GS1 Canada is the proud sponsor of the Innovator's Award, which celebrates innovation—regardless of size of spend, type or reach.
If you are an innovative independent grocer, we invite you to apply for GS1 Canada's Innovator's Award.
The Innovator's Award will be presented to a CFIG member that demonstrates the principle of innovation through their actions and business activities. Applicants will be judged on the exciting and creative ways they have brought innovation to their business.
Examples may include (but are not limited to) innovative uses of:
“ Winning the GS1 Innovator’s Award truly convinced us that we are on the right direction where the market is flowing. I would strongly recommend any organizations to enter.
- Galleria Supermarket, 2016 Innovator’s Award Winner
Applicants must describe how they have been an innovator in their business. You are encouraged to be creative and provide supplementary content, which may include digital documents, video files or additional reports or documents.
All applications must be received by August 1, 2017 at 5 p.m. EST.
Short-listed candidates will be contacted via telephone by September 1, 2017 and may be asked follow-up questions regarding their application.
The winner will be revealed on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 during CFIG’s Independent Grocer of the Year (IGYA) gala.
This gala is the final event of the Grocery Innovations Canada Conference and Exhibition, the premier grocery and specialty food show of the year.