Entries are now open for the Great British Market Awards 2023!

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 19th December, 2022.

This competition is the biggest in the markets industry and NABMA is indebted to the generous sponsorship of Market Place Europe, the UK’s leading operator of Continental and Special event markets and one of the country’s leading all round market consultancies. Visit their website here 

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

Complete the form below or download the application form here.

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Great British Market Awards 2024

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 until midnight on Friday 15th December 2023.

Nominations for Best Speciality Market & Best Market Attraction are open until midnight on Friday 5th January 2024 to allow for Christmas Market entries.


2024 Market Place 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 retaining and attracting new traders
  • Providing evidence of new business startups and their sustainability
  • The added value of how the market supports the local town, city centre or 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
  • Successful partnerships and funding bids
  • Good practice in promoting relationships between operator and traders
  • Anything else that makes you market stand out

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.

Please note by submitting these images or galleries, you are giving permission for NABMA to use the the photos in future marketing & publicity materials, including, but not limited to, Love Your Local Market and #MarketsFirst. You can opt out below. 

Additional Supporting Documents
If you want to attached any other supporting documents, you can do so here.