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Australian Growth Company Awards

Celebrating success in the mid-market

Deloitte is a proud sponsor of the Australian Growth Company Awards.

2015 finalists announced!

Growth Company of the Year
  • amaysim Australia Limited 
  • Pty Limited (trading as AussieCommerce Group) 
  • Employsure Pty Ltd 
  • Green’s Foods Holdings Pty Ltd 
  • Metro Property Development
  • OzForex Group Limited
  • RTC Group Holdings Pty Limited
  • Temple & Webster Pty Ltd
Women in Leadership 
  • Alexandra Mills, Products CEO, Pty Limited (trading as AussieCommerce Group)
  • Cheryl Brookes, Founder & Managing Director, Online Courses Australia
  • Christine Holgate, Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director, Blackmores
  • Kylie Fraser, Chief Executive Officer, BevChain Pty Limited
Agribusiness and Food Growth Company of the Year
  • Green’s Foods Holdings Pty Ltd
  • Mad Mex
Financial Services and Business Services Growth Company of the Year
  • Euler Hermes
  • InfoTrack Pty Limited 
  • OzForex Group Limited 
  • Tyro Payments Limited
Health and Life Sciences Growth Company of the Year
  • Blackmores
  • Pulse Health Limited
  • SummitCare (Australia) Group
Technology Growth Company of the Year
  • amaysim Australia Limited 
  • BigAir Group Pty Ltd 
  • Nextgen Distribution Pty Ltd 
  • Nuix Pty Ltd 
  • Ubisoft Pty Ltd
Exit of the Year
  • Aconex Limited (IPO)
  • amaysim Australia Limited (IPO)
  • Planit Test Management Solutions Pty Ltd (Sale to Archer Growth) 
  • Tasman Lifestyle Continuum (Sale of Tasman Lifestyle Continuum to Gateway Lifestyle and IPO of the combined business)
Special Recognition Award – Not for Profit / Community
  • Affordable Community Housing Limited (trading as Evolve Housing)
  • Diabetes NSW 
  • Lifeline Northern Beaches
  • Pymble Ladies College.

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About the awards

Launched in 2012, the Australian Growth Company Awards celebrate excellence in the mid-market. They recognise companies that demonstrate high rates of growth, as well as innovation, integrity, contribution to community and sustainable growth. 

Join The Australian Growth Company Awards LinkedIn Group to keep up to date on the 2015 Awards.

Deciding on the winners

An independent judging panel, comprising leaders in their fields from the award partners, assess the nomination forms and interview shortlist nominees to make their decision. The judges reward nominees who meet the eligibility criteria, and display outstanding innovation, sustainability and integrity.

Award ceremony

The award ceremony, held in Sydney on 29 October 2015, marks the culmination of the annual Australian Growth Company Awards program. Category winners are announced and celebrated by leading business people and entrepreneurs around the country.

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Growth Company of the Year

  • Be an Australian company
  • Have been in business for more than two years, and
  • Demonstrate a turnover or market share in the mid-market range of $25 million to $500 million.

Women in Leadership

  • Be an Australian citizen or resident
  • Have been working in your field for more than two years, and
  • Be involved (CEO/C-suite/Exec director or equivalent position) in a company with a turnover or market share in the mid-market range of $25 million to $500 million.

Exit of the Year

  • Have closed in FY15
  • Involve one or more Australian companies, and
  • Be valued in the mid-market range of $25 million to $500 million.

For more information please refer to the nomination form.

Why enter the awards?

Participating in the awards gives you and your company the opportunity to:

  • Gain industry recognition for high rates growth, innovation, integrity, contribution to the community and sustainable growth
  • Raise your business profile through positive media exposure and publicity
  • Become part of an exclusive network of high performing growth companies in the mid-market. The Australian Growth Company Awards LinkedIn Group – gives you the opportunity to connect with a network of Australia's mid-market business leaders and innovators, as well as access to mid-market insight and analysis from industry thought leaders 
  • Network with the leaders of the award partner sponsors – Sparke Helmore Lawyers, Deloitte, Macquarie Capital, Intralinks, MYOB, AVCAL, 2020 Exchange and Private Equity Media
  • Attract interest from potential investors and business partners.

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Previous winners

Growth Company of the Year

  • 2014 - Five D Holdings Pty Ltd
  • 2013 - OzForex Group 
  • 2012 - Ozsale

Growth Company CEO of the Year

  • 2014 - Andy Sheats from Pty Ltd
  • 2013 - Chris Ride from Interactive Pty Ltd
  • 2012 - Bill Clarkson from Lorna Jane

Exit of the Year

  • 2014 - 3P Learning Limited
  • 2013 - Rafferty's Garden Pty Ltd
  • 2012 - Brands Exclusive

Growth Company to Watch

  • 2014 - Temple & Webster Pty Ltd
  • 2013 - Five Am Life Pty Ltd

Growth Technology Company of the Year

  • 2014 - AussieCommerce Group.

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