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List of UK Retail Awards, Consumer Goods Awards and Food and Drink Awards

This is the world’s best list of UK Retail Awards. From the most prestigious UK Food Awards to Fashion Awards and UK Ecommerce Awards, our list covers multiple sectors within the industry. Here you can find The Retail Week Awards, Retail Industry Awards, Creative Retail Awards, Online Retailer Awards, Convenience Retail Awards and the Everywoman in Retail Awards among many others. Food and Drink Awards include The UK Quality Food and Drink Awards, The Great British Food Awards, The Observer Food Monthly Awards, all of The Grocer Awards, The Great Taste Awards, The Drinks Business Awards and The Drinks Retailing Awards. Consumer Goods Awards vary greatly from The British Fashion Awards, The Beauty Awards, Product of the Year, The Drapers Awards, The Walpole British Luxury Awards through to specific industries like the British Hairdressing Awards or the British Farming Awards.

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Award nameDeadline DateAwarding DateIndustryRegion
GQ Food and Drink Awards1st Nov~1st DecRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
The Drinks Business Green Awards2nd Nov~20th NovRetail & Consumer GoodsInternational
British Fashion Awards4th Nov7th DecRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
Deliveroo Restaurant Awards4th Nov7th DecRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
Made For Mums Awards 6th Nov~1st MarRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
The Beauty Shortlist 6th Nov2nd MarRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
Toy Industry Awards27th Nov~21st JanRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
The Giftware Association Gift of the Year27th Nov7th FebRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
People's Choice Drinks Awards27th Nov8th FebRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
The Publican Awards4th Dec~4th MarRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
ISPO Awards 4th Dec~5th FebRetail & Consumer GoodsInternational
Drapers Sustainable Fashion Awards4th Dec11th MarRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
CiWF Good Farm Animal Welfare Awards 5th Dec5th JanRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
The Housewares Innovation Awards ~6th Dec7th FebRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
Fragrance Foundation Jasmine Awards 9th Dec17th MarRetail & Consumer GoodsInternational
The Great British Market Awards ~11th Dec~31st JanRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
Chef's Choice Awards ~11th Dec~3rd MarRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
The Food Made Good Awards ~13th Dec~5th NovRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
DIY Week Awards~15th Dec~1st MayRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
The British Craft Awards~16th Dec~16th FebRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
The Takeaway Innovation Awards ~19th Dec~19th NovRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
Farm Shop & Deli Awards 31st Dec12th AprRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
Convenience Retail Awards~2nd Jan~14th MayRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
Sales Assistant of the Year Awards~2nd Jan~14th MayRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
Countryside Alliance Awards~8th Jan~10th JunRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
Global RLI Awards8th Jan27th MayRetail & Consumer GoodsInternational
Drapers Digital Awards ~10th Jan~30th AprRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
The Delivery Excellence Awards ~10th Jan~4th FebRetail & Consumer GoodsInternational
UK eCommerce Awards~10th Jan~16th SepRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
World Food Innovation Awards~17th Jan~4th MarRetail & Consumer GoodsInternational
The Fragrance Foundation Awards ~17th Jan~14th MayRetail & Consumer GoodsInternational
The Sommelier Wine Awards (SWA) ~22nd Jan~5th MayRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
Glossy Beauty Awards22nd Jan~12th JunRetail & Consumer GoodsInternational
The World Retail Awards~24th Jan29th OctRetail & Consumer GoodsInternational
Professional Beauty Awards~24th Jan~28th JunRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
SIBA Business Awards~31st Jan~16th MarRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
Drapers Footwear Awards~31st Jan~6th AugRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
Creative Retail Awards31st Jan10th JunRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
The Greats Gift Retailer Awards ~31st Jan~13th MayRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
Travel Retail Awards~31st Jan~15th MayRetail & Consumer GoodsInternational
The Academy of Chocolate Awards ~31st Jan~3rd AprRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
Magneto Imagine Excellence Awards~31st Jan~15th MayRetail & Consumer GoodsInternational
Online Retailer Awards
The Online Retailer Awards aim to seek out the best online retailers in the UK, looking for creativity, innovation, quality, enterprise and performance.
