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2024 CWb Awards

25 october 2024

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Nominations open 2 September to 27 September inclusive. 

Canberra Women in Business (CWB) acknowledges that the Canberra community has many women led businesses contributing to the fabric that is our Canberra landscape. Each year, CWB endeavor to pay tribute to those women who put in an outstanding effort in their chosen vocation.

The annual CWB Awards serve to:

  • Encourage, acknowledge and reward valuable contributions and outstanding achievements,

  • Focus on small to medium size businesses and individuals providing leadership and initiative,

  • Enhance the social, economic, commercial and environmental prosperity of the Canberra region.

Canberra Women in Business invites members and non members to enter the awards dinner   

2024 Businesswoman of the Year

This award is for the woman who demonstrates exceptional leadership, tenacity, compassion, encouragement and the pursuit of excellence. The Business Woman of the Year is a role model for other businesswomen, she implements new initiatives in the workplace, being visionary and providing employment opportunities. 

 

Any women in business over the age of 18 may enter.


2024 Small Business Award

This award is for a female-led business that has 20 or fewer employees and has shown excellence in growth, both financially and in the number of clients. The Small Business of the Year demonstrates innovative ideas in business and marketing and promotes diversity and the role of women in their industry. Micro businesses and sole traders are encouraged to enter this category. 

 

Any woman in business over the age of 18 may enter. Small Business is defined as having 20 employees or fewer.


2024 Micro-Business Award

This award is for a female-led business that has 1 to 4 employees and has shown excellence in growth, both financially and in the number of clients. The Micro Business of the Year demonstrates innovative ideas in business and marketing and may promote diversity and the role of women in their industry.  

 

Any woman in business over the age of 18 may enter. Micro is defined as solo and/or having 4 employees or fewer.

2024 Young Businesswoman
of the Year

This award is for the young woman who demonstrates leadership, tenacity, compassion, encouragement and the pursuit of excellence. The Young Business Woman of the Year is aged 30 years or under, and is a role model for other businesswomen, she implements new initiatives in the workplace, being visionary and providing employment opportunities.

Any woman in business between the ages of

18 and 30 years may enter.

2024 Innovation Award

This award is for a female-led business that best demonstrates excellence in the areas of science, technology, and innovation, and is a role model for women and girls wanting to pursue careers or businesses in these fields. This award will recognise growth, both financially and in the number of clients, and the application of new ideas for business opportunities.

Any woman in business over the age of 18 may enter.

2024 Indigenous Businesswomen of the Year

This award is for the Indigenous woman who demonstrates leadership, tenacity, compassion, encouragement, and the pursuit of excellence. The Indigenous Business Woman of the Year is a role model for other businesswomen, she implements new initiatives in the workplace, being visionary and providing employment opportunities. 

Any woman in business over the age of 18 and identifying as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander.

2024 Social Impact Award

This award is for the woman who demonstrates leadership, tenacity, compassion, encouragement, pursuit of excellence and is a role model for other businesswomen in the field of non-for-profit business, public or community service or social enterprise. This award will recognise those unsung heroes who help build our social economy, working for the most vulnerable in our community making it a better place for all. This category invites applications from business women in the not-for-profit sector, public service or other business area which is focused on community outcomes. 

Any woman in business over the age of 18 may enter.

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