Business awards

Welcome to the Waverley Brightest & Best Business Awards 2022

The Waverley Brightest and Best Business Awards bring together our local business community to recognise their contribution towards making our community a dynamic place to live, work and shop. The awards are open to all businesses large or small that operate across Waverley, with all entries to be assessed against their industry peers.

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Finalists 2022

Congratulations to our Brightest & Best finalists for 2022

Artisan Food & Beverage

  • Hong Ha Red Roll
  • Shuk Bakery

Beauty Services

  • AC FLO
  • Casa Soleil - Tan Safe
  • Q-Tox Bondi Junction
  • Sage Beauty
  • The Whitening Clinic

Childcare Services & Education

  • Baby Ballet Academy
  • Bondi Kids Drama
  • Expression Dance School
  • Little Feet Early Learning and Childcare
  • Set for School

Creative Industries & Entertainment

  • 100 Percent Dance
  • Bert Jewellery
  • Limelight Australia
  • Lockhart-Krause Architects
  • Stephen Evans Art Studio
  • Waverley Woollahra Art School

Digital & Online

  • Believe Advertising & PR
  • Contour Cube
  • EUX Digital Agency
  • Highchair Catchy
  • Music Health
  • SMATA Technologies

General Retail

  • British Carpet Company
  • Carology
  • Smither Swimwear
  • Sweetheart Florist
  • Watertiger

Health, Fitness & Wellness

  • Aim 4 Health Chiropractic & Wellness
  • Fit n Able Supporting Fierce Warriors
  • Immersia Freediving
  • Leap Frogs Action Sports and Games
  • Let’s Go Surfing
  • Vrtus Bondi


  • Flave
  • Gertrude & Alice Café Bookstore
  • SHUK
  • That English Place
  • Up South Bondi


  • Jeeves.Plus
  • to GET

Professional Services

  • Archi-QS
  • Century 21 Armstrong-Smith
  • Kwik Kopy Bondi Junction
  • Sapphire Family Medical Practice
  • LJ Hooker Bondi Beach / Bondi Junction


  • Bru Coffee
  • Lemon Spring Eco Clean
  • Little Feet Events
  • Venla Resell+Relove
  • Salvge

Winners will be announced on 21 November 2022 at an awards night held at Bondi Pavilion. Tickets will go on sale by 31 October 2022.


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2022 Business Awards entry details

Our Award Categories

  1. Creative Industries & Entertainment (Art Galleries, Studios, Antiques, Crafts, Gifts etc.)
  2. Artisan Food & Beverage (Bakeries, Butchers, Breweries, Delis)
  3. Beauty Services (All Hair & Beauty Services)
  4. Health, Fitness & Wellness
  5. Hospitality (Cafés, Restaurants, Hotels, Takeaways)
  6. Childcare Services & Education
  7. Fashion (Online & Retail)
  8. General Retail (All Other Retail Categories)
  9. Professional Services (Financial Providers, Accountants, Real Estate Agencies)
  10. Digital & Online (Products or Service)
  11. Entertainment Venues (Bar, Club, Pub & Clubs)
  12. Innovation
  13. Sustainability
  14. Disability Inclusion

Process for Entry

1. Register an account by clicking through the ‘Enter Now’ button above

2. Start your entry (save it in-progress).

3. Submit your entry to be judged **Closing 26 September 2022**

5.  Finalists announced **5 October 2022**

6.  Finalists' assessment by Mystery Shoppers throughout October

7.  Winners announced on the Awards night at Bondi Pavilion  **21 November 2022

Businesses can enter in multiple categories with individual applications.

Eligibility to Enter*

All businesses operating in the Waverley LGA, whether large or small, located in a commercial centre, village or home based, are invited to nominate themselves for some well-deserved recognition.

* Agree to being contacted or profiled by media, on Council's website and other publications.

* Agree for a Mystery Shopper to assess their business should they become a Finalist.

Please read our Award Guidelines below and our Terms & Conditions before you start your entry

Terms & Conditions

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