31st Jan~15th MayRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
Pet Industry Federation Awards~3rd Feb~26th AprRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
Retailers' Retailer of the Year~5th Feb~25th MarRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
The Bookseller British Book Industry Awards ~7th Feb~18th MayRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
The Fishing News Awards~11th Feb~14th MayRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
Seafood Excellence Global Awards~12th Feb~24th AprRetail & Consumer GoodsInternational
National Burger Awards12th Feb~19th AprRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
British Pie Awards ~14th Feb~6th MarRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
World CBD Awards14th Feb28th AprRetail & Consumer GoodsInternational
Great Taste Awards~17th Feb~3rd AugRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
International Association for Food Protection IAFP Awards ~18th Feb~9th JulRetail & Consumer GoodsInternational
BBC Food and Farming Awards ~18th Feb~30th AprRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
The Grocer New Product Awards~24th Feb9th OctRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
The British Kebab Awards ~24th Feb~3rd MarRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
The Glossy Fashion Awards26th Feb~13th AugRetail & Consumer GoodsInternational
Food and Drink Federation FDF Awards~28th Feb~17th SepRetail & Consumer GoodsUK & Republic of Ireland
Retail Systems Awards~28th Feb19th OctRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
The A' Footwear, Shoes and Boots Design Award~28th Feb~15th AprRetail & Consumer GoodsInternational
Scratch Stars Awards (UK Nail Industry) ~28th Feb~19th JulRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
CWB Independent Retail Awards ~28th Feb~6th JunRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
Decanter World Wine Awards DWWA~28th Feb~28th MayRetail & Consumer GoodsInternational
BABTAC & CIBTAC Awards ~29th Feb~20th SepRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
The Grocer Gold Awards~2nd Mar10th NovRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
FAB Creative Excellence Awards (Food & Beverage)~7th Mar~20th MayRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
The British Sandwich Association Sammies Awards ~11th Mar~7th MayRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
The Golden Chopsticks Awards~16th Mar6th OctRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
Retas Awards~20th Mar~8th JulRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
FreeFrom Skin Care Awards~22nd Mar~5th JulRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
Retail Week Rising Stars Awards ~23rd Mar~18th JulRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
The Natural & Organic Awards Europe~31st Mar~19th AprRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
Nourish Awards~31st Mar~17th SepRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
Footprint Drinks Sustainability Awards~3rd Apr~21st OctRetail & Consumer GoodsInternational
T3 Awards ~5th Apr~1st JunRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
British Knitting & Crochet Awards~8th Apr22nd OctRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
London International Olive Oil Competition LIOOC12th Apr31st MayRetail & Consumer GoodsInternational
Global Department Stores Summit GDSS Awards ~16th Apr~28th MayRetail & Consumer GoodsInternational
London Honey Awards~17th Apr17th MayRetail & Consumer GoodsInternational
The Drinks Business Awards~18th Apr~21st MayRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
Good Housekeeping Food Awards~20th Apr~1st JulRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
World Dairy Innovation Awards ~20th Apr~16th JunRetail & Consumer GoodsInternational
The Drapers Awards~24th Apr19th NovRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
The BIA Baking Industry Awards ~27th Apr~9th SepRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
Farmers Weekly Awards~30th Apr1st OctRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
The SCEPTRE Retail Awards ~1st May~1st JulRetail & Consumer GoodsUK & Republic of Ireland
kbbreview Retail & Design Awards~7th May~2nd MarRetail & Consumer GoodsUK & Republic of Ireland
National Health and Beauty Awards~7th May8th OctRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
Creative Head - The IT List ~13th May~7th SepRetail & Consumer GoodsUK & Republic of Ireland
Creative HEAD Most Wanted~13th May~7th SepRetail & Consumer GoodsUK & Republic of Ireland
International Chocolate Awards ~15th May~7th OctRetail & Consumer GoodsInternational
International Taste Institute Superior Taste Awards ~15th May~11th JunRetail & Consumer GoodsInternational
The Professional Jeweller Awards~15th May~14th SepRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
InnoBev Awards~18th May~30th JunRetail & Consumer GoodsInternational
IWC Merchant of the Year Awards (International Wine Challenge)~19th May~8th JulRetail & Consumer GoodsInternational
The Retail Industry Awards~22nd May26th JanRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
British Poultry Awards~22nd May1st OctRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
SuperMeat & Fish Awards~25th May~10th SepRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
IGD Awards~29th May11th NovRetail & Consumer GoodsInternational
International Beer Challenge IBC Awards ~29th May~17th SepRetail & Consumer GoodsInternational
HJ British Hairdressing Business Awards~12th Jun~14th SepRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
National Hair & Beauty Awards~12th Jun18th OctRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
Healthy Food Guide HFG Awards ~14th Jun~1st JulRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
The eCommerce Awards for Excellence ~15th Jun~25th SepRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
