There are two stages to a judging application for the Sunshine Coast Business Awards.

Step 1 – Review Written Application & Mystery Shop (to select finalists)

Step 2 – Final Review of Written Application & Verbal Interviews

A judging panel who are experts in their field will access each stage of the application. Judges will be looking for:

  • The applicant’s ability to answer questions succinctly, effectively and consistently
  • Businesses that demonstrate well thought out business planning with clear goals and objectives
  • Businesses with a comprehensive marketing strategy tailored to the business goals
  • Businesses that understand and cater to its customer base
  • Sustainable businesses both financially, socially and environmentally
  • Businesses that demonstrate innovation in their product, processes and/or technologies
  • Quality human resource management