reta awards – Apply now for 2021
The reta awards honour outstanding solutions in retail. Three equally-ranked award winners are chosen in five categories.
Best Customer Experience
This award will be presented to a retailer who has implemented future-oriented methods and technology to increase customer loyalty and customer satisfaction.
Best Instore Solution
This award will be presented to a retailer who, through technology, has achieved a demonstrable operational added value at the POS.
Best Enterprise Solution
This award will be presented to a retail company which, through the development and implementation of innovative systems and technologies, has increased its efficiency, either within the company or in its relationship with other businesses.
Best Connected Retail Solution
This award will be presented to a retailer with the best connected retail solution.
Best AI & Robotics Application
This award will be presented to a retailer with the best AI & Robotics Application.
Submissions / Conditions of participation
In its assessment the jury will pay particular attention to the degree of innovation and the strategic or financial utility of the projects.
- Each retail company that has implemented innovative solutions using information technology in the categories Best Customer Experience, Best Instore solution, Best Enterprise Solution, Best Connected Retail Solution or Best AI & Robotics Application, is eligible for the awards.
- Nominations can be made by the IT partners of the retail industry and by retail companies themselves.
- Participation in the competition is free of charge.
- The award-winners, selected by a top-flight international jury, will be honoured at an evening venue.
All participants from the retail industry will each receive an invitation as a guest of honour at that gala event, which will be organised in the context of the EuroShop or EuroCIS trade fairs. The participating retail companies will also have the opportunity to invite a representative of their IT service provider to the evening. Should it be necessary to submit additional data to explain or illustrate the solution, these can subsequently be sent in.
Deadline: 14 October 2020! Upload your submission form here.
Project Manager Research IT
+49 221 57993-31
The jury, composed of representatives of industry, universities and research institutions, will select the reta award-winners among the many submissions received in five categories. The winners will receive the award for their exceptional IT solutions at a gala event which will be organised in the context of either the EuroShop or EuroCIS trade fairs.
Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Dr. h.c. Jörg Becker
ERCIS European Research Center for Information Systems, University of Münster (D)
Der Mittelstandsverbund – ZGV e.V., Berlin/ Cologne/Brussels (D/B)
Eagle Eye, London (UK)
Head of Industry Insight
EHI Retail Institute, Cologne (D)
Editor-in-chief stores+shops technology
Boston Consulting Group Platinion, Milan (I)
Retail Technology Expert, Frankfurt/M (D)
Cap Digital, Paris (FR)
Fourspot, Frankfurt/M (D)
Senior Retail Analyst & Managing Director
Ing. Mag. Rainer Will
Handelsverband | Austrian Retail Association (AT)