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The Canadian Federation of Independent Grocers’ (CFIG) Master Merchandiser Awards Program (MMAP) honours and recognizes best Point-of-Sale merchandising in the grocery industry. It enables retailer and supportive manufacturers the opportunity to stimulate purchase by building effective displays, promotions and events.
Participation in the MMAP encourages employee team bonding while creating a stronger and changing shopping experience for your customers resulting in incremental sales and customer loyalty.
Who Can Enter
Retailers must be a member of Canadian Federation of Independent Grocers (CFIG) or Association des détaillants en alimentation du Québec (ADA).
Not a member? Join Now to participate! firstname.lastname@example.org
Manufacturers and suppliers must be a supporting company of the Master Merchandising Program. Want to be a supporting company? Email email@example.com
Merchandising displays, promotions and events held between August 13, 2022 and August 11, 2023. Entries can be submitted at any time during this period.
There is NO COST for MEMBER retailers to enter.
DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES AUGUST 11, 2023
A panel of experienced industry judges will determine category winners based on:
Choose a Category
A display using just ONE of the participating manufacturers’ products.
Display Photo Do’s and Don’ts
A display using TWO or MORE products from different participating manufacturers’.
A display featuring a charitable, fundraising, cultural, grand opening or community focused theme featuring one or more of the participating manufacturers’ products.
A display of Dairy / Meat / Deli / Frozen / Bakery / Produce focused on one or more of the participating manufacturers’ products.
A display introducing a new product or redesigned packaging (in the last year), utilizing just ONE of the participating manufacturers’ products.
Submission and Entry
Stores will compete by store size selling area:
up to 14,999 sq. ft.
15,000 – 24,999 sq. ft.
over 25,000 sq. ft.
A total of 15 prizes will be awarded (3 different store size groupings and 5 different merchandising categories). Winning stores receive a plaque recognizing best in class in merchandising for the calendar year. Awards will be presented at Grocery Innovations Canada
Contact Irmeli Koskinen – firstname.lastname@example.org or 416-492-8225
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