Lord Mayor's Multicultural Awards for Business

The Lord Mayor's Multicultural Awards for Business celebrate the contribution multicultural businesses make to the Brisbane economy and community through their creativity, innovation and resilience.

Nominations for the 2022 Lord Mayor’s Multicultural Awards for Business are now open until 11.59pm, Sunday 12 June 2022.

The 2022 winners will be announced at the Lord Mayor’s Multicultural Business Dinner and Awards on Friday 9 September 2022.

Award categories

Nick Xynias Multicultural Young Business Person of the Year

This award recognises the success, creativity and energy of a multicultural young business leader under the age of 35, celebrating both their contribution to their community and that of Brisbane’s continued economic prosperity.

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Multicultural Business Person of the Year

This award recognises a multicultural Brisbane business leader who successfully exports their products and services from Brisbane, throughout Australia, and/or across Asia Pacific or internationally. The award celebrates the recipient’s contribution to the Brisbane economy and recognises them as a local champion of enterprise with a global outlook for their business. 

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Multicultural Entrepreneur of the Year

This award recognises a multicultural Brisbane business leader that demonstrates through their business success, entrepreneurial flair, embedding a culture of innovation as a central pillar to their growth strategy. The recipient will personify the best in entrepreneurialism, possessing qualities from clear leadership and sound management to determination and ambition.

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Past winners

You can view the 2021 and previous years Lord Mayor's Multicultural Awards for Business winners.

More information

For more information on the awards, contact the International Relations and Multicultural Affairs Unit on 07 3403 8888 or via email.

Last updated: 26 April 2022

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