Bass Coast Business Awards

All businesses in Bass Coast will receive a 2017 Business Awards Information booklet (PDF 159KB) and People’s Choice display poster (PDF 42kb) in the mail from the week beginning 22 May 2017. This poster is also available in a DL version (PDF 66kb).  If you do not receive your copy please visit one of Council's Customer Service Centres or contact Emilie Barkley on (03) 5951 3384, to request a copy.

Businesses can enter online at All entries must be submitted by 5.00pm on Monday, 3 July 2017.

There are six categories in the Business Awards and the overall winner – the 2017 Bass Coast Business of the Year - will be selected from the winners of these categories:

  • Business Excellence 0-5 employees
  • Business Excellence 6+ employees
  • Marketing and Promotion
  • New Business
  • Environment and Sustainability
  • Good Access is Good Business

People's Choice Award - vote and you could win!

Voting opens on Monday 22 May 2017. Vote for the local business that you think delivers outstanding service to our community and you could win a $250 shopping voucher. Entries are limited to one per person, per business. Nominations for People’s Choice close 5.00pm Monday, 3 July, 2017.

Award Presentation Dinner

The Business Awards will culminate in the Awards Presentation Dinner on Friday, 11 August 2017 at RACV Inverloch Resort. The evening is open to all businesses, not just those who have entered or been nominated and any business can book a table for their staff and/or friends.

Because of the success of last year’s event it is suggested people book early. For bookings please contact Emilie Barkley, Business Development Officer on 03 5951 3384, 1300 BCOAST (226 278), or book online at

2016 Winners and Sponsors

Congratulations to the winners of the 2016 Bass Coast Business Awards. Business of the Year - A Maze'N Things, Phillip Island

2015 Winners and Sponsors

Winners from the 2015 Bass Coast Business Awards include A Maze'N Things Phillip Island, winner of the Business of the Year and Sargeant's Conveyancing picked up the People's Choice Award

2014 Winners and Sponsors

Winners from the 2014 Bass Coast Business Awards include Wildlife Coast Cruises, winner of the Business of the Year and Cowes Caravan Park picked up the People's Choice Award

People’s Choice Award

Vote for your favourite business!

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