Enter now - don't miss out on your chance to nominate!
Entries are now open for the Finder Awards 2019, which celebrate the success of Australia's most forward-thinking businesses. Now in their fourth year, the Finder Awards acknowledge excellence and recognise creativity and impact across a range of industries from banking and property to technology, retail and travel.
There are 12 innovation categories now open for submission, including Best Tech Innovation and Most Innovative Team/Person (including some new categories!).
These categories recognise improvements and new initiatives businesses have implemented in the 2018-2019 financial year.
Finder Awards 2019 innovation categories
Click on any category name to download submission guidelines as a PDF
- Best Tech Innovation
- Best Shopping Innovation
- Most Innovative Team/Person
- Best Online Customer Service
- Best Personal Finance App
- Best Travel Innovation
- Best Banking Innovation
- Best Telco Innovation (new!)
- Best Property Innovation (new!)
- Digital Disruptor of the Year (new!)
- Best Green Innovation (new!)
- Best Insurance Innovation (new!)
HOW TO ENTER - IT'S FREE!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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Submissions for the innovation categories are open as of Wednesday 27 February 2019.
Closing date for entries is 5pm AEST on Thursday 23 May 2019. If you have any questions about entering, please email email@example.com.
Finalists will be announced in July. External judges include Telsyte managing director Foad Fadaghi and property expert Chris Gray, among others.
There's no entry fee, and you can enter as many categories as you like!
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. The full list of product categories will be announced in July.
Product awards are not open for submissions.
Winners will be revealed at a gala ceremony at Luna Park, Sydney on Thursday 22 August 2019.
More questions about the awards? Please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Got questions about the Finder Awards?
How much does it cost to enter?
There's no entry fee for any of the Finder Award categories - it's free.
How many categories can I enter?
You can enter as many categories as you like!
When is the submission deadline?
You need to submit your entries by 5pm AEST on Wednesday 15 May 2019.
Can I enter the product awards?
No, the product awards are not open for entry but will be data-led. Only the innovation categories are open for entry.
When will the winners be revealed?
The winners will be revealed at a gala ceremony at Luna Park on Thursday 22 August 2019.
When is the judging period?
Judging will take place in June - July 2019.
When is the assessment period?
The innovation must be introduced or improved during the 2018-2019 financial year.