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Member Recognition 

IGA’s prestigious Awards of Excellence Program honors the exemplary brand-building accomplishments of our members. The program’s rigorous and challenging standards create a fair and equitable process for the determination of IGA Retailer, Licensed Distribution Center and Red Oval Partner recognition. 

Congratulations to the 2014 IGA International Retailers of the Year!

International Retailer of the Year Awards

The International Retailer of the Year award is presented to IGA Retailers who demonstrate exceptional retailing practices. Criteria categories include:

  • Image & Identity 
  • IGA Exclusive Brands 
  • Marketing
  • Community Involvement
  • Merchandising
  • Leadership & Development

IGA USA LDC of the Year President’s Cup Award

This President’s Cup is awarded to the IGA Licensed Distribution Center in the U.S. that has demonstrated true leadership and innovation in each of the following areas:

  • Membership Growth and Development
  • Operational Excellence and Assessment Rating
  • IGA Brand Product Support
  • IGA Brand Image Support
  • IGA Alliance Support

IGA Global LDC/Master Franchisee of the Year President’s Cup Award

This President’s Cup is awarded to the IGA Global Licensed Distribution Center and/or master franchisee that has shown true leadership and innovation in each of the following areas:

  • Membership Growth and Development
  • Operational Excellence and Assessment Rating
  • IGA Brand Product Support
  • IGA Brand Image Support
  • IGA Alliance Support

IGA Outstanding Brand Development Award

This award is given at the discretion of IGA to the IGA Licensed Distribution Center in the U.S. or globally which has demonstrated outstanding brand development in regard to IGA.

Red Oval Partner of the Year

This award is presented to the Red Oval Family Partner who has exhibited outstanding commitment and support of IGA and its retailers throughout the course of the year.

J. Frank Grimes Award

The J. Frank Grimes Award, created in honor of IGA’s founder, is presented at the discretion of the IGA chairmen to individuals supportive of IGA who are continually driven to achieve goals beyond their own needs and desires.