Calling all small business owners!
The 2024 Australian Small Business Champion Awards are now accepting entries. This nationally acclaimed awards program recognizes and celebrates the outstanding achievements of small business operators, highlighting their significant economic, social, and cultural contributions to Australia.
In its 26th year, the Awards spotlight the best small businesses in retail, services, and manufacturing, featuring over 100 categories and special spotlight categories, including Business of the Decade, Small Business Young Entrepreneur, Small Business Entrepreneur, and the 2024 Growth Award.
Entry to the 2024 Australian Small Business Champion Awards is FREE, and the submission deadline is February 15, 2024. Small businesses are encouraged to showcase their excellence and innovation.
Small businesses, which employ 5.1 million Australians and contribute one-third of Australia’s GDP, play a crucial role in local communities. Despite economic challenges, they continue to thrive, supporting various community initiatives.
Steve Loe, Awards Founder and Managing Director of Precedent Productions, emphasizes the resilience of small businesses. He highlights the importance of honoring these businesses for their economic contributions and their support for community-based initiatives.
“Even after more than two decades of presenting the Australian Small Business Champion Awards, I am still in absolute awe of the resilience and remarkable triumphs of our nation’s small business operators. It is truly a privilege to help shine a deserved spotlight on these small business champions.
“From regional and rural areas to the suburbs and capital cities, small business operators from all parts of the country are encouraged to enter the Awards – free of charge – as we strive to celebrate the people behind the small businesses that shape their local communities and our nation as a whole,” added Mr Loe.
CommBank is Presenting Partner of the 2024 Australian Small Business Champion Awards.
Finalists of the 2024 programme will be announced during March; and winners of the 2024 Australian Small Business Champion Awards will be revealed via two National Presentation Evening Gala events at Sydney’s The Star on 12 and 13 April 2024.
For more information and to submit an entry form, visit: businesschampions.com.au.