Creative Choice Awards

The National Grocers Association (NGA) is pleased to host the 2015 Creative Choice Awards Contest to honor and recognize the best marketing and merchandising programs in the grocery industry. Winners of the 2015 Creative Choice Awards Contest will earn respect throughout the industry and receive national recognition at The NGA Show, the annual convention and expo for the independent grocery industry, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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          We are now accepting entries for the
            2015 NGA Creative Choice Awards!

      Visit to submit your entries! Deadline extended! Please submit entries by 12/10/2014.

The Creative Choice contest honors companies regardless of store size. The category winners are determined by a panel of judges and from the selected category winners the Best of Show winners will be determined by a combination of open voting and the judges rankings. The Best of Show winners will be announced during the Creative Choice Awards ceremony at the 2015 NGA Show. 

Marketing Categories

  • Connections through Social Media and Digital Marketing 

  • Connections through Traditional Media (Print) 

  • Connections through Traditional Media (TV and Radio) 

  • Non-Price or Consumer Value Print Ad

  • Private Brands Ad

  • Frequent Shopper or Targeted Marketing Campaign

  • Integrated Marketing Campaign

  • Grand Opening or Remodel 

Merchandising Categories

  • Special Event

  • GM/HBC Merchandising

  • Center Store

  • Fresh Foods Merchandising

  • Single Manufacturer Event

  • Health and Wellness Event

  • Public Service or Charitable Cause Event

  • Dairy/Deli/Bakery

Creative Choice Awards Contest Information and Categories



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