Your Exclusive Invitation: The Proud of My Store Awards

A celebration of store teams

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Join us for a fantastic night of celebration and recognition for the 2022 Proud of My Store entries.

Be treated to an evening filled with live entertainment, special guests, laughs, fabulous food, and champagne in one of London's most exclusive venues, the Sunborn Yacht Hotel. As well as meeting some of the most dedicated people in retail and witnessing the crowning of the ‘Proudest Store 2022’. 

Open exclusively to retailers and to the stores that entered the 2022 competition. Spaces are extremely limited, so please RSVP early. 

Event details: (more details to be released upon registration) 

🥂 Date: Thursday, 22nd September 2022

🥂 Time: 6 pm - 10:30 pm

🥂 Venue: Sunborn Super Yacht Hotel, Docklands, London

🥂 Dress Code: Smart, Dress to impress 

Brands nominated for awards on the night are...

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Guest Speaker and Awards on the night

We are delighted to announce our Guest Speaker at the event, Head of Trends, Jack Stratten from Insider Trends who will share some exciting retail trends and insights on the night. This year, in addition to our overall 'Proudest Store 2022' award, we've introduced 8 categories that will be awarded on the night. All the monthly winners and honourable mentions from the competition are nominated for these awards - but who will take home the titles on the night?

Guest Speaker

Jack Stratten

Retail expert Jack will share valuable and unique insights on the biggest trends, consumer behaviours and overall retail business strategy. But most importantly, discuss why retail stores remain the heart of the brand experience.

Jack Stratten

Head of Trends

Insider Trends

In-Store Experience

The store team that has delivered an outstanding in-store experience, whether through excellent customer service or in-store initiatives that have driven loyalty.


The store that is taking steps to protect our planet through initiatives such as recycling, sustainability or community clean-ups.


The store team that has increased profits as a result of in-store activities.

Team Spirit

The store that demonstrated pride and loyalty among its team to lead a successful business.

Customer Satisfaction

The store team that is always putting the customer first and has raised satisfaction. Whether that's through NPS, online surveys or feedback.

Facing Adversity

The store team that has faced incredible challenges but overcome them together as a team.

Charity and Community

The store that plays a crucial role in their local community and is consistently supporting local charities.

People's choice

The 'most loved' entry from the public


The Proud of My Store Judging Panel:

Antony Hawman

Co-founder & CPO

Natalie Berg

Founder and retail specialist

NBK Retail

Claire Saunders

FSM Co-op

2021 Winner

Steve Collinge

MD Insight Retail Group

Insight DIY

Paul Barnes


International Retail

Adam Leyland


The Grocer