60 for 60
To celebrate 60 years of being a City of London livery company, in 2023, we are honouring 60 young people working in the furnishing industry who are emerging as leaders within their field and ‘ones to watch’.
What will the winner’s receive?
Esteemed recognition from the industry’s most prestigious, respected institution
An award certificate
Digital assets to promote the achievement
Inclusion in press activity and social media
Inclusion in a commemorative 60 for 60 booklet
Invitation to an exclusive networking event with other winners
Professional development, including the offer of a mentor, and networking opportunities
One year’s free Regional Association with the Company.
Frequently Asked Questions
When will nominations open and close?
The nominations process will start from 19 June 2023 with the deadline for entries being 22 September 2023.
Who can enter?
Any individual who has been working in the UK furnishing industry for at least two years. All nominees must be 35 years old or younger.
Do I need to be a member of The Furniture Makers’ Company
No, this campaign is celebrating anyone working in the UK furnishing industry.
Can I nominate myself?
Yes, we encourage you to nominate yourself. All you need to do is complete the nomination form.
Can I nominate someone else?
Yes, nominations for other people are very much encouraged, but you will need to get the nominee’s permission first.
Is the award limited to a particular job function?
No, the UK furnishing industry is diverse and we want to recognise people working in all functions and sectors
The Judging Panel
Amanda WaringThe Furniture Makers' Company Master
Carla BarnettSanderson Design Group Group HR director
Sue KempAssociated Independent Stores Managing director
John Makepeace OBE FRSAAward-winning designer-maker
Edward TadrosErcol Former chairman