Submissions for the 2019 are OPEN!

This award celebrates newly established or acquired business achievements. Businesses must have been established or acquired for less than 2 years.

Award sponsored by Ipswich City Council

A business or individual may be nominated for this award.

Award sponsored by Llewellyn Motors

This category is open to companies or individual events which have a tangible and demonstrated influence on tourism to the Region.

Award sponsored by Ipswich Turf Club

This award recognises the efforts of businesses and individuals within the Region whose contribution to the community are above and beyond those normally expected, by way of generous donations, community service and / or philanthropy.

Award sponsored by River 94.9 FM

This award is open to outstanding individuals who can demonstrate outstanding and successful contribution to business in their respective field over the last twelve (12) months.

This achievement may be for a single initiative or for consistent excellence within their leadership position. The business person will be a business owner or in a management position. The business activities should be seen to bring benefits to the Community. All nominees must be 35 years or younger as at 26 October, 2019.

Award sponsored by TAFE Queensland

This award is open to all business men and women aged 36 years plus. This award recognises an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to Ipswich Business. It seeks to reward dedication to Ipswich and an unrelenting pursuit of excellence in business in the last twelve (12) months.

This achievement may be for a single initiative or for consistent excellence within their chosen field. The business person will be a business owner or in a management position. The business activities should be seen to bring benefits to the Community. All nominees must be 36 years or older as at 26th October, 2019.

Award sponsored by Sirromet Wines

The Innovation in Business Award recognises leadership through the practical application of innovative solutions for new and existing market needs. Businesses from any sector or industry that have successfully introduced innovative solutions to their business activities that have driven a business, economic, social or environmental outcome are celebrated through the Innovation in Business Award.

Award sponsored by Konica Minolta

This award recognises the crucial role Small Business plays in the economy and as an employment generator. It is limited to businesses that employ under 10 full time equivalent employees and have been established for longer than two years.

Award sponsored by The Queensland Times

This award is open to businesses with ten (10) or more full time equivalent employees and who have been established in the Ipswich Region for longer than 2 years.

Award sponsored by RPQ Pty Ltd

2019 Award Sponsors