Annual Industry Gala Dinner & Awards

The Industry Gala Dinner is hosted by the Australian Radio Communications Industry Association

The Industry Gala Dinner is held annually and is an exceptional opportunity to:

Network - Provide an opportunity for radio industry professionals from across Australia to socialise and network in a non-competitive environment.

Recognise - Publicly recognise industry excellence through awards such as the coveted Jonathan Livingston Award, which recognises lifetime achievement within the Australian radio communications industry.

Promote - Promote the initiatives and work of the Australian radio communication industry including industry professionals and small to large businesses.

Develop - Build and develop relations between communication authorities, industry companies and professionals in an relaxed environment.

Support - Fund the ongoing work and development of the Australian Radio Communications Industry Association.

Celebrate - Enjoy an evening with important clients, partners or guests to celebrate and share first hand the vibrancy of a flourishing industry.

Award Nomination and Criteria 

Each year, the annual Industry Gala Dinner publicly recognises excellence through the Industry Excellence awards. All ARCIA members actively involved in the Australian radio communications industry are entitled to nominate and be nominated, provided that the Award criteria is satisfied. Nominations open on the ARCIA website in August each year and members are invited to nominate via various channels such as LinkedIn, member updates and email notifications. Visit the nomination form for more information.

Determination of the award is based on specific criteria for each award, which incorporates the following:

Commitment - Provides a superior and sustained contribution to the promotion and growth of the Australia radio communications industry

Leadership - Demonstrates leadership excellence, encouraging ongoing improvement, learning and knowledge sharing in the workplace.

Innovation - Exhibits innovation or creativity, promoting operational resourcefulness and performance improvement.

Team work - Exemplifies excellence and integrity in workplace relationships and contributes to a respectful and collaborative work environment.

Service - Continually contributes to the maintainance and growth of customer relationships, ensuring individual and business practices encourage long-term customer relationships, repeat business and customer satisfaction.

There are 8 Award Categories:

1. Apprentice Trainee Award

Open to all apprentices/trainees

2. Professional Sales Award

Open to all sales professionals

3. Customer Service Award
 
Open to all front counter, customer service, administration and receptionist staff
 
4. Technical Excellence Award
 
Open to all ARCIA technicians and technical staff involved in all facets of repair and installation of mobiles, portables and systems

5. Engineering Elegance Award

Open to all ARCIA design, project and systems engineers

6. New Talent Award
 
Open to all new staff
 
7. Community Service Award
 
Open to all industry professionals who contribute significantly to a community function or organisation.
 
8. Peter Wallace Award
 
Open to any member of the industry that is known to put others before themselves, spread goodwill in the industry, or working to improve the image of the industry as a whole. 
 
 
 
Book Tickets for the 2016 Industry Gala Dinner, 23 November, 2016, Melbourne