Judging Process

The Optus My Business Awards is open to any small-to-medium business owner. The submission and judging process is as follows:

STAGE 1: Industry participants are invited to lodge a personal submission, or a submission on a colleague’s behalf, answering a number of key questions. An entrant can be nominated for multiple categories. Click here to lodge a submission on the online submission system.

STAGE 2: The submission period is three weeks. Submissions must be lodged online and completed by 5.30pm on 16 September 2016.

STAGE 3: Submissions are assessed and shortlisted, with finalists announced late September / early October 2016 on www.mybusiness.com.au – there will be up to 10 finalists for each category.

STAGE 4: Submissions are delivered to a panel of respected industry professionals and business leaders, who will assess and score each submission.

STAGE 5: One winner will be announced per category, with the awards presented at a gala dinner held at Four Points by Sheraton on 18 November 2016.