Categories and Criteria

There are six award categories for the 2018 National Pacific Business Awards. 


Pacific Innovation

The Pacific Innovation category recognises an innovative business that has delivered a positive outcome, whether it is tangible value, creation of a new market or a competitive advantage. Successful businesses will demonstrate that the actions required to deliver this innovation value are new.

Criteria 

  • Have you done something innovative that you can share with PBT in your submission?
  • Have you been in business for 12 months or more?
  • Is/are at least 50% of the business shareholder/s Pacific? 

Pacific Impact 

The Pacific Impact category recognises businesses that are generating results with impact. You will be achieving amplified benefits across social, cultural, environmental and economic indicators.

Criteria

  • Are you in business and achieving impact across social, cultural, environmental and economic indicators?
  • Have you been in business for 12 months or more?
  • Is/are at least 50% of the business shareholder/s Pacific? 

Pacific Business 

The Pacific Business category recognises a business that demonstrates innovation, strategic thinking and a track record of sustainable growth.

Criteria

  • Are you in business and achieving exciting a track record of sustainable growth?
  • Can you demonstrate innovation and strategic thinking?
  • Have you been in business for 12 months or more? 
  • Is/are at least 50% of the business shareholder/s Pacific?

Pacific Social Enterprise Award

The Pacific Social Enterprise award is for Pacific businesses that are led by an economic, social, cultural, or environmental mission consistent with a community benefit, such as reinvesting profits back into the community.

Criteria

  • Are you a business led by an economic, social, cultural, or environmental mission?
  • Are you achieving some exciting results for community benefit and can you demonstrate these?
  • Have you been in business for 12 months or more?
  • Is/are at least 50% of the business shareholder/s Pacific? 

HATCHing Pacific Business

Businesses in their first 1-2 years of start-up that can demonstrate promising results and future potential are eligible to enter the HATCHing Pacific Business award.

Criteria 

  • Are you a business in your first 1-2 years of operation?
  • Can you demonstrate promising early results?
  • Have you got an exciting plan for your business’ future?
  • Is/are at least 50% of the business shareholder/s Pacific? 

Pacific Woman in Business

The Pacific Woman in Business category recognises successful Pacific women who own their own business. Eligible entrants must own at least 50% of their business.

Criteria 

  • Are you a Pacific woman in business?
  • Are you achieving some exciting results in business?
  • Are you at least a 50% shareholder of your business? 

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