It is an online entry application. You must include your answers to the entry criteria in the online format. Do NOT upload a separate document with your answers.
* It is recommended you document your responses in a word document to allow you to share with your team for input. Your answers to the entry criteria can then be copied to your online application. It is always good to have a back-up!
First Time Entrant
If you are first time entrant of the program or never been a finalist, you are welcome to use the review service. You are able to email your written entry (word format only) to the awards team for initial feedback from our appointed review judges. The judges will provide feedback on how to improve your entry. It is a free service! Entries will be accepted from the 3 June to the 8th of July (4pm). Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are selected as a business finalist, you must be available to conduct a site visit between Monday 15 August to Wednesday 14 September 2022. If you are an individual award finalist, you will need to sit an interview on the 12 August 2022.
Entries for the Geelong Business Excellence Awards launches are now open.
Click here to learn more about the awards and how to write a winning entry.
To ensure your submission is eligible for entry, you MUST address all the criteria. Business entrants are required to submit one entry only to be eligible for all applicable business categories. Then; you specify the categories you are eligible to enter on your application form. Please note that the judging panel may decide to add your entry into additional categories for consideration
Your entry submission response is to be based on the period 1 April 2021 to the 31 May 2022.
Entries must not exceed 2500 words – Businesses that exceed the word limit will be ineligible to win an award. You will have adequate time during the Judges' site visit (90 minutes) to emphasise and expand on your written entry and further explain your excellence in business processes.
Entries must submitted online by 4.00pm, Friday 15 July 2022.