The winners of the 2021 awards will be announced on Wednesday 27 October. The awards ceremony, along with gala dinner, will take place in the Royal Marine Hotel in Dublin. Here are the nominees in each category:

Cash & Carry Manager of the Year – Sponsored by Vuse

Pierce Gordon, Value Centre Castlebar, Moneen Industrial Estate, Castlebar, Co. Mayo
Ann Reilly, Value Centre, Century Business Park Dublin Road, Co. Cavan
Gary Moriarty, Value Centre Listowel, Bridge Road, Listowel, Co. Kerry
Ian Cousins, Value Centre Kilkenny, Hebron Road Industrial Estate, Co. Kilkenny
Kieran Barron, Value Centre, Port Road, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal
Fintan Smyth, Value Centre, Value Centre, Ecco Road, Dundalk, Co. Louth

Customer Service Manager of the Year – Sponsored by Excel Recruitment

Crona Kenny, SPAR Garrycastle, Athlone, Co. Westmeath
Emer Rave, SuperValu Sutton, Dublin 13

Delicatessen/Food to Go Manager of the Year – Sponsored XpressChef

Susan Lennon, SuperValu Kilbarry, Tramore Road, Co. Waterford
Theresa Byrne, SuperValu Swords, The Pavilions Shopping Centre, Dublin
Alan O’ Donnell, Daybreak, Cahir, Co. Tipperary
Jasmin Kerr, MACE Blackbull, Drogheda, Co. Louth
Ger Keenan, Masterson`s Centra, Carrick on Shannon, Co. Leitrim

Forecourt Delicatessen/Food to Go Manager of the Year – Sponsored XpressChef

Fay Gardiner, Applegreen, Youghal, Co. Cork
Egle Valaviciute, Applegreen, Naas Road, Rathcoole, Co. Dublin
Jo Deasy, Southlink Service Station, Daybreak, South Link Road, Cork City
Adrian Amborski, Applegreen Listowel, Co. Kerry
Emma Sinclair, Applegreen, 17 Malahide Road St. Doolaghs, Dublin 13
Agnieszka Pilocik, Kinsale SPAR, Co. Cork
Agnieska Holdowicz, Applegreen, Ashbourne, Co. Meath


HR Manager of the Year – Sponsored by Excel Recruitment

Adriana Pacurariu, Londis, Co. Dublin
Tony Rochford, SuperValu Ballinteer, Dublin 16
Jessica Maher, SuperValu Lucan, Co. Dublin
Janine McCormack, SuperValu Sundrive, Dublin 12
Carley Dennan, SuperValu Blackrock, Co. Dublin

Off-Licence Manager of the Year – Sponsored by Bibendum Ireland

Craig Swift, MACE Blackbull, Drogheda, Co. Louth
Shane McNulty, SuperValu Ballinteer, Dublin 16
Michael Molloy, SuperValu Ranelagh, Dublin 6

C-Store Manager of the Year (Large) – Sponsored by PepsiCo

Susan Doherty, Kelly’s Centra, Letterkenny, Co Donegal
Nick Ye, Londis DCU Glasnevin, Dublin City University, Dublin 9
James Brennan, SuperValu Kilmainham, Dublin 8
Tanya McGarry, SuperValu, Charlesland Shopping Centre, Greystones, Co. Wicklow

C-Store Manager of the Year (Medium) – Sponsored by PepsiCo

Ger Kelly, Delaneys MACE , Liosban Industrial Estate, Co. Galway
Damien Mc Cormack, MACE, Bonagee, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal
Aisling Corbally, MACE Ballyboughal, Co. Dublin
Pat Harkin, MACE Service Station, Mountrath, Co Laois
Karl Lynch, SuperValu, Tyrrelstown , Dublin 15
Stephen Seavers , SPAR Garrycastle , Athlone, Co. Westmeath
Grainne Keating , Scully’s XL, Daingean, Co. Offaly
Colum Browne, Browne’s XL Supermarket, Clogheen, Co. Tipperary

