the london book fair
18 – 20 April 2023

The Bookstore of the Year Award

Criteria:  The judges will be looking for excellence in a range of areas, including customer service, staff knowledge, events, display, outreach, atmosphere, innovation, imagination, incorporation of digital, style and flare.

Who is eligibleIndependents or chain branches whose primary business is outside the UK.  Nominees do not have to be English language booksellers – though these are welcome too – and there is no stipulation regarding turnover.  Business viability will be recognised and entries from more remote locations are encouraged. If you are a chain applying, please ensure that you nominate one branch specifically.

Entry deadline: Friday 22 January 2021.