Award Categories

The pinnacle of the Fremantle Business Awards is the Business of the Year Award. With recognition given to the organization that has achieved the highest overall score in the Leadership, Excellence and Outstanding Business categories. This award recognises outstanding achievement and contribution to the Fremantle community.

This group of awards provide for the recognition of excellence in Fremantle – businesses that define excellence in their industry and are making their mark in new territories, technology or growth.

Marine and Defence Industry Excellence

The Marine and Defence Industry Excellence Award recognises the outstanding achievements of the Australian marine and defence related industries including excellence in engineering, manufacturing, products and services.

Excellence In Professional Services

The Excellence in Professional Services Award highlights those who provide professional services to the Fremantle business community and further afield. They have identified their customer’s needs and adapted their practices and procedures to set their businesses apart.

Excellence in Innovation

The Excellence in Innovation Award rewards organisations that have achieved outstanding success through the introduction or improvement of an idea, method, technology, process or application.

Outstanding New Business Award

The Outstanding New Business Award recognises an organisation, in operation for between 12 and 24 months, that has achieved significant success and growth through this time.

These two leadership awards recognize those businesses taking Fremantle into the future.

Sustainability Initiative Award (Mayor’s Award)

The Sustainability Initiative Award recognises companies or individuals who have implemented initiatives in the field of sustainability.

Marketing Fremantle

The Marketing Fremantle Award pays tribute to organisations that are contributing to the profile of Fremantle through strategic marketing of their business and their role in creating Fremantle as a destination.

The Individual Business Category Awards recognise outstanding local businesses who excel in niche fields and work to promote Fremantle as a unique and liveable city.

Outstanding Creative, Sporting & Community Enterprise

The Outstanding Creative, Sporting and Community Enterprise – This award recognises outstanding achievements across creative, sporting & community industries that bring economic benefit to Fremantle.

Outstanding Event

The Outstanding Event award recognises outstanding achievement in the delivery of a successful free or ticketed commercial event that provides economic benefit for the Greater Fremantle community.

Best Retail

Best Retail in Fremantle – This retail business differentiates products and services from your competitors and provides a unique customer experience.

Best Accommodation

Best Accommodation in Fremantle – This award recognises an organisation in the Tourism industry that has achieved excellence over its competitors. This award highlights the organisation that has built their service offerings around the needs of their target market and delivered the service to a high standard.

Best Attraction

Best Attraction in Fremantle – This award recognises tourism operators who provide a unique or exceptional visitor experience.

An award showcase of what makes Fremantle unique and thrive. The People’s Choice Awards promote the best experiences to be had in our stunning Port city. This year we look at our best drawcards – Fremantle’s best café, Fremantle’s best bar, our best artisanal/ craft food or drink and our best Italian. Bravo!

Best Café/Coffee
Best Bar
Best Artisanal Product
Best of – Italian
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