The third Calies calendar, diary and advent awards took place on 19 November.
The event, organised by Max Publishing, took place at Stationers’ Hall in the City of London. Winners included Abrams & Chronicle Books, BrownTrout Publishers and Danilo.
Warren Lomax, joint md of Max Publishing, said: “The Calies not only celebrate the excellence and innovation that exude on the product front, but also serve to champion the product area, giving the sector greater visibility and credibility which is so valuable in these challenging times.”
The event saw Waterstones senior buyer Hazel Walker deliver a dynamic pre-awards speech revealing her market insights, and comedian Stuart Goldsmith host the ceremony.
The winners were:
Best Animal Kingdom Calendar – Deluxe Wildlife Edition Seed Calendar from Seedlings Cards & Gifts
Best Corporate (B2B) Animals or the Natural World Calendar – Untamed from Allan & Bertram
Best Transport Calendar – Haynes Classic from teNeues Calendars
Best Scenic Calendar – National Trust Seasons from Carousel Calendars
Best Corporate (B2B) Scenic Calendar – 360 Interactive from Rose Calendars
Best Art, Illustration or Design Calendar – Ben Rothery Illustrator Natural History from BrownTrout Publishers
Best Corporate (B2B) Contemporary Calendar – Iconic Structures from Rose Calendars
Best Charity Calendar – Marine Conservation Society Sea Change from Carousel Calendars
Best Corporate (B2B) Special Interest, Bespoke or Humorous Calendar – Maritime Gallery from Allan & Bertram
Best Music, Talent or Sports Calendar – Liverpool FC Collector’s Edition Box Set from Danilo Promotions
Best Entertainment or Humorous Calendar – Peaky Blinders from Danilo Promotions
Best Family Organiser or Planner – The Country Set Family Organiser from Wrendale Designs
Best Advent Calendar – The Met Toy Shop Pop-Up from Abrams
Best Diary – Generic – One Line A Day from Chronicle Books
Best Diary – Licensed – Blue Planet II from Danilo Promotions
Best Desk Calendar – Dog Lovers from English Graphics
The Calies’ Calendar Ambassador 2019 – Nigel Green, owner of Eight Days A Week