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.


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