Celebrating the best of George Town enterprise

Business Excellence Awards

Local business is a cornerstone to the prosperity and appeal of George Town, and we are proud of our area’s thriving business community.

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The George Town Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards showcase and celebrate the diversity of business within the George Town municipality. 

The awards are open for nomination to businesses, individuals and community organisations in our region.

Entries are now closed

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This award recognises a business that has enjoyed a significant achievement and/or has overcome a significant barrier and has been operating for between 6 months to two years.

Sponsored by Liberty Bell Bay

This award recognises a new business that is showing early success, prospects and/or community value.

Sponsored by Taxmania

This award recognises a marketing and advertising campaign that has gained success and/or displays excellence in creativity and quality.

Sponsored by Foot & Playsted

This award recognises outstanding achievement in the field of retail trade and is open to all retail businesses in the George Town Municipality.

Sponsored by Michelle O’Byrne

This award recognises a project or event organised by a community organisation that has provided a benefit to the local community.

Sponsored by The Crazy Duc

This award recognises an individual undertaking an apprenticeship or traineeship who has demonstrated outstanding effort, skill and/or achievements.

Sponsored by Harcourts East Tamar

This award recognises a business that has taken standout measures to ensure its long-term success and commercial viability for the future.

Sponsored by Bell Bay Aluminium

This award recognises a business that has demonstrated an exceptional contribution, innovation and/or achievement within the local farming and agricultural sector.

Sponsored by Rural Bank

This award recognises an individual within a business who goes “above-and-beyond” to deliver exceptional customer service every day. This award is open for public nomination.

Sponsored by Michael Ferguson MP

This award recognises outstanding achievement and exceptional contribution and/or innovation in hospitality, leisure and tourism services..

Sponsored by Nick Duigan MLC

This award recognises a business, individual or community organisation that the judges commend for its excellence and/or achievements. This award is not open for nominations and will be awarded at the Judge’s discretion.

Sponsored by George Town Council

Eligibility and conditions of entry

  • You do not have to be a member of the George Town Chamber of Commerce to enter.
  • Entries must be accompanied by a supporting statement.
  • Finalists agree to being profiled by the George Town Chamber of Commerce.
  • Finalists will be required to attend an interview with the judging panel.
  • Finalists Judging will take place in late September, 2022.
  • Please select the relevant category you are entering.
  • Please provide reasons (maximum 100 words) for your entry.

Apply to the Business Excellence Awards

Open to businesses, individuals and community organisations in George Town and the East Tamar

Complete the form to apply for the Business Excellence Awards.

Alternatively, download and print an entry form or pick up a paper copy from one of the following places:

1/83 Macquarie St, George Town TAS 7253

Your Pharmacy
76 Macquarie Street, George Town, 7253

George Town Council Office
16-18 Anne St, George Town, Tasmania 7253

George Town Community Hub
12 Elizabeth Street, George Town, 7253

Send your completed form to
PO Box 50, George Town, TASMANIA 7253

For more information, comments or questions, please get in touch



If you are entering the “Apprentice/ Trainee of the Year” or “Excellence in individual Customer Service”

Please select an award category that you wish to enter.

Select one category only. If you wish to enter multiple categories, please submit this form multiple times.

Please note:
The Judges Award is not open for entry.

Please write a supporting statement for consideration.

For more information on what to include in your statement, read the Business Excellence Awards statement guide.

Our sponsors

Thank you to the generous sponsors of the George Town Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards.

Rural bank
Harcourts east
Crazy duck
Foot playstead
Liberty bb
Duigan N Tile 1