DCI Business Summit 2019: Road To Success
3rd Annual DCI Star Awards

The annual DCI Star Awards commences during the evening Gala Dinner of the DCI Business Summit. An elegant affair, the DCI Star Awards recognizes the key partners, retailers, and innovative products and initiatives that are happening in our industry. 

Evening Host and Comedian, Evan Carter emcees the annual DCI Star Awards which commenced during the evening Gala Dinner of the 2019 DCI Business Summit.

Evening Host and Comedian, Evan Carter emcees the annual DCI Star Awards which commenced during the evening Gala Dinner of the 2019 DCI Business Summit.

Included with the Gala Dinner is a full course meal, entertainment, featured products, take-home product samples, and a memorable night!

Included with the Gala Dinner is a full course meal, entertainment, featured products, take-home product samples, and a memorable night!

Leading up to the DCI Business Summit, the Star Awards choices go through a detailed elimination and voting process. First, it includes a call for nominations within the grocery retail industry for each of DCI's Star Awards categories. From there, each nomination is carefully reviewed by the DCI Events committee who consist of retailers and partners, and media representatives from across the country. The nominations are then narrowed down to the top three for each choice (except for the DCI Lifetime Achievement Award). Each person of the events committee then vote anonymously on an online voting platform of their top pick for each category. From there, the nomination who received the most top picks will win the category.

2019 DCI STAR AWARDS WINNERS

2019 RETAILER OF THE YEAR:
Vince’s Market

2019 PARTNER OF THE YEAR:
Chapman’s Ice Cream

2019 INNOVATION AWARD: 
Summerhill Market

2019 SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AWARD:
Kudrinko’s Ltd.

2019 LEADER OF THE YEAR:
Jeff O’Neill - Weston Foods

2019: LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD:
Jim Bexis - Sun Valley Market