In light of COVID-19, we are focusing all efforts on helping retailers navigate this crisis.

While we have temporarily switched gears, please rest assured that activities related to the Excellence in Retailing Awards. We will reassess the situation in late April and advise you of the adjusted timelines.

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Showcase your innovative ideas and celebrate your top talent!

Retail Council of Canada takes pride in honoring the very best in retail innovation and creativity at the Excellence in Retailing Awards Gala. Every year these awards bring together the top talent in the Canadian Retail industry to recognize the years most innovative retailers in a variety of categories.

IMPORTANT DATES:

Registration deadline: March 31, 2020
Judging: April 8-22, 2020
Finalists Announced: May 2020


WHY ENTER THE EXCELLENCE IN RETAILING AWARDS?

  • Compete amongst some of the best. With over 50 retail submissions competing year over year, you will be competing amongst the best in the industry.
  • Comprehensive categories. Our 12 categories represent key branches within the retail industry. You’re provided the opportunity to recognize many successful projects within your organization.
  • Esteemed retail judges. Every year we establish an experienced panel of retail professionals to review and score all submission.
  • Recognize your team. Your team works hard; why not celebrate their efforts and success by submitting their work to any one of our 12 categories.
  • Trade marketing. Excellence in Retailing Award winners are often featured with a one page write up in Canadian Retailer Magazine.

BENEFITS

  • Extensive and objective submission evaluation from a jury of retail industry experts.
  • Compete with other retailers of all sizes on a level playing field and see how you stack up.
  • Make a statement. Showcase your organization as one of the best in Canada.
  • Demonstrate pride in your work. Give your team the recognition that says they’re one of the best in Canada.
  • Market the prestige of having an award-winning project.

QUESTIONS ABOUT THE EXCELLENCE IN RETAILING AWARDS PROGRAM?

Contact Shawn Shapiro, Logistics Coordinator, Events at sshapiro@retailcouncil.org or by phone at 416-467-3781.