For a start, every nominee in the organisational categories will receive comprehensive feedback so you’ll learn more about your strengths and weaknesses, and what you need to do to stay ahead of other towns, destinations, attractions, tours or events also competing for Grey Nomad visitors.


Nominating gives you the opportunity to:

  • Work together on an exciting and rewarding project

  • Ask yourself questions that will stimulate more conversation and innovation

  • Explore all the elements of your promotion for further potential gain

  • Reflect on your successes and achievements.


Becoming a Grey Nomad Awards finalist or being announced as a winner also:

  • Guarantees promotion

  • Bolsters community pride

  • Helps you attract the best employees and volunteers

  • Boosts staff morale, resulting in greater productivity.


FINALISTS benefit in additional ways:

  • Grey Nomads Awards Finalist’s digital seal to enhance your collateral

  • A custom-designed digital Finalist Certificate

  • Social media posts and media network promotions

  • Feedback from judges to help your business and your future awards entries

  • Absolute Winners’ online awards course.


SILVER and BRONZE Winners receive:

  • A custom-designed Winner's certificate

  • A Grey Nomad Awards Winner’s digital seal

  • Extended promotion

  • Feedback from judges to help your business and your future awards entries

  • Stage presentation.

Each national GOLD Winner receives:

  • A Grey Nomad Award custom trophy

  • A Grey Nomad Awards Winner’s digital seal

  • Extended promotion

  • A Grey Nomad Awards blog in the year following your win

  • One-page on the Awards’ website for the following 12 months featuring your services and facilities, any special offers, images, full contact details and link to your website.

  • Invitation to submit a three-minute video that showcases for visitors your offerings, which will be featured throughout the Grey Nomads Awards channels.

  • The chance to be named as THE BEST OF THE BEST. This ultimate opportunity is included in your entry - nothing else you need do. Imagine being known as the very best grey nomad place or experience in Oz! (Determined by the highest cumulative score from all category winners.)

Win the GOLD award three times consecutively in the same category to become a Hall of Fame inductee, enjoying recognition for the following three years. (The HOF inductee can enter another category though, if eligible.)

And best of all, all finalists and winners can use the provided awards seal without any licensing fees or other ongoing payments. This access to our IP is included.