Award Categories and Entries

The 2017 Mainstreet SA Awards categories are outlined below. To enter a category please click on the category title. If you have questions about the Awards Program or your submission please contact our Mainstreet SA Coordinator on 0414 901 474 or via email coordinator@mainstreetsa.com.au

  1. LGA Outstanding Partnerships

This Award recognises outstanding examples of partnerships between businesses, community and Government to create and deliver projects in a mainstreet or precinct.

  1. Public Space and Streetscape Design

This Award recognises street design and development work that enriches public spaces to create a cohesive and inviting mainstreet, laneway, town centre or precinct.

  1. Mainstreet Marketing

This Award recognises outstanding examples of the creative use of marketing and promotion (including print, press, signage, radio, TV and digital components) to successfully attract customers and raise the profile of the mainstreet, laneway, town centre or precinct.

  1. Jensen PLUS Events with expenses under $50,000

This Award recognises events, festivals, street parties and community events in mainstreets, laneways, town centres and precincts that provide benefits for businesses, sponsors and the community.

  1. Events with expenses over $50,000

This Award recognises larger events, festivals, street parties and community events in mainstreets, laneways, town centre and precincts that provide benefits for businesses, sponsors and the community.

  1. Best Market and/or Street Activation

This Award recognises the organisation of markets and/or street activations in mainstreets, laneways, town centres or precincts that provide benefits for businesses, sponsors and the community.

  1. Outstanding Contribution

This Award recognises the hard work by an individual who applies their time, knowledge, talents and skills to lead, promote and support programs and activities that enhance mainstreets, laneways, town centres or precincts.

  1. Kelledy Jones Lawyers Best Regional Mainstreet

Sponsored by Kelledy Jones Lawyers, this award recognises the efforts of stakeholders in regional areas and towns to work together to improve their mainstreet and/or town centre for the benefit of local businesses, the local community and visitors.

  1. People’s Choice

The People’s Choice Award recipient is selected by public vote from around South Australia based on outstanding loyalty and support by the community for the mainstreet, laneway, town centre or precinct. It recognises the best of the best as voted by the community.

  1. Hall of Fame

In 2017 Mainstreet SA has introduced a hall of Fame for the Mainstreet SA Awards. This Award recognises previous excellence in Mainstreet SA Awards, as demonstrated by winning an award category for two consecutive years. Entry into the Hall of Fame is automatically bestowed by Mainstreet SA.