APPLICATIONS FOR THE SRA RETAIL AWARDS 2017 ARE NOW OPEN!
The Singapore Retailers Association (SRA) is now inviting applications for the SRA Retail Awards 2017 - the coveted annual retail awards that honour the industry's creme de la creme.
Launched in 2000, the SRA Retail Awards seek to raise the standards, profile and image of the retail industry in Singapore by promoting innovation, creativity and excellence, so as to constantly add new and exciting dimensions to retail and take the industry to new heights.
Supported by SPRING Singapore and the Singapore Tourism Board, the Awards are presented annually by SRA to the industry's best in honour of the impact they have each made on the retail scene in Singapore.
Six Awards* are up for grabs in 2017:
1. Best New Entrant of the Year
To be awarded to the most outstanding new store that entered the retail scene in Singapore for the first time under a new store name within the qualifying period.
2. Best Retail Concept of the Year
To be awarded to the most outstanding retail concept that was introduced within the qualifying period under an existing / related store name that has been in Singapore for at least one year as at 30 April 2017.
3. Best Retail Event of the Year
To be awarded to the most outstanding retail event / promotion that was organised for consumers by a store / shopping centre in Singapore to drive sales / traffic within the qualifying period.
4. Best Efforts in Corporate Social Responsibility
To be awarded to the retailer / shopping centre operator in Singapore that made the most outstanding efforts in Corporate Social Responsibility within the qualifying period.
5. Manager of the Year
To be awarded to the most outstanding manager in the retail industry in Singapore, who is aged 31 or above as at 30 April 2017.
6. Young Executive of the Year
To be awarded to the most oustanding young executive in the retail industry in Singapore, who is aged 30 or below as at 30 April 2017.
Qualifying Period: 1 May 2016 to 30 April 2017
Closing Date: 30 May 2017
Please refer to the application forms below for the full details, including the judging and eligibility criteria.
All eligible applicants will be judged according to the judging criteria stated in the application forms, and only the best will be presented with the SRA Retail Awards 2017 in honour of the impact they have each made on the retail scene in Singapore.
The announcement of the results and the presentation of the SRA Retail Awards 2017 will take place at the SRA Ball in August / September 2017.
All winners of the SRA Retail Awards* will receive a trophy each. In addition, the winners of the 'Manager of the Year' and 'Young Executive of the Year' will also receive a $4,000 Educational Reward each, while the finalists will receive a $500 Educational Reward each from the SRA as part of the SRA Membership Rewards Programme**.
* All the Awards are open to both SRA members and non-members, except for the 'Manager of the Year' and 'Young Executive of the Year', which are open to employees of SRA ordinary members only.
** The SRA Membership Rewards are exclusively for SRA members which have been with the Association for at least 2 years, and whose membership fees are not in arrears.
We look forward to receiving your applications and / or your assistance in inviting applications for the SRA Retail Awards 2017.