Questions? Contact or call 512-579-3854.


  1. Create an online account on TNLA’s Award Force program.
  2. Choose the TNLA Retail Award category to enter in with (there is no limit to the number of categories one can enter, however, there can be only one entry per company for each category Over One Million in Yearly Revenue OR Under One Million in Yearly Revenue). 
  3. Upload entry following the criteria guidelines, questions, and uploading supporting documentation and images.
  4. Submit and pay for an entry per category online through TNLA's Award Force program.
  5. Two Winners will be revealed at the 2022 TNLA Awards Fiesta in San Antonio, Texas.

​Questions? Contact Sarah Riggins at 512-579-3854 or email 


Retailer of the Year – Judges will select only two winners as the overall outstanding retailer from following two categories:
  • Retail Garden Center's Under 1 Million in Yearly Revenue
  • Retail Garden Center's ​Over 1 Million in Yearly Revenue


$200 Member | $250 Non-member
*Please note these fees go towards the administrative cost to conduct the awards program to help with the application process and furthermore to market and and promote the success of the program.

Texas Garden Retailer of the Year Criteria:

  • Innovation & Quality - Retailers must demonstrate how to run a successful, quality driven garden center while implementing innovative approaches to their business strategies
  • Merchandising Concepts - Entrants must provide examples of store’s Merchandising Displays including but not limited to:  POP/POS Concept and Displays and/or, Seasonal/Temporary Displays.
  • Staff Culture within the Garden Center – Provide overall outlook of the current staff culture within the Garden Center, describing the scope of Staff’s involvement at the garden center and the ability to enhance the staff’s overall Green Industry knowledge and professionalism
​Questions? Contact Sarah Riggins at 512-579-3854 or email