Enter the Awards


To enter the awards you can access the online protal via this link: https://enter.businessnsw.com/register/olArjvJW

The online portal allows you to save your entry details as you go so you have almost 6 weeks to perfect your entry. And you can enter more than one category!

Download Awards Handbook

We have 17 awards this year, 16 of which you can directly enter. There will also be a bonus award which is for “Inclusion”. This will be eligible for finalists in a company category. The question will be asked at the interview stage and is not-compulsory.


The winners of these categories will go on to represent the Shoalhaven and compete in the Illawarra Business Awards.

  1. Outstanding Employee
  2. Outstanding Young Business Leader
  3. Outstanding Business Leader
  4. Employer of Choice
  5. Excellence in Innovation
  6. Excellence in Sustainability
  7. Outstanding Community Organisation
  8. Outstanding Start Up
  9. Excellence in Micro Business (Less than 5 employees)
  10. Excellence in Small Business (5 – 20 employees)
  11. Excellence in Business (21 or more employees)


  1. Excellence in Workplace Safety
  2. Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality
  3. Excellence in Professional and Commercial
  4. Excellence in Retail and Personal Services
  5. Outstanding Young Employee
  6. Business of the Year

For general Awards enquiries

Amber Morrisey – Awards Manager

0407 289 584


For all portal support and technical enquiries

Business NSW Member Support Centre

businessawards@businessnsw.com  or phone: 9466 4620


Become a Member

Members of the Shoalhaven Business Chamber get access to a large number of benefits.