The Absolute Best Awards tells the stories of the people who inspire, the spaces that captivate us, the products that innovate, the designers and artists who push boundaries, and the restaurants and wines that reinvent and excite.
Stage 1: Nominations
Friday 1 September – Saturday 7 October
Nominations open to the public to nominate worthy South Australian people, places, and businesses for the 14 individual award categories.
STAGE 2: SHORTLISTING PROCESS
Nominees for all award categories are shortlisted and assessed by an industry panel of judges.
STAGE 3: AWARDS CELEBRATION EVENT
Thursday 7 December 2023
Join us for an exclusive celebration of South Australia’s finest food, wine, and entertainment, as we reveal the winners of the SALIFE Absolute Best Awards.
This year’s gala takes place at the iconic Adelaide Festival Centre, featuring the Absolute Best Awards ceremony in the main festival theatre, followed by an open-air after-party on Festival Plaza, with the stunning riverbank and CBD as the backdrop. With a menu by Out In The Paddock and Bird in Hand Wines, plus exciting entertainment, it’s the premier event of the year, bringing SALIFE to life!
STAGE 4: SALIFE MAGAZINE COVERAGE
Category award finalists and winners will be featured in the January edition of SALIFE magazine.
For enquiries about the SALIFE Absolute Best Awards or to find out more about sponsorship opportunities:
Amy Byars, Event and Partnerships Manager