The Calies are well supported by a group of leading calendar publishers, diary manufacturers and dedicated trade suppliers.

Headline sponsors for 2018 include Calendar Club, Carousel Calendars, Danilo, Eight Days A Week, Premier Paper, Renz and Rose Calendars. In addition a number of leading names have added their endoresement as official supporters. These include Allan + Bertram, Andrews McMeel Publishing, Avonside, BrownTrout, Flame Tree Publishing, Grange, Graphique de France, Progressive Greetings Live, Pomegranate, Pyramid International, Reeve Calendars, Tallon, Tams Packaging and TeNeues.

Adding his endorsement of The Calies from both a retailer and publisher perspective, David Pike, managing director of Calendar Club and Carousel said: “We are pleased to see the National Calendar Awards have been re-vitalised and broadened, in terms of both the publishers and the retailers taking part. We are also excited that The Calies represents an opportunity to promote calendars as a product to retailers and the end-customer.”

Daniel Prince, managing director of Danilo is one of many who have been enthusiastic about the launch of a fine-tuned, reinvigorated awards programme in The Calies. “The calendar market is still a very vibrant sector - over 16 million calendars are sold alone every year in UK. The new event will provide a great opportunity for the industry to join together and celebrate the coming year’s calendars and diaries.”