2019 Jemena Northern Outback Business Awards
SATURDAY NOVEMBER 9
To be hosted at Mount Isa's Buchanan Park Entertainment Centre Saturday November 9th the 2019 event promises a gala themed evening full of festivities and entertainment.
Celebrating Northern Outback businesses; the 2019 Jemena Northern Outback Business Awards recognise outstanding contributions to the growth of our economy and provide a vibrant showcase of innovation and progression from the region's businesses.
"Northern Outback" encompasses the local Government areas of Boulia, Burke, Carpentaria, Cloncurry,
Croydon, Doomadgee, Etheridge, Flinders, McKinlay, Mornington Island, Mount Isa and Richmond.
Expressions of interest are now being taken for new and returning corporate entities who would like to be associated with the region's business night of nights' in 2019.
2019 Award Categories
Rising Star (5 or Less Employees)
This is for those new to business (less than 3 years in operation) with 5 or less employees that are just starting out in their chosen field but already making a significant impression in the region.
Rising Star (More than 5 Employees)
This is for those new to business (less than 3 years in operation) with more than 5 employees that are just starting out in their chosen field but already making a significant impression in the region.
Small and Successful
For businesses that may be small but are making waves and achieving success across all facets of business. This category is open to businesses with an annual turnover less than $3 million.
For businesses that are kicking goals in every area. The category is open to businesses with an annual turnover over $3 million
Social Change Maker
For organisations where a positive social impact is at the core of their purpose. They are actioning innovative solutions to address social issues and better the region. Open to not-for-profit, social enterprise and profit-for-purpose organisations (contributing a minimum of 10% of their profits back to the cause).
Workplace of Choice Award
For businesses who value their employees and realise that looking after them results in better outcomes and higher productivity. They demonstrate leadership in the growth of their people, and show commitment to staff development, incentives and work/life balance.
Voted for by the people, this Award is for businesses that have gone above and beyond. It is an award that aims to encourage innovation, customer service, growth and excellence. All nominated businesses are eligible for public voting.
Hall of Fame
Developed to acknowledge and celebrate consistency in superior business practices The Hall of Fame concept recognises award recipients who have won at least one category in three separate years.
Business of the Year
Recognises the very best from across our region. The winning business, through its outstanding achievements, will emanate business excellence and strengths across all areas of operations and highlight the Northern Outback as a destination of choice for business. All nominated businesses nominated are eligible for consideration for this award.
Customer Service Hero - Community Sector
Includes all volunteer-based positions where time is provided for sporting, not-for-profit and community-based organisations
Customer Service Hero - Trades & Skilled Sector
Includes all services where qualified professionals are required to deliver the relevant service
Customer Service Hero - Retail & Service Sector
Includes all service-based positions that involve customer relations without the need for a trade qualification
- Nominations open - August
- Nominations close - October 4
- People’s Choice Nominations Opens - October 5
- People’s Choice Nominations Closes - October 18
- Submissions to be returned - October 18
CLONCURRY COURIERS- 2018 Northern Outback Business Awards BUSINESS OF THE YEAR
Special thanks goes out to those sponsors and partners of the 2018 Northern Outback Business Awards
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