Vote now in the Port Stephens Examiner's Business Awards 2021

VOTING OPEN: Click on the image above to cast your vote now. Design uses picture by Newy Digital
VOTING OPEN: Click on the image above to cast your vote now. Design uses picture by Newy Digital

We have an incredible business community in Port Stephens and now is the time to let them feel the love!

The Port Stephens Examiner Business Awards is back in 2021 and it is going to be a chance for us all to recognise the outstanding work done by our service providers to continue to make this region the place to live, recreate and holiday.

You only have until July 30 to cast your vote.

Got a local business you love? It couldn't be easier to nominate them for an award. Simply click on one of the links above and enter the name and suburb of business and the category.

The categories are as follows:

  1. Arts Crafts and Gifts
  2. Automotive Services
  3. Bakery and Cake Shop
  4. Beauty Therapy
  5. Butcher
  6. Cafe and Takeaway
  7. Club, Pub, Bottleshop
  8. Early Childhood
  9. Fashion Footwear
  10. Fitness
  11. Florist
  12. Hairdresser
  13. Health Improvement
  14. New Business
  15. Performing Arts
  16. Pet Care
  17. Professional Service
  18. Real Estate
  19. Restaurant
  20. Service and Trade
  21. Shopping Centre
  22. Specialised Retail
  23. Specialised Services
  24. Tourism
  25. Innovative Business
  26. Young Achiever

There will also be an overall winner named.

Voting in the 2021 awards will be online or by post only.

All voting forms must be posted to the Port StephensExaminer by Friday, July 30 in order to be counted. Send the forms to PO Box 63 Raymond Terrace, NSW 2324.

Here's a voting form if you would like to download, print and send:

Businesses may also have some forms on their counters for you to fill out.

The five finalists in each category will be contacted the first week of August, which will be followed by the judging process.

The Annual Business Awards gala night which will be held at the Shoal Bay Convention Centre on Wednesday, October 13.

Thank you to the Port Stephens businesses who are sponsoring the 2021 awards: Forever Hair and Beauty, East Coast Timber Floors and More, Port Stephens Council, Nelson Bay Golf Club, Nelson Bay Bowling Club, Muree Golf Club, Style Chapter, Greeny's Garage Doors.

The more votes a business receives in the one category the higher its chances of becoming a finalist.

Just remember though, only one vote per person, per category will be counted. So, encourage your friends and family to vote, too.

Terms and Conditions: Your details on the voting form (paper or online) must be completed in full for your vote to be valid. Voting closes at 5pm on Friday, July 30, 2021. Postal votes must be received by close of business on July 30.