The NBF Bed Industry Awards are back for 2024

Renowned for being a pinnacle of excellence in the trade, the Bed Industry Awards showcase the very best in design, innovation, creativity, sustainable practices and outstanding performance from bed manufacturers, suppliers and retailers.

It’s time to make a song and dance about your company!

Who can enter?

The Bed Industry Awards recognise the excellent work of NBF member companies and bed retailers over the past 12 months. Check each category for eligibility to enter.

NBF Member Awards

Retailer Awards

Why should you enter?

  • Raise your company profile
  • Highlight your achievements
  • Showcase your experience
  • Acknowledge your team’s efforts

Awards Presentation

The winners will be announced at the NBF Bed Show Gala Dinner at the Telford International Centre on Tuesday 24th September 2024.

How to enter

All entries must be submitted online. It is easy and straightforward – and FREE!

Deadlines for entries

Late submissions cannot be accepted – no exceptions!

NBF Member Awards

  • Bed Manufacturer of the Year – Friday 2nd August, 5pm
  • Supplier of the Year – Friday 2nd August, 5pm
  • Bed Product of the Year – Friday 6th September, 5pm
  • Component Product of the Year – Friday 6th September, 5pm

Retailer Awards

  • Small NBF Retail Champion – Friday 2nd August, 5pm
  • Large NBF Retail Champion – Friday 2nd August, 5pm
  • National Bed Retailer – Friday 2nd August, 5pm
  • Online Bed Retailer – Friday 2nd August, 5pm


  • The main elements of your entry should be the Executive Summary of no more than 750 words. Entries exceeding the word limits given in the criteria will be disqualified.
  • Please study the criteria the judges will be looking at in the category and ensure you address each one in your summary.
  • For retailers, clear support of NBF and NBF member brands is crucial element of your entry. This is not limited to simply stocking the brands, we want to see how else you support and showcase NBF and NBF member brands to your customers.
  • Your entry can be accompanied by no more than 2 attachments of supporting detail. Please, no fancy presentations or videos. They won’t influence the judges’ decisions, which will be based on content.
  • This will only be looked at IF the Executive Summary persuades the judges it’s worth delving further! Please do not include links to further material in your supporting documents.
  • Do not reprint general information that can easily be found on websites or in company literature.
  • Allow yourself plenty of time to consider and develop your entry but don’t miss the relevant deadlines. Please check the deadline for each category.
  • Provide solid evidence for any specific claims or statistics you make in your entry.
  • Use spell check and ask someone outside of your business to proofread your entry – this will make sure that it makes sense.
  • We may ask you to provide further details about your entry, if necessary. So please ensure correct contact details are provided.
  • Bed Manufacturer and Supplier of the Year entrants: If you are shortlisted, you will be asked to put forward a spokesperson to discuss your entry with the judges. Please ensure someone is available on Wednesday 11th September 2024.


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