RISE Business Awards

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The 2022 RISE Business Awards celebrates Western Australian businesses. Open to all private or public companies and not-for-profits, large and small, old and new, the awards provide an opportunity for local organisations to showcase their recent achievements.

The Awards will reward and acknowledge companies of all sizes for their
Resourcefulness
Imagination
Sustainability
Excellence

Share your journey. Share your achievements. Share your excellence.

How has your business responded to challenges, embraced opportunities, and remained sustainable to be future-ready in an evolving landscape?

Enter today and you could be named the next RISE Business Awards winner by Business News.

Key Dates

Monday, June 20
ENTRIES OPEN
Monday, August 29
Entries close
Monday, October 24
Judging complete
Thursday, December 1
AWARDS GALA DINNER
Winners announced
Friday, December 2
Business News online coverage
Monday, December 12
Business News print coverage

Writing Submission Workshops

Hosted by Sarah Mitchell, Founder of Typeset.

The Writing Submission Workshop is open to all registered entrants.

  • Gain key information about the RISE Business Awards entry submission process
  • Discover insider tips on how to impress the judges
  • Learn how to be concise in your writing
  • Create a submission that is more appealing to the judging panel
  • Develop story telling techniques to make your story more memorable

All entrants who attend a writing session will receive a printed booklet for Typeset’s Brand Storytelling Formula and PDF of the workshop presentation.

ONLINE
Date: Wednesday 17 August
Time: 9.30am – 11.00am
Venue: Online via Zoom

Bookings: To book your place please email events@businessnews.com.au

Award Categories

  • Recognising businesses that have completed fewer than three years of trading.

    In addition to the standard criteria the judges are looking for:

    • Scalability of business.
    • Evidence of a positive or disruptive impact on an established industry through the use of technology.
  • Recognising business with 10 or fewer staff that have been trading for at least the last three financial years.

    This award celebrates small teams of exceptional quality who are punching above their weight.

    In addition to the standard criteria the judges are looking for:

    • Evidence of the benefits of a small workforce.
  • Recognising businesses that have between 10 and 30 full time equivalent staff and have been trading for at least the last three financial years.

  • Recognising businesses with more than 30 but less than 100 full time equivalent staff and have been trading for at least the last three financial years.

  • Recognising businesses with more than 100 full time equivalent staff and have been trading for at least the last three financial years.

  • Recognising organisations that are run as not for profit and/or have official charity status and have been trading for at least the last three financial years.

  • Recognising businesses who prioritise and invest in their team and use this as a tool for organisational growth.

    In addition to the standard criteria the judges are looking for:

    • Evidence of the positive impact of employee strategy.
    • Excellence in people management, staff remuneration and workforce motivation.
    • Recruitment and retention strategies.
  • Recognising businesses that are based in regional and remote Western Australia and have been trading for at least the last three financial years.

    In addition to the standard criteria the judges are looking for:

    • Evidence of the positive impact the organisation has on their local town centres which contributes to making regional Western Australian a better community.
  • Winners of each category will be pooled and judged, with an overall winner named the 2022 Western Australian Business of the Year.

Thanks to our Event Partners

Event Partners

Date:
Thursday, December 1, 2022
Time:
6.30pm (7.00pm) until 10.30pm
Venue:
Grand Ballroom, Crown Perth
Contact:
Business News Events Team events@businessnews.com.au

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