Rising Star

Home VIC People in Property Awards Rising Star


  • Individual award (single nominee)
  • No ‘self-nominations’


For individuals new to the industry who demonstrate an aptitude and desire to develop their property career with forward-thinking efforts, bringing new ideas or practices that makes the industry better, and have already made a mark in their organisation and industry.  Winners of this award can be of any age, however will have less than five years direct property industry experience.


Note that all criteria outlined below must be answered as part of the nomination, and points will be deducted for any criteria not directly addressed.

Career Profile – (50% weighting/Limit 800 words)

Outline the entrant’s career goals and their outstanding commitment to the property industry and community. Include details such as:

  • Employment history
  • Professional development
  • Internal business contributions and contributions to the industry (eg. Committee / board appointments)
  • Achievement of business and personal goals
  • Career challenges
  • Why they chose property as a career
  • Vision for their future of the industry

Industry contribution – (30% weighting/Limit 800 words)

Address how the entrant has made a significant contribution to the property industry.

List a strategy / innovation / project the entrant has been directly involved with which has helped shape Victoria’s property industry. Describe how the nominee contributed to or managed the following elements of the project:

  • Innovation
  • Individual/team contributions
  • Challenges faced and how they were resolved
  • Knowledge sharing via published articles, speaking engagements, certificates and media coverage

Referee/testimonial interview – (20% weighting)

Please provide contact details of ONE industry referee who will support this nomination and ensure that your referee is aware that they’ll be contacted. Note that the judges will consider external references more valuable.

Thursday 6 June 2024

6:30pm - 11:00pm Centrepiece Melbourne