The Electronic Retailing Association

Members vote for the 2018 EMMA Award for Best Innovation

Voting is now closed. You can read about the award winners here.

Read below for more details about the five products nominated and shortlisted for the 2018 EMMA Award for Best Innovation (in alphabetical order)

Nominee #1 - Highstreet TV

Highstreet TV for Sleep Origins - the first UK mattress in a box with new, innovative and patented Contour 5 technology which features 5 vertical comfort zones to ensure the correct spinal alignment by contouring to the natural shape of your body. The unique design distributes body weight evenly, relieves pressure points and provides support where it is needed. The mattress also features award-winning FreshCell TM micro pocket springs and innovative Open Cell foam.

Download the detailed presentation about the Sleep Origins Contour 5 mattress

Nominee #2 - JML

JML for the non-stick Copper Stone frying pan - covered in an easy clean, non-stick coating with a scratch resistant surface, forged with aluminium and steel for a durable induction base and increased heat absorption. Oven safe up to 150°C, suitable for a range of hob types including gas, electric, halogen, ceramic, induction, and solid hotplate. Dishwasher safe.

Download a detailed presentation about the Copper Stone Pan.

Nominee #3- MediaShop

MediaShop for the Livington Prime vacuum cleaner - the lightest battery powered vacuum cleaner on the market with comparable suction power to big premium brands for a significantly lower price. Unique features include a bendable suction tube which can reach places which usually cannot be reached without bending over and an automatic rotating brush.

Download the detailed presentation about the Livington Prime vacuum cleaner

Nominee #4 - Sankom Switzerland

Sankom Switzerland for the Sankom Patent Smart Compression Socks - a revolutionary invention in the compression socks industry as they are the only socks in the world with targeted active multi-level compression that fight the cause of blood stagnation. They improve blood circulation, energise the legs and are comfortable to wear all day long.

Download the detailed presentation about the Sankom Patent Compression Socks

Nominee #5 - Studio Moderna

Studio Moderna for the new Dormeo iMemory S Plus - the first 100% personalised mattress which can be personalised both in terms of firmness and support. It combines the award winning Octaspring technology with a unique special S shape layer mattress construction that offers a revolutionary new personalised sleeping match for all, especially if sharing a bed.

Download the detailed presentation about the Dormeo iMemory S Plus Mattress

About the Emma Awards

The EMMA Awards provides an exciting awards ceremony that honours networks, suppliers and individuals for their ingenuity and creativity and rewards outstanding achievement in the Home Shopping Industry. The highlight of the evening is the presentation of the Life Time Achievement Award to an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to the Home Shopping Industry and has been instrumental in the growth of the industry.

The EMMA Awards offers each ERA Europe member the opportunity to recognize a colleague or institution during the ERA Europe Home Shopping Conference. ERA Europe presents the winners work and achievements during the EMMA ceremony and highlights their determination for excellence. This evening allows the Home Shopping Conference attendees to gather and share experiences during a powerful and moving occasion.

Conditions to participate in the vote for the 2018 EMMA Award for “Best Innovation”

  • To enter the competition you must be an employee of an ERA member company and hold a working contract with said company. Outside advisors / consultants do not qualify as employees.
  • In order to vote, you must have an association member account.
  • You may only cast one vote.
  • You may not vote for an innovation of your own company.
  • The vote starts May 15th 2018 and ends June 5th 2018.
  • All member employees who participate in the vote will be entered in the prize draw.
  • Participating members can win a week in the 2019 conference hotel (location will be disclosed at the 2018 EMMA event. ERA Europe will cover the charges for two persons including travel arrangements.