BEX Awards 2021

Friday, 15 Oct 2021
6:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Pullman Cairns International

Join us for an evening of celebration of the outstanding achievements of a wide range of organisations and individuals througout the Cairns region. 

The 'Under the Sea' themed Gala Ball is the culmination of events for the 2021 BEX Awards and winners of the 11 categories will be announced. 

Emerging Leadership Award (Sponsored by JCU College of Business, Law and Governance)
This award acknowledges an individual, aged 18-35, who has demonstrated strong professional development and has made a contribution to the Cairns business community as an emerging leader. 

People Management Excellence Award (Sponsored by CBC Staff Selection)
This award recognises a business/organisation that has a demonstrated track record of business management excellence. The winning business will have shaped outstanding growth and development through effective people management.

Customer Service Excellence - Delivery of Professional Services Award (Sponsored by Pemset Solutions)

Customer Service Excellence - Trade & Retail Excellence Award (Sponsored by Totally Workwear)

These awards acknowledges a business/organisation that have a demonstrated track record of customer service excellence in thier field. The winners will have effectively shaped their success by delivering outstanding growth and development through a focus on excellent customer service. 

Marketing and Communications Excellence Award (Sponsored by Cairns Post)
This award acknowledges a business/organisation that has a demonstrated excellence in marketing and communications. The winner will have a well-targeted and engaging approach to marketing that has considerably contributed to their success.  

Indigenous Business Excellence Award (Sponsored by Alive Pharmacy)
This award recognises the success of an Indigenous (ATSI) majority owned and/or operated business/organisation for exceptional business achievement and outstanding practices. 

Community Contribution Excellence Award (Sponsored by Maxima)
This award highlights and rewards the important of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in a business/organisation.  CSR needs to be incorporated into business strategy, extending beyond the financial bottom line, and integrating social, ethical, environmental and philanthropical values into core decision-making processes and company culture. 

Sustainability/Environment Excellence Award (Sponsored by Regional Development Australia - Tropical North)
This award recognises a business/organisation that is working to reduce the impact of its operations on the environment and/or provides products and services that have positive environmental outcomes. 

Business Technology Excellence Award (Sponsored by NBN Local)
This award recognises a business that uses innovative technologies to drive better efficiency and productivity as well as the outcomes and performance of the organisation.

Innovation Award (Sponsored by Cairns Regional Council)
This award recognises a business that uses innovation to drive better efficiency and productivity as well as the outcomes and performance of the organisation.

Legacy Award (Sponsored by JCU)
This award recognises an individual for their outstanding contribution to the Cairns business community. 


6pm - 7pm: Networking drinks 

7pm - 10pm: Formalities and entertainment 

10pm -12am: Live Music and Dj set


Black Tie


Sponsorship opportunitites are available for this event contact email/ceo)( for more information. 

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Single Ticket
Table of 10
Registrations close
12 Oct 2021

Registrations Closed

Sorry, registrations for this event closed on 12 Oct 2021.