Join us for an evening of celebration. Mix and mingle with like-minded retailers and talk shop! Celebrate success with the Award winners as they are announced. Bring the team, and enjoy an evening of dinner, drinks and dancing.

With networking drinks around 6.00pm, and the dinner kicking off at 7.00pm, there will be ample opportunities to network with your peers.

Come one, come all – either book a seat or make sure you book your table if you are bringing your team.



Meet your MC for the evening - BEN HURLEY

Star of hit TV3 Show 7 Days – Ben Hurley is one of the success stories of New Zealand stand-up comedy.
Winner of the two biggest comedy awards in New Zealand, the 2004 Oddfellows Billy T award and the 2008 Fred Dagg award, Hurley is a headline act in New Zealand but also on the highly competitive UK circuit. In 2008 he supported Irish superstar Ed Byrne on a 70-date sell out tour of the UK and Ireland.




The awards categories are:

Customer experience 
Retailers that showcase their business understands the commercial benefits of commitment to customer service and are providing a great customer experience in-store, online or both 

Investment in people 
Retailers that recognise contribution to talent development, whether at junior level or for senior managers. 

Retailers that are implementing services, applications, technologies, practices or capabilities which directly impact sales or are helping to change the retail landscape 

Visual merchandising 
This recognises outstanding and innovative retail display and visual merchandising strategies and techniques 

Catered to retailers who trade across a combination of channels including a physical presence and digital platforms 

People’s choice 
Do your customers love you? This award is open to any retailer and is judged by public vote – your customers 

Supreme award – large retailer 
This award recognises a large retailer who has been named a winner in another cataegory 

Supreme award – small retailer 
This award recognises a small retailer who has been named a winner in another category 


Keep your eyes peeled as we will be announcing the finalists in June. The judging of the categories has begun. 

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