If you do not wish to enter the 2024 Shoalhaven Business Awards 2024 but you still want to be involved – we would love you to be a JUDGE!!

• Judges lodge conflicts of interest and sign confidentiality agreements
• Judges are assigned to categories
• Judges review and score all entries in their category online
• Judges input their interview scores and category finalists are determined
• Finalists are contacted and announced

• Interviews are undertaken
• Judges input their interview scores and winners are determined
• Judges meet to determine Business of the Year
• Winners’ names are provided to the Shoalhaven Business Chamber for announcement at the Awards Gala

We would like to share with you the critical dates and timelines to ensure you are able to fulfill your judging commitments if you would like to be involved in judging the Shoalhaven Business Awards 2024.

The critical dates are below:

Thurs 11 April Awards launched and entries open
Sunday 19 May Awards entries close @ 11.59pm
Monday 20 May Conflict of interest forms returned
Wednesday 22 May Online judging of written entries open
Thursday 6 June Online judging of awards closed for judges
Thursday 20 June Finalists announced
Monday 24 June Finalists interviews open
Friday 12 July Finalist interviews closed
Tuesday 23 July Final Judges Meeting
Friday 16 August Awards Gala night

The judging process is broken down into two phases; scoring an initial written entry and an online interview. Two judges are assigned independently score each category and the entire judging process is overseen by our Chair of Judges, Raj Ray and our auditors.

As a judge, your role is exceedingly important. We ask you to identify the most outstanding businesses in our region through reviewing applications online through a portal independently and then interviewing finalists with your judging partner over zoom or in a neutral location.

We would love for you to be part of the judging team 2024 so please let us know by filling in this Conflict of Interest form

The exciting part about our Shoalhaven Business Awards 2043 is that we are hoping it will be bigger than 2023 and that saw us have more entries than any other year and over 40 different businesses in the Shoalhaven represented.

It’s your time to shine Shoalhaven!

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