If your business has been recognised under the Nursery Industry Accreditation Scheme (NIASA) or the Australia Garden Centre Accreditation Scheme (AGCAS) then entering your business into the awards, just got a little easier.
2015 is the first year that accreditation has been formally recognised within the criteria of the submission process.
The industry believes strongly in the benefits of best management practices and highly value the accreditation programs and their promotion of risk management. Accreditation is only awarded after a businesses has participated in rigorous annual onsite audit.
The Awards criteria now recognise those businesses that have achieved accreditation and reward them by removing the need to complete the risk management criteria in the Group 1 categories.
Entries for the Nursery &Garden Industry Awards close 22 September 2014. Enter here today.
For more information on accreditation please contact your local State or Territory Association.