Enter the Gold Coast Business Excellence Awards

2023 Gold Coast Business Excellence Awards

Six monthly awards presentations will be held from May to October in 2023.Entry submissions for each month will be due on the 1st of the month. Should the 1st of the month fall on a public holiday or weekend, entries will then be due the following business day. The awards presentations will then be held on the last Wednesday of the month.

An annual gala awards presentation dinner will be held on 2nd December 2023 at The Star Gold Coast to announce and celebrate annual category winners and the 2023 Business of the Year. 

We highly encourage businesses to submit their entries early in 2023 for our next monthly awards presentation in May 2023. 

Please do not hesitate to contact us directly should you wish to discuss in further detail.

Submitting Entries

There are 11 categories of honours for the Gold Coast Business Excellence Awards, with monthly awards being held from May to October in 2023.

For entry details of all 11 award categories, please read below.

Entries for each month of the awards are due by 5:00pm on the 1st of the month, from May until October. Where the 1st of the month falls on a weekend or a public holiday, entries will be due on the first working day after the weekend or public holiday.


Submitting Updates to Existing Entries

To print or download the Entry Updates Form, to be used by existing entrants/monthly winners who wish to submit updates in support of their existing entry, please click here to DOWNLOAD ENTRY UPDATES FORM. Once complete, simply email it to us to forward onto our judging panel for consideration.

Submitting your entry for the Gold Coast Business Excellence Awards is simple. You have two options:

  1. Complete the Gold Coast Business Excellence Awards entry form in the fields below and submit online; or
  2. Download and/or print the Gold Coast Business Excellence Awards entry form by clicking the link below to submit via email.

Please do not hesitate to contact us via email or phone 1300 694 777 to ask any questions.

Please find links below to pages that might be helpful to you when you are putting together submissions.

Download / Print

To print or download the Entry Form to submit via email, please click here to DOWNLOAD COVER SHEET & DOWNLOAD ENTRY FORM.

Gold Coast Business Excellence Awards Entry Form


Conditions of Entry

To be eligible to enter the Gold Coast Business Excellence Awards you will be required to meet the following conditions of entry: 1. Agree to your business being profiled in the media. The winners may receive publicity through participating media organisations. 2. Applicants can enter online, via email or send a hard copy using the template entry form and coversheet provided. 3. Applicants can enter one or more of the listed categories. However it is highly recommended that applicants enter a category where they can demonstrate a competitive edge. The judges may, at their discretion, re-categorise an entry if it is felt appropriate. (See Award Categories for further details). The judges' decision is final. 4. The applicant's principal place of business and head office must be within the Gold Coast City Region; the business must be a registered Gold Coast business; and they must have an ABN. 5. Franchisors residing within the Gold Coast region, as well as individual franchisees, are permitted to enter. 6. Entries must be submitted by the 1st of each month, from May to October. Get your entries in early in the year as unsuccessful entries for a particular month are reconsidered the following months. 7. Entries will be assessed on the following criteria, highlighting the applicant's commitment to excellence: (Please use the online entry form or downloadable template entry form and coversheet provided - download here, and limit your responses to a maximum of 8 pages). 8. Your business contact details will be provided to the major sponsors, media sponsors and major supporters. The business information and financial information in your application will remain confidential and will only be available to the judging committee. Please refer to our Privacy Statement.

Entry Form

Gold Coast Business Address:

Head Office Address (if different to Gold Coast Business Address):

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