How to enter

Step 1. Register an account at

Please note: if you are also registered on the Sunshine Coast Business Women's Network Awards Portal, your login information may be the same. You will need to login and select the correct Awards program from the top left of your screen.

Step 2. Once registered, login to and click Start entry. This will create a draft application that you can save and return to at a later stage. You may go back to your application as many times as you require throughout the process until entries close.

Step 3. Complete all the mandatory sections of the application.

Step 4. When you are ready to submit your final application, go to the Final Submission tab and select Submit Entry.

The submission deadline is final and no extensions will be provided. The system will automatically prevent entry submission after 5.00PM AEST, Monday 30 August.

Download the How to Enter Guide

How To Enter Guide

This guide will step you through the application process, explain the judging timeline and method, and provide useful tips to help you write your application.

How to edit your application in Award Force

  • When you type or cut-and-paste your entry into Award Force, normal Word style formatting may not apply.
  • Award Force uses a system called 'Markdown' for content formatting across the system.
  • It's a very simple and easy to learn method of formatting.
  • CLICK HERE for instructions about how to create Headings, Bold, Italics, Bullet Points, Lists and Line Space using Markdown text.

Draft application form

  • CLICK HERE to download a Word version of the 2021 Application Questions.
  • Use this document to draft your responses, then copy-and-paste the responses into the Awards Force application portal.
  • All applications must be submitted online.

Judges Feedback from 2019

Looking for more clues about how to write a great application? After the 2019 Awards, we asked our panel of 32 judges for feedback about what they felt made some applications more competitive than others. Here’s what they told us:

SCBA19 Judges Feedback

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