Business of the Year


The Business of the Year Award is a prestigious accolade designed to recognise and honour established Australian businesses that have demonstrated exceptional performance and success in various aspects of their operations. This award is targeted at businesses that have not only achieved financial success but also excel in customer service, innovation, effective marketing, and have shown resilience and adaptability in the face of challenges. It celebrates businesses that are not just thriving in their respective fields but are also contributing positively to their communities and industries.

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The “Business of the Year” award is a prestigious recognition for established businesses that have demonstrated remarkable achievements, resilience, and a commitment to excellence in all business aspects. This category seeks to honour businesses that are the ultimate all-rounders, showcasing not just financial success but also strength in customer relations, innovation, marketing, and growth.
This is the biggest award of the night. There will be two gold winners.

One for Profit Business and one for Not-for-Profit. There will be no silver winners for this category.


  • Businesses operational for a minimum of five years.
  • Annual turnover of $500,000 or more.
  • Minimum of two employees.
  • Based in Australia.

Key Focus Areas:

  • Financial stability and growth.
  • Innovative business practices.
  • Outstanding customer relations.
  • Resilience and adaptability to market changes.
  • Strong leadership and employee development.
  • Positive community engagement and social responsibility.
  • Effective and innovative marketing strategies.
  • Clear and comprehensive growth strategies.

Beam Awards Submission Guidelines: Essential Criteria for Every Category

At Beam Awards, we believe in the power of storytelling and detailed representation of your business journey. To ensure fairness and consistency, we have set forth the following compulsory criteria for each category:

Compulsory Requirements for all applications for Beam Awards 2024

  • Australia Resident
  • Business must have an Australia Business Address
  • Must be over the age of 18
  • Must be in business for a minimum of 12 months (unless applying for Business Professional of the Year or Femme in the Field)


Must be able to attend the Beam Awards Gala on the 1st June 2024. If you think you maybe away or overseas or have a significant event on this date, please do not apply. We hope to have all the finalists in the room on the Gala Night. Presenting an award to the recipient makes for a more enjoyable experience for you and the guests in the room that come to see you win.

This award is for businesses that have established themselves as leaders in their industry and serve as role models for corporate excellence and community engagement. It aims to celebrate the all-rounders of the business world, recognising the hard work, dedication, and impact these businesses have made.