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The 2024 VM and Display Awards Await Your Entries

The prestigious VM and Display Awards have officially opened their doors for entries, providing a unique opportunity for retailers, suppliers, and agencies to demonstrate their creative prowess and innovative solutions in the retail industry. Once again the Awards are free to enter and you can enter as many projects into as many different categories as you wish. We are open for entries now so get in any completed projects early. For entries, the deadline is December 12, 2023. However, if your project is installed in December 2023, you have an extended deadline until January 12, 2024, to submit your entry.

With a history spanning 27 years, and 18 years in its current standalone format, the VM & Display Awards are dedicated to celebrating excellence within retail visual merchandising and display. These awards have long acted as a beacon for creativity and expertise in the UK's vibrant retail sector.

In a world increasingly dominated by digital interfaces, visual merchandising and display remind us of the beauty and impact of tangible creativity. The VM & Display Awards, therefore, serve as a tribute to the teams who put in relentless hours of work, creating captivating displays that not only turn heads but hearts as well.

Past winners include renowned brands such as Adidas, Burberry, Coach, Fortnum & Mason, John Lewis, Harrods, Harvey Nichols and Selfridges to name but a few, demonstrating the esteemed company you will be in. (To view past winners please visit But, this competition is far from exclusionary. This event is a celebration of all scales and types of retail endeavours, from the most colossal installations to the minutest window displays.

This year's categories have been meticulously curated to encapsulate all aspects of the visual merchandising and display industry. They range from Best Window Display to Best Use of Props, Graphics, Pop-ups, Sustainable Display and many more. There's also a special spotlight on the highly coveted "Most Innovative Person in VM" award. This year, this esteemed accolade was proudly won by Simon Hampton from Harrods. Past winners also include Janet Wardley from Harvey Nichols, Matthew Thurston from Hackett and Tim Whitmore from the Arcadia Group to name but a few. (To view past winners please visit You can find the full list of 2024 categories at

Now is the time to submit your entries, with an impressively streamlined process via our website. We've made sure that the entry process is quick, easy, and importantly, free. Remember, you can submit as many entries into as many categories as you like. The spectrum of talent in our industry is as vast as it is inspiring, and we want to showcase it all.

Our eligibility window runs from 1st January 2023 to 1st January 2024, providing ample time for you to highlight your innovative projects. So, whether you're a high-street giant or an independent boutique, we want to see your best work.

The VM & Display Awards are an incredible opportunity for you to show off your skills, put your brand on the map, and inspire others with your creativity. It is more than an event. It is a chance to make a statement, leave your mark, and be celebrated for the extraordinary work you do.

So, get those entries in, and let's continue making the retail world a more engaging, beautiful place.

The distinguished winners will be announced on the 12th of March at an elegant ceremony in Central London. This will sell out, so early booking of tickets and tables is strongly advised to avoid disappointment. There is also the opportunity to be a sponsor. This years sponsors to date are Antalis, Blacks Visual, Emerald House Associates, Flourish Trading, Harlequin, Hello Flamingo, KGK Genix, IDW, Kesslers London, Mega Creative, Minki Balinki, Morplan, Propability, Proportion London, Retail Focus, Sarah Feather Design, SGK, Shoplight, Substr8, Universal Display and wearesdi.

To find our more contact the organisers at or call +44(0)1945 420068.


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