How to Enter

Firstly, select the category that best reflects the nature of your business in the CBD Success Awards or CBD Best Awards.

The CBD Success Awards require a written entry to a maximum of 500 words.  

To write and submit your entry click here.
We also have Interns available to complete your written entry for you. They will conduct a short interview at your premises and submit the entry on your behalf.  To arrange an intern visit, please email 

Written submission will be judged on the following five criteria, each worth 20 marks:

1 - Customer service
2 - Planning and Development
3 - Marketing and Branding
4 - Leadership and Development
5 - Corporate Social Responsibility

The CBD Best Awards will be nomination based awards where you can nominate your own business or someone else’s business you believe deserves to be recognised in one of the six ‘BEST’ categories. If you are nominated, we will contact you to arrange a 300-400 word written submission. 


Entry Cost

The cost of entry to the CBD Celebration Awards is $65 and includes one ticket to the awards evening.

Additional awards evening tickets are $65pp. 

It is free to nominate a business in to the BEST awards category. 

CLICK HERE to enter.

We look forward to receiving your entry!


Application Writing Guideline

Four-step guide by HMC Communications to writing a stellar award application:  CLICK HERE


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