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Another record year for the Print Futures Awards

Another record year for the Print Futures Awards

27 July 2015

The 2015 Print Futures Awards received a record 80 entries and the 37 winners, the highest number since the Awards were launched in 2003, received their cheques at The Printing Charity’s industry event kindly hosted by Baroness Dean of Thornton-le-Fylde at the House of Lords on 23 July 2015.

This year’s winners are: Kemi Alemoru, Scott Anderson, Christian Byron, Thomas Cert, Lucy Chapman, Liam Coleman, Kiel Cormack, Conor Crozier, Sarah Daniel, Melanie Edwards, Cristina Garriga, Bethany Gault, Robyn Glendinning, Alex Howell, Emily Hoyland, Sarah Kelly, Corin Kennington, Rebecca King, Emmanuella Kwenortey, Amy Lambert, Isabel Lea, Annalise Lewis, Lisa Matzi, Elena Mourdjis, Rowan Powell, Helen Rabbitte, Charlotte Ross, Jennicka Sapigao, Lia Sher-Gill, Diana Tulkina, Natasha Turner, Elizabeth Underhill, Samuel Walter, Sherrie-Leigh Webb, Charlotte Whistlecroft, Victoria Willmott, and Karl Yeboah.

For more information about the winners, please see www.printfuturesawards.com

The Print Futures Awards are grants of up to £1,500 each to help people aged 16 to 30 years pay for any costs associated with relevant training courses for a career in printing, publishing or graphic arts.

Stephen Gilbert, The Printing Charity’s Chief Executive, said at the event: “As one of the judges for the Awards, I am always inspired by the applicants’ enthusiasm for the industry they are joining.

“Next year I would like to see more young people applying who already work in the industry and want to undertake further training to develop their skills, including apprenticeships and NVQs. The Print Futures Awards have a vital role to play helping to train the new generation entering our industry.”

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Media contacts:
Stephen Gilbert, Chief Executive, The Printing Charity, T: 01293 542 820, E: stephen@theprintingcharity.org.uk or see www.theprintingcharity.org.uk

Jane Allardice, Jane Allardice Communications Ltd, T: 07778 521 853, E: jallardice@jac-pr.com

About the Print Futures Awards: The Print Futures Awards are sponsored by The Printing Charity, the British Printing Industries Federation (BPIF), St Bride Foundation, The John Crosfield Foundation, and Unite the Union GPM Sector.  Entries open in January each year and the Awards are presented in July. See www.printfuturesawards.com