Time to shine for Victorian businesses
Nominations are now open for the 2019 Telstra Business Awards
SMALL and medium businesses, not-for-profit organisations and social enterprises across Mansfield can now nominate themselves for this year’s Telstra Business Awards.
Figures show that 2018 was a record-breaking year for the number of nominations in Telstra’s Awards program, however, there was a dip in self-nominations compared to 2017.
Telstra Business Awards ambassador and acting group executive Telstra Consumer and Small Business, Michael Ackland, said business owners should back themselves and take a chance by nominating for this year’s awards.
“A successful business owner is a special breed with unique characteristics,” Mr Ackland said.
“Having no one to answer to can be liberating, but it can also foster as much self-doubt as it can confidence.”
Now in its 27th year, the awards program is designed to help business people analyse, evaluate and improve their operations, and thrive in the future.
As part of nominating, every entrant will receive a personalised in-depth business report with professional insights, advice and guidance to help improve the future of their business.
Research shows that half of the businesses that read their report said they would make changes as a result.
Kate Save, chief executive officer and co-founder of health food business, Be Fit Food, and 2018 Telstra Victorian Business of the Year, said that their experience through the awards was incredible.
“Being named the awards’ Victorian Business of the Year was an incredible accomplishment – especially given we were up against much larger and more established businesses,” she said.
“The experience was so enriching and validating for our team and it made us realise that what we’re doing as a business is truly something special.”
To make a nomination, please visit www.telstrabusinessawards. com.