About the 2023 Whitehorse Excellence in Business Awards
Nominations for the 2023 Business Awards are now closed.
The awards validate and celebrate businesses that model leadership, results, and connection in their long-term business strategy.
Who should enter
Businesses located in the City of Whitehorse with a great story to tell about how they have built and maintained their business success.
Why you should enter
Gain recognition as a leader in your industry and be recognised as one of the best businesses in the South East. Boost your business success with more credibility to open up new opportunities.
Winners will be celebrated at the Gala Dinner in October in front of colleagues, partners, business leaders and mentors from all industries.
Award categories to cater for all types of businesses.
The award categories recognise outstanding performances can be achieved by businesses of all sizes and have been designed with diversity in mind. The wide range of categories mean your business is competing alongside similar sized businesses.
You can nominate your business in one of the following categories:
Excellence in Business Award for a Large Business (51 + employees)
Excellence in Business Award for a Medium Business (21-50 employees)
Excellence in Business Award for a Small Business (6-20 employees)
Excellence in Business Award for a Micro Business (2-5 employees)
Excellence in Business Award for a Sole Trader
Excellence in Business Award for a Community Group (Large)
Excellence in Business Award - Community Group (Small)
Excellence in Business Award for a Franchise
Excellence in Business Award - Emerging Business/Young Entrepreneur
An independent panel of local business leaders and past award winners assess the entries. While the process is challenging, progressing to the shortlist is a clear indication a finalist is worthy of recognition.
The Awards Gala Dinner
Award winners are announced at the Whitehorse Excellence in Business Awards Gala Dinner, held Friday the 27th of October. The black tie evening is one of our biggest and most stylish functions of the year. With high profile sponsors, the event is well promoted through mainstream media and offers finalists excellent exposure. Over 300 guests including state politicians, local councillors and local business leaders attend the event.
What's it like to be an award winning business?
"We were honoured to be finalists and winners at the Whitehorse Excellence in Business Awards. This accolade provided great exposure and helped us stand out to our local community. The Whitehorse Business Group is an amazing resource for local businesses."
Harry and Katherine Kyriakou
McGrath Estate Agents