About the The Perfect Gift Awards

The Perfect Gift Awards

LUXlife Magazine is thrilled to announce The Perfect Gift Awards are returning for the second year!

Finding the perfect gift for a friend and loved one is a true art. Searching for the best gifts possible and selecting just one is a fun yet sometimes difficult experience - there are so many unique gifts in the market that choosing can be a challenge. This is why an awards programme that aims to showcase outstanding gifting companies is essential. LUXlife is proud to host The Perfect Gift Awards 2023.

From luxury gifts and personalised items to eco-friendly presents, the Perfect Gift Awards 2023 will welcome nominations widely across the Gifting Industry. With sentimentality often the main motivation in our selection of a gift, consumers are now turning to more thoughtful, personalised offerings. Photo albums, jewellery, and personalised mementos to name but a few, demonstrate the popularity of customisable gifts for those wishing to wow their recipient. Moreover, local crafters and international gift suppliers alike are embracing rising trends in sustainable gifting. An eco-conscious gift from a supplier who is aware of their environmental impact is emerging as a key factor for consumers.

This is an industry of highly skilled and dedicated individuals, each of whom deserves to be highlighted and promoted, however standing out in an international industry is a challenge. Even with social media and in-store displays, presenting yourself to your consumers can be a struggle. Every business wants to proclaim its success and demonstrate its hard work to its consumers. Taking part in the Perfect Gift Awards is therefore a great way to promote your gifts through third-party recognition. Our international awards programme provides all our winners with the fantastic opportunity to present themselves as an award-winning company.

The Gifting Industry is a hugely successful industry which has seen year-on-year growth. Experts predict this continued growth to remain for the foreseeable, and research indicates that many consumers are more willing to return to a business after they have purchased a gift for a loved one. Now is therefore the perfect time to stand out in this highly populated market! The Perfect Gift Awards 2023 will showcase key market trends and provide insight into the leading companies in the Gifting Industry today. Receiving a nomination or an award can help in gaining a loyal customer base, and it is the perfect way to demonstrate your achievements.

LUXlife welcomes nominations from consumers and companies alike. Likewise, our in-house research team at LUXlife analyses and selects the best businesses in the industry. We operate a merit-based approach, as opposed to a vote-based approach, which ensures that successful awardees are selected purely on the bases of quality and innovation.

Perhaps you have received an outstanding gift which should be shared! If you know of an individual or business that you think deserves to be celebrated, then please don’t hesitate to submit a nomination using the voting form above. For further information on how you can get involved you can also reach out to our Nominations Team. We wish each and every nominee the very best of luck!

Need Help With Your Nomination? We can point you in the right direction.

The Nomination Team can assist with answering any queries that you have regarding a nomination, or the process involved in taking part in one of our award programmes.

Please get in touch with us via email or over the phone if you have any questions - we are happy to help!

Key Dates

Entries Open:

Tuesday 25th April 2023

Entries Closed:

Tuesday 13th June 2023

Winners Announced:

September 2023

See our archive of previous winners


How it works


We operate an open-vote policy, whereby any organisation can put themselves forward or be nominated by a third party. Votes are cast anonymously via our secure online portal. Voting is promoted digitally to LUX magazine’s extensive circulation, across our social media platforms and where appropriate, across our partner network. We, the publisher, also nominate candidates whom we feel are appropriate and deserving of recognition. The number of votes is not directly influential to the ultimate category winners.

All nominees will be contacted and given the opportunity to accept, or decline, their nomination. Only those who accept, will go on to form our shortlist.

Our specialist researchers scrutinise the shortlisted candidates, putting them through a period of extensive investigation prior to judging where we will make the ultimate decision. We review supporting evidence submitted by the nominees in addition to conducting our own independent research. The probe is typically centred around the evaluation of skills and services on offer; we will consider client and customer feedback and testimonials whilst recognising the nominee’s wider market reputation.

To move successfully, from nominee to winner; there must be evidence of extensive expertise within a given field or discipline, dedication to customer service and client satisfaction with an ongoing commitment to excellence and innovation.

After notification of their success, our winners are given a time-frame to discuss the celebratory items on offer. We are proudly not a pay-to-play enterprise with all winners encouraged to select a promotional package, be it commercial or free of charge.

When we make the formal announcement, we again reach out to LUX magazine’s extensive circulation, as well as our social media followers and, where appropriate, across our partner networks to promote the news.


When did LUX launch?
Today, LUX is one of AI Global Media’s most popular standalone publications but it launched as a bi-product of the luxury lifestyle sections from two of our flagship brands, Acquisition International & Wealth & Finance. In this respect, we’ve been active in the Lifestyle Sector since 2010; however, as demand for this type of coverage increased, we made the decision, in 2015, to separate the content and launch LUX, as an independent brand.

Who nominated me?
A large part of the nomination process is driven by LUX, we spend a great deal of time identifying potentially suitable candidates within their appropriate markets. A publisher-cast nomination doesn’t hold any more weight than a self, or third-party nomination, they all filter through to the research stage in the same manner.

If you didn’t self-nominate the nomination will have come from either a third-party vote via our online voting form or, by us the publisher. We run the nomination process via our website entirely anonymously, prohibiting us to provide specific details. Tried and tested over the years, response rates are always higher this way. As we operate in this manner, we run a very rigorous filtering system and do not directly link the number of votes received with success. We store encrypted versions of the IP address associated with the nomination, allowing us to track unusual behaviour.

I’ve accepted the nomination, what happens next?
Once a nomination is accepted, the organisation will be moved on to our shortlist. Shortlisted parties are encouraged to submit supporting materials via our optional questionnaire. This is the perfect opportunity to put forward any specifics you’d like our judging panel to take into consideration before they undertake extensive research for up to 8 weeks.

Who makes the final decision?
We have an entirely unbiased internal panel. It consists of an international, collective of individuals, with backgrounds from a myriad of fields, such as business, economy, politics, media, journalism, history and education. The panel is led by a veteran academic leader with international pedagogic and coaching experience who is well versed in research, fact-checking and mediation; allowing the panel to operate with efficacy and dependability.

When’s the ceremony?
We do not gather our winners together to present the news. We’re a little bit too new-media for that! All announcements are made digitally, online and across our network. Hosting events and celebration dinners is an expense we’d rather our clients not entertain. We’d much rather keep the cost of our services and products low, so our winners can choose to spend money on marketing that generates real-world value.

So, what happens if I do win?
You get to select the level of coverage that suits you and we set to work to prepare all the relevant elements in time for our public announcement. Our main coverage takes the form of a digital winner’s magazine, but we also offer physical trophies, certificates and varied online packages offering social media exposure.
We have a highly experienced editorial and production department who will guide you through this process and give you full control over your eventual coverage.

What are the costs?
There are no obligatory costs in accepting a nomination or winning a LUX award. In fact, to demonstrate our commitment to this, all our winners are offered a free of charge promotional package. Our company policy will always remain, regardless of budget, our clients should always be able to leverage the value of the award and our seal of approval.

We offer a variety of promotional opportunities to our winners. as we have an extensive network and we know, more than anyone, the wider business benefits from promoting industry awards.

It’s important to highlight, all conversations pertaining commercial add-ons are conducted after winners are announced, so there is no possibility an organisation can influence any internal decisions, based on their appetite to spend on marketing; this remains our utmost concern.