Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

The Manufacturing Hall of Fame awards are an opportunity for Victoria's defence SMEs to demonstrate their innovation and strengths in advanced manufacturing.

Among other things, the 2018 awards will recognise achievements by women in manufacturing, the use of digital technologies in manufacturing, and the development of workplace skills.

The awards are open to both companies and individuals involved in Victoria's manufacturing industry. Nominations will be judged across a range of criteria indicative of best practice manufacturing, including innovation, adoption of advanced manufacturing technology, global connections, and commitment to skills development.

Nominations close on 7 March 2018 and the awards will be announced at the 2018 Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame Gala Dinner on 28 May.

Further information and links to nominations forms are available from the Business Victoria website.