Entries are now open for the 2019 Wyndham Business Awards.

The Wyndham Business Awards is a comprehensive awards program elevating the core values of business excellence, sustainability and responsibility.

Held annually, the program is now in its 25th year and has grown to become one of the largest in the State and is proudly presented by Wyndham City Council.

Prestigious and coveted, the Awards program celebrates Wyndham City’s business entrepreneurs, innovators and hardworking operators. The Awards highlight achievements of leading Wyndham businesses across key industry sectors and provide a unique opportunity for businesses of all sizes and type to be recognised for their efforts, commitment and ultimately, success.

Download the Business Awards Flyer

If you know a great Wyndham business that you think should enter the awards please tell us about them by emailing details to businessawards@wyndham.vic.gov.au.

Key Dates

  • Entries Open - Friday 15 March 2019
  • Entry Information Session 1 - Tuesday 9 April 2019- 9.30am - 11am
  • Entry Information Session 2- Tuesday 7 May 2019-  6pm-7:30pm
  • Entries Close – 5pm, Friday 31 May 2019
  • People’s Choice Voting Closes- Friday 14 June
  • Finalists Event-TBA
  • Presentation Evening Tickets on Sale- Monday 1st July 2019
  • Judging Site Visits- 1st – 22nd July 2019
  • Presentation Evening- Friday 23rd August 2019

Awards Information Session

If you would like some further information about entering the awards, nominating someone for the individual awards or voting for your favourite Wyndham business in the People’s Choice Award, we invite you to come along to one (or both!) of our FREE information sessions.

During these sessions, we provide an overview of the awards and go through the entry form. You will also hear from a past winner who will share their experience with you and you’ll have the opportunity to ask any questions you may have before completing and submitting your entry.

These sessions are also a fantastic chance for you to network with local Wyndham Businesses.

Refreshments are provided at each session held at the Wyndham Civic Centre at 45 Princes Highway Werribee.

Register

Enter The Wyndham Business Awards

Please note that categories are not final until entries close.

You can only be entered in ONE category. If you are unsure of which category you fit in please contact us on 8734-5416 to discuss or select those you fit into on the entry form, and the finalist judging panel will determine which of the two categories you are best suited to.

ELIGIBILITY:

To be eligible to enter the 2019 Wyndham Business Awards the business entrant must:

  • Be a registered business located within Wyndham
  • Be the holder of a registered ABN

The following are ineligible to enter:

  • Sponsors of the Wyndham Business Awards
  • Members of the Wyndham Business Awards judging panel
  • Councillors or Employees of Wyndham City
  • Venues with electronic gaming machines

Please refer to the terms and conditions on the entry form prior to submitting your entry.

Category Entries

LOGISTICS AWARD

The Logistics category is open to any Wyndham business involved in transport, distribution, warehousing or storage.

(Includes all businesses classified as Division F or I of the Australian & New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification)

MANUFACTURE AWARD

The Manufacture category is open to any Wyndham business involved in any manufacturing process including recycling and food processing.

(Includes all businesses classified as Division C of the Australian & New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification)

PERSONAL & OTHER SERVICES AWARD

The Personal & Other Services category is open to any Wyndham business offering personal services to consumers including those relating to health, wellbeing, lifestyle and personal care.

These include:

  • Personal trainers and gyms
  • Massage
  • Pet minding & training facilities
  • Pet Grooming
  • Hairdressing, makeup and beauty services
  • Real Estate Agents

(Includes all businesses classified as Division J, L, N, O or S of the Australian & New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification)

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AWARD

The Professional Services category is open to any Wyndham business that offers professional services to business and or consumers including those relating to finance, insurance, information technology, administration, business services and training.

These include:

  • Lawyers
  • Accountants and Business Advisors
  • Insurance brokers
  • Training & Education organisations
  • Veterinarians
  • Doctors and specialists including dentists & physios

(Includes all businesses classified as Division K, M, P or Q of the Australian & New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification)

RETAIL AWARD

The Retail category is open to any Wyndham business that sells commodities directly to the consumer.

(Includes all businesses classified as Division G of the Australian & New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification)

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT AWARD

This category is open to any Wyndham business providing a cultural, learning or entertainment experience related to Arts & Entertainment.

