Awards and Accreditations

The Callies Awards 2018

Danilo are delighted to announce that at The Calies held on 28th November 2018 we won 4 awards.

  • Animal Kingdom Calendar – BBC Blue Planet II from Danilo
  • Best Music, Talent or Sports Calendar – David Bowie Collectors Edition from Danilo
  •  Best Entertainment or Humorous Calendar – Star Wars Deluxe Calendar from Danilo
  • Best Desk Calendar – Rick and Morty Magic Cube from Danilo

The Henries Awards 2018

Danilo was thriled to win ‘Best Licensed Range’ at The Henries awards  for our Ladybird for Grown Ups Greetings Card Range & Calendar.

2017 Licensing Awards

The winners of this year’s Licensing Awards have been crowned in a glittering ceremony, presided over by Katherine Ryan, which saw some 1,400 retailers, licensors, licensees and industry executives pack into The Grosvenor House Hotel, London.

Danilo are delighted to announce that our Official Ladybird Books for Grow-Ups Greeting Card won the award for Best Licensed Paper Product or Stationary range

2016 National Calendar Awards

This year we were delighted to have received ten nominations and won FOUR awards!

  • Winning Best Retail Character Title was Marvel Comics 2016 Calendar
  • All Leeds United fans will be pleased to hear that our Leeds United 2016 Calendar won the Best Celebrity / Media title (much to the dismay of our host Eamonn Holmes)
  • With 2015 being a Minions Mad year, we were very pleased that our A5 Minion Diary won Best Diary Award
  • We were also thrilled that our Star Wars Calendar won the Best New Title award      

2015 Licensing Awards

We are delighted to announce that our Official Minions calendar, card and giftwrap/bag range won the award for Best Licensed Stationary range.

In additon, Laurence Prince, our MD, won the main award of the evening the Honorary Achievement Award Award for his work in the Licensing industry for the last 38 years.  A fantastic achievement of which is recognised across the licensing industry. We are all very proud of him.         

2015 National Calendar Awards

Held at the Stationer's Hall in London on January 21st 2015, Danilo were delighted to have received eight nominations and won FOUR awards!

  • Winning Best New Title and Best Retail Calendar was our bestselling calendar Disney’s Frozen
  • All Beatles fan will be pleased to hear that our Beatles Collection Edition Calendar won the Best Celebrity / Media title
  • We were thrilled that the stunning Kelly Brook won the People’s Choice award (voted for on the night) for her glamorous 2015 calendar. 

Danilo - Asda supplier of the year!

We are delighted to inform everyone that Danilo won the Asda Supplier of the Year award, announced 12th September 2014.

The award is based on Availability, creativity of designs, production quality ,sales, £s profit per space, and administration/sales etc

2014 - The Licensing Awards

Danilo are delighted to officially inform you that we reached the finals of The Licensing Awards 2014!

Best Licensed Paper Products or Stationery Range - Despicable Me calendar & Greeting Card Range from Danilo

2014 National Calendar Awards

we were nominated for 5 awards at this prestigious event being held Wednesday 22 January 2014 at Stationers' Hall.

The NCA’s are a major national event (we like to think the OSCAR’s of the calendar world) held annually to celebrate the UK’s best calendars and bring together printers, designers, photographers, artists, publishers as well as the industry’s future ‘the student’. With over 30 awards being given, the NCA’s celebrate and reward the best designs from suppliers and design students alike.

We were delighted to have won FOUR awards this year:

Minecraft won us the Best New Title Award

Cheryl Cole won us the Best Retail Celebrity Calendar award

Dr Who 50th Anniversary Calendar -  The time-honoured Elephant Award

Dr Who 50th Anniversary Calendar won us Best Retail Humour / Character Calendar

The Henries 2013

On Friday the nominations were announced for this year’s Henries, which are the UK card industry’s awards that are judged by a group of retailers. There were 14,000 cards entered for judging across all the categories with six finalists for each award. 

I am very pleased to say that in the Licensed Card category Danilo’s Despicable Me 2 range has received a nomination! So well done to everyone at “Team Danilo”, as the retail judges do take into account design, quality of manufacturing & retail sales.

All we have to do now is wait until October to see if we have won!!

Trade Associations

Danilo are members of the following trade associations:

GCA (Greeting Card Association) The GCA is the trade association for greeting card publishers. Its aims are to protect, promote and celebrate this wonderfully innovative sector. It is an independent not for profit organisation owned by its members. It provides wide-ranging industry information and specialist resources for publishers, artists and writers; help, advice, support and wide-ranging membership services.

LIMA (Licensing Industry Merchandising Association) Founded in 1985, LIMA is the worldwide trade organization for the licensing industry. LIMA’s main objective is to work together with licensors and licensees for the advancement of professionalism in licensing through research, national and international seminars, trade events and publications.

FSC® (Forest Stewardship Council® certified) FSC facilitates the development of standards, ensures monitoring of certified operations and protects the FSC trademark so consumers can choose products that come from well managed forests. All Danilo Calendars and Greeting Cards products produced in the UK are FSC accredited



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