Small and Succeeding Award

Presented by Bolton’s Office National.
For businesses punching above their weight, our small businesses are the heartbeat of the Greater Bendigo business community. This award recognises established small businesses that continue to grow, support staff and truly connect with customers. Applicants for this category must be businesses with 2 to 10 employees.

Get Prepared

Before you start the application process, it can be helpful to take on board the following criteria, tips and pointers.

  • Past applicants have found the application process and self-reflection it requires to be a rewarding and inspiring.
  • Our Judges are looking for concise answers that are relevant, accurate and honest. They are wanting to get an understanding of the business principles, philosophies and practices. They also want a sense of how the business became successful, and your plans and vision for the future.
  • Applicants business must have up to 10 employees only and be operating for two or more years.
  • Sole Traders may apply in this category.
  • Make sure you allocate a reasonable amount of time to focus on your application.
  • Make sure you read the question and give specific answers to each.
  • You must answer all the questions. Only completed applications will be considered.
  • Each answer should be around 400-500 words (maximum of 500 words).
  • You can SAVE your application as you go and come back to it later.
  • Be honest in your answers.
  • Proofread your application before submitting.