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The Drinks Retailing Awards is an exclusive and unique ceremony.

It brings together the top-level decision-makers in the UK off-trade (please note that off-trade is lower case) to celebrate and honour exemplary retailers and reward excellence within the licensed retail market, with particular attention to drinks retailing.

The Drinks Retailing Awards receive hundreds of entries each year.

On the night we have in attendance more than 350 guests, comprising retailers with buying power.

The competition is the most respected for supermarkets, wine merchants, independent specialists,, convenience stores and wholesalers.

There are 23 award categories in total to reflect the diversity and dynamism of the take-home sector.

The Drinks Retailing Awards is brought to you by leading trade title, Drinks Retailing News - championing the off-trade since 1863 and is the only monthly trade magazine focused solely on the take-home drinks market.

This leading publication is widely regarded as the most important source of information for anyone wanting to keep up-to-date with the latest news and issues currently facing the industry.

For more information about the Drinks Retailing Awards, or Drinks Retailing News wither for general or commercial purposes, please contact us using the details below.

Every issue of Drinks Retailing News provides a colourful and lively mixture of news, views and features, including industry and product news from the world of beers, wines, spirits, ciders and RTD’s. Additionally our supplements provide all the latest data from the marketplace; they include an annual Market Report, Wine, Brands and Spirits Reports. Drinks Retailing News is unmatched in its knowledge and understanding of the sector.

Drinks Retailing News is read and referred to by the off-trade in its entirety with readers at wine merchants, high street chains, supermarkets, independent drinks stores, wholesalers, head offices, licensed convenience stores and grocers across the UK.

For more information about the Drinks Retailing Awards, whether for general or commercial purposes, please contact us using the details below;

Event Management


If you would like any further information about the event please contact:

 Please contact Marianne Fernandez on
+44 (0) 1293 608855 or email

Sponsorship Opportunities


If you would like to discuss sponsorship opportunities at the event please contact:

 Please contact Samantha Halliday on
+44 (0) 1293 590053 or email