Event Overview

Discover the excellence and innovation of Australian retail at the inaugural ARA Retail Awards 2024, proudly presented by the Australian Retailers Association in collaboration with American Express.  

This event honours the dedication and ingenuity of the Australian retail sector. It’s a platform to spotlight outstanding retailers, emerging leaders and pioneers in various speciality areas within our industry. 

The event will showcase the achievements of Australia’s highest performing retailers across categories in retail excellence, retailer of the year and retail leadership.  

Join us for an unforgettable evening celebrating the vibrancy and success of the retail sector.  

Nominate deserving candidates and share the awards within your network. Let’s come together to applaud excellence and inspire future innovation in Australian retail. 

ARA Retail Awards 2024

Secure your tickets now to be part of this prestigious celebration of Australian retail excellence. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to join industry leaders and innovators at the ARA Retail Awards 2024. 

Early bird tickets now available for ARA Members – don’t miss out!  

Date: Thursday 19 September 2024, 5.00pm – 11.00pm

Location: River Room, Crown Melbourne 

Tickets on Sale Now

Nominations Open

April 2024

Nominations Close

May 2024

Finalists Announced

July 2024

Award Categories

Sustainability Excellence

People & Culture Excellence

DE&I Excellence

Innovation Excellence
Franchisee Excellence
Store Design Excellence
Customer Experience Excellence
Marketing Campaign Excellence
Shop Small Retailer of the Year – brought to you by American Express
Medium Retailer of the Year
National Retailer of the Year
Store Manager of the Year
Emerging Talent of the Year
Retail Leader of the Year

Interested in nominating for an award? ​

Pre-register your interest below

Interested in sponsoring an award?

For all sponsorship enquiries and to receive a sponsorship prospectus, please contact partnerships@retail.org.au

Special thanks to our event partner