2021 Broome Business Excellence Awards

Innovation.  Diversification.  Inspiration.

Broome is a melting pot of industry with many successful businesses embracing the opportunities of this constantly evolving region, and succeeding.  The 2020 Broome Business Excellence Awards aims to unearth these operators, offer recognition to their amazing achievements, and inspire growth of all business in the region.

The winners of the Broome Business Excellence Awards will receive significant recognition through a publicity campaign played out on television, print, radio and social media.

The Broome Business Excellence Awards are OPEN to ALL businesses in Broome.  Click HERE to read the benefits of applying for a Business Award.

Key Dates:

                    Monday, 1 February 2021 – Awards program opens

                   Friday, 4 September 2021 –  Applications close for 2021 Awards

                 Saturday, 23 October 2021 – Business Excellence Awards Gala Evening sponsored by Generators & Off Grid Energy

Winners Receive:

  1. Award trophy and certificate displayable in your business premises
  2. Acknowledgement on television with a TVC campaign on GWN7
  3. Opportunity to promote your business in the Voice of Broome on Triple M 102.9FM
  4. Free membership and/or renewal with the Broome Chamber of Commerce & Industry

Do you know someone we should be celebrating? If so, tell us who they are!

Nominate in less than 2 minutes, by completing our form. We will then get in contact with them to complete the official nomination form. It’s that easy.


Businesses are invited to enter one or more categories applicable to their business

Home Based Business

The business is operated either at home (you carry out most of the work at your home) or from home (and business does not own or rent any premises other than your home)

Award for Franchise Business 

The business must be part of a franchise and carry out all business activities in-line with the requirements of their franchise agreement.

Award for Aboriginal Business

The business must have at least 51% Aboriginal ownership and be established for commercial enterprise.

Australia’s North West Tourism Award for Tourism Business

This award recognises the outstanding achievement by an organisation in promoting or servicing the Broome tourism industry.  Businesses can be Tour Operators, Tourist Attractions or  Accommodation providers.

Footprint Cleaning Award for Start-up Business 

The business must have been trading for a maximum of two years at the time of applying to your local awards.

ELGAS Award for Community Engagement

The business must be able to show that it has made a significant contribution to its local community.  The award is to recognise a business whose community involvement is not the actual focus of its operations; it is about acknowledging the additional efforts made to support the local community.

Kimberley Small Business Support Award for Business with 0-5 Employees

The business must employ fewer than five staff members (full-time or equivalent) at the time of your application for awards.

Letizia Palmer Chartered Accounting Award for Business with 6-20 Employees

The business must employ six to twenty staff members (full-time or equivalent) employees at the time of applying for awards.

Award for Business with 21+ Employees

The business must employ 21 or more staff members (full-time or equivalent) employees at the time of applying for awards.

Kimberley Ports Authority Award for Customer Service Excellence 

The business who demonstrates a commitment to servicing their customers.  The business must provide case studies where they’ve gone above-and-beyond to look after their customers.  Bonus points awarded for members of the Broome Code of Service Excellence

Innovation Award

The Innovation Award will acknowledge role models who through their innovation, leadership and driving force, pave the way for others to follow.  This Award is to recognise innovative solutions, practices, new methods or technologies, engaging new trends or new frameworks to improve business processes and outputs.

Non Profit Organisation 

A brand new category, this award recognises business practice within a non profit organisation.  The award is open to all Broome-based non profit branches.

Working Together Employer of the Year

Introduced by the Broome Chamber’s ‘Working Together’ program connecting business and young aboriginal people in the workplace.  All businesses who are Employers of Choice and display an appreciation of aboriginal culture in their workplace are encouraged to apply.

 Award for Business Person of the Year

Outstanding achievement and contribution to the regional by an individual, usually over many years

Business of the Year Award

The premier award will be the presentation of the overall business of the Year Award.  This award will be selected from the winners of the general business awards

(businesses are invited to apply for more than one award should they fit several categories)

The Broome Business Excellence Awards offer significant benefits and recognition to its sponsors.

Your involvement with the Broome Business Excellence Awards, as the leading business association in the region, provides your organisation with a unique opportunity to profile your company and its commitment to business in the region.

Supporting rights to an award or part of our program is just the beginning of the long list of valuable marketing opportunities sponsors receive.  Organisations gain great exposure to a diverse audience through the awards extensive promotional campaign.

To enquire about sponsoring the Awards CLICK HERE.


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