All businesses are required to respond to all the General Criteria questions (7 in total) and only the criteria for those Awards(s) they wish to nominate for.
GENERAL CRITERIA – Total weighting: 60%
Company Overview, Unique Selling Proposition (USP), Competitive Advantage, Target Market, Distribution Channels, Growth Projections, Promotional Strategy and Your Business Story
SPECIFIC CATEGORY CRITERIA – Total weighting: 40%
Please provide answers for the relevant category questions that you are applying for:
- Alan Knipe Innovation Award
- New Business Award
- Female Entrepreneur Award
- Young Entrepreneur Award
- Social Well-being Award
The Melbourne Business Network “Business of the Year Award” will be selected from the above Category Winners.
An independent panel will be announced in 2021 as assessors of the 2021 MBN Awards winners. The judging panel will review each submission and rate answers against the nominated weighting. The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.