Thank you for your entry fee payment. Please find below all the information you need to submit your complete application. This information will also be emailed to you shortly.

The Global Business Mothers Awards

Thank you for your entry fee payment. Please find below all the information you need to submit your complete application.

This information will also be emailed to you shortly.

In the meantime, if you have any questions please let us know via emailing our awards coordinator Cassie at



How to complete your nomination:

Become a member of the Facebook group The Women’s Business Collective

Complete the questions in the application form – LIST EACH CATEGORY YOU ARE ENTERING

Save as a word document with your name and business name as the file name eg. Katy Garner WOMEN’S BUSINESS SCHOOL.

Ask a friend to proof-read your application for you and give you suggestions before you send

Include a high res photo of yourself with your entry as an attachment

The photo file must be named with your name and business name eg. Katy Garner WOMENS BUSINESS SCHOOL

This photo should be a professional headshot

Please no text, logos or montages

If you are a finalist this photo will be used for the digital screen at the awards night so please use a good quality image you would be proud to share

Your photo is part of your application and must be included to be eligible

4. COMPLETE FORM AND SEND AS an ATTACHMENT to with your entry photo

5. Please link your nomination button on your website to and when sharing on social media use the #GBMA2021

Nominations open – Monday 3 May 2021

Nominations close – Friday 20 August 2021

Finalist in judged categories announced Friday 30 August 2021

People’s Choice voting starts Monday 6 Sept 2021

People’s Choice voting ends Friday 24 Sept 2021

Awards Nights 8-10 October 2021

Terms and Conditions


Please read all terms and conditions

Agreeing to the terms and conditions and giving permission for your quotes, images, video, audio and any other material associated with the Awards and/or your submission, to be used by Business Mothers Network is a condition of entry. Completing your submission indicates your agreement to abide by these terms.

Entrants must own their own businesses, non-profit organisations or blogs.

Nominees must display the GBMAward Nominee Banner on their website or blog with a link back to Winners in all categories must display the GBMAwards Winner button on their homepage for 12 months.

Nominees are encouraged to gain media exposure for their business and all nominees receive a press release template to send to your local media as part of your nomination pack.

Winners will be announced at the Global Business Mothers Awards Presentation – Online.

Business Mothers Network staff and family members are ineligible to enter the awards

We have a zero tolerance policy on bullying. Bullying, harassment or intimidation of other contestants will not be tolerated. This includes attempting to contact the awards coordinators with negative information about nominees or encouraging third party individuals to cause trouble for fellow nominees.

Nominees behaving unethically or unprofessionally may be disqualified at the coordinators discretion and will not be refunded. No correspondence will be entered into.

These awards are competitive and not everyone can be a finalist or a winner, while this may be disappointing for some, all entrants are expected to act professionally at all times. Individuals who fail to act professionally may be asked to retract their nomination from the awards and will not be refunded.

These awards are provided by the Business Mothers Network to support, encourage and celebrate the efforts of mums in business and all entrants are asked to be respectful of all staff, volunteers and our awards partners’ brands. Individuals who fail to abide by these guidelines at the awards coordinators’ discretion, may be eliminated from the awards and not refunded.

Due to the large volume of emails we receive we regret to inform that we are unable to answer all individual email questions regarding the awards, please refer to the FAQ before emailing us.

Accepting these terms and conditions is a condition of entry.


People’s choice

People’s Choice finalists do not have interviews and will be selected by public vote. There are two rounds of voting. The top ten people in each category go through to the final round.

People’s Choice winners will be selected by number of votes at close of voting. No correspondence will be entered into.

There is to be only ONE vote per person – voters MAY NOT vote under false names/email addresses/accounts OR vote for other people/email addresses/accounts.

Nominees are allowed to run promotions, however we do ask that discounts, special offers, prizes etc are drawn randomly as a general thank you for support from ALL fans/customers/supporters rather than just those who have voted. Business Mothers Network accepts no responsibility for the running of these competitions or promotions in any way.

Nominees are encouraged to use social media, newsletters, their website, local PR etc to gain votes but NOT third party ‘click-farm’ sites or bought votes.


Judged categories

Finalists in the judged categories will be contacted by email with confirmation that they have qualified as finalists by Friday 30 August 2021.

Judging is based on your entry submission. The panel decision is final, and no correspondence will be entered into.

The finalists list will also be published at Business Mothers

Accepting these terms and conditions is a condition of entry.