Launchpad Competition

Welcome to our entry form for the Manchester Stationery Show​'s ‘LaunchPad’​ competition.

This is​ a product/service design competition open to new stationery suppliers looking to break into the booming design-led stationery market.

The competition aims to find 6 winners to showcase at the Manchester Stationery Show, which runs on 31 October and 1 November at the Victoria Warehouse in Old Trafford, Manchester.

The Manchester Stationery Show is ​specialist trade show​, offering a fantastic range of writing and paper products​ which attract the UK’s biggest retailers and most influential buyers and brands in the sector.  The show ​is creat​ing​ a specific display area in the show for the LaunchPad competition winners to present their ideas to visitors.

The competition will be judged by three leading names from the stationery sector in early September.  Their task will be to find 6 products or services they think are of true interest to the stationery industry and their huge number of stationery loving consumers.

​The closing date for entries is: 8 September 2017​

Before you enter, please read the entry requirements below.  

The LaunchPad competition is open to any company which, or individual who:

  • ​​Has not appeared in the Manchester or London Stationery Show previously​
  • Has the rights to sell the featured products/service
  • Does not currently sell the featured product/service through any UK national retail accounts or distributors in the stationery retail sector​

If you are able to answer Yes to these three statements, then please complete the form below to enter your range/products/service for the competition to win a place to take part in LaunchPad at the 2017 Manchester Stationery Show.​ Please make a note of the show dates: Tuesday, 31 October and Wednesday, 1 November 2017.  If your entry is selected, you will be expected to attend both days of the show.

Please send your samples and supporting materials to the address below - to arrive no later than Friday, 12 September.

Hazel Fieldwick
LaunchPad Competition
Ocean Media Group
One Canada Square,
Canary Wharf,
London E14 5AP

If you have any queries please contact Hazel via or by calling 020 7772 8461.

Before you submit this form CLICK HERE to print a copy for yourself