Judging Criteria

All businesses are required to respond to the General Criteria questions (7 in total). If you are applying for more than one award category, you only need to answer these questions once.

General Criteria

Specific Category Criteria

Total weighting: 60%

  1. Company Overview
  2. Unique Selling Proposition (USP)/
    Competitive Advantage
  3. Target Market
  4. Distribution Channels
  5. Growth Projections
  6. Promotional Strategy
  7. Your Business Story
Total weighting: 40%
Please provide answers for the relevant category questions that you are applying for:

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Judging Panel

An independent panel comprising representatives from the Small Business Mentoring Service will judge the Business 3000+ Awards.

The judging panel will review each submission and rate answers against the nominated weighting. The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.