ADIA is the peak business organisation representing manufacturers and suppliers of dental products. Our vision is for an industry that empowers oral health professionals to advance the health and wellbeing of all Australians...................... — ADIA Strategic Plan

How to Apply

IMPORTANT: Make sure you are logged in with your ADIA Username. If you are unsure, please email

  1. Select the award for nomination.
  2. Download the template for the award, complete your submission and upload your completed submission. If you have graphs in your submission please pdf your response and upload that as the template doesn't allow for graphs.
    TIP: Answers to the questions can usually be sourced from documents that may already exist such as: company website, business plan, strategic plan, position descriptions. The entry process should take approximately 45-60 minutes to complete.
  3. Upload your submission by Monday, 30 September 2019 and pay the entry fee.
  4. Awards will be presented at the 2020 ADIA Awards Dinner Saturday, 14 March 2020.

Apply today - Awards categories are as follows:

Community Service Award —

This category recognises an ADIA member organisation’s commitment and contribution to the wider community. Contributions do not need to be related to the dental sector, and can relate to donations, volunteering or participation in the areas of sport, religion, community health, education, environment, knowledge sharing, youth initiatives, poverty reduction, encouraging social inclusion, human rights, anti-discrimination and equality. [APPLY]

Educational Initiative Award —

This category recognises an ADIA member organisation that implemented a successful education, training or staff development initiative in the 2017 / 19 financial years. The initiative could be one that the nominee developed or purchased as an off-the-shelf program that they then customised to some extent. [APPLY]

Innovation Award —

This category recognises ADIA members that have researched, designed and / or developed an innovative product, technology or service in Australia over the past three years and are now delivering that innovation either in Australia or internationally. [APPLY]

Bite Magazine Marketing Award —

Sponsored by Bite Magazine this category recognises excellence in marketing by an ADIA member that has launched a successful marketing campaign or project. The ADIA accepts a wide definition of marketing and submissions can relate to a specific product or whole-of-business campaign, rebrand, launch or anything else designed to drive changes in customer or public behaviour. [APPLY]

Oral Health Partnership Award —

This category recognises an ADIA business member that has partnered with an oral health organisation, institute or not-for-profit group on any dental-related project, including volunteer programs, that has benefited either the Australian public, a specific community in Australia or overseas, or a specific demographic. [APPLY]

Outstanding Achiever Award —

This category recognises an individual who works for an ADIA member who has embraced their role, contributed to their employer’s success and made an unmatched contribution to the dental industry, resulting in the nominee becoming an excellent role model. [APPLY]

Service and Support Award —

This category recognises an individual who works for an ADIA member in a non-sales related area who has made an unmatched contribution through exemplary ongoing service that has resulted in high client satisfaction and increased revenue. [APPLY]

Sustainability Program Award —

This category recognises an ADIA member organisation’s commitment and contribution to the environment. [APPLY]

To ensure that the process is both robust and independent, the judging panel is co-chaired by ADIA Life Members, Ms Pam Clark AO and Mr Ian Crawford, who are joined by a team of experts with the experience and integrity to ensure the dental industry's achievements are properly recognised.

Nominations for the Australian Dental Industry Awards 2020 can be submitted via the ADIA website and close on 30 September 2019.

Member Engagement —

ADIA provides leadership, strategy, advocacy, and support. Our members set our agenda, fund our activities, and directly benefit from the results.

Further Information —

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