Any individual or company who works in the business products and services industry can apply. This is not a new product initiative as that will be judged separately under the New Product of the Year Award.

The judges are looking for initiatives or innovations that may have impacted on you as an individual, your company, your customer or the industry as a whole. These may be marketing, supply chain, operational, people or service related initiatives or something that is clear blue sky thinking.

The judges will be looking for initiatives that support the following criteria:
• Major impact upon you as an individual
• Major impact on your business
• Major impact upon the office (business) products industry
• Major impact on your customer
• Major impact on morale within your team
• Major improvements in services or supply chain
• Fun and exciting
• Innovative

In no more than 750 words, please explain the initiative and its impact. Entrants may be invited to take part in a telephone interview to find out more about their chosen initiative.

All information received will be treated in the strictest of confidence and can be returned or destroyed after the Awards.