The Be.Bendigo and Bendigo Bank Business Excellence Awards are all about celebrating the achievements of Greater Bendigo businesses and providing them with opportunities to grow.



Join us for Bendigo’s biggest business awards event, as we bring together our business community for a digital gala.

Watch, cheer and celebrate as our 15 category winners are announced, finishing with Bendigo’s Business of the Year for 2021. Dress up at home and join in our dynamic and interactive virtual event, which promises to provide attendees with live entertainment, a virtual red-carpet, prizes, live-cross interviews and plenty of fun.

October 6, from 6pm.

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“It was so exciting to dress up and head along to an evening of red carpets, networking, entertainment and celebrate with our team and the best businesses in our community. It was a night to thank those who contribute so greatly to our business and celebrate together. The Awards Gala evening was truly the perfect way to finish off the Awards program experience!” – Paige Davies, Frankie & Co, 2017 Best New Business.

Be part of the 2021 Digital Gala for an interactive night of entertainment, celebration, and fun.

Presented by Be.Bendigo and Bendigo Bank, the 2021 Awards Gala is going digital.  This year’s awards will be held online on Wednesday, October 6.

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How to join the awards:

Book as an individual or as a business group, simply select and buy the ticket type which is best for you.

  • Tickets – Access begins at $10 per person, with a number of extra catering options available to upgrade your experience.
  • Arrival –  The Zoom celebration will open for registered attendees only from 6pm, be part of the digital red carpet and enjoy our live music, interviews and fun!
  • Dress Code – Dress up! Prepare your gown, or your virtual background – make the most of the evening and prepare to have fun.
  • Prizes – All registered attendees are eligible to win one of the prizes awarded on the evening.

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Ticket options:

There are three ticket types to choose from:

1. Digital Ticket Standard – $10: Access to the interactive digital access to entertainment and prize draws, includes the official printed program and Indulge Chocolates delivered to you in advance.

2. Digital Ticket + Catering Box Type 1 – $55: A catering box for 2 people. Choose from one of our participating suppliers to enjoy during the event, plus all of the Digital Ticket Standard inclusions.

3. Digital Ticket + Catering Box Type 2 – $75: A extended catering box for 2 people. Choose from one of our participating suppliers to enjoy during the event, plus all of the Digital Ticket Standard inclusions.

Add local wine: You can add a bottle of local wine to any catering box, and celebrate with the best of Bendigo.


Important information:

  • You need a Zoom account to participate in this session. Get a free account here.
  • Use your Zoom email account address when purchasing your tickets, this is required for each participant registered.
  • The event will also be streamed on Facebook and YouTube, with the exception of the live entertainment and interactive additions.

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