1. WHO CAN NOMINATEAnyone! Customers, suppliers, business owners, colleagues, staff, friends and relatives. We want to get the entire Toowoomba Business community involved!
2. BENEFITS OF NOMINATING & APPLYINGa. Increased profile and networking opportunitiesb. The chance to shine in your nichec. Access to strategically examine your business d. A boost in credibilitye. Team bonding and increased team moralef. Access to four FREE workshops critically accessing your business (relating to the Application) 3. KEY DATES FOR THE AWARDS PROGRAMa. Monday 10th June | Nominations Open | Nominations will stay open until Applications close.b. Monday 1st July | Applications Open | All nominated businesses will be sent the application once openc. Wednesday 27th August | Applications Close | Nominated businesses will be sent remindersd. Saturday 12th October | Awards Gala Dinner | The Goods Shed | Black Tie | Tickets on Sale from August 4. WILL I GET NOTIFIED IF I HAVE BEEN NOMINATEDYes. All businesses that get nominated will receive a confirmation email of nomination and receive the application via email once Applications Open. 5. WHAT DO I DO AFTER BEING NOMINATEDOnce you are nominated and the application has been sent to you we encourage you to read through the entire application, so that you know what questions are being asked of you. The application is detailed and will take some time to complete. Applying and submitting the application is highly recommended as it gives your business the opportunity to put a magnifying glass over your business and allows you to highlight the great things that you as a business have achieved. 6. WHEN DO APPLICATIONS NEED TO BE SUBMITTEDApplications close on Wednesday 27th August (COB). All those nominated will be contacted 2 weeks before closing date to confirm this date. 7. WHEN IS THE AWARDS DINNERThe Awards Gala Dinner has a new home for 2019 at the newly renovated and awe-inspiring The Goods Shed on Saturday 12th October. It will be a red carpet, Black Tie event that allows businesses to come together to celebrate business in our region. This was a SOLD OUT event in 2018, so be sure to keep an eye out for booking details. You don’t have to be a finalist to book your ticket.