The 2018 Central Coast Business Awards. Thank you to all who attended this amazing night!

Business Award OPEN NOW FOR 2019

Nominate your favourite Central Coast Business today >>>> https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/63Z55Y3

Successful Start Up Award – This category is open to innovative businesses that have commenced operations in the last three years and generate economic growth for the Central Coast. The judges will be looking for businesses having a unique competitive advantage that ensures they are sustainable – both economically and environmentally – in the medium to long term. 

Outstanding Tourism Experience Award – This category is open to accommodation suppliers and tour operators and/or attractions within the Central Coast. The judges will pay particular attention to how management achieves all-round business excellence and demonstrates their commitment in consistently delivering an exceptional visitor experience.

                     Note this award is broken into 2 sub-categories:

  • Outstanding Tourism Experience Award: Accommodation
  • Outstanding Tourism Experience Award: Tours/Attractions

Excellence in Manufacturing Award – This category is open to Central Coast manufacturing firms who have achieved commercial success through innovative and progressive manufacturing capabilities and can demonstrate their consideration of best environmental practice. 

Excellence in Trade Award – This category is open Central Coast trade/industrial focused businesses; for example, builders, plumbers, electricians, engineers, etc. Judges will be looking for companies who have achieved commercial success through innovative and progressive manufacturing capabilities and can demonstrate their consideration of best environmental practice.

Innovation Award – This category is open to organisations that have achieved outstanding commercial success and sustainable growth. Entrants should demonstrate initiative and willingness to undertake bold new ventures within Central Coast. This category is open to those that can demonstrate the ability to adapt to ever changing operating environments. 

Outstanding Customer Service Award – Individual – This category recognises and encourages outstanding customer service given by any individual in a Central Coast business. Nominations should outline customer experiences where an individual has gone out of their way to provide excellent and caring service. 

Outstanding Customer Service Award – Business – this category recognises and encourages outstanding customer service practices and policies by any business in the Central Coast municipality. Nominations should provide details of these practices and how they have achieved the desired outcomes. 

Outstanding Customer Service – Health and Beauty Sector

Outstanding Customer Service – Retail Sector 

Outstanding Customer Service – Hospitality Sector

Outstanding Customer Service – Service Sector 

Agribusiness Award – This category is open to businesses that demonstrate innovation and success in the agricultural sector. Aspects including new and niche products, sustainable processing and environmental best practice should be included as part of the nomination.

 Community Service Award – This category recognises Central Coast organisations or persons that are making an outstanding contribution to the welfare of our community and strives to produce an overall positive impact on society.

Apprentice Award – This category is open to any apprentice in any industry. Nominations should outline the current time in the apprenticeship and how the person has worked to meet and/or exceed expectations in the workplace. Highlight any outstanding skills or initiatives shown by the apprentice in their role.

Business of the year 2019 – All nominees are eligible to be awarded the Business of the Year title. This award is sponsored by Sea FM and 7AD

Thank you to our incredible sponsors!