Category Information

How to Nominate for the Gippsland Business Awards

You can enter by completing the nomination on this website:

Entries

Once you submit your nomination the business you nominated will be given a unique link to complete their entry details.

Entry Categories

Manufacturing and/or Export

  • Meat and Meat Product Manufacturing
  • Dairy Product Manufacturing
  • Fruit and Vegetable Processing
  • Oils and Fat Manufacturing
  • Flour Mill and Cereal Food Manufacturing
  • Bakery Product Manufacturing
  • Other Food Manufacturing
  • Beverages and Malt Manufacturing
  • Tobacco Product Manufacturing
  • Textile, Clothing, Footwear and Leather Manufacturing
  • Knitting Mills
  • Log Sawmilling and Timber Dressing
  • Other Wood Product Manufacturing
  • Paper and Paper Product Manufacturing
  • Printing, Publishing and Recorded Media
  • Petroleum, Coal, Chemical, Rubber, Plastic and Associated Product Manufacturing
  • Glass and Glass Product Manufacturing
  • Ceramic Product Manufacturing
  • Cement, Lime, Plaster and Concrete Product Manufacturing
  • Iron and Steel Manufacturing
  • Structural Metal Product Manufacturing
  • Sheet Metal Product Manufacturing
  • Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
  • Transport Equipment Manufacturing
  • Photographic and Scientific Equipment Manufacturing
  • Electronic, Electrical Equipment and Appliance Manufacturing
  • Industrial Machinery and Equipment Manufacturing
  • Prefabricated Building Manufacturing
  • Furniture Manufacturing
  • Other Manufacturing

Food and Wine Production

  • Agriculture
  • Viticulture
  • Horticulture and Fruit Growing
  • Grain, Sheep and Beef Cattle Farming
  • Dairy Cattle Farming
  • Poultry Farming
  • Other Livestock Farming
  • Other Crop Growing
  • Services to Agriculture
  • Forestry and Logging
  • Commercial Fishing
  • Marine Fishing
  • Aquaculture

Retail

  • Supermarket, Grocery Stores and Specialised Food Retailing
  • Department Stores
  • Clothing and Soft Good Retailing
  • Furniture, House ware and Appliance Retailing
  • Recreational Good Retailing
  • Other Personal and Household Good Retailing
  • Household Equipment Repair Services
  • Motor Vehicle Retailing and Services

Services – Trade and Construction

  • General and Building Construction
  • Non-Building Construction
  • Site Preparation Services
  • Building Structure Services
  • Installation Trade Services
  • Building Completion Services
  • Other Construction Services

Hospitality

  • Cafes and Restaurants
  • Pubs, Taverns and Bars
  • Clubs (Hospitality)

Services – Business and Professional

  • Finance and Investment Services
  • Deposit Taking and Other Financiers
  • Financial Asset Investors
  • Life Insurance and Superannuation Funds
  • Other Insurance services
  • Real Estate Agents
  • Recruitment Companies
  • Solicitors
  • Lawyers
  • Book Keepers
  • Accountants
  • Business Coaching/ Business Advisors
  • Debtor Management
  • IT Services
  • Other Commercial Business

Services – Personal & Other

  • Personal and Household Goods Hiring
  • Other Personal Services
  • Religious Organisations
  • Interest Groups
  • Public Order and Safety Services
  • Private Households Employing Staff

New Business

  • Open to all businesses/companies that have been operating for less than 2 years

Accommodation

  • Hotels
  • Motels
  • Bed & Breakfasts
  • Holiday Parks
  • Holiday Cabins

Franchises

The franchisee is a local supplier of goods or services and is using the approved business processes already established by the franchiser to carry out business activities. Franchises could be any of the following (not an exhaustive list):

  • Advisory & Consulting
  • Automotive
  • Building
  • Business & Professional
  • Childcare
  • Computers & Internet
  • Domestic & Commercial Services
  • Education & Training
  • Entertainment
  • Financial Services
  • Food – Restaurants, Cafes, Takeaway
  • Health & Fitness
  • Legal Services
  • Mobile Services
  • Personal Services
  • Pet Care
  • Printing & Publishing
  • Retail
  • Real Estate

Tourism

  • Provision of tourist facilities, activities or related services.