How To Enter

**Full entry information and applications will be here Monday 6 March, 2017**

Thank you for choosing to enter the 2017 Online Retail Industry Awards. This process can be done in 4 easy steps:


Fill out the entry form – you may nominate your own business or any online retailer for any number of categories. There is a $60.00 entry fee payable per category. Please note that all entrants are required to fill out the official ORIAS entry form. Only completed entry forms will be considered. Please ensure accuracy of all details on your entry forms. ORIAS accepts no responsibility for incorrectly prepared entries, missing materials or for URLs and supplied files that are not operational during the judging period.


Submit your FULL nomination by answering the criteria addressed under Entry Requirements (hyperlink) within the word limits specified, and then upload the information online either via a microsite, pages within your own site or a cloud-based storage service such as Dropbox or Google Drive. Once you have completed your submission, please email

Deadline for submission is May 5 2017.


Join us on June 14 2017 in Sydney to find out if you made it to the top six in your category.


Celebrate the industry and find out who the winners at the official StarTrack ORIAS on July 27 2017, International Convention Centre, Darling Harbour.


The ORIAs are open to all registered businesses in Australia or New Zealand. Multinational entities are only eligible if their global headquarters are based in Australia or New Zealand.

These awards are intended to recognise and reward excellence for online and multichannel retailers. Entries from web design firms, vendors and agencies are welcome providing evidence that their submission has been endorsed by the client, and it is understood that the award will be presented to the retailer, not the agency.

All entries will be judged on business activity, performance and campaigns post 1 July 2016.

ORIAS reserves the right to reject nominations at its own discretion, with issue of refund for entry fees.

Entry Fees

Entry fees are $60 for each category. You can enter as many categories as you like however the entry fee is $60 each entry.

Please note that the Online Retailer of the Year and the Hall of Fame cannot be entered. The People’s Choice Awards also don’t require an entry.

Refunds of entry fees will not be processed for cancellation of entries after May 31 2017.

Deadline for Entries

Deadline for entries and submissions is Friday May 5 2017 by 5.00pm AEST.