You have a week to get your entry in for this year’s Telstra Australian Business Awards. The awards close on Monday, 30 March 2015.

The Awards program has recognised the achievements of brilliant Australian small and medium businesses across five awards categories – Startup, Micro, Small, Medium and Regional.

Obviously there are some great opportunities that come from being selected as a Telstra Business Awards finalist – but the process of entering the Awards can help you really focus on your customers, the value you provide and the impact that you are having.

In addition to the personal / professional satisfaction that comes with entering, every business that enters the Awards receives a 70-page Business Health Check report that evaluates their business performance, identifies areas for improvement and provides a platform to review business strategy and plan for future growth.

Telstra Business Group Managing Director Will Irving said the Awards not only recognise the best in business but also provide some amazing opportunities for business growth and innovation.

“The Awards are an opportunity for businesses to benchmark their performance across all sectors, providing unparalleled networking opportunities and a chance to reinforce credibility, build recognition and pursue new ventures.”

Winners of the state-based Telstra Business Awards will be announced at gala dinners throughout July, with national finals to be held in Sydney on 20 August 2015.

Nominations and entries can be made at telstrabusinessawards.com or by calling 1800 AWARDS.

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