Winner's rewards

The program will recognise businesses that have the potential to shape tomorrows future. Get inspired by the 2017 Businesses of Tomorrow winners on their Global study tour.

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All 200 winners receive

  • You will learn how to respond to disruption and map your business’s future in this intense 3-day learning experience at Melbourne Business School, Australia’s No. 1 executive educator.
  • We will give you access to content modules curated by Australia’s leading academics and business leaders.
  • This program will be held in-residence at the business school, providing the tools and knowledge to create a network of Businesses of Tomorrow.
  • Only one attendee from each successful business will attend with domestic flights provided.
  • All 200 Businesses of Tomorrow will be recognised in media nationally, following the Winners Announcement in June 2018.
  • All 200 Businesses of Tomorrow will have access to the program logo to display and use in their own business communications.
  • You will have the opportunity to network and connect with fellow 2018 Businesses of Tomorrow and 2017 alumni.

All top 20 winners also receive

  • Take your business new places with the insight you’ll gain on an exclusive two-week study tour to the US.
  • Form deep, personal connections with your fellow Top 20 Businesses of Tomorrow and visit leading organisations driving change.
  • A dedicated mentor from our influential Businesses of Tomorrow mentor panel.
  • Two meetings with your carefully selected Businesses of Tomorrow Mentor throughout 2018.
  • Professional advice for your business from leading industry experts - how, where and when you want
  • Design a $50,000 package tailored to your needs from one of the six categories below:
    • Building Profile & External Presence
    • Strategy & Planning
    • Regulatory, Governance & Legal
    • Digital & Technology
    • Human Capital
    • Financial Advisory
  • For more information on package inclusions see the FAQs 

  • The Top 20 businesses will receive additional national media coverage to share your business journey with Australia.

I would encourage anyone interested to get involved with the program, and to go into it with an open mind. You’ll get out of it what you put in, but it’s absolutely something that can help you.

Leslie Chong, CEO, Imugene 2017 Businesses of Tomorrow Mentor

Meet the mentors

Panel member
Alison Deans Director Westpac Group, Cochlear, IAG, kikki.K Holdings
Panel member
Andrew Gregory Chief Executive Officer, McDonald's Australia
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David Hill Chief Operating Officer, Deloitte
Panel member
Gail Kelly Former Westpac Group CEO Westpac Group
Panel member
Jack Delosa Founder & CEO, The Entourage Education Group
Panel member
Jo Horgan Founder & CEO, Mecca Cosmetics
Panel member
Simon Cant Co-Founder & Managing director Reinventure Group
Panel member
Tim Fung CEO & Co-founder, Airtasker
Panel member
Tony Mahar Chief Executive Officer, National Farmer's Federation
Panel member
Mia Freedman Co-founder, Mamamia Women’s Network
Panel member
Leslie Chong CEO, Imugene

How to apply

Applications for the 2018 program are now open, and you have until midnight AEST 8th April 2018 to apply.
Application should take no longer than 2 hours. Your progress is saved as you go so you can come back later.

New application

Be in the running to become a 2018 Business of Tomorrow.

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Pick up where you left off.

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Know an outstanding business that deserves recognition?