Nomination deadline extended for NFRN Awards

The deadline to get your nominations in for the 2020 NFRN Awards has been extended, so you now have until Thursday 31 October 2019 to get your entries in!

Open to NFRN members only, and culminating with a gala dinner and award ceremony at the Royal Lancaster Hotel in London on 28 January 2020, the NFRN Awards recognise the very best of our industry.

This event is one of the main highlights of the Federation calendar, and provides those attending with a great opportunity to mingle with colleagues, wholesalers, publishers and other trade guests.

Want to be an award winning retailer?

We are now seeking entries from members in England (excluding Southern Region), Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland in the following categories:

  • Responsible Selling Retailer of the Year
  • Convenience Retailer of the Year – Symbol
  • Convenience Retailer of the Year – Independent
  • Store2Door Agent of the Year
  • Store2Door Deliverer of the Year
  • Collectible Product Retailer of the Year
  • Newsagent of the Year
  • Community Champion of the Year

To submit your nomination please complete the online form or download the PDF version and return it to us by post or by email.

Nominations for all categories should be submitted by 4pm on 31 October 2019.

The Southern Region held their own regional awards on 27 September 2019. No direct nominations for the National Awards will be accepted from the Southern Region as the region’s winner in nationally recognised categories automatically go through as finalists to the National Awards.

Event & sponsorship opportunities information

The 2020 NFRN Awards gala dinner is taking place on the night of Tuesday 28 January at the Royal Lancaster Hotel in London. Details of how to book tickets for this prestigious evening will be announced later in the year but make sure you save the date!

For any queries contact the National Awards team on 0191 3864365 or email or call NFRN Connect on 0800 121 6376.


Who won what at our centenary awards

As excitement builds ahead of next year’s awards, take a look back at our centenary awards, which took place in February and was hosted by broadcasting icon Sir Trevor McDonald.


Sir Trevor McDonald presenting the 2019 NFRN Awards