Growing Further Awards
Growing Further Awards

Growing
Further
Awards
2025

Innovative Future Retail Awards

The Greenman Group seeks applications for the Growing Further Awards, a competition that will identify, recognise and reward companies whose goal it is to positively impact the retail supply chain. Growing Further focuses on the entire supply chain from production to waste management to promote a sustainable future for the retail industry.

This year’s categories are as follows:

Production, Distribution & Retail, Built Environment and Customer Engagement.

CATEGORIES

PRODUCTION

Businesses focused on innovations in the primary production (AgTech) and secondary processing (FoodTech) of ingredients and food.

DISTRIBUTION & RETAIL

Businesses focused on innovations in the packaging, distribution and sale of products (retail supply chain management) that help to reduce costs, deliver products faster, present produce more effectively, and help retailers gain a competitive advantage in the market.

BUILT ENVIRONMENT

Businesses focused on innovations impacting the built environment in which grocery or retail products are stored and sold (Proptech/building engineering), improving building efficiencies and sustainability.

CUSTOMER ENGAGEMENT

Businesses developing innovative ways to communicate and engage with retail consumers, inside or outside the store (Ad-tech/AR/XR/etc), analysing behaviour, enhancing personalisation and promoting experiential marketing.

TIMELINE

1st May 2024

Application process opens

4th October 2024

Closing date for receipt of applications

1st NOVEMBER 2024

Announcement of successful shortlist

TBC November 2024

Interview process opens

29th NOVEMBER 2024

Announcement of finalists

30th January 2025

Final judging and awards event

PRIZE FUND

Each category winner will receive €12,500 while the overall winner will receive an additional €50,000, making their total prize €62,500.

Prize Fund