Endeavour Awards 2011 deadline extended!

AFTER struggling through a hard year in 2010, the Australian manufacturing industry is quietly optimistic about the year ahead, and the Manufacturers’ Monthly Endeavour Awards program is rewarding those who take advantage of the improving economic climate.

AFTER struggling through a hard year in 2010, the Australian manufacturing industry is quietly optimistic about the year ahead, and the Manufacturers’ Monthly Endeavour Awards program is rewarding those who take advan tage of the improving climate.

With a brand new award on offer this year, bringing the total number of categories to 13, there has never been a better chance to win one of these coveted gongs.

Plus, Manufacturers’ Monthly has decided to extend the nomi nation deadline to 21 February, giving all those stragglers more time to organise their nomina tions and take advantage of this premier awards program.

The only national awards specifically for Australia’s manufacturing industry, the Endeavour Awards are designed to celebrate Australia’s manufac turing achievements and inspire innovation and success.

This year, we introduce a brand new category, the Manufacturers’ Monthly 50th Anniversary Award, designed to celebrate the magazine’s 50th year providing all the latest news, opinions, analysis and new products.

The 50th Anniversary Award recognises the most innovative manufacturing company 1961 to 2011, including longevity in the business, pioneering technology and superior service to cus tomers over a sustained period.

The Endeavour Awards is a fantastic way to motivate your employees, with past award nom inations and wins boosting the morale and team spirit of work ers, proud their efforts and achievements have been recognised.

The Endeavour Awards pro gram, sponsored by BlueScope Steel, now includes 13 cate gories: Technology Application of the Year Award; Environmental Solution of the Year Award; Safety Scheme of the Year Award; Exporter of the Year Award; Global Integration Award; Enterprise Connect Significant Achievement Award; Australian Consumer/Trade Product of the Year; Australian Innovative Steel Award; Young Manufacturer of the Year; Manufacturers’ Monthly 50th Anniversary Award; Lifetime Achievement Award; and Overall Manufacturer of the Year award.

The Awards ceremony will be held at the RACV Club in Melbourne on 26 May, to coin cide with National Manufacturers’ Week 2011.

Entry is free, with information and nomination forms available at www.manmonthly.com/Awards