Category judges and mentors
ALONGSIDE COUNTRY HOMES & INTERIORS EDITOR RHODA PARRY, OUR PANEL OF JUDGES INCLUDES LEADING BUSINESS EXPERTS, DESIGNERS AND MARKETEERS
Anna Rigby, Head of Buying, Home, John Lewis
A Partner with John Lewis, Britain’s leading omni-channel retailer, for 36 years, Anna can share her extensive knowledge and expertise in developing Home and Fashion products, bringing them to market and maximising every sales opportunity.
Home Accessory Crafters and Makers
Leanne Osborne, Product and Inspiration Director, Notonthehighstreet.com
Leanne works with more than 5,000 small creative business Partners, who sell on the platform, inspiring them to create innovative products.
Jon Holloway, Founder, Garden Trading
Jon founded Garden Trading in Burford in 1994, after 10 years designing products for leading retailers. This year Garden Trading plans to open its first showroom and to continue to develop great pieces for the home and garden.
Fabric, Furniture and Wallpaper Designers
Melanie Adams, Founder and Buyer, Wallpaperdirect
Mel is responsible for creating the home to more than 12,000 wallpaper designs and over 100 brands. Wallpaperdirect is the onestop shop for wallcoverings online.
Dan Rusga, Marketing Director, Yeo Valley
Established in 1961, this family-run dairy produces tasty, 100% organic products from its award-winning British Friesian cows and other local organic dairy farms. Dan specialises in promoting and marketing this award-winning food brand.