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Top 20 Retail Tech Awards

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As online shopping continues to grow in popularity, more companies are making the shift to digitized experiences to keep up with the demand for faster, smarter shopping options.

Due to this, retail tech is more essential now than ever before, creating a large opportunity for retailers. However, the growing market also comes with growing competition. One key way to stand out amongst the crowd is with awards. Below are the top 30 Retail Tech Awards to help companies differentiate themselves from competitors.

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  1. The Brand Experience Awards
    Presented by Retail Touchpoints, The Brand Experience Awards were created to spotlight the retail businesses and brands that are redefining the rules of interaction, engagement and loyalty. The awards have multiple categories from ‘Digital Innovation’ to ‘Mobile & Social Optimization’.
  2. Modern Retail Awards
    In an ever evolving market, keeping up with the modern trends is key. With categories from Best Personalization Strategy to Most Responsible Retailer, the Modern Retail Awards recognizes the companies and campaigns modernizing retail in the digital age.
  3. Retail Technology Innovation Hub Awards
    The Retail Technology Innovation Hub Awards celebrates those that represent global tech innovation in an omnichannel world. The awards are held annually, and past winners have included NOBULL, Walmart, and Compass.
  4. RetailTech Breakthrough Awards
    As advances in retail technology applications transform our economy, the RetailTech Breakthrough Awards aim to feature the solutions, services, and companies that are creating innovation around the world.
  5. Retail Systems Awards
    Judged by directors and executives from around the world, the Retail Systems Awards brings together the retail industry’s best and brightest. Previous winners of the award include Halfords, Bringg and Saledock.
  6. Smart Retail Tech Industry Awards
    Two prizes are granted for the Smart Retail Tech Industry Awards – Innovative Product of the Year, and Technology of the Year. Both awards highlight either a product, service, or strategy that has a massive impact and influence on the success of the retail marketplace through the latest technological innovations.
  7. RSPA Retail Technology Pacesetter Awards
    The RSPA Retail Technology Pacesetter Awards recognizes the most innovative solution providers in the retail technology ecosystem. The awards honor VARs, MSPs, and VAR/ISV hybrids for outstanding accomplishments, progress, and success.
  8. Retail Technology Global Tech Awards
    Retail Technology is one of the main categories in the Global Tech Awards. This award is based on criteria such as user experience, innovation, integration, scalability, efficiency, security, and more.
  9. Outdoor Retailer Innovation Awards
    The Outdoor Retailer Innovation Awards recognize the cutting edge new products and retail services from across all seasons. The winners are determined by an expert panel of judges and are unveiled during a live awards show.
  10. Shopify Commerce Awards
    Each year the Shopify Commerce Awards highlights the best in development, design, and innovation in the Shopify ecosystem. Teams, agencies, and individuals all are given the opportunity to showcase their work.
  11. Retail Sustainability Awards
    RIS News and Retail Leader have partnered to present the Retail Sustainability Awards. The new awards program celebrates the innovators and change makers who have made sustainability an integral part of how they conduct their business. The award is open to retailers and consumer goods manufacturers.
  12. Retail Technology Awards
    The Retail Technology Awards chooses three winners in five categories: Best AI & Robotics Application, Best Customer Experience, Best Connected Retail Solution, Best In Store Solution, and Best Enterprise Solution.
  13. CEE Retail Awards
    Widely recognized as the market benchmark for retail success in Central and Eastern Europe, the CEE Retail Awards highlights the region’s premier retail businesses. Past winners include Rossmann, Kaufland, and Vision Express.
  14. NACSConvenience Retail Awards
    The NACS Convenience Retail Awards recognize and promote convenience retailing excellence and provides retailers with the opportunity to showcase their innovation to the global retailing community. The awards program is offered in Asia-Pacific, Europe, and LATAM.
  15. Retailers’ Retailer Awards
    While other retail awards encompass the broader aspects of retail, the Retailers’ Retailer Awards focuses specifically on the hospitality industry. Covering pubs, restaurants, bars and more, the awards highlight leaders in the industry with categories such as Best Use of Technology and Best Emerging Concept.
  16. Creative Retail Awards
    The Creative Retail Awards celebrates the best in-store design, visual merchandising, innovative technology, omnichannel innovations, bar and restaurant design, and more. The awards are judged by a panel of industry leaders and experts, making it the ultimate celebration of retail excellence.
  17. RILA  StartUp Innovation Awards
    The Retail Industry Leaders Association (or RILA) Startup Innovation Awards spotlights emerging talent within the industry that bring fresh ideas and innovative technologies to the table. The companies and services that win are aiding retailers in becoming more responsive and high performing to ensure the best customer experience.
  18. Retail Technology Show Innovation Trail & Awards 
    Innovation is crucial to the success of modern multichannel retailing and for that reason it sits at the heart of the Retail Technology Show. The Show’s Innovation Trail & Awards allows for exhibitors to showcase their most innovative solutions. The overall winner is announced at their in-person event. 
  19. NXT Gen Retail Technology
    RETHINK Retail’s NXT Gen Retail Technology series highlights the hottest technology solutions in the retail sector. Companies showcase their products and solutions and compete to win the NXT Gen Retail Technology title. Along with a trophy and badge, winners also receive a podcast opportunity to increase visibility of their company.
  20. Tech for Retail START-UP Award
    Salesforce and Tech for Retail partner to give out the START-UP award. Five start-ups are selected as the lead innovators in the retail industry out of a large application pool. Winners in the past include FreshFlow and Lizee.

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