SPRING GALA BUSINESS AWARDS 23
This year the Awards will be set up for businesses to enter on their own accord. Similar to the Business Excellence Awards of times gone by, the entrant will have a list of questions in which they must cover in their entry which will then be judged by a independent panel of judges.
Entry this year will involve:
Your Entry - This can be in an essay format, a visual presentation with imagery and text, or in a video format. As long as the criteria questions are answered.
The Judges Visit - The 2 judges assigned to your entry will make an appointment with you to visit and discuss your entry, this will make up 30% of the judges score.
The Panel - If your entry wins an award on the night, you will be apart of a 8 part panel and will have the opportunity to answer pre-set questions which will be sent to you upon submission of your entry.
Pay it Forward - NFP Award
This Award is open only to businesses which are Not For Profit. Entries in this category are community minded organisations.
The Visionary - The Innovation Award
This Award showcases businesses who are at the cutting edge of technology or operations, finding new ways to better their business and its activities.
Social Butterfly - Most Socially Active Award
This Award highlights a businesses aptitude for socialising, whether its online or out in the community, this business is known and people love to walkabout it.
Strength to Strength - Adversity Award
This Award gives credit where its due, businesses in this category has worked through adversity to be stronger and more resilient than ever.
Taste of the Town - Hospitality Award
This Award is all about experience and taste, this business is the best at what it does, the best taste, the best service, the best venue.
Retail Revolutionary - Retail Award
This Award highlights the difficultly of retail in small towns, this business has pivoted in such a way to be bigger and better in the retail space regardless of the obstacles.
Business Excellence Award
This Award showcases a business that above all has been excellent in all that they do, this business will have shown proven growth, innovation and community awareness to be simply excellent in their business.
Member's Choice Popularity Award
The Member's Choice will be nominated by the Grafton Chamber of Commerce Members and voted on by our membership. It could be anyone...
Submissions Open - 1 April 2023
Submissions Close 30 June 2023
Judging - July 2023
Spring Gala - 1 September 2023