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The Frontier Awards are open to all travel retailers, airports and suppliers/brands operating in the sector. For 2021 new categories have been introduced in recognition of the exceptional circumstances over the last year. 

If you have any questions regarding your entry please contact emma.parslow@emap.com

Airport of the Year

If you still wish to enter this particular category please email Emma Parslow at emma.parslow@emap.com

This award recognises the best airport globally that has done the most to prioritise its support to retailers throughout the turbulence experienced over the last 12 months, and demonstrate a culture committed to travel retail.
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Airport Retailer of the Year

If you still wish to enter this particular category please email Emma Parslow at emma.parslow@emap.com

This award honours the exceptional achievement/s by a company specialising in airport retail globally against the backdrop of the coronavirus crisis and its impact on travel retail.
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Best New Shop Opening

If you still wish to enter this particular category please email Emma Parslow at emma.parslow@emap.com

2020 may have seen worldwide travel come to a standstill, but many companies used that time to take stock and focus on development projects including store refurbishments and build outs, with many opening new stores – from fashion boutiques and speciality concepts to traditional core category stores and new concepts tailored to the evolving and specific needs of travellers during the pandemic.

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  • Retail innovation and animation of the environment
  • Quality of the retail design, layout format and concept
  • An engaging mix of international brands, categories and local products to meet the demand of the target consumer
  • Demonstrate an innovate offer and expertise for specialist and specific category concepts including new ideas to maximise sales during the pandemic

Border, Downtown or Non-Airport Retailer of the Year

If you still wish to enter this particular category please email Emma Parslow at emma.parslow@emap.com

This award honours the exceptional achievements by a retailer operating in the Border, Downtown or Non-Airport channels against the backdrop of the global coronavirus crisis.
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Campaign of the Year

If you still wish to enter this particular category please email Emma Parslow at emma.parslow@emap.com

The best travel retail campaign, activation, store opening or pop-up by a retailer, supplier or landlord, judged against a range of factors including innovation, concept and consumer impact. This can be a physical or digital initiative – or both. At a time when consumer interaction is challenged and needs have changed, the travel retail industry has had to think outside of the box and therefore judges will look for creativity from entrants.

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Collaboration of the Year

If you still wish to enter this particular category please email Emma Parslow at emma.parslow@emap.com

As the industry faces its biggest challenge to do date, there has never more emphasis on the strength and value of partnerships. This award acknowledges those who have worked together to grow business for all concerned.

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Cruise or Ferry Line Retailer of the Year

If you still wish to enter this particular category please email Emma Parslow at emma.parslow@emap.com

This award honours the exceptional achievements by a retailer operating in the global cruise retail channel against the backdrop of the global coronavirus crisis.

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Inflight Retailer of the Year

If you still wish to enter this particular category please email Emma Parslow at emma.parslow@emap.com

This award honours the exceptional achievements by a retailer operating in the inflight channel in against the backdrop of the global coronavirus crisis.

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Online Travel Retailer of Year

If you still wish to enter this particular category please email Emma Parslow at emma.parslow@emap.com

This award honours the exceptional achievements in the online market by a travel retailer over the past year.

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Star Beauty Product of the Year

If you still wish to enter this particular category please email Emma Parslow at emma.parslow@emap.com

The Star Beauty Product of the Year award celebrates the hero product in this category in travel retail in the past 12 months, whether that is a new launch or an SKU that has stood the test of time. Judges will be looking for performance highlights, star quality and brand visibility.

Supplying samples
Please note we recommend entrants into this category submit product samples for the judges. Samples will only be accepted from the 9th August to 13th August, we will contact you closer to the time with further details.

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Star Wines & Spirits Product of the Year

If you still wish to enter this particular category please email Emma Parslow at emma.parslow@emap.com

The Star Wines & Spirits Product of the Year award celebrates the hero product in this category in travel retail in the past 12 months, whether that is a new launch or an SKU that has stood the test of time. Judges will be looking for performance highlights, star quality and brand visibility.

Supplying samples
Please note we recommend entrants into this category submit product samples for the judges. Samples will only be accepted from the 9th August to 13th August, we will contact you closer to the time with further details.

