The inaugural Gala Awards dinner will be a celebration of the Large Format Retail Association and in particular the members who contribute to the success of the Large Format Retail sector year after year.
This will include celebrating the past 20 years and what has been achieved since the LFRA was founded, current achievements and the future of our Association by fostering the education and growth of the young Large Format Retail members.
It will give our members both companies and individuals the acknowledgement they deserve as leaders, within not only the Large Format Retail sector, but also the overall Australian Retail landscape.
Sponsorship Packages are available which include many brand recognition benefits; a table (s) of 10 guests; Advertising in Unwrap and a presence on the media wall. Click here for more information.
Tables of 10 are available at $2950 per table
Individual Tickets are available a $295 pp
Ticket sales are on sale now!
Special rates have been negotiated for the night at Crown Promenade. However you are welcome to also book accommodation at Crown Metropol and Crown Towers.
Rates begin from a room only rate of $270 per night and $303 per night including breakfast
Bookings can also be made directly with the Crown central reservations team on the below contact details:
Crown Promenade Melbourne
+61 3 9292 6688
1800 776 612 (within Australia only)
Please quote ‘LFRA’ when making a reservation over the phone.
Gala Award Dinner
Thursday 28th November, 2019
Crown Entertainment Complex
Award Categories & Criteria
Agent of the Year – Individual
This award is based on a preferential voting system and recognises excellence in service, professional ethics and good practice within the Large Format Retail sector. The individual can work either in leasing, sales or property management within an LFRA Large Format Retail member agency.
Centre Manager of the Year – Individual
This award recognises an individual who demonstrates a high level of excellence in client, customer and business management acumen and professionalism.
Service Provider of the Year – Individual
This award recognises outstanding service by an LFRA Associate member (other than real estate agencies) to the Large Format Retail industry.
Best Application of an Innovation - Organisation
Open to LFRA Retail and Associate members, this award recognises an innovation in the Large Format Retail sector which demonstrates a measurable difference.
Sustainability Initiative - Organisation
This award recognises a Retail or Associate member who has introduced an initiative which enhances environmental and economic sustainability.
Marketing Campaign of the Year - Organisation
This award recognises a Retail or Associate member who has conducted an innovative marketing campaign which can demonstrate return on investment, customer engagement and experience .
Large Format Retailer of the Year
This award recognises a Retail member who has demonstrated customer engagement, increased market share and innovation in the Large Format Retail sector.
Developer of the Year
This award recognises a development which has shown excellence in design and development vision highlighting optimum utilisation of the site in the past 3 years.
Warwick Shedden Memorial Award
This award is in honour of the memory Warwick Shedden, Founding President of the Association. The recipient is chosen by the LFRA Board. It is awarded to an organisation or an individual who has contributed over a significant period of time to the goals and ideals of the LFRA and the betterment of the Australian Large Format Retail industry.
How to Enter
To enter download the LFRA Awards & Criteria below. To be eligible to enter you must be a LFRA Member.
Judging period - October 23rd to November 7th 2019
Philippa Kelly, LFRA CEO
John Gillam, 2017 Warwick Shedden Recipient
Peter Konidaris, Managing Partner, PwC
Stuart Harker, 2018 Warwick Shedden Recipient