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British Book Design & Production Awards 2016

17.11.2016

The British Book Industry Awards is known to celebrate the greatness of the British book trade and the writers, designers, publishers in the industry. This event always identifies the best books, the best writers, the best bookshops, the best publishers of Britain, from the very best that the writing and publication industry has to offer. 

This Award event usually places the emphasis on the publication of the ‘book’ as such, whether in print or e-book format as the overall aim and objective is to promote the trade’s successes in industry and expanding the reach of the reading audience. 

This year’s event, was held at Jumeirah Carlton Hotel in London on the 10th of November, and attended by David McGinlay, Regional Sales Manager of Muller Martini United Kingdom and Ian Clarke, Sales representative for the United Kingdom. David McGinlay represented the company as he was invited to present one of the awards. (The enclosed photo of David McGinlay presenting the Literature Award). The winning book was called Cain and the winner is ‘Penned in the Margins’, however on the night of the awards, the trophy was collected by Neil Clarke from CPI on behalf of Penned in the Margins. 

The guest host for the evening was Baroness Floella Benjamin OBE, known by the British public for children’s programmes such as ‘Playschool’ and ‘CBeebies’ Bedtime Stories’. In 2013 Floella was made a Fellow of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust and throughout 2016 has been promoting their Shakespeare in schools initiative. The event was also attended by a number of sponsors supporting this event, amongst other, Muller Martini, Kolbus, Hewlett Packard, and Vision Print.  

The final awards were as follows: Best British Book award & Book of the Year, were both attributed to the winner:Alice in Wonderland – The Folio Society.

The British Book Industry Awards is known to celebrate the greatness of the British book trade and the writers, designers, publishers in the industry. This event always identifies the best books, the best writers, the best bookshops, the best publishers of Britain, from the very best that the writing and publication industry has to offer.