Entry Process & Requirements
1. Check your eligility & AAAA membership
Entries are invited from AAAA members involved in manufacturing, re-manufacturing, wholesaling, distribution, mechanical repair & modification services and retailing of all vehicle parts, accessories, tools, equipment and services, except those products which are used in the exclusive manufacturing of original equipment parts or systems.
Marketing campaigns, new products and new packaging submitted for the Innovation Awards must have been first released in Australia after 5th April 2017. Only two entries per company will be accepted for each of these award categories.
Please check your submission also meets the individual eligibility criteria if listed for the award.
2. Write your submission
Australian Auto Aftermarket Excellence Awards
Submissions should contain up to a 2000 word maximum written response addressing the specific award criteria. The written response should contain text only.
Australian Auto Aftermarket Innovation Awards
Each of these award categories contain a definition and key issues that must be addressed by the entry submission.
Each 2000 word (or less) written response will be judged against the applicable weighting and structure.
The written response should contain text only.
3. Upload up to three supporting creative artwork files or images
Up to three creative artwork files or images may also be submitted for each entry. All Most Innovative New Product Awards submissions must include a high resolution image of the product.
4. Entry fee if applicable
Submissions are free to all AAAA members except for the Most Innovative New Packaging Award and Most Innovative New Product Awards where a $500 fee per two entries will apply for non-exhibitors of the Australian Auto Aftermarket Expo. Where applicable an invoice will be raised once your entry is received, however judging will not commence until payment is received.
5. Award presentations – good luck!
Winners of the prestigious Australian Auto Aftermarket Awards will be announced at the Awards Breakfast and Banquet, both to be held on 4th April 2019 at Crown Palladium. Further details will be emailed upon your award submission.