Scenic Rim Business Excellence Awards – Nominations Open!

Update – Nominations have been extended until 9am 27 September 2021 so there’s still time to get your submission in. But don’t wait until the last minute, get your nomination started today!


The Scenic Rim Business Excellence Awards aim to showcase, promote and unite businesses within the Scenic Rim by recognising excellence in innovation, productivity and customer service.

Delivered by Scenic Rim Regional Council, the awards seek to highlight your ideals and aspirations while applauding your achievements and endeavours to succeed, whether you are a large, medium or small business.

The Business Excellence Awards Ceremony is a highlight of the business social calendar, bringing together the region’s business community to celebrate and share in our successes.

Why enter the awards?

  1. You, and your employees, work hard in your business and deserve to be acknowledged and rewarded.
  2. Participation provides an opportunity to showcase your services and products, and awareness of your business, to a broader audience.
  3. It’s a chance to examine your business and evaluate core strengths, strategic focus, performance and achievements.

Award Categories

  • Excellence in Tourism and Accommodation
  • Excellence in Hospitality – Food and Dining
  • Excellence in Retail
  • Excellence in Trades and Construction
  • Excellence in Agriculture
  • Excellence in Transport, Logistics, Manufacturing and Mining
  • Excellence in Professional and Community Services
  • Most Outstanding New Business
  • Excellence in Business (20+ Staff)
  • Excellence in Workplace Skills Development
  • Trainee/Apprentice of the Year
  • Regional Prosperity Award (awarded by the judges to the most outstanding category winner)

Key dates

Nominations open 20 August 2021
Nominations close 27 September 2021
Juding (assessing applications and site inspection) 21 September to 1 October 2021
2021 Business Excellence Awards Ceremony – tickets on sale 13 September 2021
2021 Business Excellence Awards Ceremony – ticket sales close 29 October 2021
2021 Business Excellence Awards Ceremony – Boonah Cultural Centre 5 November 2021

How to nominate:

Complete the application online via the SmartyGrants platform:
Questions regarding nominations and submissions can be sent to or call 07 5540 5111 and ask for Regional Prosperity.