Awards – 2022

Champions of Business

In 2022, we bring together the community to recognise and celebrate Redlands Coast Business Champions.

Meet the team

Business

Of the month...

If you are a Member of the Redlands Coast Chamber of Commerce, you are invited to nominate your business for the Business of the Month Awards.


Our Objectives

Our Objectives...

The objective of the Redlands Business Excellence Awards is to Champion Redlands Coast Businesses who display excellence in business in alignment with the Awards Framework and that delivers results and continual improvements that support the desired outcomes for the Redlands Coast Economy.

The awards framework supports the 7 key desired outcomes for the Redlands Coast Economy:

  • Jobs
  • Business & Investment
  • Catalytic Infrastructure
  • Education & Skilling
  • Community Spirit & Culture
  • Increased Competitiveness
  • Enhanced Lifestyle

The objectives of the Redlands Business Excellence Awards are to:

Recognise

Recognise business excellence in line with the Redlands Coast Chamber of Commerce strategic vision and plan

Celebrate

Celebrate the growth, improvement and innovation of local business and industry

Promote

Promote excellence in business leadership, strategy and relationships to deliver results

Support

Support and celebrate a culture of community spirit and connection

The award’s framework

The framework puts the spotlight on seven key factors that promote excellence in business:

  • Leadership and culture
  • People and relationships
  • Strategy and planning
  • Customer service
  • Improvement and innovation in product, processes and services
  • Results and sustainable performance
  • Community connections

AWARD CRITERIA AND GUIDANCE

Submissions are now closed

finalists will be notified from the 1st of August 2022

Enter Your

Business...

Is your business one of excellence on the Redlands Coast? Is it a leader in its industry and a champion of Leadership & Culture, Relationships & People, Strategy & Planning, Results & Sustainable Performance or Innovation? Enter your business today and be awarded as one of this year’s Redlands Champions of excellence.

Select Your

Category...

Animal Services

Includes all businesses in the service of animal related activities, services or products, including; animal care, veterinary services, dog washing/grooming, animal products etc.

Business of the Year

This category is automatic, all finalists for every award category will eligible. The winner will be chosen by the judging panel who will select the business who is the Redlands Coast Champion of absolute business excellence.

Creative Industries

Includes all businesses working within the creative industries sector; Eg: design, music, art, film, craft, TV, radio, advertising, performing arts, etc.

Education and Training

Includes all businesses working within the education and training sector or as education and training providers.

Financial Services

Includes all businesses working to provide professional advice or assistance with lending, finance, investment, money or asset management, etc.

Fitness and Recreation

Includes all businesses within the fitness and recreational sectors. Eg: health clubs, fitness centres, gyms and other fitness-based activities, etc.

Food and Hospitality (small)

Includes all food and beverage hospitality services with up to 20 employees (whether full time, part time or casual).

Food and Hospitality (large)

Includes all food and beverage hospitality services with more than 20 employees (whether full time, part time or casual).

Hair and Beauty Services

Includes all businesses working supplying services of products within the hair service industry. Eg: hairdresser, hairstylists, barbers, etc. or those working within aesthetics and beauty. Eg: day spas, beauty therapist, injectables, beauty product sales, etc

Health and Social Services

Includes all businesses within the medical or health sector. Eg: medical practitioners, dentistry, nurses, allied health, health professionals, social workers, aged care and disability carers, government and non-government agencies, etc.

Innovation and Sustainability

Includes a business that has excelled in innovation (by introducing new ideas, workflows, methodologies, services, products, improvement of existing products, services, processes solving a problem/reaching new customers) or a business that demonstrates excellence in clean business practices and sustainable resource use including energy, waste and recycling. Nominations can be either a single initiative or overall company strategy.

Manufacturing and Construction

Includes all businesses within the manufacturing and processing of raw materials, or parts, into finished goods as well as the construction or building of structures, whether residentially or commercially.

Not-For-Profit, Charity, Community or Social Enterprise

Includes all businesses that trade to intentionally improve social problems and improve communities or any business trading as a not-for-profit or registered charity group, that have achieved results through initiatives that have significant public benefit.

People's Choice

This award is voted by the public – businesses that nominate into this category, will be provided with a voting link and are encouraged to get customers to vote for them through this link.

President's Award - BOM

This category is automatic – all finalists from the Redlands Coast Chamber of Commerce Business of the Month Awards throughout the year will be automatically eligible, the winner will be chosen by the judging panel. This is a Chamber Members only award.

Professional Services

Includes all businesses offering services that require professional training, a degree, licences or special skills.

Real Estate & Home Services

Includes all businesses that offer services within or for the home. Eg: Home maintenance, lawns, pool care, concrete, cleaning, roofing, moving, storage, dog washing, animal care etc.

Redlands Champions Award

The Redlands Champion Award recognises a business's commitment to positive community spirit and culture. Redlands Champions show us that when business, industry and community work together, incredible outcomes for the Redlands Coast can be achieved.

This is a discretionary chamber executive committee award.

Redlands Coast Tourism

Includes all businesses offering activities that are provided for leisure, holiday or places of interest on Redlands Coast.

Retail, Fashion and Specialty Store

Includes any type of retailer selling clothing, apparel and/or fashion accessories as well as all retailers, shops or stores that carry an assortment of brands, styles, products or models within a narrow category of goods. Eg: candles, jewellery, homewares etc.

Trades

Includes all businesses that provide the services or skills of a qualified tradesperson, a skilled manual worker in a particular trade or craft. Eg: electric, plumbing, painting, plastering, flooring, etc.

Women in Business

A successful woman, driving a woman-led business – who displays excellence in business and who shows measurable contribution to the success of other women in business, and their journey.

Young Entrepreneur

A student or young adult (up to 25 years of age) who has had significant success benefiting their company and the Redlands Coast in business, either as a start-up, an employee or a leader.

Meet The

Judges....

Nominate a

Business...

Do you know an exemplary business on the Redlands Coast? One that displays excellence in business, leadership, customer service or community. Nominate them today to go in the running to be one of this year’s Redlands Champions of excellence.

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People's Choice...

Presentation Night
The Redlands Business Excellence Awards Presentation Night, is one of celebration, passion, and excellence. Showcasing the award finalists in a prestigious and glamorous presentation ceremony, the night begins and ends with food, music, entertainment and more...
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Champions Honour Role
A list of the previous Redlands Champion winners that have shaped the business community on the Redlands Coast in previous years...
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Awards Gallery
See all the glitz and glam, and behind the scenes images, of the Redlands Coast Business Excellence finalists and winners...
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Finalists
View a list of this year’s 2022 Redlands Business Excellence Awards finalists and support your favourite business...
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Excellence, Passion

Celebration

Become a CHAMPION on the Redlands Coast. Help us build a strong, positive community spirit that respects our past and embraces a bright future for the Redlands Coast. 

Excellence, Passion

Celebration

Become a CHAMPION on the Redlands Coast. Help us build a strong, positive community spirit that respects our past and embraces a bright future for the Redlands Coast. 

Many thanks to

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