Smart50 Awards

The annual Smart50 awards acknowledge Australia's fastest growing SMEs.

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Interested in entering the Smart50 Awards? Stay tuned, applications will open in the new year. Be the first to hear about next year’s awards by joining our mailing list.

The annual awards, which have previously included Atlassian, Vinomofo, Adore Beauty and many others, recognise year on year revenue growth over the last three years.

View the full list of 2018 winners.


Previous winners

Adore Beauty
Pana Chocolate
Appliances Online
Cohen Handler
Lux Group
Laser Clinics Australia for kids

Award Categories

Smart & Lasting

A hall of fame for those on the Smart50 who have stood the test of time.

Top Franchise

Awarded for business growth and development, new initiatives, employee satisfaction and savvy marketing.

Top Retailer

Acknowledging innovations in product offer, outstanding customer service, employee care and sales and marketing initiatives.

Top Exporter

Awarded for innovation and excellence in international business, solid growth in export markets, exceptional supply chain management, and creativity in tackling challenges.

Top Innovator

Awarded for online or offline innovation, acknowledges initiatives that spark progressive change in their industry or business, original ideas and disruptive strategies.

Community Hero

Awarded to the business that has demonstrated commitment to their community through leadership and business skills contributions.

Top Regional

Acknowledges the most influential and successful business operating in regional or remote areas.

Top Marketing/PR Campaign

For businesses that have executed successful, innovative marketing campaigns in the areas of digital marketing, PR or general advertising.

StartupSmart Award

For younger businesses at startup stage that aren't yet eligible to enter the Smart50 Awards. New for 2018.


Contact us today to find out how you can get involved next year: [email protected].

Premium sponsor: Collab Zone, which is brought to you by ANZCollab Zone

Innovation category sponsor: Konica Minolta 

Export category sponsor: AusTrade

Franchise category sponsor: Oracle Netsuite

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Retailer category sponsor: KPMG Enterprise