My Nametags Wins Queen’s Award

We have been awarded a Queen’s Award for Outstanding Achievement in International Trade!

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My Nametags was launched by our founder and CEO Lars B. Andersen in his spare room 14 years ago. We now distribute to 127 countries worldwide and have been awarded the accolade in recognition of our significant growth in overseas markets. Across the globe The Queen’s Award is recognised as a reward for excellent business performance. It is also indicative of a quality standard of customer service as well as treatment of staff. International trade now makes up more than a third of My Nametags’ total sales.


The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise, which have been operating since 1966, are awarded to businesses for outstanding achievement in four categories: International Trade, Innovation, Sustainable Development and Promoting Opportunity. My Nametags will join the other award winners at a Royal reception at Buckingham Palace hosted by HRH The Prince of Wales, before the award is officially presented to us by a Lord-Lieutenant at our Wandsworth office.


Commenting on our success in The Queen’s Awards, Lars said: “It is an incredibly exciting time for My Nametags as the company continues to grow quickly. This year has already seen us launch in several new international markets, as well as a move to a much larger office to keep up with growing demand. We are thrilled to have our success recognised by an award as prestigious as The Queen’s Award.”


This international success is largely down to Lars’ understanding of foreign markets and languages. Lars speaks seven languages and believes that this has played a part in allowing My Nametags to grow faster than other SMEs. Within twelve months of establishing the business, My Nametags was exporting to several countries and at one time had more foreign bank accounts than employees!


Lesley Batchelor (OBE), Director General IOE International Trade and part of The Queen’s Award judging panel, said: “My congratulations go out to My Nametags. The Queen’s Award is the highest accolade a business can win from the Institute of Export & International Trade. This is an award like no other and winning it brings both recognition for the team and for the company worldwide.”


The award is valid for five years and will give us the right to use The Queen’s Award logo and fly the Queen’s Award flag at our main office in Wandsworth.


Queen’s Award Competition


To celebrate this news, we are giving away an exclusive My Nametags water bottle to two lucky winners. To be in with a chance of winning, just send an email titled ‘My Nametags Water Bottle Competition UK’ to – full T&Cs below.


Terms & Conditions

  • The two winners shall be drawn at random by My Nametags.
  • Entrants must be residents of the United Kingdom.
  • Entrants must be aged 18 or over.
  • Competition closes at midnight on 09/05/2018.
  • Winners will be notified either by email within a week of the closing date.
  • The winner will have 7 days to respond after which time we reserve the right to select an alternative winner.
  • There are no cash or other prize alternatives available in whole or in part. We reserve the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater value in the event of unavailability of the intended prizes.
  • The entries that are incomplete, illegible or fraudulent will be deemed invalid. No responsibility will be accepted for entries lost, corrupted or delayed in transmission.
  • Bulk entries made from trade, consumer groups or third parties will not be accepted.
  • Data is being held under the terms of our privacy policy and our company terms and conditions – please click links for more information.
  • Entry into the competition authorises My Nametags to contact you,and publish your name on our blog should you be the winner.
  • The winner will receive one set of My Nametags colour sticker labels and must include one of the designs highlighted in the blog above.