08 - 09
May 2024

Nomination Process


(Assessment Period 1st April, 2023 to 31st March, 2024)

Entries Close on 15th April, 2024

IMAGES RETAIL AWARDS recognize outstanding achievers in the business of retail.

(The entrant can participate in more than one award category if qualifies as per eligibility criteria and meets the definition of concerned award category)

Form Submission

Please provide complete information and submit the form by 15th April, 2024

Priti Gupta
Mobile: +91- 8826415472
E-mail: [email protected]

IRA Nomination Process

IRA nomination categories and entry details are announced through the PRC websites, magazine ads, a personalized electronic campaign and tele-calling to prospective nominees in all proposed categories.

Prelim jury to identify best performers among brands & retailers: Top malls & shopping centre professionals are invited to recommend best performing brands & retailers for “shopping centre choice” awards

Awards details and nomination forms can be downloaded from PRC website

Eligible applicants are required to apply online and submit nominations details and supporting material – latest by 15th April 2024.

Submitting an entry form does not guarantee nomination. Nominees will be shortlisted on the basis of Performance data as supplied in the entry form and presentation to On- Ground Jury.

Nomination forms are checked by the IRA audit team for eligibility, completeness and data correctness. Nominees may be asked to rectify mistakes, if found any, and also provide supporting documents – wherever required.

IRA team of analysts then make a presentation for the IRA jury – with analysis of performance metrics such as growth in top line sales and retail presence, sales per square foot, same store sales growth. A special note is prepared on Effective Technology Adoption, Product Development, Customer Service, Buying & Merchandising, Category Management, Supplier Relations, Employee Relations, Marketing & Promotions, Brand Distribution, Brand Retailing, Any one key achievement during above mentioned period.

IRA Grand jury – comprising of distinguished personalities in the field of research, consulting & Design with thorough insights in to the retail business – goes through the presentation and gives scores based on their assessment of the nominees.

Results of industry recommendations and jury score will ultimately decide the final Nominees.

For Presentation based awards finalists to make 3 minutes presentations to “On Ground JURY” followed by interaction with JURY and Audience on 09 May 2024 at Jio World Convention Centre Mumbai. The 3 minutes presentations by Finalists can be made by screening a Video or PPT showcasing their concept, execution and results/ information asked for in nomination form – specific to Assessment Period 1st April 2023– 31st March 2024. The AV/ video to be in 16:9 ratio to be played in VLC player during grand jury presentation.

The Final Jury and the organizers have the right to decide on the final categories to be awarded, renaming the titles and moving nominations to the most appropriate categories – wherever required.

Categories failing to receive less than three valid nominations will be dropped without notice.

Names of Prelim, On Ground and Final Jury may or may not be announced/ disclosed/ displayed on website. Even if they are announced/ disclosed/ displayed on website/ edms, finally their involvement will be subject to their availability on the day of the jury for active participation in the Jury Process.

The coveted IRA trophies will go to the best among the top performers. The final names will be announced at the glittering IRA ceremony on 9th May 2024 at Jio World Convention Centre Mumbai – the evening of celebrations at the annual congregation of the Phygital Retail Convention.