The Luxury Packaging Awards ~19th Jun21st OctRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
The Virtual Cheese Awards~19th Jun~18th JulRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
UK Fruit and Vegetable Awards~26th Jun5th OctRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
British Farming Awards ~26th Jun21st OctRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
Future Food Awards~30th Jun~4th OctRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
Great British High Street Awards ~4th Jul~15th NovRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
Women in Meat Industry Awards~6th Jul13th NovRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
Transforming Retail Awards~10th Jul~9th OctRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
UK Quality Food and Drink Awards~17th Jul13th NovRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
The Walpole British Luxury Awards~22nd Jul~18th NovRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
The OutDoor INDUSTRY Award~25th Jul~17th SepRetail & Consumer GoodsInternational
The Gluten Free Awards ~31st Jul23rd NovRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
Grocer Own Label Accreditation and Awards~31st Jul9th NovRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
Product of the Year~31st Jul~24th JanRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
Good Food Awards ~31st Jul~15th SepRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
The Vendies Vending Industry Awards ~31st Jul~2nd OctRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
Asian Trader Awards~1st Aug11th NovRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
The Drinks Retailing Awards~3rd Aug2nd FebRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
Drinks International Travel Retail Awards~6th Aug~1st OctRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
Revo Gold Awards ~8th Aug~4th DecRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
The Lucie Technical Awards (Photographic Industry)~8th Aug~24th OctRetail & Consumer GoodsInternational
The Beauty Awards~14th Aug16th NovRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
VM & Display Awards ~16th Aug~21st NovRetail & Consumer GoodsInternational
Butcher's Shop of the Year Awards~17th Aug11th FebRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
The British Takeaway Awards ~18th Aug~27th JanRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
Glass of Bubbly Awards~18th Aug29th OctRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
PAPA Industry Awards~21st Aug12th NovRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
Tiptree World Bread Awards Heroes~23rd Aug13th OctRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
Society of Food Hygiene & Technology SOFHT Awards~23rd Aug12th NovRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
Forecourt Trader of the Year Awards~24th Aug14th JanRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
British Hairdressing Awards~28th Aug30th NovRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
PETA Vegan Food Awards ~28th Aug25th SepRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
The British Curry Awards~31st Aug~25th NovRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
National Chilli Awards ~31st Aug~14th SepRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
Toy of the Year Awards (TOTY)~2nd Sep12th FebRetail & Consumer GoodsInternational
Retail Knowledge Fraud Awards ~3rd Sep3rd DecRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
The Harpers Design Awards (Drinks Industry)~4th Sep~2nd NovRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
AIPH International Grower of the Year (IGOTY) Awards ~6th Sep~28th JanRetail & Consumer GoodsInternational
Retail Week Awards~11th Sep25th MarRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
BIRA Best Small Shops Competition~11th Sep3rd NovRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
World Beverage Innovation Awards~11th Sep11th NovRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
British Street Food Awards ~11th Sep~11th SepRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
My Face My Body Awards ~11th Sep12th DecRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
Food Management Today FMT Industry Awards~11th Sep~12th MarRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
The Craft Business Awards~18th Sep~16th MarRetail & Consumer GoodsInternational
The Grocer Top New Talent ~20th Sep~14th NovRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
Food Manufacture Excellence Awards25th Sep11th FebRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
BRIT/FIVS International Sustainable Winegrowing Competition~30th Sep~31st MarRetail & Consumer GoodsInternational
The Asian Curry Awards~30th Sep~12th NovRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
World Gin Awards 1st Oct~27th FebRetail & Consumer GoodsInternational
World Vodka Awards 1st Oct~27th FebRetail & Consumer GoodsInternational
UK Calendar Awards (The Calies)~4th Oct~19th NovRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
The Direct Commerce Innovator Awards ~4th Oct~24th OctRetail & Consumer GoodsInternational
The Revo ACE Awards (Achieving Customer Experience)9th Oct~19th AugRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
BikeBiz Awards16th Oct11th DecRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
International Craft Awards30th Oct~6th JanRetail & Consumer GoodsInternational
Digiday Modern Retail Awards30th Oct~15th NovRetail & Consumer GoodsInternational
FreeFrom Food Awards31st Oct~28th AprRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
Sainsbury's Magazine Awards~31st Oct~1st MarRetail & Consumer GoodsUK
NFRN Awards (Federation of Independent Retailers)31st Oct12th JanRetail & Consumer GoodsUK & Republic of Ireland

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