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Judging Process

Watch Jennifer's video, she will be giving you insight into what our judges will be judging you on.

  • Judges for each Local Government Area (LGA) in the Hunter will be selected at the discretion of the HYBMA Committee from subject matter experts or practitioners in the areas of creativity, entrepreneurship or business.
  • Each LGA panel of judges will select a maximum of two entries from each award category which will progress to a regional final. Judging by the LGA panels may take place online, or in a group. Entries are judged individually – scores are then collated to achieve a final score.
  • The top two entries in each category from each Local Government Area will progress to the regional final.
  • The regional final judges will be selected at the discretion of the HYBMA Committee from subject matter experts or practitioners in the areas of creativity, entrepreneurship or business.
  • The regional final judges will review all finalist videos. Regional Finalists will be invited to attend the regional final gala event. The regional final judges will have made their decision prior, winners will be announced at the event.
  • Regional Finalist entries will be judged individually – scores are then collated to achieve a final score and overall winner for each category.