Press Release

10 May 2016

 

Final call for entries to the 2016 Print Futures Awards

Grants of up to £1,500 available to help pay for costs associated with training courses for a career in printing, publishing, packaging and graphic arts 

A reminder from the sponsors of the annual Print Futures Awards – The Printing Charity, the British Printing Industries Federation (BPIF), Unite the Union GPM & IT Sector, SAXOPRINT, John Crosfield Foundation, St Bride Foundation, The Book Trade Charity, and the Journalists’ Charity – that the closing date for applications is 27 May 2016.

These annual awards are open to people resident in the UK aged 16 to 30 years who:

  • intend or are studying for a career in printing, publishing, packaging or graphic arts in the UK
  • are already working in those sectors in the UK and would like to undertake courses or training sessions to develop their workplace skills
  • are apprentices or studying for NVQs in print-related organisations and need help with travel and living expenses while working and studying

Further information and application forms are at www.printfuturesawards.com and completed entries should be sent to awards@theprintingcharity.org.uk by 27 May 2016.

Shortlisted applicants will be interviewed in London on 13 and 14 June and the Awards will be presented on 19 July at a special event in London.

Media Contacts:

Dr Mark Johnson, Print Futures Awards Secretary, T: 01293 542 820,

E: mark@theprintingcharity.org.uk and follow @printfuturesawd

Jane Allardice, Jane Allardice Communications Ltd, T: 07778 521 853,

E: jallardice@jac-pr.com