The British Woodworking Federation Group
Awards 2021

BWF Awards 2021

The BWF Annual Awards 2021 will be taking place on Friday 26th November at the Kimpton Fitzroy London Hotel.

This year marks the 13th anniversary of the BWF Awards and we are excited to once again shine a light on the incredible skills and talent the Woodworking and Joinery Sector has to offer.

There are six award categories to choose from, offering the opportunity for companies and individuals alike to showcase technical innovation, excellence in joinery projects, product design, process efficiency and health and safety.

The BWF Awards are open to everyone in the UK Joinery and Woodworking Sector and entry is free.


Award Entry Forms:

Health and Safety- Sponsored by Arnold Laver

The BWF Health & Safety Award acknowledges individual or collective effort which has made a notable
difference to the health and safety practices and culture within a business.

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Process Efficiency- Sponsored by PIB Insurance Brokers

Implementing lean processes maximises value for money, quality and speed of delivery. The BWF Process Efficiency Award recognises exceptional projects of this kind that have improved business performance.

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Product Design in Wood– Sponsored by Teknos

The BWF Product Design in Wood Award recognises excellence in technical innovation, design and application in joinery product manufacture.

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Woodworking Project of the year– Sponsored by W Exhibition & The FIT Show

The BWF Woodworking Project of the Year Award recognises innovation and the very best in design, application and ability in joinery manufacture.

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Woodworking Apprentice of the year– Sponsored by CITB

The BWF Apprentice of the Year Award celebrates the achievements of woodworking apprentices. Previous winners of the Award have really stood out from the crowd, either through fantastic feats in their work or extraordinary commitment that has added value to their place of work.

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Rising Star– Sponsored by Dixon International Group Ltd

The BWF Rising Star Award has been designed to recognise an individual whose dedication and hard work has made a real difference either to the organisation in which they work, or to the wider woodworking and joinery community.

Nomination forms are welcomed from all areas of a business – HR, Health & Safety, Quality, Customer Service, Finance,Sales, Marketing, Production, etc. Those shortlisted will likely have led a campaign and/or driven change in their business or the wider industry and set an example that inspires/challenges others to follow their lead.

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When do I need to submit my award entry?

All entries must be submitted by ***EXTENDED DEADLINE*** 1st October 2021 to The BWF Awards on Please use the email subject ‘BWF Annual Awards 2021’. Alternatively, you can post your entry to us at BWF Awards, British Woodworking Federation, The Building Centre, 26 Store Street, London, WC1E 7BT

I am a not a member of the BWF, can I still enter an award?

Yes, as long as you are from the UK Joinery and Woodworking sector you can enter an award.

Is there a cost to enter the awards?

No, the awards are free of charge to enter

When will I know if I have been shortlisted for an award?

All finalists will be notified in October 2021

Will the award ceremony be taking place as a face to face event?

The BWF will be closely monitoring the guidance from the Government around face to face events. The safety of our staff, members and the general public remain our key priority.

Can I buy tickets for the Awards Annual Dinner?

Yes, please download and return the booking form to secure your tickets for the dinner- DOWNLOAD HERE

Where will the event be held?

Kimpton Fitzroy London. 1-8 Russell Square, London, WC1B 5BE


Kindly sponsored by:

Member of Construction Products Association
National Specialist Contractors Council
Passive Fire Protection Federation
Trade Association Forum
The Alliance for Sustainable Building Products