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21 Different Ways To Win A Prestigious PCIAW® Award

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Submit your PCIAW® Awards applications now!

The industry’s most prestigious event, the PCIAW® Summit, Networking & Awards, is making its long-awaited return on 2-3 November 2021.

This year’s PCIAW® Summit, Networking & Awards is proud to have the globally renowned Milliken & Company as headline sponsor. This unmissable networking and awards event is one of the first in-person events for the professional clothing industry, reuniting leading voices and experts after a year of virtual meetings and lockdowns across the world.

Set to take place on the evening of the 3rd November 2021, the PCIAW® Awards is an exclusive black-tie event dedicated to celebrating the dynamic creativity on display from businesses and individuals in the professional clothing industry.

Please be assured that PCIAW® is carefully monitoring the latest government advice to accommodate health and safety guidelines whilst continuing to uphold a high standard of excellence on behalf of the global textiles industry. Therefore, we are accepting physical garments to support Awards applications.

The deadline to submit Awards applications is Friday 3rd September 2021. Please ensure that your parcel arrives by then so that it can be quarantined for a minimum of 10 days.

The 100s Club

This year, the PCIAW® Awards is introducing the brand new 100s Club, a celebration of PCIAW® member companies that have turned 100+ years old!

Carrington Textiles is marking its 130 year anniversary, a fantastic milestone for one of Europe’s largest fully integrated textile processing and finishing operations!

In addition, the globally renowned Milliken & Company is proud to be celebrating its 100th year of production in Britain in 2021, marking a century of resilience and adaptation through a World War and a Coronavirus pandemic. 

The PCIAW®’s exclusive 100s Club recognises and celebrates a century of excellence in the professional clothing industry.

Award categories

PCIAW® is proud to present awards within four key categories: PPE Innovation of the Year Awards; Supplier, Distributor, Manufacturers Awards; Industry Recognition Awards; and the Business Manager of the Year Award.

We have over 20 different awards available for submission this year, including our highly anticipated Lifetime Achievement Award. New to 2021 is the Key Workers Awards and the Services to the Pandemic Award!

See the full list of awards below:

How to enter

Submit your Awards applications here.

You are allowed to enter up to three awards. Please select the category application and fill out the details of the application form. You can navigate the form using the “next page” button at the bottom of the form. To finish your application form, click “submit application” at the bottom of the last page of the form.

Application deadline

Following strict health and safety guidelines, PCIAW® is now accepting physical garments alongside visual attachments to support applications.

Please ensure that your garment arrives no later than Friday 3rd September 2021 so that it can be quarantined for a minimum of 10 days.

In addition, please attach a pre-paid returns label to your package so that we can return your garment after judging has occurred. Garments without pre-paid returns labels will be sustainably disposed of.

Please address your packages to:

The Professional Clothing Industry Association Worldwide (PCIAW®)

South House 3A, Suite 4

Bond Estate

Bond Avenue


Milton Keynes


United Kingdom

Any packages received after 3rd September will not be accepted.

Submit your PCIAW® Awards applications now

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