Categories & judging
There are 8 categories in the World Textile Awards competition. When entering, please choose the most appropriate category for your business. We reserve the right to re-categorize your entry should we feel it to be necessary. You will be judged against entries submitted into the same category.
One winner and a second and third place runner-up is announced in each category. One overall winner across all categories receives the title of 'International Textile Firm of the Year'.
Winners are announced on the World Textile Awards website and by press release to the international textile press. They receive an official certificate and a badge to display on their website and marketing collateral.
Fibre Producer of the Year
Spinner of the Year
Knitter of the Year
Weaver of the Year
Dyer & Finisher of the Year
Garment Maker of the Year
Technical Textile Producer of the Year
Home Textile Producer of the Year
Each year, we assemble a team of the industry’s most respected experts from across the globe to be our judging panel.
They are drawn from leading textile organisations, institutions and companies and now you have the opportunity to join them on the judging panel.
If you feel that you would be a worthy judge for the World Textile Awards and would like to be considered for the judging panel, please complete the form below.