HOW THE AWARDS WORK
The awards are broken down into the following three categories
PRODUCT AWARDS: The flavour and hardware awards are decided by independent judges
PUBLIC CHOICE AWARDS: These are decided by the public via an online vote
INDUSTRY AWARDS: These are decided by the Vapouround team
From candy to traditional custards and pastries, this is the category for the more indulgent e-liquid profiles.
Coffee, tea, cocktail blends and just about any other beverage flavour you can dream of are eligible for this category.
The category for straight fruit blends, ranging from single flavour profiles to complex multi-layered combinations.
Any e-liquid with menthol, coolant or mint is eligible for this category.
Whether it’s a heavy pipe blend or sweet dessert tobacco, it belongs in this category.
All shisha pens and e-liquids are eligible for this category.
Traditionally one of the most coveted awards. Any e-liquid that is available on the market is eligible for this award.
The category for all regulated mods. Any battery specification is eligible, provided the device allows for full user wattage control.
This category is dedicated to rebuildable tank devices.
All refillable tanks created with a mouth-to-lung vaping experience in mind are eligible for this category.
Tanks that are designed for a direct-to-lung style vaping experience qualify for this category.
Any device with a focus on easy usability and that offers the ability to refill removable pods or cartridges belongs in this category.
Only devices that feature removable pods or cartridges that are already pre-filled with e-liquid are eligible for this category.
All single-use, pre-filled disposable devices fall into this category.
PUBLIC CHOICE AWARDS
There are some incredible e-liquid ranges available on the global market. Fruit, dessert, candy, beverage and much more. This award recognises a ‘must-try’ e-liquid range with flavours that stand out from the rest.
The online side of the industry has never been more vital. This award recognises the increasingly important role those online retailers play.
Trade shows are a great opportunity for the global vape community to come together. From planning to production, this award recognises the tradeshow that stands apart from rest.
Reviewers work hard to keep consumers and businesses informed on the latest products. This award shows our appreciation for their efforts.
An award that highlights newer companies/brands that have substantially impacted the industry over the past year.
The brick-and-mortar vape retailers are the beating heart of our industry. This award recognises the service these physical retailers provide for the UK vape sector.
Crucial to the international vape industry, this award highlights the service that retailers outside of the UK provide to their customers (brick-and-mortar).
Every year exhibitor stands become even more impressive than the last thanks to the help of the professionals. This award highlights the creative talents of these exhibition stand builders.
This award recognises a brand that went the extra mile with its exhibition stands.
From efficient logistics to product curation, distributors are vital to the operation of every retailer. This award recognises the best in the business.
An award that recognises manufacturing excellence, celebrating quality and innovation in the global vape industry.
A prestigious award recognising a UK-based company that has maintained a level of excellence across all aspects of their brand, including the products themselves, their branding and marketing, their online presence and their customer service.
A prestigious award recognising a company outside of the UK that has maintained a level of excellence across all aspects of their brand, including the products themselves, their branding and marketing, their online presence and their customer service.
Now more than ever, it’s important that branding is both effective and responsible. This award recognises companies that have achieved this.
Vaping needs passionate advocates and educators. This award honours those who go above and beyond to fight for our right to vape.
An award recognising a brand with a sustainable product, innovation or initiative in the vape industry.
This award recognises the most ground-breaking innovation in the vape industry.
This award honours a brand or individual without whom the industry would not be where it is today.
An award recognising those who have pushed the industry to grow and helped vaping serve as an effective alternative to smoking.
This award recognises a product, e-liquid or vaping innovation which is regarded as a game-changer for the industry.
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