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Eligibility

 

NSW Business Chamber members:

Entry to the NSW Business Chamber Regional Business Awards is open to:

  • All financial members of NSW Business Chamber (including Australian Business Defence Industry Unit members and the Tourism Industry Division members).
  • For direct entry into a Regional awards, the business or individual will only be able to enter into one NSW Business Regional Awards Program across the state.  This will be identified by the ABN.


Local Chamber of Commerce (LCC) members:

  • Where a Local Chamber Awards program exists and that LCC partner aligns all or some of their categories and criteria with the NSW Business Chamber Awards program LCC members cannot enter directly into the NSW Business Chamber Awards for those aligned categories at a regional level.
  • Where a Local Chamber Awards program does not exist, LCC members can enter directly into the NSW Business Chamber Awards at a regional level.
  • A business/individual is eligible to enter into multiple local chamber awards within a region. You will be required to enter a new username per entry submission.
 

Local Chamber Award winners are eligible to progress to the NSW Business Chamber Regional Awards program as a Regional finalist subject to:

  • Complying with the NSW Business Chambers Business Award program, Terms and Conditions.
  • The Local Chamber category winner’s entry being submitted via the NSW Business Chamber Business Awards online entry system for the purposes of judging.


Minimum operating period:

 To enter in the NSW Business Awards the business must have been operating continuously for minimum of two years at the time of entry.
 

Affiliated chambers:

Entry to the NSW Business Chamber Business Awards is open to:

  • Hunter Business Chamber members that are also joint members of NSW Business Chamber through the affiliate agreement between NSW Business Chamber and Hunter Business Chamber are eligible to enter, but must enter via the Hunter Business Awards.
 

Exclusions:

 2016 Regional Winners and State category winners cannot enter the same category in 2017, but are eligible to enter a different category or categories. This excludes the Local Chamber of the Year category.
 
Entry into Young Business Executive, Young Entrepreneur, and Business Leader categories are not open to Board members of the NSW Business Chamber, Hunter Business Chamber (including their businesses). These individual categories are also not open to NSW Business Chamber Regional Advisory Councillors.
 
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