National Grocery Management Awards 2022

Now in their 17th year, the ShelfLife National Grocery Management Awards recognise individual management excellence in the grocery sector. The awards will be presented at a prestigious ceremony held on Wednesday, 6th July 2022 at the Royal Marine Hotel in Dún Laoghaire, Co. Dublin.

Check out our 2021 Winners - click here

National Grocery Retail Manager of the Year 2021

National Grocery Retail Manager of the Year 2021, Karl Fitzgerald, Applegreen Rathcoole pictured here with main sponsor, Owen Clifford, Bank of Ireland.

Karl was praised by judges for “demonstrating the importance of togetherness, health, and the wellbeing of his team, particularly during the lockdown periods.

Led by RTÉ presenter, MC Shay Byrne, the ceremony will honour the best in the many departments that make up local convenience stores and supermarkets, culminating in the grand prize of ShelfLife National Grocery Retail Manager of the Year.

Supported by platinum sponsor Bank of Ireland and carried out in association with Excel Recruitment, the National Grocery Management Awards scheme is independently judged and seeks out best management practice among those who carry responsibility without ownership in the grocery retail sector.

So don’t hesitate, check out our award categories and submit your enteries before the deadline of May 6th 2022.

Awards night will be the place to celebrate the best and brightest grocery retail managers nationwide, as well as the success and contribution of our sector overall. Contact us with any questions about entering or booking your seats on what promises to be a night to remember.

On behalf of the team at ShelfLife we look forward to welcoming you on the night and wish all of our entrants the best of luck.

National Grocery Management Awards 2022

Now in their 17th year, the ShelfLife National Grocery Management Awards recognise individual management excellence in the grocery sector. The awards will be presented at a prestigious ceremony held on Wednesday, 6th July 2022 at the Royal Marine Hotel in Dún Laoghaire, Co. Dublin.

Led by RTÉ presenter, MC Shay Byrne, the ceremony will honour the best in the many departments that make up local convenience stores and supermarkets, culminating in the grand prize of ShelfLife National Grocery Retail Manager of the Year.

Supported by platinum sponsor Bank of Ireland and carried out in association with Excel Recruitment, the National Grocery Management Awards scheme is independently judged and seeks out best management practice among those who carry responsibility without ownership in the grocery retail sector.

So don’t hesitate, check out our award categories and submit your enteries before the deadline of May 6th 2022.

Awards night will be the place to celebrate the best and brightest grocery retail managers nationwide, as well as the success and contribution of our sector overall. Contact us with any questions about entering or booking your seats on what promises to be a night to remember.

On behalf of the team at ShelfLife we look forward to welcoming you on the night and wish all of our entrants the best of luck.

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“Bank of Ireland are delighted to once again be lead sponsor of the Grocery management awards.  These awards showcase the excellent standards and service delivered by the Irish grocery sector.  They also celebrate the significant contribution made by personnel within the sector to their local communities nationwide.  Personally, it remains a privilege to support & recognise all that’s great about the internationally renowned Irish grocery sector“

— Owen Clifford, Head of Retail Convenience, Bank of Ireland

I want you to know when we thank the frontline heroes, that includes the people working in grocery, that includes the people working in our petrol stations, in our convenience stores, in our supermarkets. The people who got up every morning and looked after us. Thank you so much for all you have done.

— Simon Harris, Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science

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National Grocery Retail Manager of the Year 2021

National Grocery Retail Manager of the Year 2021, Karl Fitzgerald, Applegreen Rathcoole pictured here with main sponsor, Owen Clifford, Bank of Ireland.

Karl was praised by judges for “demonstrating the importance of togetherness, health, and the wellbeing of his team, particularly during the lockdown periods.

Check out our 2021 Winners here

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The Awards Return To

The Royal Marine Hotel, Dublin on July 6th 2022

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The Awards Return To

The Royal Marine Hotel, Dublin on July 6th 2022

Book your seats