Chamber Singapore and Managing Director of Creativeans, and Sabrina Long, Dean of Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts’ School of Art & Design.
The Awards were judged on these four criteria:
Design, degree of innovation and originality
Sales potential and commercial viability
PIE Awards 2019 is organised by BizLink Exhibition Services, a subsidiary of Sphere Exhibits, the events and exhibition arm of Singapore Press Holdings (SPH), and the Promotional Products and Giftware Association (PPGA). It is endorsed by Design Business Chamber Singapore, Singapore Booksellers and Stationers Association, and Print & Media Association of Singapore.
Images of the PIE Awards 2019 winners:https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/14UpujX8KFrohMN7ADpF77MATeldDNyGY
Issued by Singapore Press Holdings Limited
Co. Registration. No. 198402848E
For more information, please contact:
Melissa Teo (Ms)
Marketing & Communications Manager
BizLink Exhibition Services Pte Ltd
DID: 6319 3435
Germain Chong (Ms)
Senior Marketing Executive
BizLink Exhibition Services Pte Ltd
DID: 6319 3434
Andrew Lum (Mr)
Singapore Press Holdings Ltd
DID: 6319 1982
About BizLink Exhibition Services Pte Ltd
BizLink Exhibition Services Pte Ltd is Singapore’s leading exhibition organiser in the fields of gifts and premiums, stationery and office solutions, printing, packaging and signage, and also in the sector of franchising and licensing. By enhancing our exhibition and event management expertise with alliances and other capabilities, we help move clients forward to achieve their business aims. With a dynamic team having over 30 years of collective relevant experience, deep industry and business expertise, broad media resources and a proven track record, BizLink Exhibition Services is fully committed to providing utmost quality services, delivering exceptional results.
About OKI C332DN
The OKI C332DN is an A4 Colour Printer that is suitable for any SME, small workgroup or home. Fast, reliable and affordable, this compact printer uses OKI’s proven digital LED printing technology to deliver outstanding and high-quality results, helping businesses and users to save time and costs. With the C332dn, you’ll enjoy advanced connectivity such as mobile printing from smartphones, tablets, Google Cloud Print, AirPrint by Apple, Giganet Ethernet connectivity and more. Ultra-fast printing speeds – 26ppm in colour and 30ppm in mono – ensure that print jobs get done fast. Duplex printing comes as standard. And with OKI’s ProQ2400 multi-level technology, you are ensured of high-quality print results. In addition, the OKI C332dn allows you to print anything from A6 size to 1.3 metres long banners, and on media stock of up to 220gsm.
About Singapore Press Holdings Ltd
Incorporated in 1984, main board-listed Singapore Press Holdings Ltd (SPH) is Asia's leading media organisation, engaging minds and enriching lives across multiple languages and platforms.
SPH's core business is publishing of newspapers, magazines and books in both print and digital editions. It also owns other digital products, online classifieds, radio stations and outdoor media.
On the property front, SPH owns 70% in a real estate investment trust called SPH REIT which comprises Paragon, a premier upscale retail mall and medical suite/office property in Orchard Road, The Clementi Mall, a mid-market suburban mall and The Rail Mall, a stretch of shopping and dining outlets along Upper Bukit Timah Road. SPH REIT also holds 85% equity stake in Figtree Grove, a freehold sub-regional shopping centre in Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia. SPH owns and operates The Seletar Mall. It is developing a new commercial cum residential site at Woodleigh. It also has a stake in Chinatown Point and owns a portfolio of Purpose-Built Student Accommodation (PBSA) in the United Kingdom.
It is in the aged care sector and owns Orange Valley, Singapore's largest private nursing home operator.
SPH runs a regional events arm and a chain of Buzz retail outlets. It also invested in the education business.
For more information, please visit www.sph.com.sg.