The factory cutlery industry’s most coveted honors, the BLADE Magazine Knife-Of-The-Year® Awards will be announced during the BLADE Magazine Awards Reception the Saturday night of the show in a new venue for this year: the Garden Court Area of the Renaissance Waverly Hotel (tickets required).
Also new for this year, the public will be able to view the proceedings for free from outside a roped off area.
The Garden Court Area is the large room at the top of the escalators on the second floor of the Renaissance Waverly Hotel. When you get to the top of the escalators walk straight ahead and you can’t miss it.
The categories are Overall; American-Made; Imported; Most Innovative American Design; Most Innovative Imported Design; Best Buy Of The Year; Investor/Collector; Collaboration; Manufacturing Quality; Accessory; Kitchen; Publisher’s; and Industry Achievement.
The factory entries are limited to applicable BLADE Show booth exhibitors, and will be exhibited show Friday and Saturday in a special display in the show lobby.