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Western Sydney Tourism Awards

The official Western Sydney Tourism Awards 2024 is a milestone event set to celebrate the achievements of the tourism industry in Southwest and Western Sydney on October 24th 2024. The Awards aim to set a benchmark for the industry to encourage growth and participation, especially with the opening of the Western Sydney International Airport (WSI) in two years.

 

A great platform to recognize the industry, collaborate and network with members of parliament, industry leaders and industry of Western Sydney. Attendees can expect an evening of good food, wine, entertainment, and recognition of the best of Western Sydney.

Categories & Criteria

 

The Western Sydney Tourism Awards 2024 offer 13 categories to choose from. The fee to enter the Western Sydney Tourism Awards 2024 is $120.00 per category. Entrants are encouraged to enter more than one category. 

The entry fee can be paid online via below link, if you are entering for more than one category, please select the right quantity of nomination fee to reflect the total number of your entries. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

See below to view categories, questions and criteria.

*Please note these categories and criteria are subject to minor changes. 

Become A Category Sponsor

 

Benefits of Category Sponsorship includes logos on all media releases and collateral and opportunity to speak and present at the awards.

For all sponsorship, media and other enquiries, please email us on:

join@wstourism.com.au

#WSTA2024

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1. Campaign Awards 2024 - Hotels / Tourism Business

This category recognises a campaign that enhance the profile/awareness and appeal of the destination through their campaign as well as creating economic impact, increased visitation and community involvement.

2. Events Campaign Awards - Councils

This category recognises a campaign that enhance the profile/awareness and appeal of the destination through their campaign as well as creating economic impact, increased visitation, and community involvement.

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3. Business Event Festival for the Year

This category recognises a business event /festival that brought in economic impact, increased visitation, and community involvement.

4. Tour Group Experience of the Year

This category recognises a tour business that enhances the profile/awareness and appeal of the destination through their experience with marketing campaign creating economic impact, increased visitation, and community involvement.

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5. Best Visitor Economy Event - Day Visitation

This category recognises an event that committed to delivering a vibrant, safe, and diverse day time event, contributing to build livelier, safer, and better-connected communities, which in turn increases day visitation into the region.

6. Best Visitor Economy Event - Night Visitation

This category recognises an event that committed to delivering a vibrant, safe, and diverse night-time performance, contributing to build livelier, safer, and better-connected after-hours communities, and revitalize night-time economy of Western Sydney region.

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7. Outstanding Business Leader of the year

This award recognizes a business leader for their exceptional efforts in boosting the business and visitor economy beyond their usual duties.

8. Outstanding Community Engagement

This award acknowledges a business leader who has dedicated considerable effort towards enhancing the community, surpassing the responsibilities of their business role. This can include organizing fundraisers for charitable causes or actively participating in community committees that contribute to the well-being of the area, fostering a culture of giving back to the local community and region, thereby promoting a healthier lifestyle for all residents.

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9. Best Rated Cuisine - Hotels / Clubs / Restaurants

This category recognises a restaurant and venue that offers a high-quality overall experience to the guest in terms of ambience, innovative and healthy food variety, and sustainable practices.

10. Best Historical Venue - Visitation

This category recognises a venue that offers a high-quality overall experience to the visitor with strong commitment to preserving regional history and thus create an economic impact, increased visitation, and educate the local and international markets on the history of the venue/region.

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11. Best Music and Arts Venue

This category recognises a venue that offers a high-quality overall experience to the audience and strong commitment to local music and arts, thus create economic impact, increased visitation, and community involvement.

12. Best Multicultural Show / Event

This category recognises the multicultural show/event that foster community harmony, promote cross-cultural awareness & understanding and engage a broad cross-section of the community thereby showing the diversity of Western Sydney.

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13. Tourism Business of the Year

This category recognises a business/attraction that offers a high-quality overall experience thereby making a strong contribution to the visitor economy of the region.

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