What past Business of the Year Winner has to say

It’s time to celebrate our successes and recognise the outstanding businesses within the Moreton Bay Region. Stand out from the competition, attract new customers and gain recognition for your achievements!

Nominate for the 2021 Moreton Bay Region Business Excellence & Innovation Awards.

The Moreton Bay Business Excellence & Innovation Awards are free to enter. Entry is open for businesses, not-for-profit organisations and individuals that are based in the Moreton Bay Region.

Never nominated for an award before?

To assist you in getting started, watch this How to write a successful business awards submission webinar and read the 'How to Enter' information here.

2021 AWARD CATEGORIES:

Award for Food and Agribusiness Excellence

This award will recognise outstanding achievements by a food and agribusiness business engaged in substantially earning its revenue from agriculture. This includes, but is not limited to, farming, processing and manufacturing and/or distribution of agricultural products.

Award for Advanced Manufacturing Excellence

This award will recognise outstanding achievements by an advanced manufacturing business in the Moreton Bay Region that can demonstrate their commitment to delivering innovative technologies, tools, processes and techniques to transform materials or components into new products. Advanced manufacturing can include production activities that depend on information, automation, computation, software, sensing, and networking.

Award for Tourism Business Excellence

This award will recognise a tourism, leisure or entertainment business operating in the Moreton Bay Region that can demonstrate their commitment to consistently delivering an exceptional visitor experience over the past 24 months, which allows them to stand out from their competitors and enhances the appeal of the Moreton Bay Region.

Award for Customer Service Excellence

This award will recognise a business in the Moreton Bay Region that has reflected an excellence in customer service over the past 24 months, going above and beyond in their field to offer an exceptional product or service for customers.

Award for Exporting Excellence

This award will recognise a business in the Moreton Bay Region that has exemplified excellence in exporting and outstanding performance in building trade between Moreton Bay and global export markets, in any industry or sector, over the past 24 months.

Award for Environment & Sustainability Excellence

This award will recognise a business in the Moreton Bay Region that has made a strong commitment to sustainable practices and environment improvement as part of their day-to-day business operations within the past 24 months. Nominations are sought from companies which demonstrate excellence in clean business practices and sustainable resource use, including energy, waste, water and recycling. Nominations may be for a single initiative or an overall strategy within a company.

Award for Not-For-Profit Excellence

This award recognises a not-for-profit organisation in the Moreton Bay Region that, over the past 24 months, has delivered strong, community-based initiatives that positively impacts on, and delivers long-term benefits for the community. These organisations may operate social enterprises, deliver social services and/or undertake charitable work and exist for educational, charitable or social reasons and from which its shareholders, owners or trustees do not benefit financially from its activities.

Award for Innovation Excellence

This award will recognise a business within the Moreton Bay Region demonstrating excellence in a product, process, business model or marketing innovation that challenges conventional thinking and demonstrates competitiveness in the national or global market, regardless of company size. Nominations may be for a single initiative (product innovation, process innovation, business model innovation or marketing innovation) or an overall strategy within a company.

Award for Youth Innovation Excellence

This award will recognise an individual or group aged 18 years and younger that study in the Moreton Bay Region, demonstrating excellence in a product, process, business model or marketing innovation, developed within the past 24 months, that challenges conventional thinking and demonstrates competitiveness. All nominees must be 18 years or younger as at 27 August 2021.

Award for Businesswoman of the Year

The Businesswoman of the Year award recognises an individual woman who has made an outstanding contribution to the Moreton Bay business landscape. It seeks to reward dedication to Moreton Bay and an unrelenting pursuit of excellence in business.

Award for Employee of the Year

This award will recognise an individual for their extraordinary professional achievement and contribution to their organisation. Applications for this category must be submitted by an employer or colleague of the nominee. The nominee must have worked with the organisation for a minimum of 24 months.

Award for Entrepreneur of the Year

This award will recognise and celebrate an enterprising individual, either a founder or owner of a business, who adopts new or innovative ideas to generate a new product, service, business process or enter a new marke

Not sure what category to apply for?

Please do not hesitate to contact us (MBRIT) on entries@mbrit.com.au or call Steve Butler, Regional Innovation Coordinator on 0412 911 546.

What past Business of the Year Winner Dr Sonia Sonia has to say:

NOMINATIONS FOR 2021 CLOSE FRIDAY 27TH AUGUST.

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