Welcome to the 2023
Business xCellence Awards

Entries Are Now Closed

The Business xCellence Awards are a highly sought-after recognition of business success and create xceptional opportunities for both finalists and winners. Now celebrating its eighth year, the awards program has become a highlight for entrepreneurs and business owners to aspire to. The Gala Awards Celebration will be hosted on The Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia, in a star-studded event and will showcase the global leaders in business.


STAGE 1: Closed

STAGE 2: End August


The Star, Gold Coast


Monday, 23rd October

1 Casino Dr, Broadbeach


Bx HQ: 1300 068 229

Email: Awards@B-x.com.au


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"Reward and recognition is a crucial part of success for any business, especially small business. This is why Business Blueprint is a proud partner of the Bx Business xCellence Awards."

Dale Beaumont - Business Growth Expert & Author of 19 Best-Selling Books
Founder & CEO of Business Blueprint

8 Powerful Reasons to Attend

A Unique Way to Demonstrate Your xPertise.

A Cost-Effective Way to Promote Your Business.

xClusive Marketing and PR Initiatives

Contribute to Future Reputation and Financial Success.

Open the Doors to Many Varied Opportunities.

Improves Credibility.

Boosts Team Morale Contributing to Team Retention.

Attracts New Talent to Push Your Business Forward.

The Awards Process in Three Easy Steps

Submit Your Entry Form: Finalists Announced from 7th August
Finalists to Complete Your Business Submission: Winners Announced at the Gala Dinner Awards Presentation Evening
Book Your Seat at the Gala Dinner Awards Evening on Monday 23rd October, on The Gold Coast, Australia!

Judged by the Best in Industry

Our xpert judges representing various industries will shortlist the finalist entrants for each category, which you may find below *Subject to change.
After all the entries have been considered, the finalists will be notified and invited to the Global Gala Awards Presentation Evening.

Accounting & Bookkeeping
Business Services
Coaching – Business
Coaching – Life & Personal
Community Services | Not-for-profit
Copywriting, Admin & Virtual Assistance Services
Education & Training
Financial Services
Health & Fitness

Legal & HR Services
Marketing – Consulting Services
Marketing – Digital & Social
Print, Media & Photography
Professional Services
Real Estate & Property Services
Retail & Customer Service
Service & Trade
Specialised Services

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Got Questions? We’ve Got You Covered

Businesses are invited to submit an entry based on the Awards Criteria. After all entries have been considered, the global finalists are advised of their success by email. Global finalists will compete with businesses in their category, and the winners will be announced at the global gala presentation evening.

The awards are open to all businesses by invitation or nomination only. Businesses may be invited or nominated if they are a client or part of the community of:

  • Steve Brossman
    Jackson Millan
    Steve Jensen
    Crystelle Topatan
    Michael Griffiths
    Daniel Tolson
    Michael Griffiths
    Peter Moriarty
    Jackson Millan
    Justin Herald
    Suzi Dafnis
    Adam Franklin
    Scott Gellatly

Research shows the two main reasons for entering the awards are it provides a business opportunity and a personal challenge. Other reasons to enter:

  • The awards can be used as a formal business planning process, allowing review for what you do best and what needs attention.
  • Opportunity to benchmark your business against other businesses within the same industry.
  • A chance for industry and peer recognition of the business.
  • Reward your team for all their efforts.
  • Becoming a finalist or winner can increase team morale and development.
  • Credibility amongst customers and the general community from being a finalist or winner of an awards program.
  • The awards provide exposure for the business, including media.
  • An entitlement to be recognised as a business of xcellence within small business.

Award Entries are to be completed online. Entries must be completed per the terms and conditions and received by the closing date to be considered an award entrant.

No. The entry aims to provide judges with an understanding of your business that best reflects your passion and dedication. Responses should not be lengthy but should be clear and precise and include supporting material.

Yes. Please email Awards@B-x.com.au for any assistance.

No. Entries will not be accepted by mail or email.

  • Entries for Stage 1 close on 28th July at 11.59pm
  • Entries for Stage 2 close on 7th August at 11.59pm

Judges representing various industries will shortlist all entrants into Finalists for each category.
After all entries have been considered, the finalists are invited to the Global Gala Presentation Evening.

No. Judges will decide on the entry’s content and can eliminate entries based on an incomplete entry form, inability to meet the awards criteria, or unsuitable eligibility requirements.

All Finalists will receive notification in a Finalist Kit. The kits will be distributed by mail and email, and all global finalists will be published on the awards website.

At the presentation evening, winners will be presented with a Business xCellence Awards trophy and a winner’s kit containing a certificate and a media package for their achievement. In addition, they will be recognised as a business of xCellence. They will be highlighted through targeted press releases to the media.

Representatives from various industries and associations who have experience or an understanding of small business are involved in judging all entries. Precedent Productions, who run the Local Business Awards and Australian Business Champion Awards, will assist in the judging. Judging is independent of Bx and Business Blueprint.

Judging is based on the Awards Criteria answers, website reviews, social media reviews and supporting documentation included in the entry.

No, this will not affect the judging process.

The awards entry process is in two stages. Stage One is approximately 70 multiple choice questions and takes approximately 30-60 minutes to complete. It is not only entry into the awards, but an xceptional benchmarking tool for you and your business. Stage two is a series of multiple choice questions, short answer questions and supporting material. This stage can take around 60+ minutes to complete.

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