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Submission of paper: 30% of the scores

Presentation at the Congress 50% of the score based on:

Content of presentation (Proposed ideas, Execution, originality, effectiveness  and communication to target consumer) 20%

Quality of presentation (presentation AV, messaging, audience engagement and quality of delegate presentation) 10%

Relevance to brief (questions above) 10%

Response to Judges questions (on the day) 10%



  • All colleges to provide to the World Retail Congress the names of the maximum of 4 students in the team with team photograph, college logo by end of February, 2023

  • Submissions for the judges (10-page papers, additional pages of illustrations) to be received by World Retail Congress no later than March 25th, 2022

  • Teams should arrive at the Congress venue on the afternoon or evening of Monday 24th for briefing and orientation and to rehearse for final presentations which will take place from 10.45am on April 25th (times will be reconfirmed closer to the date)

  • April 25-27th: students able to attend all sessions of the World Retail Congress but should be in attendance at the Future Retail Challenge display area and the teams own display

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