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2018 Business Excellence Awards Finalists Announced

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Today the much anticipated City of Ipswich 2018 Business Excellence Awards Finalists were announced. For the businesses involved, it is a great honour to be nominated in such a prestigious awards system that highlights the diversity and depth of talent within the broader Ipswich business community.

There was a record number of nominations received again this year and the calibre of submissions was outstanding. The judges were required to spend significant time assessing each application during the judging process.

The winners will be announced at the Gala Black Tie Dinner being held at the Ipswich Civic Centre on Saturday 20th October from 6.30pm.

City of Ipswich 2018 Business Excellence Award Finalists (in alpha order)

Ipswich City Council – New Business of the Year
Inhouse Bathrooms / Pender Accounting Group / Pet Dinners

Llewellyn Motors – Customer Service Award
Chalk Electrical / CSI Club Services Ipswich / Pterodactyl Helicopters

Ipswich Turf Club – Tourism / Community Event of the Year Award
IHF Park2Park / Ipswich City Symphony Orchestra /
Ipswich Musical Theatre Company – Les Misérables / Willowbank Raceway

River 94.9 – Community Involvement Award
Battery World Ipswich / Catalyst Church / Ipswich Hospice Care / Ipswich Hospital Foundation

TAFE Queensland – Young Business Person of the Year
(35 years and under)

Dean Zurvas (GWT Earthmoving) / Jessika Brigginshaw (B Indulged) /
Lauren Antonenko (WOW Mobility)

Sirromet Wines – Business Person of the Year (36 years & over)
Martin Sammut (Sammut Bulow) / Mike Jarvis (Pterodactyl Helicopters) /  Paul Court (Maxcon Industries)

Konica Minolta– Innovation in Business Award
Hello Home Doctor Service / Springfield Microgreens / West Moreton Health

The Queensland Times – Small Business of the Year
Choices Flooring by Mallets / Ipswich Pro Drive / Pterodactyl Helicopters / WOW Mobility

RPQ Pty Ltd – Business of the Year
AUSblue / Sammut Bulow / Walker Pender Group

This year has seen an extraordinary amount of nominations and subsequent submissions received, a ringing endorsement of Ipswich business and the community that represents it.

We wish to congratulate the above finalists and also thank those that participated in what has been a stand out field of entries.

To all the businesses and people selected as a finalist, congratulations, we personally wish you every success in your business endeavours and look forward to announcing the winners at the gala event on the 20th October.

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The Ipswich Chamber of Commerce and Industry has been an integral part of the business community since 1906 and is the leading business body in the region whose primary goal is to CONNECT, INFORM and ADVOCATE for local business.

Your Chamber remains at the cutting edge of events, infotainment and innovation to drive Your Business further.

CONNECT: Your Chamber’s most fundamental mission is to generate more business activity for your business and the community by providing the opportunity to CONNECT and engage with each other to form strong business partnerships that have real value.

Did you know Your Chamber membership entitles you to the following benefits?

Complimentary food & drinks at some superb venues.
Complimentary entertainment provided by local artists.
Complimentary referrals & networking opportunities.

Our Networking AFTER 5 events provide all these benefits and more to you for free as a Member of the fastest growing Chamber in the region.

We recognise that every dollar in business is hard-earned!… So, we know that we must deliver value for your membership.  This year, more than ever before, we expect your inclusion in all the exclusive offers, events and services will continue to exceed the moderate cost of membership.

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