This year’s National Retail Awards introduces a new category to celebrate the enormous contribution Australia’s franchisees make to our industry, and their communities, every day.

The Franchisee of the Year Award will be presented to an outstanding franchisee who has demonstrated exceptional business success while going above and beyond within their franchise network.

As their own boss, franchisees support their communities by creating employment opportunities, providing outstanding services to customers, and contributing to a resilient business model that boosts the economy.

If you are a franchisee proud of your achievements, innovation, leadership and entrepreneurial spirit, then it’s time to shout it from the rooftops by entering the National Retail Association’s most prestigious awards.

The National Retail Awards are now open with seven new categories creating a bumper 17 industry accolades.

Finalists for each of the categories will attend the gala awards night in Brisbane on 26 October 2023 for an unforgettable evening of fun and networking.

This year the nomination process has been streamlined making it even easier to enter and it’s free to all, you don’t have to be a member of the National Retail Association.

With ease of entry and no cost, there is no excuse not to enter the 2023 National Retail Awards.

Let’s celebrate your excellence, resilience and business strength. It’s time for our fabulous franchisees to shine!

Nominations close on 31 August 2023 and it’s simple and free to enter.If you have any questions regarding your eligibility or completion of your online nomination, please contact,au

Nominations are FREE OF CHARGE for both members and non-members of the National Retail Association.

The National Retail Awards were developed by the National Retail Association more than 50 years ago to recognise the pinnacle achievements of businesses and individuals who lead and grow Australia’s retail industry. Originally known as the Rewards for Excellence, the National Retail Awards were rebranded in 2017 and are enjoying renewed popularity attracting high-calibre entries. The awards’ extensive categories reflect the most important and innovative facets of the industry.