AWARDS

2017 The Henrys

Celebrating Business in Parkes

New improved & annual

 

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Award Categories

For category details and to submit your entry, visit NSW Business Chamber.

 

 

1.       Best New Business ('Little Henry')

The Excellence in Small Business award recognizes (employing less than 20 employees) that has attained significant growth and is able to demonstrate the specific strategies and processes implemented to achieve sustainable growth in the previous 24 months.

The Best New Business award recognizes a business that has been trading for less than 2 years at the time of application, who has achieved high levels of success, including maintaining a business plan, excellence in customer service and competitive edge against competitors.

 

2.       ‘Excellence in Retail’*

Open to all retail business operators including fashion, furniture, homewares and appliance retailing, floor-covering, domestic hardware, paints and glass, other store based retailers, including chemist, lighting, supermarkets, grocery stores, beer, wine and spirit retailers, pet stores, art and craft retailers, bookshops, health food etc.

 

3.         ‘Excellence in Hospitality and Tourism Services’*

Open to all restaurants, cafes, take-away food and catering services, pubs, clubs and nightclubs and entertainment venues, winery restaurants/cafes and cellar doors, tourist attractions, tours, tour operations and guides, boutique Hotels, guest houses, B&Bs, Hotel, Motel, backpacker accommodation and youth hostels, heritage and cultural activities, creative and performing arts companies, theatres, libraries and parks, gardens, including artists and musicians etc.

Entry criteria – Questions 1 to 12 as per attached.

 

4.       ‘Excellence in Personal Lifestyle Services’

Open to all beauticians, hairdressers, barbers, makeup artists and manicurists, Fitness companies, personal trainers, gyms and sporting facilities. Interior decorators, dress-makers, clothing repairs, laundry/launderettes and shoe repairs etc.

Entry criteria – Questions 1 to 12 as per attached.

 

5.       ‘Excellence in Professional Services’

Open to all businesses engaged in healthcare and other medical services including general practitioners, residential care, pathology and diagnostic imaging, dental, optometry, physiotherapy, chiropractic and osteopathic services, legal, accounting, management consulting, real estate agents, valuators, property management, veterinary services, translation services, event management, banking, building societies, investment services, insurance, financial advisors, asset management and brokering, mortgage and financial brokering, marketing, marketing research, advertising agencies and services such as copyrighting and publishing.

Entry criteria – Questions 1 to 12 as per attached.

 

6.       ‘Excellence in Manufacturing, Agribusiness, Mining, Industrial and Trade’

Open to all businesses engaged in the design, architecture, engineering and construction of new infrastructure and new development or in the production or fabrication of products and services, including to the mining or agricultural industries. The category is also open to motor dealers, automotive repairers, courier and transport companies and companies specializing in logistics and distribution.

Entry criteria – Questions 1 to 12 as per attached.

 

7.       ‘Excellence in Social Enterprise’

Open to all businesses that generate social benefit by creating employment and/or providing access to services and strengthening local communities. If you are a community organization such as a Neighbourhood Centre, Non-for-profit incorporated organization or volunteer group who focuses on improving a charity or disadvantaged group we welcome you to enter in this category.

 

8.       ‘Young Entrepreneur’ - (18 – 35 years old)*

Recognises an inspirational young person aged between 18-35 years who, through their own commitment and passion, has built and operates a successful business. This award recognises young business leaders who demonstrate outstanding entrepreneurial spirit, strategic direction and innovative ideas whilst providing inspiration to a new generation of upcoming young business people.

 

9.       Business Leader (36+ years old)*

Recognises the positive contribution made to business by business people and professionals. The award recognises those who demonstrate outstanding entrepreneurial spirit, strategic business direction and innovative ideas, whilst providing inspiration to a new generation of upcoming business leaders.

 

10.    ‘Excellence in Small Business’ – (for businesses employing less than 20 employees)

This Award is given based on the submissions received in categories 2, 3 ,4, 5, 6 and 7. The winner has the highest rated score from the judges based on the amount of employees (less than 20) in their enterprise.

 

11.    Excellence in Business* (for businesses employing 20 or more employees*)

This Award is given based on the submissions received in categories 2, 3 ,4, 5, 6 and 7. The winner has the highest rated score from the judges based on the amount of employees (greater than 20 staff) in their enterprise.

 

 12.    The Ken Birch Memorial Award (as voted by the Parkes Chamber of Commerce Executive)

Recognises those who demonstrate outstanding entrepreneurial spirit, strategic business direction and innovative ideas, whilst providing inspiration to a new generation of upcoming business leaders.

 

13.    The Henry – Business of the Year

This award consolidates all business award categories and is awarded to a business considered an ‘all-rounder’ with superior performance in all aspects. Please note that entrants cannot directly nominate for this award. The winner of this aware is selected from the Category winners.

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The Parkes Chamber of Commerce is an organisation that comprises of local business people who’s common goal is the prosperity and growth of the business sector of Parkes.

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