Business awards

Entries are now open for the Waverley Brightest & Best Business Awards 2023

Waverley’s Brightest & Best Business Awards celebrate Waverley’s entrepreneurial spirit and bring together our local business community. These awards recognise the dedication and valuable contributions of each business that helps shape Waverley into a dynamic and thriving place to live, work and shop.

The awards are open to businesses of all sizes within Waverley LGA. Whether your business operates from a commercial centre, village, or home, all Waverley businesses have the opportunity to self-nominate and enter the relevant award categories.

Winning a Brightest & Best Business Award showcases your dedication to excellence and offers a wonderful way to celebrate your business achievements while gaining well-deserved recognition and publicity.

Key Dates

Entries Open 18 August
Entries Close 18 September
Finalists Announced 4 October
Award Night 13 November
Our Award Categories

  1. Creative Business Services
  2. Fitness and Wellbeing Services
  3. Beauty Services – Hair, Cosmetic, and Beauty Services
  4. Professional Healthcare and Medical Services
  5. Hospitality - Food, Beverage, and Entertainment
  6. Childcare and Education Services
  7. General Retail
  8. Professional Services
  9. Digital and Online Business
  10. Excellence in Entrepreneurial Innovation
  11. Excellence in Environmental Sustainability’
  12. Best New Business of 2023

Process for Entry

  1. Register an account via this link ‘Enter Now
  2. Start your entry (save it in-progress).
  3. Submit your entry to be judged by 18 September 2023
  4. Finalists announced 4 October 2023
  5. Finalists' assessment by Mystery Shoppers throughout October
  6. Winners announced on the Awards night at Bondi Pavilion on 13 November 2023

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 and our Terms & Conditions before you start your entry

Terms & Conditions


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