Plus X Award Night 2016: WENKO again awarded
WENKO honored at the big night of the most innovative brands
Hilden / Cologne. On Thursday, 23 June 2016, the spectacular ceremony of the Plus X Awards was held in Bonn in the historic plenary hall of the 1st German National Parliament. At the gala event, where several hundred top decision-makers from trade and industry gathered this year, the WENKO-Wenselaar GmbH, headquartered in Hilden, Germany, was honored as one of the selected winners brands of 2016. Katharina Niedballa, marketing director at WENKO, proudly accepted the official brand certificate: "This award once again confirms our claim to offer products that combine innovation successfully with an excellent quality finish and a trendsetting design. WENKO will continue to make every effort to develop always ‘the better idea’ and to create products with the ‘Plus X’ factor."
In 2016, two product innovations from WENKO could convince the top-class expert jury of the Plus X Awards. Both the LED standing cosmetic mirror and the laundry collector Trivo were awarded in the category functionality. Also in 2015, the family-run company was honored with two Plus X Awards. The door and window stopper Multi-STOP® won in the categories design and functionality and the ironing board THIRD HAND in the categories innovation and functionality. As a special seal of approval both products received the award "Best product of the year 2015/2016" in their product category.
About the Plus X Award
With an international and independent panel of judges from 25 industries, 23 competent and strategic partners and more than 600 participating international brands, the Plus X Award is the world’s largest innovation award for technology, sports and lifestyle. Plus X Award Seals of Approval are conferred upon products judged to possess at least one "Plus X" factor. Prize-worthy are e.g. newly developed and innovative technologies, extraordinary designs and intelligent, easy to use operating concepts. The innovation award was initiated to strengthen brands, trade and commerce and support consumers in their purchasing decisions. In 2016, Plus X Award is celebrating its thirteenth anniversary.