About the awards

The Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame celebrates businesses and individuals that have made outstanding contributions to manufacturing excellence in Victoria.

This year's winners will be announced at the Manufacturing Hall of Fame Awards Gala Dinner to be held at the Atlantic Peninsula at Docklands on Tuesday, 14 May 2019.

The theme of this year's gala dinner will be 'Industrial Evolution', aligning with National Manufacturing Week, which is being held in Melbourne from 14-17 May 2019.

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Important dates to remember

  • Monday, 11 February 2019 – Nominations open
  • Tuesday, 12 March 2019 – Nominations close
  • Tuesday, 14 May 2019 – 2019 Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame Awards Gala Dinner

Award categories

Individual Categories:

Recognises individuals who have made sustained and exemplary contributions to the manufacturing industry in Victoria over the course of their career.
Recognises young individuals in the manufacturing industry whose innovation, passion and drive demonstrate the ability to lead the local industry into a positive future.
Recognises individuals who demonstrate innovation and leadership in the manufacturing industry in Victoria.

Company Categories:

The Company Award categories recognise the best of the best manufacturing companies across small, medium and large manufacturers.


Company applicants to the categories above will also be considered for recognition as leaders in digitilisation projects, innovation and commercialisation, workforce skills development and global supply chain partnerships, through the following awards:


Note: A separate form is not required to be completed for the four Leader categories above.


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