C-Store Manager of the Year (Small) – Sponsored by Albyn Retail Consultancy

Raj Kodali, Herlihy’s Centra Grandparade, Cork
Graham Flood, Daybreak Bective, Navan Co. Meath
Arthur McGuire, Daybreak Ravens Terrace, Co. Galway
Martina Webb, Londis St James’s Hospital , Griffin Retail Group, Dublin 8
Mohammad Hossain, Londis Parkwest, Dublin 12
Grzegorz Stoklosa, MACE, Holborn Street Mace, Co. Sligo
Brendan Gibney , MACE, West Street, Drogheda, Co. Louth
Rachel Ryan, TOP Oil / SPAR, Ennis, Co. Clare
Tony Geelan, Geelan’s XL , Co. Wexford
Stacey Payne, Elite Service Station XL, Tuam, Co. Galway
Tanya Warren, Elite Service Station XL, Co. Galway
William McCoy, McCoy’s XL, Glendalough, Co. Wicklow

Forecourt Manager of the Year (Large) – Sponsored by Seattle’s Best

Karl Fitzgerald, Applegreen Rathcoole, Co. Dublin
Anthon Russell, Daybreak/Maxol Abbeyfeale, Limerick
Brian Joyce, The Galway Plaza SPAR, Athenry, Co. Galway
Briege O’ Kane, TOP Oil / SPAR, Naas Co Kildare
Robert Nortje, Applegreen, Buncrana, Co. Donegal
Rita Kareckiene, Applegreen Arklow, Co. Wicklow

Forecourt Manager of the Year (Small ) – Sponsored by Seattle’s Best
Lisa Smyth, Applegreen Inchicore, Dublin 8
Clare Sheehan, Applegreen Youghal, Co. Cork
Daniel Gherca, Geerah’s Daybreak, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath
Jane Mooney, Daybreak, Williamstown, Co. Galway
Kevin Forde, Daybreak Dungarvan, Co. Waterford
Umair Majeed, Daybreak Daybreak Ballinderreen, Co. Galway
Mark Ryan, MACE Shanagolden, Parkmore Filling Station, Co. Limerick
Ajay Velayudhan, Maxol Skehard Road, Co. Cork
Sean Lyons, TOP Oil / SPAR, Carrigaline, Co. Cork
Dainius Macijauskas, Applegreen, Kellystown, Dublin 15


Supermarket Manager of the Year (Large) – Sponsorship Available (click here for details)

Edgaras Stanius SuperValu Walkinstown Supervalu, Dublin 12
Jamie Caffrey SuperValu Blanchardstown, Dublin 15
Ger Joyce, SuperValu Swords Pavilions Shopping Centre, Dublin
Noel Willis, Tesco Claremorris, Co. Mayo

Supermarket Manager of the Year (Mid) – Sponsorship Available (click here for details)
Goren Kierse, Aldi, Douglas, Co. Cork
Leanne Carberry, Aldi, Dunmore Ardkeen, Co. Waterford
Donal Smyth Aldi, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath
Nigel Riddell Aldi , Dunlo, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway
David O’Reilly, O’Reilly’s SuperValu Bunclody, Co. Wexford
Matt Bardon Tesco Tramore, Co. Waterford

Supermarket Manager of the Year (Small) – Sponsored by Bank of Ireland

Marcin Rokosz, Brosnan’s Centra, Schull, Cork
Amanda Leech, Eurospar Drogheda, Co. Louth
Shane Mangan, Tesco Rathmines Metro, Dublin


Superstore Manager of the Year – Sponsorship Available (click here for details)
Joe Rooney Tesco Coonagh, Co. Limerick
Robbie Kelly Tesco Liffey Valley, Lucan, Co. Dublin

Retail Team of the Year – Sponsorship Available (click here for details)

Applegreen, M1 Lisburn Southbound, Tullynacross Lisburn, Co. Down
Daybreak Dungarvan, Co. Waterford
Tarpey’s SuperValu, Lake Land Retail Park, Co. Cavan
SuperValu Hanley Rowlagh, Clondalkin, Dublin 22
SuperValu Sundrive, Dublin 6
SuperValu Walkinstown, Dublin 12
Applegreen Swords, North Street, Swords, Co. Dublin

Brand Marketing Team – Sponsored by BWG Foods

National Lottery
Mondelez Ireland
Sicín Sásta
Fyffes
FulFil
Valeo

Trading Team Award – Sponsored by Shopper Intelligence

Dunnes Stores
Tesco Ireland
Aldi Ireland
Musgrave
Lidl Ireland
BWG Foods

Hero of the Year – Sponsored by Muller
Winner announced at the show