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.

Program will launch the week of March 8, 2021. Deadline for applications is May 7 2021. Winners will be announced at the ERA Gala in September 2021.


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 in September 2021.


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.

Finalists will be announced in April 2021 and winners will be announced live at the 28th Canadian Grand Prix New Product Awards Gala in June 2021.

For more information and to submit a new product, visit RCCGrandPrix.ca