Toy brands recognised in 2012 Nursery Industry Awards

Smart-Trike, Hippychick, Trunki and more pick up awards at this year's event.
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Several toy brands and firms have been recognised at the 2012 Nursery Industry Awards.

Companies including Hippychick and Smart-Trike received awards at this year's event. 

Commenting on Smart-Trike's Best Play Brand award, marketing manager Guy Rob said: "We are delighted to have won ‘Best Play Brand’ at the NI awards. 

"At Smart-Trike we are committed to developing the best products to ensure families are able to spend as much time as possible playing and enjoying the great outdoors so this is a real honour. 

"We’d like to thank everyone who voted for us, and hope that families across the UK continue to recognise us a brand that is dedicated to outdoor play."

The full list of award winners is as follows:

Best Independent Retailer

Winner - Winstanleys Pramworld

Highly Commended - The Nappy Lady

Best Online Retailer

Winner - Kiddicare

Highly Commended - Winstanleys Pramworld

Best Multiple Retailer

Winner - Babies r Us

Highly Commended - Mothercare UK

Best New Retailer

Winner - Huggle

Highly Commended - bonnieboo baby

Best Sales Representative

Winner - Charlotte Stanley of Cheeky Rascals

Highly Commended - Dom Goodwin for Britax

Best Marketing Campaign

Winner - BT & Mothercare (joint campaign).

Highly Commended - Cuddledry

Best E-tailer / Use of technology

Winner - Kiddicare

Highly Commended - Pushchair Trader

Best Wheeled Goods Brand

Winner - Maclaren

Highly Commended - Baby Jogger

Best Car Seat Brand

Winner - Britax

Highly Commended - BeSafe

Best Sleeptime Brand

Winner - The Gro company

Highly Commended - Snoozeshade

Best Feeding Brand

Winner - Milton Babycare

Highly Commended - Joie UK

Best Changing Brand

Winner - Bambino Mio

Highly Commended - Ruby and Ginger

Best Safety Brand

Winner - Britax

Highly Commended - Splash About

Best Nursery Design Brand

Winner - Stokke

Highly Commended - By Carla

Best Play Brand

Winner - Smart Trike

Highly Commended - Tippitoes

Best Organic Brand

Winner - Nature's Purest

Highly Commended - Piccalilly

Best Travel Brand

Winner - Trunki by Magmatic

Highly Commended - LittleLife

Best Wholesaler

Winner - Baby Brands Direct

Highly Commended - Babyprice

Best Distributor

Winner - Hippychick

Highly Commended - Cheeky Rascals

Most Innovative Product

Winner - My Carry Potty

Highly Commended - Vital innovations - vital baby nurture breast-like feeding bottles

Personality of the Year

Winner - Cara Sayer of Snoozeshade

Highly Commended - Paul Walters of Tippitoes

Nursery Brand of the Year

Winner - Stokke

Highly Commended - Hippychick

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