5 reasons why you should enter the National Retail Awards

By now you are aware the National Retail Awards online nominations have opened up, but you might still be contemplating whether to enter. Contemplate no longer – here are five excellent reasons why you should enter the 2021 National Retail Awards!

1. Gain national recognition

The National Retail Awards are Australia’s highest retail achievement. Experience national recognition and gain credibility as one of Australia’s best retailers. Promote your business as an award-winning outlet, or put this nomination on your resume for unlimited career opportunities!

2. Free marketing, PR and personal branding opportunities

Use your nomination to receive media publicity and exposure to the right audiences. Nominees and winners will be given the opportunities for press coverage, interviews, professional photos and exclusive collateral, making it easy for you to promote yourself or your business as one of Australia’s best in the industry. The National Retail Association encourages you to use the Awards to your benefit.

3. Gain valuable advice for growth and development

You can use the Award criteria to thoroughly analyse your business or your career. Use this experience to set new goals, personal bests, and set a benchmark to improve the bottom line.

4. Network with industry leaders

On the night of the gala, you will be networking with over 300 industry leaders and decision makers. Previous attendees have told us that they made invaluable connections at the ceremony that have led to incredible business outcomes. Celebrate your hard work and dedication with your peers!

5. There is an award for everyone

With 12 Award categories this year spanning a wide range of businesses and industry achievements, there is a high chance at least one of these awards will resonate with you. We encourage you to enter as many awards as are relevant to you or your business, for optimal opportunities! What have you got to lose?


From small to large businesses, from HR to Store Managers, from innovators to trainers… we have an Award for you!