Lake Mac Business Excellence Awards 2022

Lake Mac business excellence awards

The 2022 Lake Macquarie Business Excellence Awards recognises growth, entrepreneurship and celebrates business success across our city.


Entering business awards is a rewarding experience. It provides an opportunity for businesses to reflect on the goals, strategies and vision which have shaped business success, and the insights they gain will help drive growth and the longevity of their business.

Individual categories

  1. Outstanding Employee
  2. Outstanding Young Business Leader
  3. Outstanding Business Leader

Business Award Categories

  1. Tourism and Hospitality*
  2. Employer of Choice
  3. Excellence in Innovation
  4. Excellence in Sustainability
  5. Outstanding Community Organisation
  6. Outstanding Start-Up
  7. Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion
  8. Excellence in Micro Business
  9. Excellence in Small Business
  10. Excellence in Large Business
  11. Business of the Year* (chosen from the winners of each business category)

*these awards are for Lake Macquarie only

 How to enter

See Terms and conditions of entry(PDF, 140KB)

Apply or nominate

To enter the awards you must complete an online application before 11.59pm Monday 6 June.

Apply now

Nominate a business

Nominate an outstanding business or individual and we will encourage them to apply. Your nominated business or person will only be entered into the awards if they complete an online application by 11.59pm Monday 6 June.

To nominate an outstanding business or individual please provide the following information in your email:

  • Name of nominated business/person, nominated category/categories, contact details for nominated business/person (if known), your name and contact details.

Nominate now

Need help?

Dantia, Lake Macquarie’s Economic Development Company, is holding two lunch time sessions to assist with the online portal application process.

Dates: Tuesday 24 May and Tuesday 31 May, from noon-2pm
Location: Dantia, Level 1, 63 Ridley Street Charlestown
What to bring:
Business information, hi-res logo (jpeg, png), specific and relevant achievements, dates, figures, quantifiable examples.

Contact: Jill Stewart I Dantia I 02 4905 0088 I

Dantia also have virtual assistance to help with your application.

Key dates

 Applications open
 Friday 13 May
 Applications close
 Monday 6 June
 Finalists announced
 Friday 8 July
 Gala evening
 Friday 29 July

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