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About the Awards  

Western Sydney Tourism NSW Inc. and South West Sydney Tourism Taskforce proudly present the Western Sydney Tourism Awards 2024!


As a not-for-profit organization holding these awards for the first time in Western Sydney, we are calling all tourism businesses and organizations in Western Sydney!

With Western Sydney International Airport opening in just two years, this is the perfect opportunity to shine a spotlight on the amazing tourism offerings within our region. From breathtaking natural landscapes to immersive cultural experiences, and from superb hospitality to unforgettable adventures. Western Sydney truly has it all!  

If you're a part of the tourism industry, now is your chance to stand out and be recognized for your outstanding contributions.

Don't miss out on the prestige and excitement that these awards bring! Join us in celebrating the best of Western Sydney tourism on the 24th of October.


Together, let's showcase the unique and remarkable experiences that make our region truly exceptional!

  • Brand Exposure: Increasing brand visibility within industry professionals.

  • Enhanced Reputation: Obtain recognition and improve your reputation within industry.

  • Performance: Assess your performance in relation to competing businesses.

  • Evaluate your business objectives and achievements from the previous year.

  • Staff Morale: Increase employee morale and strengthen teamwork.

  • Industry Exposure: Receive valuable input from industry experts.

  • Network: Network with all industry professionals, Ministers and key stakeholders and make it a night to celebrate with your team.

  • Marketing Tool: Utilize your achievements as a marketing tool. The Winning Certificate can be promoted on social media and used by business owners.

Why Enter The Awards?
Nominations open for all Categories

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Judging Panel    

  • The judging panel for the WS Tourism Awards is private and confidential and their decision is final. Feedback can be given upon request, but the judging process and decisions are confidential.

  • The judges may conduct a mystery visit to the venue and business, which will also be kept confidential.

  • For any questions contact us on

Sponsorship & Industry Partner Benefits

We have Major, Supporting, Industry Partnerships and individual Category sponsorships. 

Sponsoring the WS Tourism Awards tourism awards offers numerous benefits including increased brand visibility, enhanced reputation, networking opportunities, talent attraction, positive consumer perception, and effective marketing and PR. Some of the Sponsorships will give you the opportunity to speak on the stage as well and present a short video of your business!

Western Sydney Region is the third largest economy of Australia and the WS Tourism Awards is a great platform to reach out to the visitor economy of the region.

Since we are a not for profit the proceeds of the sponsorship will go towards the awards.

To discuss how you could be come a sponsor for the Western Sydney Tourism Awards 2024, 


please email us on:




  • Click on the award submission you want to enter.

  • The WS tourism awards offer 13 categories for you to choose from and you can enter as many categories as suits your business type. The cost of entering each category is $120 dollars and online payment can be made on page of categories. 

  • Entrants are permitted and encouraged to enter more than one category. 

  • Download the award application and complete.

  • Answer all questions on the nomination form on a word document (pdf it) and email us with company logos, jpeg images and drop box links for any media files MP3 files at

  • Make payment on link on the category and attach the receipt with your award submission email . An award submission without receipt or payment does not qualify entry into the program.

  • Once paid, you will get a confirmation email that your payment is received and that you are qualified entrant in the awards.

  • Book your table for you and your team. The entry fee is only the admin fee to enter and does not guarantee a seat at the awards night.

  • Finalist announced on 26th August 2024 and emails sent to finalists with congratulation on being nominated with a finalist certificate.

  • All finalists will be sent jpeg graphic certificate for finalist to put on social media and #hashtags to use Hashtag #WSTA24         #wstourismawards.

  • Finalist names will be up on the award screen on the night and on awards program booklet and social media campaigns.

  • Winners of the awards will be interviewed later and group photographs with ministers and key sponsors.

  • Nominations close 15th August 2024.(extended from 15th July as per stakeholders requests and School holidays) 

  • Accommodation available at venue for anyone who wants to join the after party.

  • We welcome all businesses that contribute to the visitor economy to enter these awards and we encourage you to enter more than one category.

Partners and Sponsors

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