Nominations are now open for the 2023 Scenic Rim Business Excellence Awards celebrating the businesses and individuals driving the region’s economic growth and prosperity.
The biennial awards, which will be presented at a gala dinner at The Centre Beaudesert on 10 November, will recognise excellence in innovation, outstanding customer service and productivity that have contributed to the increasing strength of the local economy.
Scenic Rim Mayor Greg Christensen said the 2023 Scenic Rim Business Excellence Awards will be presented in 11 categories, with winners of each of the 10 business categories to be in the running for the overall Regional Prosperity Award.
“Our region is home to an exceptional array of small and medium-sized businesses, ranging from the traditional to the more contemporary and unique, all of which play a valuable role in strengthening our regional economy,” he said.
The awards will be presented in the categories of:
- Excellence in Tourism and Accommodation
- Excellence in Hospitality – Food and Dining
- Excellence in Retail
- Excellence in Trades and Construction
- Excellence in Agriculture
- Excellence in Transport, Logistics, Manufacturing and Mining
- Excellence in Professional Services
- Excellence in Community Services
- Most Outstanding New Business
- Excellence in Business (20+ staff), and
- Trainee/Apprentice of the Year.
Awards nominations will be judged by an independent business expert who will review all submissions and select finalists based on performance criteria, site visits and interviews.
Mayor Christensen encouraged individuals and business operators to see the awards as an opportunity to receive recognition and acknowledgement for their achievements.
Nominations, to be submitted online through scenicrim.smartygrants.com.au close on Friday 22 September 2023.
To find out more about the 2023 Scenic Rim Business Excellence Awards, visit Council’s website www.scenicrim.qld.gov.au.