Back in the flesh and better than ever
Join us on Friday, 27 August 2021 for the Australia’s most prestigious retail awards night of the year.
The 49th annual National Retail Awards are Australia’s premier gala event, held every year to acknowledge and honour the many outstanding individuals and businesses in the retail sector!
This year’s gala will be held at The Star, Gold Coast, and we will be celebrating our ‘The Time Is Now’ theme. It’s about seizing the moment, taking stock of where we have been and what the future of retail will look like. We have a diverse range of award categories and look forward to celebrating with you!
Entries have been extended - quick!
Entries are open now, so make sure you read the awards criteria carefully before applying - good luck!
Emily Jade O’Keeffe
Breakfast Presenter on Gold Coast’s Hot Tomato 102.9 FM
Emily O'Keefe is the female voice behind Gold Coast’s number one radio Breakfast Show on 1029 Hot Tomato and an absolute force to be reckoned with. Emily is this year's Awards MC, having started out as a deli queen, checkout chick and then Estée Lauder Lady on the counter of Myer, she is the perfect icon to lead the show and help us recognise all of the amazing individuals and businesses who have contributed greatly to the retail industry in their own unique ways.
Australian Illusionist & 2019 Semi-Finalist on Australia's Got Talent
Witness the whimsical wonders of renowned Australian Illusionist, Josh Norbido, as he amazes, shocks and delights us this year at the Awards with his mind-blowing magic tricks, unbeatable wit and knee-slapping humour.
Josh was a Semi-Finalist on the 2019 season of Australia’s Got Talent where Nicole Scherzinger gave him the nickname “Hot Magic Josh”, and Celebrity Chef Manu said “What you do is impossible and it’s the best magic I have EVER seen!".
As a Master Magician, Josh always ensures a memorable and unique experience that leaves everyone wanting more.
The National Retail Association is a not-for-profit organisation that represents the interests of retailers across Australia.
We exist to support, inform, protect and represent the interests of retailers and fast food businesses. We understand the issues and opportunities facing retailers every day.
NRA Members can expect to receive the latest industry information, the fastest news updates and the best range of industry insights to help their business grow and succeed.
The retail industry plays a huge role in Australia’s economy, employment and greater livelihood and we are dedicated to helping unite retailers and stakeholders for the success of the industry now, and for the future.
Visit nra.net.au to learn more about how we can help your business.