EXCELLENCE AWARDEE INFORMATION

Friday 3 May 2024 | The Fullerton Hotel Sydney

Congratulations for being shortlisted as an excellence awardee in the 2024 Insurance Business Awards!

The Insurance Business Awards recognises and highlights the outstanding achievements of those at the forefront of industry best practice and leadership.

The winners will be announced at the awards ceremony on Friday 3 May 2024 at The Fullerton Hotel Sydney.

THE PROCESS SO FAR

We conducted a call for nominations from December 2023 to February 2024. This was followed by an intensive research period to verify the nominations and to ensure that those selected as excellence awardees were the most deserving.

As publisher of Insurance Business, we have an unparalleled presence in the industry, making the nomination and research process enormously comprehensive.

More information about the Insurance Business Awards methodology is available here.

NEXT STEPS

As an excellence awardee in the 2024 Insurance Business Awards, you will receive recognition at a national level both in the lead up to the event and in post-event coverage (if you attend the awards ceremony). Please note:

  • You are welcome to share this achievement within your organisation immediately; however, all external announcements are embargoed until Wednesday, 13 March, 2024, which is when we’ll announce the excellence awardees through the Insurance Business online channels and on the Insurance Business Awards website.
  • In order to proceed as an excellence awardee, you will need to complete an online submission by Friday 22 March following the instructions below. Your submission will be sent to a panel of judges who will determine the overall awards winners.
  • To help us make the event more memorable, please provide 1 video following the instructions below, by Friday 22 March.
  • Book your table at the awards ceremony to ensure you are there to celebrate your success with your team. Bookings can be made online here.

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS

To complete your excellence awardee submission, please follow these instructions:

  • Access your nomination portal through this link.
  • Login with the details used for your nomination (if you can’t remember your password, click on ‘lost password?’).
  • Once on the homepage of the online portal, you’ll see the below notification:
  • Click on Click to continue.
  • Open each nomination listed on the portal, and complete the information in the 3 new tabs (Applicant information, Excellence Awardee Submission, Terms and conditions).
  • Make sure you click on ”Save and finalise‘ once you have completed all steps.
  • You should receive a confirmation email once submitted. If you don’t, please contact us at [email protected].

VIDEO SPECIFICATIONS AND TIPS

The Insurance Business Awards team will put together a compilation with all the excellence awardees videos to show at the awards night. This is an opportunity for the excellence awardees to showcase their work, or to simply put a face to their name! If you wish to be part of this, please provide a short video following the instructions below.

IMPORTANT SPECIFICATIONS AND TIPS

  • The video should be a max 5-10 seconds clip of yourself or your organisation/team;
  • This could be anything, such as: filming yourself or your team in the office; saying ‘hi’ in front of your company logo; doing something fun; showcasing some interesting activities you have organised with your team.
  • Do not include any audio or text: we will add background music and text;
  • The video should be recorded 16:9 (horizontally) in high resolution;
  • If possible, use a tripod;
  • Try to avoid light behind you and make sure that there is sufficient light on each face;
  • Save the video with the name of the nominee (Name, Surname, Organisation name for individual awards; Organisation name for company or team awards);
  • When ready, the videos must be sent to [email protected] via email, a shared folder or WeTransfer: wetransfer.com

KEY DATES

Wednesday, 13 March, 2024

Excellence Awardees announced

Friday, 22 March, 2024

Excellence awardee submission due

All excellence awardees submissions must be submitted through the online excellence awardee portal

Friday, 22 March, 2024

Excellence awardee video due

Send your video to [email protected] via email, a shared folder or WeTransfer: wetransfer.com 

Friday, 5 April, 2024

Guest information due

If you purchased a seat/table, all guest details (including their dietary restrictions and email address) must be provided via the link in the registration confirmation email by this date.

Friday, 3 May, 2024

2024 Insurance Business Awards ceremony.

More information can be found here. Book your table here.

ON THE NIGHT

7:00 PMNetworking drinks
7:30 PMAwards program begins
10:30 PMProgram concludes
10:30pm – 11:30pmNetworking and dancing

VENUE

The Fullerton Hotel Sydney, 1 Martin Pl, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia.

Click here for parking and directions. 

DRESS CODE

Black tie

ENTERTAINMENT

Merrick Watts
MC

Atomic
Party Band

ORDER OF AWARDS PRESENTED ON THE NIGHT

  1. Outstanding Customer Experience
  2. Best Service Provider – Claims
  3. Best Service Provider – Insurtech
  4. Excellence in Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
  5. Philanthropy & Community Service – CSR
  6. AAMC Claims Team of the Year
  7. QBE Q nect Authorised Representative Network of the Year
  8. QBE Q nect Authorised Representative of the Year
  9. Underwriting Agency of the Year
  10. Insurer of the Year
  11. Employer of Choice
  12. Small Brokerage
  13. Medium Brokerage
  14. Large Brokerage
  15. Young Achiever of the Year
  16. Woman of Distinction
  17. BDM of the Year
  18. CEO of the Year
  19. Broker of the Year
  20. Lifetime Achievement
  21. Australian Brokerage of the Year

ABOUT THE AWARDS CEREMONY

Accepting the award
If your company wins, please discuss beforehand who will go up on stage to accept the award from the presenter. As the program is running to strict time, please refrain from making a speech. N.B. If you are an excellence awardee in two categories in a row, please make sure you have two different people present to collect the award in case you win. The first person who collects the award may still be outside having their photo taken while the winner of the next award is being announced.

Photographs and video
Immediately after accepting your award, a Key Media staff member will escort you off stage to the media station for an official photograph and brief interview.

The Insurance Business Awards is a spectacular black-tie gala evening, where hundreds of Insurance Professionals gather for a night of celebration, fine dining and exciting live entertainment. Every award winner present on the night will have their photo featured in the post-event coverage.

Book your table now and ensure you are there on the night to celebrate your success with your team.

Congratulations again and we look forward to seeing you at the event!

The Insurance Business Awards team

Book your table here!

For further information please contact us at [email protected]