In 2014, there are eight category awards and one overall major award.
Entries are now closed and submissions are being reviewed. Finalists will be announced this week!
*Award for Outstanding Excellence*
This overall award will be chosen from the eight category winners.
Award for Best Small Business - Sponsored by WFI
The Best Small Business will need to demonstrate innovation, growth and entrepreneurial flair, in a business with between one and 19 full-time equivalent employees.
Award for Best Medium Business - Sponsored by Lenovo
The Best Medium Business will need to demonstrate innovation, growth and entrepreneurial flair, in a business with between 20 and 199 full-time equivalent employees.
Award for Best use of Technology
The Best use of Technology award will go to the business that can best show how technology improves its business efficiency while delighting customers.
Award for Best Start-up Business
For new businesses, the Best Start-up category will celebrate the best beginners, based on creativity, growth and overall business execution.
Award for Women in Business
The popular Women in Business category will celebrate the outstanding contribution women make in running a successful business.
Award for Best Business Leader
The Best Business Leader will be an entrepreneur or manager who has demonstrated outstanding leadership that has measurably improved the business they work at or own.
Award for Best Employer
This category will reward an organisation that makes the most significant investment in people, as shown by the business outcomes those investments produce.
Award for Best Growth Strategy - Sponsored by Attache Software
This category celebrates the success of a business’s plans and strategies, by measuring the results generated by new strategic initiatives. Winner selection will be based on innovation and results.