2022 GWN7 Top Tourism Town Awards

The GWN7 Top Tourism Town Awards recognise and reward towns in Western Australia that demonstrate a strong commitment to encouraging tourism and increasing visitation to their destination.

Finalists in the 2022 GWN7 Top Tourism Town Awards have now been announced.

There are three categories:

GWN7 TOP TOURISM TOWN AWARD – Population over 5,000 people.
GWN7 SMALL TOURISM TOWN AWARD – Population between 1,500 and 5,000 people.
GWN7 TINY TOURISM TOWN AWARD - Population below 1,500 people. 

Important Dates

  • Nominations open - Thursday, 3 February 2022
  • Nominations close - Thursday, 24 March 2022
  • Submissions due - Thursday, 14 April 2022
  • Consumer voting period - Tuesday, 3 May 2022 - Tuesday, 24 May 2022
  • Winners announced - Wednesday, 22 June 2022

Important Information

  • Nominations are open to any city or town, specifically relating to geographical towns and population centres, not Local Government Areas.
  • The nomination can be made by a Golden i Visitor Information Centre or a Local Council which is a member of Tourism Council WA.
  • The entry fee is $190.00 per entry/town.

Prizes

GWN7 Top Tourism Town Award winner will receive:

  • $20,000 advertising prize package provided by GWN7
  • GWN7 on-air acknowledgement
  • Electronic logo
  • Framed certificate

GWN7 Small Tourism Town Award winner will receive:

  • $10,000 advertising prize package provided by GWN7
  • GWN7 on-air acknowledgement
  • Electronic logo
  • Framed certificate

GWN7 Tiny Tourism Town Award winner will receive:

  • $5,000 advertising prize package provided by GWN7
  • GWN7 on-air acknowledgement
  • Electronic logo
  • Framed certificate

The Silver and Bronze winners in each category will receive a framed certificate.


Entry Requirements

  • Editorial article of up to 800 words on why visitors should come to your town or city and what they could experience during their visit.
  • A 30 second to 2 minute video which highlights the key attractions and experiences in the nominated town or city. 
  • An itinerary for a defined target market.

Download the 2022 GWN7 Top Tourism Town Awards Information document for full details of entry requirements, scoring, rules and more. 

 

How to Nominate

  • For Accredited Visitor Centres, visit the Quality Tourism Framework and log into your existing account. If you do not have an account, please send us an email.
  • Click 'click here to make a Top Town Award nomination'
  • Click on the red 'Nominate Now' button on the right of screen
  • Select which business to nominate, your State and Region from the drop down options. Click Next button when all questions have been answered.
  • Select which category you would like to enter and click Next. 
  • Fill out the details for the nominated town and click Next. 
  • Review the details, click Pay Now and follow the prompts.