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Inner West Local Business Awards

Local Business Awards

Nominations for the 2016 Inner West Local Business Awards are now open.

Once again Leichhardt Council is proud to sponsor the Inner West Business Awards, a program that showcases the diversity and quality of our local businesses.

The Local Business Awards are conducted over an eleven-week period.

Are you a customer that knows of a great local business?

You have the opportunity to nominate your favourite local businesses in a selected category. Customers are able to nominate a business by:

  • Visiting the Local Business Awards website www.thebusinessawards.com.au
  • Submitting coupons located at their favourite business' premises

Are you a business that would like to enter?

You can register your business for entry via the Local Business Awards website www.thebusinessawards.com.au

Finalists will selected based on the number of online and printed nominations received in each specific category, the most popular businesses will be selected.

Finalist businesses will be notified of their selection by the Local Business Awards by email or telephone. Finalists will received a Finalist Pack that includes an Invitation to the Local Business Awards Gala Presentation Evening, a Certificate, the Judging Criteria and General Information about the Awards. The finalists are judged based on a two stage process:

  • Information received by each business (Qualifying).
  • A visit by one of our anonymous judges (Judging).

The winners are announced at the prestigious Local Business Awards Gala Presentation Evening attended by local business people, sponsors and dignitaries. Tickets are only available to finalists and sponsors.

Benefits to your business by participating

The Local Business Awards are based within the local community. The awards give local businesses the opportunity to:

  • Promote their business and its strengths.
  • Display their range of products and services.
  • Provide in-store displays of their Local Business Awards success.

The Local Business Awards brings together businesses, the local community and Awards sponsors to celebrate excellence and quality.

Leichhardt Community Access Award

This is a special category in the Inner West Business Awards program. Find out more about the Community Access Award here and how to enter

Important Awards Program Dates

Nominations Open: Monday, 18 April
Nominations Close: Wednesday, 11 May
Gala Presentation Evening for Businesses: Wednesday, 29 June
Venue: Burwood RSL Club, doors open 6:45pm

2015 Inner West Business Awards Winners

A big congratulations to our local area winners for this year's 2015 Inner West Business Awards.  Well done to all!

Leichhardt Business of the Year

Nocturnal Designs - Norton Plaza
Shop 22, Norton Plaza, 55 Norton Street
Leichhardt

Leichhardt Business Person of the Year

Jamie Morris
5 Thames Street
Balmain

Leichhardt Council Community Access Award - Winner

Palace Cinema
99 Norton Street,
Leichhardt

Leichhardt Council Community Access Award - Highly Commended

Explore & Develop Lilyfield
370 Norton Street,
Lilyfield

Best Butcher

The Premium Butcher - MarketPlace Leichhardt
Corner Marion & Flood Street

Best Hairdresser

Artson Hair Skin and Makeup
314 Darling Street
Balmain

Best Fashion Shop

Nocturnal Designs - Norton Plaza
Shop 22, Norton Plaza, 55 Norton Street
Leichhardt

Best Fruit and Vegetable Shop

Norton Street Grocers - Norton Plaza
Shop B1, Norton Plaza, 55 Norton Street
Leichhardt

Best Specialised Retail Business

BBQAroma
425 Parramatta Road
Leichhardt

Best Service and Trade

Water Ratz Plumbing
30 Burt Street
Rozelle