This Award will be presented to the business which is deemed the overall “Business of the Year”, selected by the judges, from the winners of Category Awards.
You can not separately nominate for this award
2020 Peoples Choice Award
The single business or person receiving the most number of nominations from the community.
This is the "Most Popular" Business.
You can not separately nominate for this award
2020 Outstanding Young Employee*
The Outstanding Young Employee award recognises an inspirational young employee aged between 18-30 years.
To enter into this award the individual must have been employed by their current employer for a minimum of 18 months at the time of entry.
The Outstanding Young Entrepreneur award recognises an inspirational young person aged between 18-30 years who, through their own commitment and passion, owns or part owns a successful business. This award recognises young business people who demonstrate outstanding entrepreneurial spirit, strategic direction and innovative ideas whilst providing inspiration to a new generation of upcoming young business people.
2020 Outstanding Business Leader*
The Outstanding Business Leader award 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. Individuals entering into this category can be self-employed or employed by a business.
2020 Excellence in Micro Business*
The Excellence in Micro Business award recognises a business with less than 5 employees that has achieved significant growth (market share, sales volume, turnover, profitability) and is able to demonstrate the specific strategies and plans implemented to achieve sustainable growth in the previous financial year.
2020 Excellence in Small Business* Award
The Excellence in Small Business award recognises a business with five to twenty employees that has achieved significant growth (market share, sales volume, turnover, profitability) and is able to demonstrate the specific strategies and plans implemented to achieve sustainable growth in the previous financial year.
2020 Excellence in Business*
The Excellence in Business award recognises a business with 21 or more employees that has achieved significant growth and is able to demonstrate the specific strategies and processes implemented to achieve sustainable growth in the previous financial year.
2020 Excellence in Social Enterprise*
The Excellence in Social Enterprise Award recognises an organisation that trades to tackle social problems, be it social, environmental cultural or economic.
2020 Start Up Superstar*
The Start Up Superstar award recognises a business that has been trading for at LEAST 12 months and less than 24 months. This business delivers a product/service/idea/invention with credible potential and strongly displays an entrepreneurial spirit.
2020 Excellence in Innovation*
The Excellence in Innovation award recognises businesses that have made significant contributions to their industry through the introduction or improvement of an idea, method, technology, process or application.
2020 Excellence in Sustainability*
(This category is based on sustainable initiatives and projects within your business, not related to your core offering). The Excellence in Sustainability award recognises businesses that are working to reduce the impact of their operations on the environment and/or provide products and services that have positive environmental outcomes.
2020 Excellence in Export*
The Excellence in Export award recognises leading examples of businesses that are exporting their products internationally and are forging a strong reputation for Australian products and services in international markets. This applies to businesses that are exporting directly or through a third party.
2020 Outstanding Employer of Choice*
The Employer of Choice award recognises organisations that put in place strategies and initiatives to create stimulating and supportive workplace environments for their employees. These strategies or initiatives must have a positive impact on both employees and the organisation as a whole.
2020 Outstanding Women in Business
The Outstanding Women in Business award recognises the Women who has truly excelled, not only in their professional lives, but as leaders and role models in the Leeton Community. Their commitment, vision and talents make them true leaders in their chosen fields whilst providing inspiration to a new generation of upcoming business ladies.
2020 Outstanding Community Service Organisation
Many of Leeton's Community Service organisations toil away day after day making the lives of Letonians just that much better.
Do you have a life changing story to tell?
Let us know your nomination.
2020 Retailer of the Year
The Leeton retailer of the year will demonstrate pride of business and place in the community. An eye catching shopfront that is immaculately kept, great presentation of self and staff and excellent customer service through in store and online mediums. The retailer of the year will also show innovation in the way they attract and retain customers and keep the locals looking at Leeton first for all their needs.
2020 Apprentice/Trainee of the year
The Outstanding Apprentice or Trainee of the year is presented to an individual who is currently enrolled in a recognised Australian Apprenticeship, and has been outstanding not only in all aspects of their training but also their contribution to the workplace and as an inspiration to peers.
2020 Outstanding Hospitality Business
The Outstanding Hospitality award is a recognition of the hard work and accomplishments of Leeton’s Restaurants, Cafes, Take Away, Caterers, Hotels and Accommodation Providers, in providing an industry leading exceptional regional product. Outstanding hospitality goes above & beyond to make visitors, and locals, all feel like there’s no better place to visit or live.
2020 Leeton's Top Tradie Trophy
Nailed It! We are searching for Leeton’s Top Tradie. Our top tradie will be reliable and consistent, like a plumb piece of 4 by 2. Leeton's top tradie will have a great record of masterful work, completed to the highest standard. Our top tradie will demonstrate the ultimate pride in workmanship and provide an exceptional level of customer service whilst inspiring a new generation of up and coming tradies. Our local tradies are a cut above and we are looking for a person who makes a difference within their business and in our community.
2020 Outstanding Customer Service
Have you been blown away by the service you have received by a local Leeton business? Someone who creates a welcoming environment for both locals and visitors alike. Consistently displays a positive attitude both in overall ability and communication as well as maintains a high level of professionalism at all times. Continuously exceeds expectations, always goes above and beyond the call of duty? Tell us all about it as you Nominate your favourite Customer Service Professional!!