YOUNG RETAILER OF THE YEAR proudly supported by REST and Scentre Group
Award portal opens
21 AUG - 1 SEP
WHY ENTER THE YOUNG RETAILER OF THE YEAR COMPETITION?
For over 40 years, the Young Retailer of the Year Award has recognised and rewarded exceptional young talent under 25 years in the retail and fast food industry. It provides a platform to test, recognise, inspire and coach our future leaders and to support the professional development of the best young talent in retail.
The top 25 finalists receive a complimentary invitation to attend the Young Retailer Lunch and to network with over 350 leading retailers at the National Retail Awards Gala to be held in Sydney on Wednesday 27 September 2017.
The 2017 prizes...
The 2017 winner of Young Retailer of the Year will receive an all-expenses paid trip for them and their supervisor to New York for seven days in January 2018, valued at over $15,000, sponsored by REST Super and Scentre Group. The trip includes entry into the NRF Big Show, the world’s largest retail expo, a study tour of New York’s most innovative retailers, 4.5 star accommodation for 7 nights, breakfast each day and return flights*.
Yes - the winner and a company chaperone receive this prize!
The 2017 runner-up will also receive a 12 month mentorship with Retail Doctor Group valued at $5000.
*Rules of entry and prize conditions apply.
"The Young Retailer of the Year award is an great opportunity to kick start your career in retail! The process opens new avenues to network with like-minded people and learn everything there is to know about the ever-changing sector that is retail."
Andrew Bentzen, 2016 Young Retailer of the Year
Mon 29 May - Submission criteria released
Mon 12 June - Online submission portal opens
Tue 4 July - Free coaching webinar for entrants
Fri 28 July 5pm - Submissions close *Extended until August 1, 11.59pm
Mon 14 August - Young Retailer of the Year finalists announced
Wed 27 Sep - Young Retailer of the Year finalist lunch (Sydney)
Wed 27 Sep - National Retail Awards Gala (Sydney)
WATCH THE COACHING WEBINAR
A recording the Young Retailer Webinar is now available on the link below. The webinar provides a comprehensive overview of the criteria and application process for the 2017 Young Retailer of the Year competition.
Still have questions? Contact the NRA on firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note that the NRA will not give feedback on your submission or answer specific questions about your submission or idea. The coaching session is designed to allow entrants the chance to clarify expectations and criteria.