Lake Mac Business Excellence Awards

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The annual Lake Macquarie Business Excellence Awards acknowledge and support business accomplishments in Lake Macquarie City, recognise and highlight achievements, and ultimately encourage all businesses in the City to strive for excellence. 

The 2024 Business Excellence Awards are now closed for applications. 

Key dates

  • Applications close 26 May 2024
  • Finalists announced 27 June 2024
  • People's Choice Award opens for voting 27 June 2024
  • Gala dinner 2 August 2024

2024 Categories 


Business of the Year*
(Judges assess winners of each business category)
People's Choice Award*
(Public vote, all business category finalists are eligible)
Outstanding Employee   Newcastle Herald
Outstanding Young Business Leader  Available to sponsor
Outstanding Business Leader - 20 or less employees   Available to sponsor
Outstanding Business Leader - 21 or more employees  Available to sponsor
Employer of Choice - 20 or less employees  Ramsay Health Care  
Employer of Choice - 21 or more employees  NGM_Stack_Col.png  
Excellence in Innovation   UON_Restricted.jpg  
Excellence in Sustainability  Hunter Water  
Outstanding Community Organisation  Charlestown Square logo cropped.png  
Outstanding Visitor Experience  LMHP_FA_Logo_Secondary_RGB.pdf.png  
Outstanding New Business  Lake Group Strata new-logo.png  
Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion   Umwelt_Logo_RGB_Black_w_tag 72dpi.jpg
Excellence in Micro Business   Available to sponsor
Excellence in Small Business  Atune-Health-Centres  
Excellence in Large Business   Available to sponsor

* These awards are for Lake Macquarie only

Sponsorship opportunity

Sponsorship of the Awards provides an exciting opportunity to promote your organisation and connect with our local business community. We have a variety of affordable sponsorship packages available. To get more information or a copy of the sponsorship prospectus, please email: [email protected]

Previous winners 

2023 winners 

2022 winners