finder Awards 2018

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Entries are now open for the finder Awards 2018, which celebrate the success of Australia’s most forward-thinking businesses. Now in their third year, the finder Awards are designed to acknowledge excellence and recognise creativity and impact in a range of industries from banking, property to technology, retail and travel.

There are seven innovation categories now open for submission, including Best Tech Innovation and Most Innovative Team/Person. These categories recognise improvements and new initiatives businesses have implemented in the past financial year (2017-2018).

finder Awards 2018 innovation categories

  • Best Tech Innovation
  • Best Online Shopping Innovation
  • Most Innovative Team/Person
  • Best Online Customer Service
  • Best Personal Finance App
  • Best Travel Innovation
  • Best Banking Innovation


The awards will once again be complemented by product awards. Introduced in 2017, the product categories recognise the market’s best offerings across credit cards, home loans, personal loans, banking, insurance and technology. Categories will include Best Frequent Flyer Travel Card, Best Variable Home Loan for Owner-Occupiers, Best Car Loan, Best Savings Account, Best Travel Insurance Policy and Best Mobile Plan. Product awards are not open for submissions.

Submissions are open as of Thursday 17 May. DEADLINE EXTENDED! Entries will now be accepted until Friday 13 July 2018. Finalists will be announced in August.

Check out the full list of 2017 winners

Winners will be revealed at a gala ceremony at Luna Park, Sydney on Wednesday 26 September 2018, with comedian and maths geek Adam Spencer to kick off the evening as MC. Tickets are now on sale!

How to enter

To enter, please email a document (PDF or DOC) answering the questions set out in the submission guidelines and including your company name, contact person, email address and phone number to

Closing date for entries is 5pm AEST on Friday 13 July 2018. If you have any questions, please email

Full finder Awards 2018 terms and conditions

Get inspired and check out highlights from the 2017 Awards in the video below.

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