Last chance to nominate

Published 8:24am 13 July 2022

Last chance to nominate
Words by Kylie Knight

There are just a few days left to nominate for the 2022 Moreton Bay Business Excellence and Innovation Awards, with submissions closing Sunday, July 17 at 11.59pm.

With 15 categories available for businesses and individuals to celebrate their achievements, event organisers are encouraging local businesses of all sizes to consider applying for this year’s program.

“With just one week left to enter, it is not too late for businesses to beat their drum and acknowledge the contribution they make to our region’s economy,” says Moreton Bay Region Industry & Tourism (MBRIT) CEO and Founder Shane Newcombe.

“Our small and medium businesses are the heart and soul of our region.

“The simple fact is that we have thousands of small businesses who qualify for these awards each year, but for reasons such as, being time poor, lack of awards writing experience, or the belief this is not for them, they don’t enter.”

This year’s program is accompanied by additional resources and information sessions which aim to demystify the awards process.

“MBRIT and Council have worked together to develop a suite of resources aimed at helping business owners and individuals understand what judges are looking for and how to write a quality awards submission,” Mr Newcombe says.

“I know this year’s field will set the bar higher than ever, so just nominating as a 2022 entrant puts you amongst esteemed company as one of the incredible businesses that contributes to making our region such a great place to shop, play, work and live in.”

Last chance to nominate

Award categories

There are 15 categories, plus the Business of the Year Award, in the 2022 Moreton Bay Business & Innovation Awards:

• Award for Food and Agribusiness Excellence

• North Harbour Award for Advanced Manufacturing Excellence

• Visit Moreton Bay Award for Tourism Business Excellence

• Moreton Daily Award for Customer Service Excellence

• Solar Bollard Lighting Award for Exporting Excellence

• Award for Environment & Sustainability Excellence

• SRJ Walker Wayland Award for Not-For-Profit Excellence

• RDA Moreton Bay Award for Innovation Excellence

• EPIC Assist Award for Accessibility & Inclusiveness Excellence

• Award for Corporate Social Responsibility Excellence

• Bishopp Award for Marketing Excellence

Individual awards

• USC Award for Youth Innovation Excellence

• Award for Businesswoman of the Year

• Akyra Award for Employee of the Year

• Think2Be Award for Entrepreneur of the Year

The Moreton Bay Business & Innovation Awards is proudly brought to you by Moreton Bay Region Industry & Tourism (MBRIT) and partnered with Moreton Bay Regional Council. The Gala Awards night will be held on October 21.

For full details on the awards, including how to nominate and help with submissions visit the website

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