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Outstanding Merchandising Achievement Awards

Will You Stand Out?

The Shop! OMA Awards recognize the excellent displays that set the merchandising and design precedents of today. Gold, silver and bronze honors are awarded in each category within the divisions of permanent, semi-permanent, temporary, family of display, and category/aisle/department redesign. Categories include product-based, retail-based, specialty, aisle redesign, athletic, entertainment and general merchandise.

Winners are featured in the Shop! OMA Annual and recieve coverage in other industry publications and press outlets during GlobalShop and thoughout the year. Share your best with us as our industry judges consider those designs that truly stand out.

More Chances To Win

Any form of marketing at retail may be entered.

The contest is open to all producers, suppliers and purchasers of point-of-purchase materials, consumer products and service companies and retailers.

Eligibility

Entries need to have been placed in an at-retail location between November 1, 2016 and December 1, 2017.

Eligibility includes permanent, semi-permanent, temporary, family of display, and category/aisle/department redesign cateogries. See Entry Kit for minimum production run requirements.

Awards

Gold, silver and bronze honors are awarded in each category within the divisions of permanent, semi-permanent, temporary, family of display, and category/aisle/department redesign.

Entry Fees

Fees help cover the costs for the contest software, publicity, awards statuettes, and more. Entry fees will not be refunded if your displays are disqualified at any stage of the judging or set-up process.

All fees must be paid before February 1, 2017

 

Early Entry: October 16, 2017 – December 15, 2017

Regular Entry: December 16, 2017 – January 12, 2018

Join to Save

For information on becoming a member, contact join@shopassociation.org or 954-241-4831.

Entry Categories

Athletic

Beverages – Beer

Beverages – Wine and Liquor

Books, Stationery and Office

Carbonated Drinks

Cosmetics and Fragrances

Entertainment, Games and Toys

Food

General Merchandise

Hair Care and Skin Care

Health Care

Home and Garden

Personal Electronics and Software

Snack Products

Convenience Store – Retailer

Club Store – Retailer

Drug Store – Retailer

Mass Merchandise – Retailer

Specialty Retailers and Services

Supermarket – Retailer

Aisle Redesign/Shop In Store

Digital Interactive

Signage

 

Aisle Redesign

Entrants into this category should fall within the following areas: Supermarket Aisle, Mass Merchant Aisle, Drug Store Aisle, Big Box Aisle or Convenience Store Aisle. Category Management The production quantity has no minimum run.

 

Athletic

Athletic includes: All apparel, footwear, sunglasses, fitness trackers and sports equipment

 

Entertainment

Entertainment, Games and Toys category includes: Television, music, movies (includes in-theater), games and Toys.

 

General Merchandise

General Merchandise category includes: Laundry, cleaning, sundries, pet food, cigarettes, batteries, small appliances and automotive

Set-Up

Set-up and tear-down are the sole responsibility of the entrant, not Shop! Set-up services are available for contracting through Freeman Decorating at 702-579-1700. Set-up is Sunday March 25, 2018 from 9 am to 5 pm. Displays cannot be set-up unless entry fees have been paid in full. Tear-down is Thursday March 29, 2018 from 3 pm to 6 pm. See Entry Kit for full details.

 

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