Regional Business Awards FAQ’s

It’s that time of the year again…. and the 2017 Annual Regional Business Awards are underway………

Each year the Business Awards are open to all businesses and business people that operate in the Rockingham / Kwinana Region.

The RKCC Regional Business Awards offer opportunities to applicants, finalists and winners to attract new business, generate substantial press coverage and allow the business or business person to demonstrate their expertise.

The awards are designed to recognise business excellence and the outstanding contribution made by those businesses and individuals whose business and services set a high standard throughout the Rockingham and Kwinana Region.

HOW DO I GET INVOLVED?
Nominations will open on Monday the 7th of May.  We are calling for nominations of a regional business or business person to be recognised for their achievements throughout 2016/17.  You can nominate yourself or others for each eligible category as many times as you like.

​WHAT’S IN IT FOR ME?
Finalists of the 2017 Awards will be in the running to share in a prize pool of over $20,000.  Winner and finalist logos will also be provided for individual promotional use. Local Print Media recognition and coverage of the event.

​WHEN AND WHERE ARE THE AWARDS BEING HELD?
The Awards Evening will be celebrated on Saturday the 26th of August at the Gary Holland Community Centre, in a prestigious Black Tie Event with fine dining and entertainment.

WHAT IF I NEED HELP WITH MY SUBMISSION?
An Application Information Session will be held on Thursday the 22nd of June and presented by the Head Judge Mr. Tony Beard of Business Energiser.

WHEN’S THE DEADLINE?
Nominations will open on Monday the 7th of May and will close off Friday 16th of June 2017.
Your final  award submission entry needs to be completed by Friday July 14th of July 2017

DO I NEED TO BE A MEMBER OF THE RKCC?
No, you do not.  Entry is open to all eligible businesses (see T&C’s).  Non-members will be sent an administration invoice for $50 which needs to be paid before the closing date of the 14th of July 2017 (4pm) to proceed to the judging panel

WHAT TYPE OF QUESTIONS WILL I NEED TO ANSWER?  (Note, these are examples and not the actual questions for 2017)
1.  A General overview of you, your business & or product (dependant on category)

2. Business Development, plans, goals, strategies & outcomes

3.  Detail three key factors that have contributed to your success of your business to date?

4. Customer Service – tell us about the type of customers you have and the unique benefits you offer them?

5.  You, your staff, and the future development you have planned?

Tourism / Hospitality specific – Marketing, Responsible tourism & Service

Community Project / Event – Benefits, Project Management, Beneficiary/customer testimonials, & Event Delivery