Altitude Awards 2018 - WWA

The Altitude Awards are presented by the entrepreneurial community, Women with Altitude and the Men’s Altitude Network. Presented each year to acknowledge and recognise achievement of everyday people across a range of sectors:

Small Business, Social Enterprise, Individual Achievement and Contribution to Community. We want to celebrate and champion these amazing people in our region, and shine a spotlight on all they contribute. Our awards ceremony this year will be held on Saturday 2nd June 2018, Enter or nominate someone today! ENTRIES CLOSE APRIL 13TH 2018

This year’s Award Categories – Choose a category from the list below:

1. Soaring Solo Award

Best Micro Business

Sponsored by Susan Templeman MP

(Fedreal Member for Macquarie)

This category is for the best Micro Business of the year. We are looking to recognise sole operator businesses that are doing it all on their own, but are already at the top of their game and soaring solo!

Who should enter this award? – This category is for a sole trader, Someone who works alone in their business, a micro business who works with contractors or entirely on their own.

To view the questions ahead of entering, click HERE

2. On My Way Award

Best New Business Under 2 Years

Sponsored by Accounting Taxation Advantage

This category is for the best New Business Startup. Applicants must have commenced business after 1st June 2016. This award aims to recognize a business that has made an impressive start, and is already on its way to greatness.

Who should enter this award? – This category is for a new business, that was started any time after 1st June 2016. Any industry or type of business is eligible.

To view the questions ahead of entering, click HERE

3. Climb Every Mountain

Best Small Business Under 5 Years

Sponsored by Australian Tapping Institute

This category is for the best small business of the year with up to 5 years trading.  The business must have been operating a maximum of 5 years as of 2017.  This award recognises businesses that are already climbing mountains despite still being relatively new.

Who should enter this award? – This category is for a small business in any industry who is approaching or  up to 5 years of trading at time of entering.

To view the questions ahead of entering, click HERE

4.Through the Woods

Best Business 5+ years

Sponsored by The Gap Consultancy

This category is for the best business of the year with 5+ years trading under their belt.  The business must have been operating for a minimum of 5 years as of 2017.  This award targets established businesses that have been through the woods and aims to recognise those who are now reaching even greater heights, given their experience and established track record.

Who should enter this award? – This category is for small business who have been trading minimum of 5 years trading at the time of entering the awards.

To view the questions ahead of entering, click HERE

5. The Change-Maker

For the individual or business disrupting or

shaking up their industry Sponsored by Two Red Shoes

This is an award for a groundbreaker business, a smasher of boundaries.  It looks to recognise a person challenging the status quo and making exciting changes in her industry, business or for her cause.

 Who should enter this award? – This category is for someone who is challenging the status quo. A person/team who is demonstrating innovation, is doing things differently than what has been done before in their field.

To view the questions ahead of entering, click HERE

6. Two Peas Partnership

Best Business Partnership

Sponsored by Joos Productions

An award for a couple or a partnership in small business, who have been in business together for 3+ years of 2017. This pair/group have been through highs and lows together, have built a business from the ground up. They have put everything on the line for what they believe in and have been challenged and tested in their small business experience.

Who should enter this award? – This category is for your local hubby & wife team, or friends/colleagues who hold a partnership in business, mininum 3 years trading, in any industry.Nominate a business you know or the business can enter themselves.

To view the questions ahead of entering, click HERE

7.Business Excellence

A business who has made significant advances, growth,

change or renewal in the Past 18 months

Sponsored by Western Sydney Business Centre

This category is for the best Micro Business of the year. We are looking to recognise sole operator businesses that are doing it all on their own, but are already at the top of their game and soaring solo!

Who should enter this award? – This category is for a sole trader, Someone who works alone in their business, a micro business who works with contractors or entirely on their own.

To view the questions ahead of entering, click HERE

8. Young Entrepreneur

Young Entrepreneur Under 30

Sponsored by Nordoff Robbins

This category is for the best Young person who has started their own business or enterprise. We are looking to recognise an individual[s] under 30 that have started their own business, developed an idea and are well on their way to success

Who should enter this award? – This category is for a young entrepreneur under 30. Young startups, established business and partnerships are welcome to enter and should be under 30 as of January 2018

To view the questions ahead of entering, click HERE

9. Revolutionary Award

For individual who has made 20+ years industry contribution

Sponsored by Woodford Homes

This award is for any business or organisation that has made significant advancement, growth, change or renewal in the past 18 months.The Business can be of any size. Must be able to demonstrate growth or change from before and after

Who should enter this award? – This category is a business that has achieved something. It might be a startup who has had escalated growth or a breakthrough, a team that is committed to excellence in their industry.

