“We’re demonstrating to the fashion industry how a female-centric small business can grow and flourish in regional Australia.”
Welcome to Telstra’s Business Awards Alumni
It’s not just recognition you’ll gain when you and your business become a part of the Telstra Business Awards Alumni. You’ll also become part of Australia’s most prestigious business community. For over 25 years, life-changing connections have been made through our Alumni program. Collaborate with the brightest minds, the most innovative businesses and access world class technology to help your business thrive.
Build relationships with people that count, learn how to overcome relatable business struggles and feel part of a lifelong community backed with our support. Plus make the most of our education initiatives including live and digital events, access to rich insight-driven content, and having experts in the fields on hand to help.
Learn and collaborate with the best in business by winning a Telstra Business Award. Nominations for the 2018 Telstra Business Awards are now closed. Nominate now to take the first step to becoming involved in the 2019 Awards program.
The majority of Australian customers regularly use search engines to find and research a business, but only 26 per cent of small businesses use search engine optimisation (SEO) to be more easily found.
79 per cent of Australians use social media, with 59 per cent logging in five times a day or more (Sensis*). Yet many small businesses are unsure how to use social media effectively to attract customers.
Since launching online in 2012, Mountain Bikes Direct has supplied customers Australia-wide with specialist mountain bike equipment. Co-founder Jen Geale says e-commerce made it possible.
When CEO Tony Nash co-founded Booktopia in 2004, e-commerce was a fledg-ling industry. With a background in digital marketing, Nash invested $10 a day in Google AdWords. Booktopia has been growing ever since.
Every year, a team of judges drawn from a wide variety of roles and fields are given the difficult task of reviewing and short listing a growing pile of entries for the Telstra Business Awards.