Excellence in Small Business (under 20 employees)

For businesses employing less than 20 employees on payroll in Australia such as contractors, casuals and labour hire staff.

This category aligns with the NSW Business Chamber Awards

The Excellence in Small Business award recognises a business, employing less than 20 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.

Eligibility Requirements

  • This business has been trading been trading for a period of two years or more, not bankrupt or trading insolvent at the time of entry.


  1. What is unique about your business and how does it demonstrate excellence?
    Maximum word count: 400
  2. Describe your business growth and key milestones in the previous 24 months.
    Maximum word count: 400
  3. What were the strategies and plans you initiated to achieve your business growth over the previous 24 months.
    Maximum word count: 450
  4. Explain how the strategies in Question 3 achieved their measurable outcomes and demonstrate “excellence”.
    Maximum word count: 450
  5. Detail the key challenges your business and industry face in the future and the strategies and plans you have in place to address these challenges.
    Maximum word count: 450

Thank you to our BEATS 2018 sponsors

Platinum Sponsors

Smile Street Tweed Daily NewsWoolworthsSeagulls Club

Gold Sponsors

Southern Cross University Tweed Shire Council IC SIgns SafeWork NSW NSW Government The Business Bloke Gold Coast Airport NSW Business Chamber

Silver Sponsors

 Husk Distillers Jade Airconditioning & Refrigeration Lindisfarne Anglican Grammar School Telstra Business Centre Tweed Tursa Mantra on Salt Beach Stone & Wood Brewery Ecomist  Tropical Fruit World Mayberry Meldrum Anderson Solo Resource Recovery

Bronze Sponsors

National Seniors Lawyers ● Hon. Geoff Provest MP ● Hon. Thomas George MP ● Hon. Justine Elliot MP ● Madura Tea Estates


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