WFM TiQs Awards Contest 2019 – Register Your Interest

WFM Awards Contest 2019 – Register Your Interest


World Fashion Market will be hosting its very first WFM International Fashion Trade Show and Awards at the JW Marriott Grosvenor House,The Great Room – WFMLondon 2019,2 Days long fashion event for global fashion designers, fashion hair stylist, make-up artists, manufactures, sellers & buyers on a single platform. Our goal is to achieve the best sales event and networking of fashion industry trade experts, with speakers in seminars from the industry experts, as well as fashion companies and institutions from different countries.

Winners Prizes

• Winners will receive Trophy and a Certificate in their winning category, register your interest to take part in the WFM TiQs Awards Contest on the form below this page.

We are looking for extraordinary and creative fashion designers to come and showcase their latest designs at this new exciting fashion show! If you are a Designer, register your interest now to be the first to know how to book your place at the catwalk show, get the opportunity to promote your line at the exhibition and how to nominate yourself at our prestigious WFM TiQs Award!

We are inviting fashion buyers and manufacturers to come and view these fabulous designs while also granting the opportunity for you to network and make deals with these promising designers! If you are a fashion Buyer or Manufacturer, register your interest now to be the first to know how to receive the best seats for the catwalk show and secure your place at the WFM TiQs Award show to be the first to meet the hottest designers in town.

If you’re a designer who deserves recognition in a form of an award and should be able to showcase your designs on the world stage, and if your company or your work deserve an Award, register your interest to:


Please use this form to submit an entry for the 2019 World Fashion Market TiQs Awards.


TiQs stands for Talent, Innovation, Quality and Success – and that’s what our judges will be looking for, whichever category you enter. There are 12 categories in the TiQs Awards, so there’s bound to be something that fits your achievements.

Your main entry should consist of up to 1,000 words of text, and this should include all information you feel is necessary to support your entry in each category.

The information can be inputted directly on the form below, or if you prefer, uploaded as an attachment in Word or PDF form.

Supporting material may be supplied in addition to your main entry. Additional information can be uploaded in Word, PDF or for photographs, in JPG form.

All the information that you need to enter can be found within the category descriptions, as well as in our Entry Guidelines.

An entry is defined as one submission to one category. There is no limit to the number of categories you can enter. Please note the judges reserve the right to transfer your entry to another category.


  • Companies or Individuals can submit entries for as many categories as they wish, as long as they are eligible.
  • The editor decides whether an entry is valid for a particular category.
  • The judging panel (chaired by John Houston) has the right to withhold any award if, in its opinion, no entry is of a high enough standard.
  • Every care will be taken with material submitted but none can be returned and no responsibility will be accepted for any loss or damage.
  • Decisions by the judging panel are final.
  • World Fashion Market Ltd, the judges and sponsors of the TiQs Awards 2019 shall not be held responsible for any legal proceedings arising from the entries or the statements made therein; nor can they accept responsibility for the veracity of statements made by entrants, although every care will be taken to check entries.

NB – The awards that do not require entry forms are decided by the judging panel.

Please support answers with marketing material, graphs and tables where appropriate and relevant facts/figures.


If you have any queries regarding the entry process please email:


Your entry should attempt to explain clearly why your company should win an award. It doesn’t need to be long – no more than 1,000 words. We want you to tell us your story – so put the emphasis on the positives!

If possible, the entry should be supported by images, website links, video clips, testimonials and promotional material – anything that helps show that your business is one of the best of the best.

The judges are looking for companies or individuals that stand out from the crowd, especially in the areas of Talent, Innovation, Quality and Success. For any of the Fashion Trade or Creative Industrial Company categories, you’ll need to show how you address these issues:

TALENT: How is talent applied to your line of business and makes it different from others, Show examples of the roles your talent has played in your business, and why you think talent is a greater significance of your design and creativity that sets you apart from your competitors.

INNOVATION: What innovative ways do you employ to improve your business? This could include creative uses of new technology, fresh and different approaches to marketing or presentation of the business, or customer-driven ideas and initiatives that give your company a competitive edge.

QUALITY: Describe standards applied to your business that are designed to make it stand out from your local competitors. This could apply to collections, designers, promotional materials and any other aspect of the business, including training and staff retention. Explain your formal training programs for designers and support staff. Show examples of quality within the business with your supporting materials.

SUCCESS: What successful approaches are used to improve business  success in the fashion trade and creative industry? Are you or your designers delivering exceptional standards leading to a good business outcome? Demonstrate high levels of satisfaction and customer loyalty with testimonials and customer surveys.

In addition, for some of the categories, we’re looking for specific information:


This category is open to all Fashion Designers, Manufacturers, Distributors and Retailers in the creative industry irrespective of size. This award is for an individual designer or creative artist and can be self-nominated or to be nominated by the company or employer, who in their own opinion or in the employer’s opinion provides the absolute highest standard of innovation, creativity and cutting edge, in terms of designing skills, ability to innovate and create cutting edge design of bespoke collections in the fashion business or in the creative industry. The winners will be recognised as “the best of the best” in the fashion design and creative art industry.


This category is open to all Fashion Designers, Manufacturers, Distributors and Retailers irrespective of size. What are the creative ways you promote and market your company or business? How do you make use of the Internet, digital media, social media, and advertising to reach current and access potential customers? What are some examples of media coverage your company has attracted?


This category is open to all Fashion Designers, Manufacturers, distributors and Retailers, irrespective of size. The award is to recognise initiatives that have made the winning companies real “local heroes”, working with local community organisations and giving their business a local profile above and beyond that of a mere fashion designer. Describe how you work with local councils, organisations, community groups and charities to “go the extra mile” in your local area.


This category is open to all Fashion Designers, Manufacturers, Distributors and Retailers, irrespective of size. “Green” and sustainable fashion creations initiatives are an increasingly important aspect of all companies’ activities.  Describe the environmentally-friendly policies adopted by your company that have made it especially eco-friendly, and explain the positive impact this has had on your overall business.


If your business began trading after January 1st, 2018 why not enter this award and receive recognition for your hard work and determination? Our winner will be an entrepreneur who may have brought a fantastic new perspective to the market, found a niche area to focus on or overcome all odds to achieve success. Tell us about your business, your performance and your future plans to win the recognition you deserve.


Please submit your entries via our interactive website Just click on the categories you want to enter and write or paste your entry text into the text panel. You can upload supporting material via the website too.

Alternatively, you can email your entries to by 29th November 2019.

If you would prefer to send hard copy entries by post, please send them to:


3 Forum House,
Empire Way,
Wembley, London,

For more information, and details of how to secure a place or a table at the World Fashion Market TiQs Awards dinner in December, please call WFM TiQs Awards on +44(0)2030311099 +44(0)203949727 CLICK HERE TO BOOK YOUR PLACE NOW