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INDUSTRY AWARDS

B2B SERVICES BUSINESS OF THE YEAR

This award recognises the business-to-business (B2B) service provider that has most effectively capitalised on market opportunities and driven demonstrable business growth.

B2C SERVICES BUSINESS OF THE YEAR

This award recognises the business-to-consumer (B2C) service provider that has most effectively capitalised on market opportunities and driven demonstrable business growth.

DEFENCE BUSINESS OF THE YEAR

This award recognises the defence business that has most effectively capitalised on market opportunities and driven demonstrable business growth.

ENERGY BUSINESS OF THE YEAR

This award recognises the energy business that has most effectively capitalised on market opportunities and driven demonstrable business growth.

EXPORT AND MANUFACTURING BUSINESS OF THE YEAR

This award recognises the export and manufacturing business that has most effectively capitalised on market opportunities and driven demonstrable business growth.

FINANCE BUSINESS OF THE YEAR

This award recognises the finance business that has most effectively capitalised on market opportunities and driven demonstrable business growth.

FINTECH BUSINESS OF THE YEAR

This award recognises the fintech business that has most effectively capitalised on market opportunities and embraced technology to drive business growth.

FITNESS, WELLBEING AND BEAUTY BUSINESS OF THE YEAR

This award recognises the fitness, wellbeing or beauty business that has most effectively capitalised on market opportunities and driven demonstrable business growth.

FRANCHISE NETWORK OF THE YEAR

This award recognises the franchise network that has most effectively capitalised on market opportunities and driven demonstrable business growth.

HEALTH SERVICES BUSINESS OF THE YEAR

This award recognises the health services business that has most effectively capitalised on market opportunities and driven demonstrable business growth.

HOSPITALITY BUSINESS OF THE YEAR

This award recognises the hospitality business that has most effectively capitalised on market opportunities and driven demonstrable business growth.

INDIGENOUS BUSINESS OF THE YEAR

This award recognises the Indigenous business that has most effectively capitalised on market opportunities and driven demonstrable business growth

INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY (ICT) BUSINESS OF THE YEAR

This award recognises the ICT business that has most effectively capitalised on market opportunities and driven demonstrable business growth.

MEDIA, MARKETING AND ADVERTISING BUSINESS OF THE YEAR

This award recognises the media, marketing or advertising business that has most effectively capitalised on market opportunities and driven demonstrable business growth.

NOT-FOR-PROFIT BUSINESS OF THE YEAR

This award recognises the not-for-profit business that has most effectively capitalised on market opportunities and driven demonstrable business growth.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES BUSINESS OF THE YEAR

This award recognises the professional services business that has most effectively capitalised on market opportunities and driven demonstrable business growth.

PROPERTY BUSINESS OF THE YEAR

This award recognises the property business that has most effectively capitalised on market opportunities and driven demonstrable business growth.

RETAIL BUSINESS OF THE YEAR

This award recognises the retail business that has most effectively capitalised on market opportunities and driven demonstrable business growth.

START-UP BUSINESS OF THE YEAR

This award recognises the start-up business that has most effectively transformed an idea into a successful and profitable company.

TRADES BUSINESS OF THE YEAR

This award recognises the trades business that has most effectively capitalised on market opportunities and driven demonstrable business growth.

TRAINING AND EDUCATION BUSINESS OF THE YEAR

This award recognises excellence in businesses and organisations that provide education and training to their customers or members. Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to delivering education and training that have a meaningful impact on the lives and/or work of their students through the use of best practice teaching methods.

TRAVEL AND TOURISM BUSINESS OF THE YEAR

This award recognises the travel and tourism business that has most effectively capitalised on market opportunities and driven demonstrable business growth.

INDIVIDUAL AWARDS

BUSINESS LEADER OF THE YEAR

This award recognises the business leader who has most effectively shaped their business’ success and delivered outstanding growth and development.

BUSINESSWOMAN OF THE YEAR

This award recognises the efforts of women in business in breaking down gender barriers within their respective industry and a demonstrated commitment to gender diversity, while still delivering outstanding growth and development for the business.

INDIGENOUS BUSINESS LEADER OF THE YEAR

This award recognises the business leader of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander heritage who has demonstrated excellence in their industry and supported Indigenous communities and employment opportunities.

REGIONAL BUSINESS LEADER OF THE YEAR

This award recognises the regional business leader who has most effectively shaped their business’ success and delivered outstanding growth and development.

YOUNG BUSINESS LEADER OF THE YEAR

This award recognises the young business leader who has most effectively shaped their business’ success and delivered outstanding growth and development.

COMPANY AWARDS

CUSTOMER SERVICE EXPERIENCE OF THE YEAR

This award recognises the business that has most effectively driven growth and ensured success through exceptional customer service.

INNOVATOR OF THE YEAR

This award recognises the business that has most effectively driven demonstrable business growth, challenged market norms and excelled through a focus on innovation. The applicant must be able to demonstrate either a newto-market invention or idea, or an innovation adaptation to existing processes, systems or products that has transformed the business and delivered new opportunities for growth.

SUSTAINABILITY INITIATIVE OF THE YEAR

This award recognises the business that has excelled in its efforts to support the environmental and social wellbeing of the community/communities in which it operates.

WELLNESS PROGRAM/INITIATIVE OF THE YEAR

This award recognises the SME business in Australia that has actively advocated for health and wellness initiatives, events and/or activities among their peers and the community at large.

WORKPLACE OF THE YEAR

This award recognises the business that has most effectively shaped its success and delivered outstanding growth and development through a focus on people empowerment, culture, innovation and being an employer of choice.