Here are some frequently asked questions about the Australian Growth Company Awards. If you have any other questions, please contact our team. 

Does it cost anything to apply?

No. Entry in the Awards and attendance at the Awards Ceremony is free.

I entered the AGCA previously. Am I eligible to enter again this year?

Yes, all previous applicants, finalists and winners are eligible to apply.

My company is based overseas – am I still eligible to apply?

Eligible companies must be at least 50% Australian owned or be listed in Australia or have significant operations in Australia.

Can I apply for more than one award?

Yes. You can apply for as many awards as you like, provided your company is eligible. See the full list of categories and criteria to work out which category/ies to apply for.

Is my application confidential?

Yes, all information is kept strictly confidential.

We're a public company. What if our financial results aren’t available until after the application closing date?

Email growthawards@hamiltonlocke.com.au to request an extension of time to apply.

Apart from filling in the application form, what else is required?

You don’t need to do anything else once you’ve submitted your application. The judges will shortlist the finalists and winners based on the information provided in the application form.

What if I have supporting evidence to attach to my application?

You can email any supporting evidence to growthawards@hamiltonlocke.com.au

When do nominations close?

The nomination period closes on Friday, 21 August 2020

Do you accept late applications?

We may accept late applications in exceptional circumstances. You can email growthawards@hamiltonlocke.com.au to request an extension of time to apply.

Who will judge the awards?

The judging panel comprises of industry leading representatives from the award partners.

When will I find out the outcome of my application?

You will be notified by email of the outcome of your application on (or before) the day the finalists are announced on the AGCA website and via the Australian Growth Company Awards and the Hamilton Locke LinkedIn pages. Only finalists will be notified.

When are the finalists announced?

The finalists will be announced on Friday, 4 September 2020.

Why enter the Awards?

Participating in the awards gives you and your company the opportunity to:

  • Gain industry recognition for high growth rates, innovation, integrity, contribution to the community and sustainable growth
  • Raise your business profile through positive media exposure and publicity
  • Network with the leaders of the award partner sponsors Attract interest from potential investors and business partners.

Can my company sponsor an Award?

Yes! Email growthawards@hamiltonlocke.com.au if you’re interested in finding out more about sponsorship opportunities

When will the winners be announced?

Wednesday, 9 September 2020

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