Launched in 2012, the awards celebrate companies that demonstrate high rates of sustainable growth, innovation, integrity, contribution to community. Applications will be sought for the following categories:
- Growth Company of the Year Award
- Financial Services Growth Company of the Year Award
- Business Services Growth Company of the Year Award
- Health & Life Sciences Growth Company of the Year Award
- Technology Growth Company of the Year Award
- Consumer Goods Growth Company of the Year Award
- Women in Leadership Award
- Exit of the Year Award
- Turnaround Deal of Year Award
- Company to Watch Award
Eligible applicants will have an annual turnover between $15m and $500m, except in the Technology and Company to Watch categories where nominees will have a turnover between $5m and $500m.
Australian Growth Company Awards Chairman and Hamilton Locke Managing Partner Nick Humphrey said the 2018 awards program promises to be bigger than ever. “Since 2012 over 1,000 companies – with a combined revenue of over $80 billion – have been involved in the program and we expect this year to be our biggest yet. Previous award winners have included fantastic companies such as Tribe Breweries, Employsure and Pepperstone Group and we’re proud that the program has grown into the pre-eminent awards for Australia’s mid-market businesses and innovators.”
Applications will close on 10 August and nominations will be assessed by a panel of expert judges. An official gala function announcing winners will be held on 17 October at The Ivy Ballroom.
Nomination forms and further details on the criteria can be found at https://www.hamiltonlocke.com.au/agca and individuals are encouraged to join the Australian Growth Company Awards LinkedIn Group to receive further updates.
The awards are proudly co-sponsored by Hamilton Locke, Macquarie Capital, Deloitte, Intralinks, GlobalX, NAB Health and 2020 Exchange.