Celebrating 20 years of Store Manager Awards

Tell us about creative ways your store manager has achieved positive growth and customer satisfaction over the past 12-18 months.

Nominations now closed 

Store Manager Awards are given to outstanding managers who generate sales growth, effectively communicate company and store goals and objectives, demonstrate team leadership in their store/company, provide exceptional customer service through in-store programs and improve community relations.


Entries are judged in four categories: 
  • Category A: Small retailers: Companies with 1-25 stores
  • Category B: Medium retailers: Companies with 26-199 stores
  • Category C: Large retailers: Companies with 200+ stores
  • Category D: International retailers: Companies operating outside of the U.S. 


2024 Prizes

Finalists in each category will receive:

  • 1 complimentary registration for the Future Leaders eXperience (transferable).
  • The four Grand Prize winners will be recognized and receive a crystal award and $1,000 USD each!

People’s Pick Award

Finalists for the Store Manager Awards qualify to be a part of the People's Pick Award contest. All finalists will be posted on FMI's website for one week and the nominee with the most votes by the end of the week wins a special trophy and $500 to celebrate their store employees.

    If you have any questions, please reach out to StoreManagerAwards@fmi.org