You must comply with the criteria set out within each category. Only eligible applicants that meet the categories full details will be considered.
1. Community Unsung HEro
We are looking for a man who puts others before his own needs by going the extra mile to selflessly help others. We would like nominations for a man who has stepped in to help time and time again on his own initiative and is modest in their approach.
2. Community Unsung SHEro
We are looking for a woman who puts others before her own needs by going the extra mile to selflessly help others. We would like nominations for a woman who has stepped in to help time and time again on her own initiative and is modest in their approach.
3. Charity of the Year Award
An organisation that not necessarily have raised the most money but who have gone above and beyond in an imaginative way to raise money or acquire goods to assist others in a charitable way. The effort that has been put into their fundraising sets them apart from their counterparts.
4. Networker of the Year Award
This category is for a serial networker who: constantly connects people to the right businesses, successfully refers people in businesses for mutual benefits. Consistently networks in a myriad of groups and supports fellow business networkers, gives business networking mentoring support.
5. Volunteer of the Year Award
An individual who consistently gives their own time to serve the community and who does not receive any monetary reward for this service. This is to identify and honour a person who’s voluntary work impacts on the lives of people within the community.
6. Most Influential Business Person of the Year
This award is for someone who has and continues to establish themselves in business. They need to be a person that not only has a successful business but also helps and inspires others around them. They must be able to demonstrate their authority in their field and have the gravitas to be noticed and respected by others
7. Outstanding Business of the Year Award
This award is for those businesses that are in a class of their own! They tick all the boxes for their clients and customers and provide not only a top quality service or product but recognise that customer service is crucial as well. This business will be a successful business in their own right regardless of how long they have been in business.
8. Role Model of the Year Award
This category is open to any person either employed, self-employed or volunteer who has exceeded expectations of their role and who stands out for making a positive contribution to society and the people around them. The individual will be outstanding in their efforts to deliver good ethics and values.
9. Bravery Award
An individual who has risked their own safety to help others in danger. We are looking for someone who has courageously put him or her at risk in order to save someone in danger.
10. Lifetime Achievement Award
The lifetime achievement award recognises an individual’s outstanding continuous contribution that has a lasting impact on others. This individual displays an exceptionally positive impact on the life of others time and time again.
11. Most Inspirational Person of the Year Award
An individual that inspires others to excel beyond their limiting beliefs. Someone that puts others to the forefront to help them believe, achieve, attain and retain the life they have always hoped for. This inspiring person uses their unique story to help others.