Emerging Business Woman of the Year

Download the selection criteria and eligibility requirements for the Emerging Business Woman Submission.

You have been nominated for The Emerging Business Woman Category – Sponsored by Findex. This award acknowledges women who own and manage their own business for their outstanding skills and contribution to their business and the business community and the positive influence their business is having on business or community in the region. You must have owned the business for less than five years.
  • For example - Pty Ltd, Sole Trader, Government etc.
  • Awards Selection Critera

    Please address each of the selection criteria. 350 words per topic.
  • A short (one to four pages) summary of your work history/education to date to be attached in PDF format.
    Accepted file types: pdf, Max. file size: 2 MB.
  • • Overview of your business • Your role within the business
  • • How do you benchmark yourself against the competition? • What commercial or professional successes/challenges have you had in the last few years and how have you navigated through that?
  • • How would you define your leadership/management style? • How do you encourage, manage and motivate yourself and your team?
  • • What are your business goals and vision? • How do you invest in or structure your business for sustainability? • In what way is your business innovative and at the forefront of your industry? How are you doing things differently to competitors?
  • • How do you engage with and empower other businesses in the region? • How do you contribute to leadership or support within the community? • How do you give back to the community as a result of your business success?
  • Financial Performance

    A TBWC 2019 Panel Judge will review your Balance Sheet and provide fellow judges with the scoring. The purpose of this exercise is to determine the financial viability of the business only. No additional scoring will be applied based on the financial documentation. Complete confidentiality is assured. Please attach a PDF copy of the Balance Sheet for the past two (2) years with the file name “CONFIDENTIAL.EmergingBusinessWomen.Your Name”.
  • Accepted file types: pdf, Max. file size: 2 MB.
  • Referees

    Please provide two referees (Employers, supervisors, business partners, clients). These referees may be contacted and references may be used by the Judging Panel should any further information be required. Reference check information is confidential and judges participating in the 2019 TBWC Awards each sign confidentiality agreements.

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