The 2019 Eurobodalla Business Awards will be awarding outstanding business people and businesses in the categories below.

Category questions can be found here: 2019 Category Questions.

Please read the 2019 Terms and Conditions to ensure you are eligible for the award that you would like to enter.

Outstanding Young Employee
The Outstanding Young Employee award recognises an inspirational young employee aged between 18-30 years. To enter into this award the individual must have been employed by their current employer for a minimum of 18 months at the time of entry.

Outstanding Young Entrepreneur
The Outstanding Young Entrepreneur award recognises an inspirational young person aged between 18-30 years who, through their own commitment and passion, owns or part owns a successful business. This award recognises young business people who demonstrate outstanding entrepreneurial spirit, strategic direction and innovative ideas whilst providing inspiration to a new generation of upcoming young business people.

Outstanding Business Leader
The Outstanding Business Leader award recognises the positive contribution made to business by business people and professionals. The award recognises those who demonstrate outstanding entrepreneurial spirit, strategic business direction and innovative ideas, whilst providing inspiration to a new generation of upcoming business leaders. Individuals entering into this category can be self-employed or employed by a business.

Excellence in Micro Business
The Excellence in Micro Business award recognises a business with less than 5 employees that has achieved significant growth (market share, sales volume, turnover, profitability) and is able to demonstrate the specific strategies and plans implemented to achieve sustainable growth in the previous financial year.

Excellence in Small Business
The Excellence in Small Business award recognises a business with five to twenty employees that has achieved significant growth (market share, sales volume, turnover, profitability) and is able to demonstrate the specific strategies and plans implemented to achieve sustainable growth in the previous financial year.

Excellence in Business
The Excellence in Business award recognises a business with 21 or more employees that has achieved significant growth and is able to demonstrate the specific strategies and processes implemented to achieve sustainable growth in the previous financial year.

Excellence in Social Enterprise
The Excellence in Social Enterprise Award recognises an organisation that trades to tackle social problems, be it social, environmental cultural or economic.

Start Up Superstar
The Start Up Superstar award recognises a business that has been trading for at LEAST 12 months and less than 24 months. This business delivers a product/service/idea/invention with credible potential and strongly displays an entrepreneurial spirit.

Excellence in Innovation
The Excellence in Innovation award recognises businesses that have made significant contributions to their industry through the introduction or improvement of an idea, method, technology, process or application.

Excellence in Sustainability
The Excellence in Sustainability award recognises businesses that are working to reduce the impact of their operations on the environment and/or provide products and services that have positive environmental outcomes. (This category is based on sustainable initiatives and projects within your business, not related to your core offering).

Excellence in Export
The Excellence in Export award recognises leading examples of businesses that are exporting their products internationally and are forging a strong reputation for Australian products and services in international markets. This applies to businesses that are exporting directly or through a third party.

Employer of Choice
The Employer of Choice award recognises organisations that put in place strategies and initiatives to create stimulating and supportive workplace environments for their employees. These strategies or initiatives must have a positive impact on both employees and the organisation as a whole.

Local Chamber of Commerce Award
The Local Chamber of Commerce award recognises the achievements of a Local Chamber in supporting their members to maximise their business potential.