Deadline for entries July 30th 

Interviews to be conducted remotely – Will take place in early August

The ShelfLife National Grocery Management Awards recognise management excellence in the grocery sector. Honouring the best across 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.

With the support of our main 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.

We are delighted to announce that the 16th annual ShelfLife Grocery Management Awards will take place in the Royal Marine Hotel Dublin on September 30th.

Entry is free of charge and you can enter or nominate your colleague(s) by following the simple steps on this website.

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

Grocery Management Awards 2020

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Will you be there to mingle with winners, and meet the movers and shakers in Ireland’s grocery sector? 

Before you enter, review the categories and make sure you are there on the night. 

Awards Night is the place to celebrate the success of Ireland’s best and brightest retail managers. 

About the Awards

The Awards are a coveted ‘badge of success’ in the business

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Awards Night

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