How our awards work

Your guide to Telstra Best of Business Awards

Whether you progress to Finalist or Winner, the experiences and opportunities will prove invaluable for your business.

Our award categories

Whatever your business does and wherever you are in Australia, there's a category for you — perhaps even more than one. Our categories are designed to capture the diversity, successes and experiences of all kinds of small and medium businesses.

About our application process

If your business is eligible for a Telstra Best of Business Award, you can nominate yourself or be nominated by someone else.

What our judges look for

Our comprehensive judging process includes evaluating online entries, written submissions and interviews. Our panel of judges assesses your business' performance, innovation, customer focus, social responsibility and financial management.

Tips and tricks from our experts

Access valuable insights and resources to help your business award entry, from expert advice on financial management, digital transformation, marketing and more.

Nominate an exceptional business, even your own!

Have a question?

Find answers to your frequently asked questions.

Contact us

Speak with our Awards Team and call 1800 AWARDS Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm (AEDT).