Great British Market Awards 2022

Entries are now open for the Great British Market Awards 2022!

We are looking for nominations for the best of British Markets. Join with us and help promote and celebrate the excellent markets that can be found in our cities, towns and local communities. The categories are below.

Closing date for entries is 10th January, 2022.

This competition is the biggest in the markets industry and NABMA is indebted to the generous sponsorship of Blachere Illuminations, the leading commercial Christmas Lighting & Decorations Specialists in the UK. Visit their website here 

Winners will be announced at our One Day Conference in February January 2022.

Complete the form below or download the application form here.

Tick a box. You can enter as many categories as you wish. Please use a separate form for each category of market that you enter. Entries can be submitted from 16th October until 13th December, 2021.

With regard to Best Speciality and Best Market Attraction then nominations will be received from 13th December, 2021 until 10th January, 2022 so that Christmas Markets can be entered.


2022 Blachere Illumination UK Great British Market Awards Criteria

Please provide information to support your application. The below is just a guide of what you may wish to tell us.

  • Initiatives and successes in attracting new traders
  • Providing evidence of new business start ups
  • Examples of how you use social media, including its impact and evidence of success
  • How the market supports the local town or city centre or your local community
  • If available, provide evidence of footfall
  • Tell us about your marketing and publicity campaigns with examples of successes
  • How you engage with young people and encourage young entrepreneurship
  • Anything else you would like to say to support your application

Photo Gallery
We like to see pictures of your market in action when considering the nomination.
Please provide a link to your local photo gallery that can be accessed by the judging panel or upload via the below button.