The 2019 Awards are now open and voting is easy.  Simply choose the category you are voting in, tell us who it is for and why they deserve your vote / nomination – easy!  If you would like to include any supporting information or photos, please send this directly to ensuring you tell us who it relates to.

Terms & Conditions of entry

  1. The Reading Retail Awards 2019 are free to enter and are open to all retailers and its employees within the borough of Reading.
  2. Entries are treated in confidence.
  3. All entries can be supported by supplementary evidence sent to by the closing date.
  4. Supporting information is not permitted unless it forms part of the entry document e.g. testimonials, photographs, editorial.
  5. Entries may need to be qualified by the judges in terms of an interview or staff or customer testimonials.
  6. Entries will be judged at by an independent and impartial panel of judges which will also include mystery shopping.
  7. Those entries shortlisted will be notified by Friday August 30th.
  8. Award finalists will be invited to the Awards dinner on Saturday 28th September 2019 at The Hilton Hotel, Drake Way, Reading.
  9. Entry to more than one category is allowed on individual nomination forms.
  10. Applicants must be authorised to enter their organisation into the awards programme.
  11. Entries should be in English.
  12. Incomplete entries will not be judged.
  13. Nomination forms will become the property of The Event Crew, producers of the Reading Retail Awards and used only for the purpose of the competition.
  14. Proof of sending entry (by email) will not be accepted as proof of receipt.
  15. Winning entries may be publicised. Applicants are responsible for making appropriate arrangements.
  16. The organising body reserves the right to withdraw an award from any applicant supplying false information within their entry. Judges reserve the right to audit any information supplied.
  17. The closing date for entries is the 26th July 2019.
  18. The judges’ decision is final and no further correspondence will be entered into.
  19. Acceptance of an invite to the awards ceremony infers permission for the organisers to use any photos, audio and videos taken for future marketing purposes.
  20. By registering and completing an entry for the Reading Retail Awards 2019 you agree to these terms and conditions.