These include:

  • Dance, drama, creative or performing arts activities
  • Theatre companies
  • Art Galleries
  • Movie theatres
  • Amusement arcade

(Includes all businesses classified as Division R of the Australian & New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification)

TOURISM & HOSPITALITY AWARD

This category is open to any Wyndham business providing an experience, attraction, major event, food, beverage or accommodation related to tourism & hospitality.

These include:

  • Cafes and restaurants
  • Tourism attractions and experiences
  • Hotels and B&B’s
  • Museum

 (Includes all businesses classified as Division H or R of the Australian & New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification)

TRADE AND CONSTRUCTION AWARD

The Trade and Construction category is open to any Wyndham business that offers trade or other services to industry or consumers.

These include:

  • Carpenters, Electricians, Plumbers
  • Plant and Equipment Hire
  • Industrial cleaning
  • Building & Construction

(Includes all businesses classified as Division E of the Australian & New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification)

NEW & EMERGING AWARD

The New & Emerging category is open to any Wyndham business irrespective of size or sector that commenced trading after 30 June 2016.

(Includes all businesses of any classification under the Australian & New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification)

HOME BASED BUSINESS AWARD

The Home-Based Business category is open to any registered Wyndham business whose primary office is in the business owner’s home.

(Includes all businesses of any classification under the Australian & New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification)

To enter a category award, please download the entry form below, complete and email with any supporting documentation to businessawards@wyndham.vic.gov.au

Download Wyndham Business Awards - Application Form (word version)

Download Wyndham Business Awards - Application Form (Interactive PDF)

Business Person of the Year and Young Business Person of the Year

The Business Person of the Year and Young Business Person of the Year categories are open for nomination or self-nomination.

ELIGIBILITY:

To be eligible to enter the 2019 Wyndham Business Awards the business entrant must:

  • Be a registered business located within Wyndham
  • Be the holder of a registered ABN

The following are ineligible to enter:

  • Sponsors of the Wyndham Business Awards
  • Members of the Wyndham Business Awards judging panel
  • Councillors or Employees of Wyndham City

BUSINESS PERSON OF THE YEAR

The Business Person of the Year category is open to any person aged 36 years or older, on January 1 2019, who has worked in the Wyndham Business Community for a minimum of 5 years.

Download the Business Person of the Year application form

YOUNG BUSINESS PERSON OF THE YEAR

The Young Business Person of the Year category is open to any person 18 years to 35 years of age on 1 January 2019 who has worked in the Wyndham business community for a minimum of 2 years.

To nominate someone for either the Business Person of the Year or Young Business Person of the Year awards, please download the nomination form below, complete and email with any supporting documentation to businessawards@wyndham.vic.gov.au

Download Young Business Person Of The Year application form

Excellence Awards Information

MAYORAL AWARD

The Mayoral Award is chosen by the Mayor of the City of Wyndham, all entries submitted are eligible for this award regardless of whether they make finalist status or not.

BUSINESS OF THE YEAR

Business of the Year is determined by the entire judging panel from the category winners.

People's Choice Award

The People’s Choice Award is a chance for Wyndham residents to get involved and show just how much their local businesses mean to them!

Love your local coffee shop, hairdresser or did you receive fantastic service from a local clothing store? Why not show them how great they are by voting for them in the Wyndham Business Awards People’s choice award.

A few important notes:

  1. The Business you are voting for MUST be a registered Wyndham based business 
  2. Voting is limited to ONE vote per person
  3. Businesses participating in the People’s Choice Award are not permitted to in any way offer incentives in return for votes. If a business is found to have offered incentives for votes that business will be withdrawn from the award category.
  4. Voting is restricted to business customers only, staff members along with family members are not permitted to vote.

Submit Vote

Download - People's Choice Award Poster

Wyndham Business Awards Sponsors

Wyndham City wishes to thank the following organisations for their ongoing support of the Wyndham Business Awards.

SPONSORS

MEDIA PARTNER

Further Information

Amy Gilbert
Economic Growth Projects
Businessawards@wyndham.vic.gov.au
8734-5416
45 Princes Highway
WERRIBEE VIC 303

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