The Dallas Market Center has announced a call for entries for the 4th annual Gourmet Gold Housewares Awards, to be held at the market during the Dallas Total Home & Gift Market, January 8-14, 2020. Entries are open through October 25.
The Gourmet Gold Housewares Awards is an awards program that recognizes exceptional manufacturers in the housewares industry exhibiting at Dallas Market Center. Dallas Market Center’s housewares resources have expanded and improved over the years, and now has nearly 300 housewares product lines now featured throughout the Housewares neighborhood in the Trade Mart and across the marketplace.
The Gourmet Gold Housewares Awards will present awards in eight categories with a special Best in Show award selected from among the category winners. The January 2020 award categories include:
- Best Wine Accessories and Barware
- Best Cookware/Bakeware
- Best Cutlery
- Best Kitchen Electrics
- Best Kitchen Tools & Gadgets
- Best Serveware & Tabletop
- Best Outdoor Cooking & Dining
- Best Hydration and Thermal Drinkware
- Best in Show
Housewares product entries will be judged based on innovation, user-friendliness and visual appeal. Participation is limited to lines currently on the Dallas Market Center campus in either a permanent showroom or temporary exhibit space.
Entry fee is $50 per entry or three entries for $100. The first six exhibitors to enter three submissions will be featured on a special Gourmet Gold Housewares shelf talk page in Gourmet Insider magazine. Deadline for entries is October 25, 2019. A panel of three judges will judge product on campus in mid-December. Winners will be announced during the January Total Home & Gift Market.