Nomination Process

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(Assessment Period 1stApril, 2017 to 31st March, 2018)


IMAGES RETAIL AWARDS recognize outstanding achievers in the business of retail.
(The entrant can participate in more than one award category if qualifies as per eligibility criteria and meets the definition of concerned award category)


IRA Nomination Process & Schedule


  1. IRA nomination categories and entry details are announced through the IRA website, Magazine ads, a personalized electronic campaign and tele-calling to prospective nominees in all proposed categories.  
  2. Awards details and nomination forms can be downloaded from IRA website or IRA Secretariat can be approached for the same.
  3. Retailers are required to submit nominations with processing fee, details and supporting material – latest by Friday 3rd August, 2018. Submission of nominations includes:
  4. ♦ e-filling of nomination forms (duly signed word doc with company seal and nomination in excel files)
    ♦ Sharing links for uploaded PPT’S for jury presentation.

  5. Nomination forms are checked by the IRA audit team for eligibility, completeness and data correctness. Nominees may be asked to rectify mistakes, if found any, and also provide supporting documents – wherever required.
  6. IRA jury – comprising of distinguished personalities in the field of research and analysis with thorough insights in to the retail business – goes through the presentation of nominees and verdict based on analysis of the nominees performance during the assessment period. 
  7. The combined jury verdict will ultimately decide the finalists and the “MOST ADMIRED” among all.
  8. Jury and the organizers have the right to decide on the final categories to be awarded, renaming the titles, clubbing the categories and moving nominations to a category other than the category originally filed in – wherever required.
  9. Minimum 3 valid nominations are required per category, else the award may be withheld and same will be communicated to the nominees. In such cases presentations of nominees will be uploaded on IRA website.

The coveted IRA trophies will go to the best among the top performers. The final names will be announced at the glittering IRA ceremony, on 6th September 2018, Hotel Renaissance, Mumbai.



  • The first slide to mention:
    • Award Category
    • Nominee’s name
  • Following slides to give details with visuals of required informationin the nomination form without contact details
  • The PPT can include graphs, tables & pictures.

Processing fee per entry*:

Rs. 15,000 + GST per entry for non members – includes two invites for the grand IRA gala – an evening of cocktails, dinner, awards and live entertainment on 6TH September, 2018 at The Renaissance, Mumbai
Rs.  5,000 + GST per entry for IRF Privilege Club members. Invites for the grand IRA gala would be extended as per the membership package.

Remittance details:

All processing fee with the above offered terms may be made through Cheque drawn in Favour of
“RELX IPL – India Retail Forum – MAPIC ” 

or through online transfer to our bank account as per the under mentioned details

A/c Name: RELX IPL – India Retail Forum – MAPIC
Bank Name: CITI BANK
Current A/c No: 0007050259
Bank Address: Citibank , (New Delhi)
Citi Bank NA, Ist Floor, DLF Capitol Point, Kharak Singh Marg, New Delhi-110001
*The processing fee will be non refundable.



Please provide complete information and submit the form by FRIDAY 24th AUGUST 2018 to:

Ritesh Pandey. Mobile: +91-9810613585 / Priti Gupta. Mobile: +91- 8826415472