Keeping the retail community strong is Retail Council of Canada’s top priority. In light of the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) updates, we are cancelling the in person 2020 STORE Conference. We are reassessing how to best serve our community and hope to have more information to share with you shortly.

If you are a member of RCC, please take advantage of the regular Coronavirus/COVID-19 updates and resources we are providing to keep you informed and prepared. Visit RCC's COVID-19 update page for more information.


Celebrating leadership, innovation and creativity at STORE 2020.

Showcase your innovative ideas and celebrate your top talent!

RCC takes pride in honouring the very best in retail innovation and creativity at the Excellence in Retailing Awards Gala. Every year these awards bring together the top talent in the Canadian retail industry to recognize the year’s most innovative retailers in a variety of categories.

Winners will be announced at the ERA Gala on September 14th, 2020.

RCC’s Awards of Distinction recognize retail leaders in Canada that have led companies to outstanding business success and have consistently demonstrated community commitment and support. The recipients are role models in the retail industry in Canada and in the community at large, through personal and corporate philanthropic activities.

The Awards of Distinction will be presented at the Excellence in Retailing Awards Gala on September 14th, 2020.

Celebrate the best new products of 2020

Each year the retail, grocery and consumer packaged goods sectors come together to celebrate innovation and creativity at RCC’s annual Canadian Grand Prix New Product Awards Gala. The awards recognize excellence in food, non-food and private label categories. Entrants represent national and regional brands as well as private label.

Winners will be announced at the Grand Prix Gala.

For more information and to submit a new product, visit