What’s the STATIONERY OF THE YEAR Award?

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What is the STATIONERY OF THE YEAR Award?

The STATIONERY OF THE YEAR Award is the industry’s most valuable award which is given to selected stationery products.

Award-winning products are screened by the Screening Committee as below.

Enter your products to win this Award and promote your products widely to the industry!

STATIONERY OF THE YEAR 2018 Screening Committee Members

The Screening Committee, consisting of Japan's leading product designers and industrial magazine editors,
will select 5 award-winning products (including the Grand Prix) for each category.

 < Chairman >
Dr. Kazuo Kawasaki

Design Director. Prof., Ph.D./
Professor Emeritus,
Osaka University and
Nagoya City University 

Mr. Tatsuya Wada

Professor,
Tama Art University
Product Design Course 

Mr. Shigeki Shimizu

Editor,
EI Publishing Co.,Ltd. 

Mr. Takanori Maeda

Editor-in-Chief,
mono magazine
World Photo Press 

Mr. Norihito Yasuda

Editor-in-Chief,
DIME
Shogakukan Inc. 

Mr. Masamichi Takahashi

Editor-in-Chief,
GoodsPress
TOKUMA SHOTEN
PUBLISHING CO.,LTD. 

Scenes from 2018

How to Apply

Categories

●  Functionality Category - 5 Award-winning products (including 1 Grand Prix)
●  Design Category - 5 Award-winning products (including 1 Grand Prix)

Qualification

New or renewal items released after July 8th, 2017

Pens, Pencils,Notebooks,Schedule books, Memo pads,Sticky notes,Masking tapes,Greeting cards - Files, Folders, Binders,Scissors, Cutter knives,Rulers,Staplers,Pencil sharpeners,Pen cases    etc.

Entries per company

Limited to max. 10 products / company

Entry Fee

6,000 JPY (tax included) / product

*Invoice will be sent after the online registration is completed.
*If you make an entry for both categories, you will be charged12,000 JPY (tax included).
*ISOT exhibitors will be charged 5,000 JPY / product.

How to apply

STEP1. Request Entry form (Under Preparation)
STEP2. Register entry product(s) information by May 11

Schedule

May 11 (Fri)   Deadline for product info online registration
May 18 (Fri)   Entry product(s) and catalogue(s) must arrive to Show Management by this day
Beginning of June     Announcements of Award-winning Products
July 4 (Wed) 14:00-   Award Ceremony (The Grand Prix will be announced.)

Admission fee: JPY 5,000/person without this ticket. Those under the age of 18 are not permitted to enter.