Best New Business

This award recognises a new business that commenced operation in the past financial year (July 2016 – June 2017)


  • Business owner demonstrated leadership and initiative in acquiring/starting their business
  • Owner provides a valid explanation to the establishment of their business in the Capricornia Region
  • Owner demonstrates a great understanding of business management prior to commencing. Owner has provided evidence of research in business management or has gained knowledge on owning a business
  • Proven ability to demonstrate creative thinking, innovation, and ambition when establishing the business and has successfully explained what sets them apart from others in their industry.
  • Provides a clear and concise marketing strategy for their business or campaign and demonstrates a structure in place for measuring and gauging customer response to promotional and advertising of their campaigns. They also demonstrate a use of a variety of marketing/branding platforms eg Social Media, Print, Website etc