NOMINATION DEADLINE - 31 january 2023


Since inception in 2006, RLI has recognised excellence in retail and leisure throughout the world, and presents the prestigious and highly-sought after Global RLI Awards.

Tip To Win

To give your company or project the best possible chance to win your chosen category, you must display why it is the very best in its class, showcasing success across all aspects. Remember pictures tell a thousand words, so don’t forget to include good photography, presentations, videos and testimonials.


Eligibility & Entry

WHO CAN APPLY – Provided the criteria for each individual category are met, anyone is eligible to apply.

Applications can be made on behalf of clients provided they have given you permission, please note a contact person from the client must be provided in this instance.

A company may enter as many nominations as it chooses. The said nomination may be entered into any number of relevant categories provided the criteria are met. If entering more than one category, please submit a full entry form for each category entered.

ACCEPTABLE LANGUAGE – All entry contents must be written in English.

ELIGIBILITY – Application forms will be accepted for projects and companies from all around the world. All new schemes must have opened to the public or, if refurbished/extended, been completed in the period between 1 September 2021 and 31 December 2022.

The only exception to this is the RLI Most Anticipated Opening 2023 Award, which will be presented to a scheme launched for the first time in 2023.

Past entrants that have won a Global RLI Award can enter again if they meet all nomination criteria for 2023.

NOMINATION DEADLINE – The deadline for nominations for the Global RLI Awards 2023 is 31 January 2023.

RULINGS – The RLI Awards team will make all eligibility rulings. RLI reserves the right to re-classify, re-categorise or disqualify entries, as well as to remove any ineligible materials. All decisions are final.

PUBLICATION – Your entry grants RLI the right to publish any information contained in the entry in any form in news releases and the RLI Magazine. Copyrighted photographs, slides, videos, maps or drawings must be accompanied by a release from the copyright holder, in addition to any preferred credit or acknowledgements.

THE GLOBAL RLI AWARDS GALA DINNER – The evening of 15 June 2023, London, UK

REQUIREMENTS – Each nomination must be accompanied by an editorial and pictorial PDF presentation on the project or company to be nominated with any high-res images (resolution 300dpi) also to be supplied separately for marketing purposes.

IMAGES – A choice of the images sent to us will be used in preparing the finalists presentation and the awards brochure to be used on the night.

SUPPORT – If you need additional help or have more questions, you may contact us at

JUDGING PROCEDURE – The Global RLI Awards judging team is a group of leading industry experts who will review eligible submissions and score them confidentially and inform the RLI Awards team. The panel will not review entries from their own companies or any entry that might constitute a conflict of interest.

NOMINATION FORM – Download it here.
Entrants must aim to ensure that their submission is supplied in PDF format, along with a completed nomination form. Word or PowerPoint presentations are also accepted.

Ensure that entries are clearly labelled, stating the entrant’s name and the category for which it is intended, together with any supplementary details.

The person listed under Your Details on the Nomination Form must be the person representing the project and will be the person contacted should the entry be chosen as a finalist.

For all project related categories, please provide detailed supplementary information in relation to the professional team involved, such as Architect/Designer, Project Manager, Consulting/Structural/Civil Engineer, ME & Engineer/Contractor, Main Contractor and Agents.

Please make sure that we are able to read written forms, typed forms are preferred.

PAY NOW Each entry costs £275 + vat where applicable. Each entry must be accompanied by a payment. Payments can be made online here or by bank transfer by emailing

AUTHORISE – All entries must have the authorisation of the Owner to authorise the submission of the entry and must have agreed to abide by all rules of the Global RLI Awards. Each entry must also have ticked and agreed to the Terms and Conditions of this document on the Nomination Form.


Terms & Conditions

All shortlisted companies will be required to book a table of ten at the live event including dinner, wine and entertainment (£2,995).

All Winners and Highly Commended’s must take a discounted A4 advertisement in the Winners Brochure alongside your category £1,500 (normally £2,500), which will be sent out to our global circulation in the weeks following the event.