To view the questions ahead of entering, click HERE

10. Emerging Leader, Employee of the Year

An award for a team member or person who is displaying

great potential and leadership

Sponsored by Nova Employment

An award for a team member or person who displaying great potential and leadership. A person who has taken on the cause and purpose and is making a difference in an organisation

 Who should enter this award? – A manager, a staff member, a business owner who wants to nominate a staff member, anyone who is making in-roads and turning heads in an industry or workplace.

To view the questions ahead of entering, click HERE

11. Strategic Connector

An individual who is an

influencer, gives of themselves to others

Sponsored by Women with Altitude

This award is for a person who demonstrates the core values of openness and generosity. They embrace the value of networking, collaboration and relationship building with and abundance mentality – Plenty for all.

 Who should enter this award? – This category is for a person that connects people with a spirit of generosity. A great referrer, this person believes in helping her peers to connect. This person, could be in business, work for others or is from a non-profit or social network.

To view the questions ahead of entering, click HERE

12. Purpose Driven Entrepreneurs

Business/organisation whom

actively gives back or tithes to community

Sponsored by Mind My Marketing

Business models are changing. Purpose-driven businesses look to find a balance between profit, people and purpose, creating a force for positive change in the world.

 Nominate or enter a business/organisation whom as part of their strategic plan, actively gives back or tithes to the community, has a philanthropic heart to help, and develop programs for the less fortunate or provide an opportunity for others.

 Who should enter this award? – This category is for your organisation that is making a difference to peoples lives. Locally focused enterprises/ non-profits/initiatives who would benefit from recognising their hard work and contribution.

To view the questions ahead of entering, click HERE

13. Pay It Forward Award

 

Best Charity/Non Profit

Sponsored by Roaming Magazine

 

Vote for your local not for profit organisation that you see creating social change and going above and beyond to make a difference in the community.  This award recognises an organisation, or an individual, selfless and dedicated to helping or enhancing the lives of others.

 Who should enter this award? – This category is for your organisation that is making a difference to peoples lives. Locally focused enterprises/non profits/initiatives who would benefit from recognising their hard work and contribution.

Nominate the organisation or the founder / co-ordinator of the NFP.

This is a public voted category 1 vote per person

To view the questions ahead of entering, click HERE

14. Artisan Inspired Award

An award for a person or business that is creative, creates

original products, or is an artisan, designer or innovator

Sponsored by Dreamtime Native Arts

Vote for your local not for profit organisation that you see creating social change and going above and beyond to make a difference in the community.  This award recognises an organisation, or an individual, selfless and dedicated to helping or enhancing the lives of others.

 Who should enter this award? – This category is for your organisation that is making a difference to peoples lives. Locally focused enterprises/non profits/initiatives who would benefit from recognising their hard work and contribution.

Nominate the organisation or the founder / co-ordinator of the NFP.

This is a public voted category 1 vote per person

This is a voted category – Vote for your favourite business here click HERE

15. Digital Dynamo Online Award

Enter and vote for the best blog,

website, online presence in social media

Sponsored by Attention Experts

Enter and vote for the best blog, website, online presence in social media. This is for the individual or business that is making waves and an impact online. Let us know who you love reading, interacting with, shopping with, Let us know who is wowing the web

 Who should enter this award? – This category is for your favourite website, blog, social media influencer or online business. We are looking for out of the box thinking, great aesthetics, engagement and a business or individual who is thinking about their audience

This is a public voted category 1 vote per person

To view the questions ahead of entering, click HERE

16. Unsung Hero Award

Nominate and vote for the unsung hero in your community

Sponsored by Beaut-T-Ful Bags

Enter and vote for the best blog, website, online presence in social media. This is for the individual or business that is making waves and an impact online. Let us know who you love reading, interacting with, shopping with, Let us know who is wowing the web
Who should enter this award? – This category is for your favourite website, blog, social media influencer or online business. We are looking for out of the box thinking, great aesthetics, engagement and a business or individual who is thinking about their audience

To view the questions ahead of entering, click HERE