July 03, 2022 4 min read
It’s been an award-winning year for Little Change Creators! Our Brisbane-based business has scored wins, nominations and accolades in several Australian and international awards, including UK’s Junior Design Awards, Australia Post’s Local Business Heroes and the My Child Magazine Excellence Awards among others.
These Awards consider specific criteria - ethical practices, social responsibility, product design, business success and customer service – and are judged on their merit. We’ve summarised our achievements below.
The Junior Design Awards (JDAs) are considered the UK’s most prestigious accolade in the children’s lifestyle space. Hosted by UK parenting and lifestyle magazine, Junior, these awards attract a global audience of modern parents looking to discover quality children’s products and world-class toys.
This year, the #JDA22 judges have shortlisted 350+ products and brands across 76 categories including fashion, toys, travel, books, furniture, interiors, and tableware.
Little Change Creators Re-FUN-able Colouring Sets have been recognised in THREE categories;
Final judging will take place in July by a panel of esteemed experts from within the design, lifestyle and parenting industries. Winners will be announced in September 2022.
Each year, Australia Post scours the country in search of outstanding small businesses. This year it selected 57 businesses from close to 1000 nominations across Australia for its Local Business Heroes campaign. Little Change Creators was one of them.
Local Business Heroes rewards selected small businesses with promotion throughout its post offices as well as marketing materials, coaching and equipment.
The full list of this year’s Local Business Heroes is available on the Australia Post website.
My Child is a leading Australian parenting magazine responsible for the annual My Child Magazine Excellence Awards. The My Child Magazine Excellence Awards recognise the best in baby, kids and parenting products. They’re designed to give Australian parents and caregivers a platform to voice their support for the products and brands they use and love.
Little Change Creators Re-FUN-able Colouring Sets won Bronze in the Favourite Child Travel Product category. This means a lot to our small, Australian business since it was voted by customers (no favours for corporate sponsors!) and big brands Babyjogger and B.box took out Gold and Silver respectively.
Little Change Creators also received nominations for;
The full list of winning brands and products can be found in the My Child September 2022 edition.
The AusMumpreneur Awards celebrate and acknowledge the outstanding achievements of Australian mums in small business. These nationally-recognised awards have been running for the past 10 years and acknowledge success in business, product development and customer service.
Little Change Creators’ founder, Paige, is a finalist in FIVE categories for the 2022 AusMumpreneur Awards. Paige has been busy juggling business around home-schooling her two young children this year, so this mammoth undertaking seemed to resonate with her customers and the judges. However, regardless of whether she wins the Awards, she’s thankful to have her efforts recognised on a national platform.
Winners will be announced at the AusMumpreneur Awards Gala Dinner in September.
Every year, Australia Post gives small business owners a chance to be recognised for their customer service and business excellence. Little Change Creators was nominated in the 2022 People’s Choice ORIAs. Public voting for these awards closed on 31st May and winners will be announced in the second half of 2022.
The Queensland Day Awards were established to shine a light on ‘good’ people doing extraordinary things.
Little Change Creators’ founder, Paige, was deemed a worthy recipient of this Award through her dedication to family, business and community donations of her products.
Award recipients are acknowledged at a ceremony marking the State’s birthday on 5 June.
The Roar Awards are Australia's coolest business awards for individuals, businesses, brands, entrepreneurs and creatives. Now in its fourth year, these awards are professionally-judged by global industry powerhouses.
Little Change Creators is a finalist for two Roar Awards categories: Start Up Of The Year and the Making A Difference Award.
Winners will be announced at the Roar Gala Dinner in November.
The She.com Awards celebrate the outstanding achievements of women bringing products to life and selling them online.
These awards are organised by the e-commerce success team at Lisa Jones and Co. with a judging panel including the best-of-the-best in Australian retail.
Little Change Creators is a finalist in the Kids - Play category.
Winners will be announced at a She.com cocktail event in September.
The Eco-Excellence Awards™ are the only ones of their kind to recognize excellence in social and environmental sustainability for products, services, companies and websites. Founded by B/Well Magazine and now in their 12th year, these awards attract a global audience of parents, media and influencers. Judges include business owners, editorial staff and celebrities.
Little Change Creators is a finalist in the Eco Toys category.
Winners will be announced in late 2022.
Running a small business requires a lot of hard work and sacrifice – late nights, missed opportunities and a constant juggle between competing priorities. That’s why we’re very grateful to be recognised for our good design, ethical business practices and all those sleepless nights! Thank you for giving us a go and supporting our family business.
Now running in its fourth year, the Clean + Conscious Awards celebrate exceptional products that are clean (non-toxic) and conscious (ethical, sustainable and responsible).
In 2022, over 400 products have been shortlisted across 86 categories including Skincare, Makeup, Hair, Body, Zero Waste, Baby, Kids, Fashion, Fitness, Food & Nutrition and Home. Little Change Creators Re-FUN-able Colouring Sets are a finalist in the Kids Activities 4+ category.
All finalist products have been scientifically-researched and are verified to be non-toxic, as well as sustainable, ethical and responsible.
Finalist products undergo a hands-on review phase by the Awards Expert Panel which includes a diverse and inclusive mix of eco-leaders, beauty experts, authors, sustainability educators, wellness experts, change makers, ethical fashion advocates and more.
The full list of 2022 Clean + Conscious Awards finalists can be viewed here. Winners will be announced in October.
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