Casey Business Awards 2021

 

Casey Business Awards 2021

Council is thrilled to announce that the Casey Business Awards are back for 2021! These awards recognise and celebrate our diverse local businesses and their achievements. This year the Casey Business Awards offer all applicants exclusive access to an exciting range of business development programs including free mentoring and INNovation Crowd invite-only workshops

Entering the awards provides many wonderful opportunities to be recognised for your business’s outstanding effort and contribution to the City of Casey, to gain publicity and media exposure, to form relationships with other local businesses and business leaders and receive valuable feedback from industry experts. All businesses in the City of Casey are encouraged to participate.

 

 

Business Awards Categories

Businesses may submit an application in one of the four categories below. In addition to category winners, judges will also select a Casey Business of the Year 2021.

Eligibility criteria

  1. The Casey Business Awards 2021 are free to enter.

  2. Businesses must be located within the City of Casey.

  3. Applicants must have an Australian Business Number (ABN) and hold relevant licences, permits and approvals to operate the business before 1 March 2020.

  4. Businesses must have been operating for a minimum of 12 months from the 4th March 2020.

  5. One application only per business is permitted.

  6. Businesses may apply in one of the four categories.

 

 

Prizes

Not only are the Casey Business Awards a wonderful opportunity to promote your business, but category winners will recieve cash prizes of $1000 and Casey Business of the Year will recieve $2000. Full details about prizes for participants, finalists and winners can be found here. The Casey Business Awards program will culminate with the presentation of awards at the prestigious Gala Awards Dinner, to be held in June 2021. 

 

Key Dates

  Date

  Details

  5 March 2021

  Entries Open

  8 April 2021

  Entries Close

  12 April 2021

  Judging Commences

  13 May 2021

  Finalists Announced at an exclusive Business Breakfast networking event

  25 June 2021

  Winners Announced at a special Gala Evening event

 

Judging Process

One of the strengths of the Casey Business Awards is the comprehensive judging process, which is designed to be fair, transparent and independent of the City of Casey.

The judging process relies on the generosity of a judging panel who are experienced and respected in their fields, representing a variety of industry sectors. The 2021 Judging Panel is comprised of:

 

 

Judging Methodology

Entries will be judged on the basis of the information provided in the completed application form, including comprehensive responses to all application questions.

Judges will assess applications against a set of pre-established criteria for each question and will utilise a numerical grading system.

Time spent reflecting on achievements, goals and your strategic business plan will assist in the preparation of your entry and provide you the best opportunity to submit a competitive application.

The judges' decisions are final.

 

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