Smart50 Awards

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

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Join us for an amazing night of accolades, insights, networking, and your chance to meet some of your small business heroes.

Hear from our speakers:

  • – George McEncroe, founder of Shebah and award-winning comedian, who is hosting the night.
  • – Kate Carnell AO, Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman
  • – Mark Hand, ANZ Group Executive

This is an event for anyone interested in hearing how some of Australia’s most successful SMEs have achieved extraordinary growth.

With special thanks to our premium sponsor CollabZone.

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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.


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