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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 14, 2017 and August 18, 2018. Entries can be submitted at any time during this period.
There is NO COST for MEMBER retailers to enter.
DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES FRIDAY, AUGUST 18, 2018
A panel of experienced industry judges will determine category winners based on:
Choose a Category
Operators with 2 or more stores can submit their top pick after running an internal company-run contest for their best master merchandising display in any of the categories (single/multi/ Charitable/Community/ Anniversary/Cultural/Grand Opening) using one or more of the participating manufacturers’ products.
Display Photo Do’s and Don’ts
A display using just ONE of the participating manufacturers’ products.
A display using MORE than ONE of the participating manufacturers’ products.
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 of or more 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 5 prizes will be awarded in each store size grouping and 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 gala dinner on October 24, 2018.
Contact Irmeli Koskinen – firstname.lastname@example.org or 416-492-8225
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