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The Heritage Bank Business Excellence Awards (HBBEA19) is a celebration of the business community’s contribution to the economic vitality and social fabric of our region and is an important recognition and awards program that celebrates the diversity, innovation and excellence of the region's businesses. 

The Heritage Bank Business Excellence Awards recognises the leaders, innovators and the heart of our community - our businesses. The Awards is an occasion for owners, managers and staff to critically assess business performance, celebrate successes and strategise for the future. The Awards also provide an excellent opportunity  to benchmark your business against others in similar industries.
 
The Business Excellence Awards recognise the outstanding achievements of both Businesses and Young Leaders across all sectors of industry within our region. Applicants are accessed across a set of criteria that undescores commitment to not only sustainging bottom line results but to the superiority of sesrvice, strategy, commitment to customers, staff satisfaction, ethical behavipour and environmental sustainability. Nominate A Business Today!
 
1. WHO CAN NOMINATE
Anyone! Customers, suppliers, business owners, colleagues, staff, friends and relatives. We want to get the entire Toowoomba Business community involved!

2. BENEFITS OF NOMINATING & APPLYING
a. Increased profile and networking opportunities
b. The chance to shine in your niche
c. Access to strategically examine your business 
d. A boost in credibility
e. Team bonding and increased team morale
f. Access to four FREE workshops critically accessing your business (relating to the Application)
 
3. KEY DATES FOR THE AWARDS PROGRAM
a.  Monday 10th June | Nominations Open | Nominations will stay open until Applications close
b.  Monday 1st July | Applications Open | All nominated businesses will be sent the Applications once open
c.  Wednesday 27th August | Applications Close | Nominated businesses will be sent reminders of workshops and closing dates
d.  Saturday 12th October | Awards Gala Dinner | The Goods Shed | Black Tie | Tickets on Sale from August
 
4. WILL I GET NOTIFIED IF I HAVE BEEN NOMINATED
Yes. All businesses that get nominated will receive a confirmation email of nomination and receive the application via email once Applications Open
 
5. WHAT DO I DO AFTER BEING NOMINATED
Once you are nominated and the application has been sent to you we encourage you to read through the entire application, so that you know what questions are being asked of you. The application is detailed and will take some time to complete. Applying and submitting the application is highly recommended as it gives your business the opportunity to put a magnifying glass over your business and allows you to highlight the great things that you as a business have achieved.
 
6. WHEN DO APPLICATIONS NEED TO BE SUBMITTED
Applications close on Wednesday 27th August (COB). All those nominated will be contacted 2 weeks before closing date to confirm this date.
 
7. WHEN IS THE AWARDS DINNER
The Awards Gala Dinner has a new home for 2019 at the newly renovated and awe-inspiring The Goods Shed on Saturday 12th October. It will be a red carpet, Black Tie event that allows businesses to come together to celebrate business in our region. This was a SOLD OUT event in 2018, so be sure to keep an eye out for booking details. You don’t have to be a finalist to book your ticket.
 

2019 Business Excellence Award Categories & Divisions:

TOURISMAccommodation
 Tourism Operator
 Events & Event Management
  
HOSPITALITYCatering & Equipment Services
 Restaurant | Cafe | Bar | Venue
  
INDUSTRYManufacturing
 Building & Construction
 Transport & Logistics
 Trades & Services
  
PROFESSIONAL & BUSINESSEducation & Training
 Banking, Finance & Legal
 Business Consultancy Services (HR/IT/PR/Marketing)
 Real Estate
 Health | Beauty | Wellness
  
RETAILMicro Retail Business
 Small Retail Business
 Large Retail Business
  
COMMUNITY & NOT-FOR-PROFITGovernment Funded NFP
 Non-Governement Funded NFP
  
INNOVATION 
  
BEST REGIONAL BUSINESS 
  
EMPLOYER OF CHOICE 
  
FUTURE LEADER OF THE YEAR 
  
HALL OF FAME INDUCTEE 
  
2019 BUSINESS OF THE YEAR