VANA Industry Awards Night Nominations are now opened

VANA is preparing for our prestigious Industry Awards Night 2012 and your involvement is encouraged by submitting your self nomination – the details are below.

The VANA Industry Awards Night is the premier event on the newsagency industry calendar and will be held on Saturday 12th May 2012 at Plaza Ballroom on Collins.

The event draws together the industry’s leading players, including newsagents, publishers and suppliers.

It features the announcement of finalists and overall recipients from Retail and Distribution categories.

So please mark this important date in your calendar and participate in the submission process.

It is important that you support this initiative.

 Newsagent of the Year—Retail and Distribution

The Victorian Newsagent of the Year Award comprises two categories: Retail and Distribution, and award recipients are selected via a combination of sponsor and self nominations.

You are invited to Self Nominate for the Newsagent Of The Year categories by completing the self nomination documentation.

Retail Category (link to self nomination form)

Distribution Category (link to self nomination form)

All submissions should be returned to VANA by February 21st 2012, at the latest by email to general@vana.com.au; fax: 03 8540 7077 or mail to VANA Ltd—Suite 4/202 Ferntree Gully Road—Clayton VIC 3168.

A meeting of all sponsors is then held to review and discuss nominees, and the group confirms the six finalists in each category.

The finalists are announced on the day of the first sponsors’ meeting scheduled on February 24th, 2012.

The winners of the Retail and Distribution categories of the Newsagent of the Year Awards are confirmed at the second sponsors’ meeting scheduled on April 13th, 2012 and announced on VANA Industry Awards Night.

The 2012 award recipients will go on to represent Victoria at the 2012 National Newsagent of the Year Awards.

 Employee of the Year

The Victorian Employee of the Year is selected through a combination of sponsors and employer nominations.

You are invited to nominate one or more of your valuable employees by completing the nomination documentation.

Employee Of The Year (link to self nomination form)

All submissions must be returned to VANA by March 9th, 2012, at the latest by email to general@vana.com.au; fax: 03 8540 7077 or mail to VANA Ltd— Suite 4/202 Ferntree Gully Road—Clayton VIC 3168.

The Employee of the Year Sponsor has the task to select the winner from 3 finalists. The finalists will be announced on April 13th, 2012 and the winner will be then announced on VANA Industry Awards Night.

The 2012 Employee of the Year will go on to represent Victoria at the 2012 National Newsagents of the Year Awards.

New Technologies

You are invited to nominate yourselves for this newly created award, sponsored by Jenlist Distributors.

New Technologies (link to self nomination form)

All submissions must be returned to VANA by April 13th, 2012, at the latest by email to general@vana.com.au; fax: 03 8540 7077 or mail to VANA Ltd— Suite 4/202 Ferntree Gully Road—Clayton VIC 3168.

 

The New Technologies sponsor has the task to select the winner from 3 finalists.  The finalists will be announced on 20th April, 2012 and the winner will be then announced on VANA Industry Awards Night.

The 2012 New Technologies winner of the Year will go on to represent Victoria at the 2012 National Newsagents of the Year Awards.

 KEY DATES TO REMEMBER

NOTY Retail / Distribution —Written  submission to VANA Office Tues 21st Feb 2012
NOTY Retail / Distribution – Finalists announcement Fri 24th Feb 2012
EOTYWritten  submission to VANA Office Fri 9th Mar 2012
EOTY – Finalists announcementNew Technologies – Written  submission to VANA Office Fri 13th Apr 2012
New Technologies -Finalists announcement  Fri 20th Apr 2012
Industry Awards Night 2012 Sat 12th May 2012