Wednesday 01, Mar 2023

Nominations now open for 2023 Geelong Business Excellence Awards

Nominations for the 2023 Geelong Business Excellence Awards are now open for businesses and business leaders in the Geelong & the Bellarine, Queenscliff & Golden Plains region.


Show an inspiring or exceptional business or business leader how much you value then by nominating them today. Absolutely anyone can nominate. You can also register your interest for your own business to enter. It’s free, quick and easy.


The Geelong Business Excellence Awards celebrate 20 categories targeting small, medium and large businesses. The categories cover a range of areas including:

  • Business of the Year
  • Business Leader of the Year
  • Young Entrepreneur of the Year
  • Home-based & Micro Business
  • Advanced Manufacturing & Industry
  • Best First Year Entry
  • Sustainable Business
  • Safe & Healthy Business
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Customer Service
  • Digital Engagement
  • Emerging Business – Under 3 years
  • Health and Wellbeing Promoting Workplace
  • Inclusive & Accessible Business
  • Innovation, Research & Development
  • Medium to Large Business
  • Regional Business
  • Retail Business
  • Small Business
  • Tourism & Hospitality


LBW Business + Wealth Advisors are proud to continue their partnership with the Geelong Chamber of Commerce as the major 2023 sponsor. Cathryn Walley, Associate Principal, LBW Business + Wealth Advisors said “we are thrilled to be part of this important program to reward and celebrate business excellence in the region. I can’t wait to learn the inspirational stories of our 2023 finalists and winners.”


All potential entrants are invited to attend a free Information Session to be held in May and hear from past winners and judges on how to write a winning entry.


2022 Winner of the Geelong Business Excellence Awards, 13th Beach Health Services,  Lara Santilli said “The awards give a really good insight into the strengths and weaknesses of your business. It makes you consider aspects of the business you may need to invest more time into, and is just really beneficial overall in terms of seeing the big picture.”


To nominate or register your interest in the program, please click here.