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NSW/ACT Local Business Award Deadlines that are open right now for your small business.

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Small Business Owners:


Hey there, small business owners and professionals in Australia!


Mel Wrote It here, and I know what's been on your mind lately. You're probably thinking, "I'd love to enter some awards and gain recognition, but there are so many dates to keep track of! How can I possibly remember when all these award entries are due?"


Well, worry no more! As your dedicated Awards Hype-Woman, I've got you covered.


Below, I've compiled a handy quick list of some popular business awards currently open in NSW & ACT, Australia, complete with their entry deadlines and handy information.


As a business award copywriter based on Darkinjung Country/Central Coast, NSW (Australia), I support SME owners, start-up and charity founders, hard-working tradies on the tools, CEOs, and professionals like you.


Okay, you want to know how much time you have left to get your ass into gear? Let's go!

 

NSW/ACT Small Business Awards closing soon:

DEADLINE

​PROGRAM

INDUSTRY

​ENTRY FEE

REGION

01 AUG

Port Stephens Examiner - Local Business Awards 2023 (Phase 1: Public Voting from 3 JUL - 1 AUG)

​Small Business, Sole Trader, Micro Business, Large Business, Employees, Organisations

​Free to nominate. Free to vote. Free to enter.

NSW, Port Stephens

04 AUG

Women in Business, Sport, Community, Tech, STEM

Free to nominate.

NSW, Western Sydney

04 AUG

Small Business, Sole Trader, Micro Business, Large Business, Employees, Organisations

​Free to nominate. Free to vote. Free to enter.

NSW, Central Coast

08 AUG

Hornsby-Ku-Ring-Gai - Local Business Awards 2023 (Phase 1: Public Voting from 10 JUL - 8 AUG)

Small Business, Sole Trader, Micro Business, Large Business, Employees, Organisations

​Free to nominate. Free to vote. Free to enter.

​NSW, Hornsby & Ku-Ring-Gai

14 AUG

Small Business, Sole Trader, Micro Business, Large Business, Employees, Organisations

​Free to nominate. Free to vote. Free to enter.

​NSW, Far South Coast.

22 AUG

​Hawkesbury - Local Business Awards 2023 (Phase 1: Public Voting from 24 JUL - 22 AUG)

Small Business, Sole Trader, Micro Business, Large Business, Employees, Organisations

​Free to nominate. Free to vote. Free to enter.

NSW, Hawkesbury

​29 AUG

Penrith City - Local Business Awards 2023 (Phase 1: Public Voting from 31 JUL - 29 AUG)

Small Business, Sole Trader, Micro Business, Large Business, Employees, Organisations

​​Free to nominate. Free to vote. Free to enter.

​NSW, Penrith

​01 SEP

Canberra - Local Business Awards 2023 (Phase 1: Public Voting from 14 AUG - 01 SEP)

Small Business, Sole Trader, Micro Business, Large Business, Employees, Organisations

​​​Free to nominate. Free to vote. Free to enter.

ACT, Canberra

05 SEP

​Hunter Region - Local Business Awards (Phase 1: Public Voting from 7 AUG - 5 SEP)

Small Business, Sole Trader, Micro Business, Large Business, Employees, Organisations.

​​​Free to nominate. Free to vote. Free to enter.

​NSW, Hunter Region

DISCLAIMER: The above table is a guide only. Please remember that the award program dates and any information listed above are subject to change. I recommend checking the associated awards program websites to stay updated on potential deadline extensions, venue changes, pricing, or program timelines.


F*ck FOMO, Enter Today!


Entering business awards is an excellent way to display your hard work and achievements, gaining the recognition your business truly deserves. So why not take a shot at it?

Entering business awards is an excellent way to display your hard work and achievements, gaining the recognition your business truly deserves. So why not take a shot at it? Mark those deadlines on your calendar right now.


Feeling overwhelmed by the idea of preparing award submissions? I'm here to lend a helping hand!


Whether finding the right awards or crafting and managing your entries with utmost care and attention to detail, I'm here to do the heavy lifting for you so you can get back to running your small business!


Enter awards today to boost your brand visibility, confidence, and social proof.


Mel xx




 

A multi-award-winning B2B Awards Copywriter in Australia and a neurodivergent business owner, I've created this info hub (aka blog) for greater accessibility and inclusivity in the business awards space. If there's anything else you'd like me to cover, include or revise, feel free to let me know at hello@melwroteit.com or visit www.melwroteit.com

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