Awarding Geelong's Excellent Businesses

It’s our night of nights, so get ready to celebrate local success with the Geelong Business Excellence Awards (GBEA). This prestigious awards program recognises clever, creative and connected businesses and business leaders.

Managed by the Geelong Chamber since 1986, the GBEA is Australia’s longest running business rewards program. Join and support local business for a glamorous night of celebration and significant recognition.

We highly encourage you to participate in the awards program by registering yourself, your business and nominating other local businesses. These outstanding businesses have inspired us all with their passion, commitment, resilience, and their incredible ability to improve and innovate.

Photo of 2023 Business of the Year Award winner Directbor!


20 Winners each Year

The Geelong Chamber of Commerce is committed to ensure the Geelong Business Excellence Awards continue to innovate and develop to provide an exceptional experience for all involved. Over 70 businesses enter the awards each year.

Thank you to LBW Business + Wealth Advisors for being our major sponsor. The success of the awards would not be possible without their support and commitment, as well as the incredible support from our category sponsors and award partners.

For the full list of 2023 winners, click the button below

2023 Geelong Business Excellence Awards – Winners