2019 WESTERN SYDNEY WOMEN AWARDS

Nominations for the 2019 Western Sydney’s Outstanding Women Awards are now open.

We are looking for:

  • women who excel in business;
  • inspiring female role models;
  • women who have demonstrated excellence in their career and elsewhere;
  • women who have made significant contributions in their community; and;
  • women who have made a difference on an international scale from Western Sydney.

ABOUT THE AWARDS

This is our second year for the Western Sydney’s Outstanding Women Awards, designed to showcase and encourage women from the Inner West, Greater West, South West & North West to realise their potential and be recognised for their persistence and hard work.

The 2019 Western Sydney’s Outstanding Women Awards will be presented at a ceremony at Club Marconi on International Women’s Day Friday 8th March 2019.

There are eight Award categories:

Outstanding South West Woman Award recognise women from South-West Sydney who have who have excelled in their chosen career, business or community. These women are exceptional achievers who have made a significant contribution to the South-West region and whose accomplishments make them a strong role model for other women. Nominate Now.

Outstanding Greater West Woman Awards recognise women from Greater-West Sydney who have who have excelled in their chosen career, business or community. These women are exceptional achievers who have made a significant contribution to the Greater-West region and whose accomplishments make them a strong role model for other women. Nominate Now.

Outstanding North West Woman Awards recognise women from North-West Sydney who have who have excelled in their chosen career, business or community. These women are exceptional achievers who have made a significant contribution to the North-West region and whose accomplishments make them a strong role model for other women. Nominate Now.

Outstanding Inner West Woman Awards recognise women from Inner-West Sydney who have who have excelled in their chosen career, business or community endeavours. These women are exceptional achievers who have made a significant contribution to the Inner-West region and whose accomplishments make them a strong role model for other women. Nominate Now.

Outstanding Western Sydney Community Award celebrates community leaders and/or volunteers who have made outstanding contributions to the Western Sydney community. These women are positive role models who inspire others to contribute to the community too. Nominate Now.

Outstanding Young Woman of the Year celebrates women aged 18 to 25 years who have excelled in their career or made a significant contribution to their community. Nominate Now.

Outstanding Western Sydney Business Woman of the Year recognises excellence in business in Western Sydney. These women provide outstanding leadership and inspiration for other women to succeed. Nominate Now.

Outstanding Western Sydney Executive Woman of the Year recognises excellence in executive level leadership. These women provide outstanding leadership and inspiration for other women to succeed. Sponsored by KPMG. Nominate Now.

CLICK HERE TO NOMINATE

Nominations close at 11:59pm on 31 January 2019.

Thank you to Our Sponsors

 

                 

 

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Entry into the 2019 Western Sydney’s Outstanding Women Awards constitutes acceptance of all terms and conditions below.

Eligibility criteria

  • Entry is conditional upon confirmation of eligibility by the selection panel.
  • NOMINEES MUST CONSENT TO THEIR NOMINATION BEFORE AN ENTRY IS SUBMITTED
  • All nominees must be female, Australian citizens, NSW residents, and at least 18 years of age on 20 February 2019.
  • Nominees for the Western Sydney Young Woman of the Year must be between the ages of 18 and 30 on 20 February 2019.
  • Nominees for the Inner West, Greater West, South West or North West must live in their respective areas or work in those areas.
  • Self nominations are accepted.
  • Nominees meeting the above criteria will be eligible pending completion of a National Police Background Check.

Nominations

  • Nominations will be accepted from Wednesday 31st October 2018, with the website closing to submission at 11:59pm 31st January 2019.
  • Nominations must address all of the criteria on the nomination form.
  • Please note that hard copy nomination forms will not be accepted.
  • Nominators must provide full contact details for themselves and their nominee including daytime and active email addresses and mobile phone contacts.
  • Nominees will be contacted by Western Sydney Women for further information and checking.
  • Nominees will be contacted via email to request additional information including a photo and biography.
  • An awards ceremony will be held at Club Marconi on Friday 8th March 2019. Finalists need to be available to attend the event.
  • A nominee can be entered into more than one category using separate nomination forms.
  • All nomination forms and materials submitted remain the property of Western Sydney Women Pty Ltd.

Selection

  • If necessary Western Sydney Women may change the category for which an individual is nominated.
  • The judging panel’s decision is final and no correspondence or discussion will be entered into.

Privacy

  • Personal information about nominees and nominators provided will only be used for the conduct and promotion of Western Sydney Women, Western Sydney Business Women & Western Sydney Executive Women. If you have concerns about your personal details please email [email protected]

The Judging Process

  • The Western Sydney Awards for Business Excellence selects judges who are experts in areas of business relating to each category.
  • The judging process remains confidential and takes place online. Multiple judges are assigned to the same category after which scores are collated and averaged to produce the final score. Once a final score is awarded, entrants who do not meet the minimum benchmark score are eliminated. Entrants who meet the benchmark are announced as finalists.
  • The entrant with the highest score becomes the winner of the category. If scores are tied for first place, then the award is given to all those who scored the highest.