Why Enter?

The Drinks Retailing Awards are the most prestigious in the industry because they have the most rigorous judging process. It is FREE to enter and we have a variety of categories to recognise the work of the best drinks retailers in the UK. 


Associating and affiliating your company with the Drinks Retailing Awards will generate stand out and recognition within the take-home market.


Branding does not begin and end at the event itself. Winners and finalists can enjoy excellent PR and Marketing pre and post event through Drinks Retailing magazine. Artwork and supporting materials will be supplied to support marketing opportunities ensuring that your company profile is at the forefront of your customers minds.


You may already consider yourself as one of the industry’s leaders, or perhaps you are looking to establish yourself as one. Wining an award will place you at the very heart of the sector enabling you to stand out from competitors.


With over 350 leading industry executives in the room on the night of the awards, this premiere event is a unique opportunity for you and your team to network and celebrate with some of this elite network and can lead to new business opportunities and forge relationships with new suppliers.

Click on the buttons below for more information about out multiple and independent judging processes.


“We are thrilled to have won Convenience Drinks Retailer of the Year at the Drinks Retailing Awards. The DRAs...

Adam Georgiou Senior Brand Manager SPAR UK

“This is incredible, Thank you so so much! Such a great night and so thrilled.”

Sunny Hodge Owner Diogenes the Dog Founder

“Alex & I would like to say how much we enjoyed participating in the Drinks Retailing Awards 2023, attending...

Ruth Grahame SugarBird Wines