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Star Jewellery & Watches Product of the Year

If you still wish to enter this particular category please email Emma Parslow at emma.parslow@emap.com

The Star Jewellery & Watches Product of the Year award celebrates the hero product in this category in travel retail in the past 12 months, whether that is a new launch or an SKU that has stood the test of time. Judges will be looking for performance highlights, star quality and brand visibility.

Supplying samples
Please note we recommend entrants into this category submit product samples for the judges. Samples will only be accepted from the 9th August to 13th August, we will contact you closer to the time with further details.

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Star Electronics, Toys, Gifts & Travel Accessories Product of the Year

If you still wish to enter this particular category please email Emma Parslow at emma.parslow@emap.com

The Star Electronics, Toys, Gifts & Travel Accessories Product of the Year award celebrates the hero product in this category in travel retail in the past 12 months, whether that is a new launch or an SKU that has stood the test of time. Judges will be looking for performance highlights, star quality and brand visibility.

Supplying samples
Please note we recommend entrants into this category submit product samples for the judges. Samples will only be accepted from the 9th August to 13th August, we will contact you closer to the time with further details.

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Star Tobacco & New Generation Product of the Year

If you still wish to enter this particular category please email Emma Parslow at emma.parslow@emap.com

The Star Tobacco & New Generation Product of the Year award celebrates the hero product in this category in travel retail in the past 12 months, whether that is a new launch or an SKU that has stood the test of time. Judges will be looking for performance highlights, star quality and brand visibility.

Supplying samples
Please note we recommend entrants into this category submit product samples for the judges. Samples will only be accepted from the 9th August to 13th August, we will contact you closer to the time with further details.

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  • Travel retail market history, size and RRP
  • Star qualities: appearance, design, packaging, pricing and versatility that goes above and beyond the competition in this category
  • Commercial success (in recognition of the challenging climate judges will gladly accept examples of maintained listings as much as outright sales)
  • Demonstrate consumer engagement through social media, digital, GTR activations
  • Highlight impactful campaigns and meaningful promotions for travellers in the current climate

Star Confectionery & Fine Foods Product of the Year

If you still wish to enter this particular category please email Emma Parslow at emma.parslow@emap.com

The Star Confectionery & Fine Foods Product of the Year award celebrates the hero product in this category in travel retail in the past 12 months, whether that is a new launch or an SKU that has stood the test of time. Judges will be looking for performance highlights, star quality and brand visibility.

Supplying samples
Please note we recommend entrants into this category submit product samples for the judges. Samples will only be accepted from the 9th August to 13th August, we will contact you closer to the time with further details.

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Star Fashion, Sunglasses & Accessories Product of the Year

If you still wish to enter this particular category please email Emma Parslow at emma.parslow@emap.com

The Star Fashion, Sunglasses & Accessories Product of the Year award celebrates the hero product in this category in travel retail in the past 12 months, whether that is a new launch or an SKU that has stood the test of time. Judges will be looking for performance highlights, star quality and brand visibility.

Supplying samples
Please note we recommend entrants into this category submit product samples for the judges. Samples will only be accepted from the 9th August to 13th August, we will contact you closer to the time with further details.

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Supplier of the Year

If you still wish to enter this particular category please email Emma Parslow at emma.parslow@emap.com

The best supplier to the global travel-retail sector of any size will be one that has provided the best quality of service, competitiveness and customer satisfaction throughout the turbulence of 2020.

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Sustainability Initiative of the Year

If you still wish to enter this particular category please email Emma Parslow at emma.parslow@emap.com

Open to individuals, team efforts or businesses in global travel retail that have shown an impressive commitment to sustainability through their activities over the past year – however small or localised – which have had a demonstrable positive impact on the environment.

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Technology Success Story of the Year

If you still wish to enter this particular category please email Emma Parslow at emma.parslow@emap.com

This category is open to established or new technology innovations in travel retail from all stakeholders, whether that is a product, an app or a website.

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  • Describe the motivations and drivers behind the concept
  • Demonstrate how the technology has impacted positively on the travel retail sector/business and the customer
  • Entrants must show how the technology has resulted in measurable business benefits such as uptake by stakeholders; customers; effect on sales and customer satisfaction

Team of the Year

If you still wish to enter this particular category please email Emma Parslow at emma.parslow@emap.com

For this award, retailers and suppliers can nominate a team within their organisation for its outstanding achievements through the challenges of the past year, however small or localised. Judges will look for teams who have made a positive non-commercial impact, i.e. social or environmental.

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