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.
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.
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.
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
Beverages – Beer
Beverages – Wine and Liquor
Books, Stationery and Office
Cosmetics and Fragrances
Entertainment, Games and Toys
Hair Care and Skin Care
Home and Garden
Personal Electronics and Software
Convenience Store – Retailer
Club Store – Retailer
Drug Store – Retailer
Mass Merchandise – Retailer
Specialty Retailers and Services
Supermarket – Retailer
Aisle Redesign/Shop In Store
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 includes: All apparel, footwear, sunglasses, fitness trackers and sports equipment
Entertainment, Games and Toys category includes: Television, music, movies (includes in-theater), games and Toys.
General Merchandise category includes: Laundry, cleaning, sundries, pet food, cigarettes, batteries, small appliances and automotive
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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