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Celebrating Regional Business Excellence
In 2019 we are celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the South West Business Excellence Awards (previously the South West Small Business Awards) which is proudly coordinated by Business South West. The Awards were created in 1995 to celebrate and recognise the achievements and resilience of the South West business community, as well as to bring local businesses together. From this small and humble beginning, the Awards has grown to become one of the most prestigious events on the South West business calendar.
For our 25th anniversary we are re-introducing a category for medium sized enterprises with between 21 – 100 employees. We believe these businesses deserve recognition for the contribution they make to the growth the prosperity of our local economy.
The Benefits of Entering
• The application process is designed to focus on key aspects of your business, providing a valuable opportunity to review and benchmark your performance against other successful enterprises.
• All entrants receive a score card and feedback from the judges. This feedback will help you see your business in a new light and identify key areas of growth and strength.
• Winners, runners-up and finalists are provided with a custom 2019 South West Business Excellence Awards logo for use on your stationery, labels, packaging and marketing communications. All winners receive a trophy and are featured in a wrap up of the event in the South Western Times.
• Major Award Category winners appear on GWN7 in a congratulatory television commercial.
• By entering the awards you/your business will establish a valuable network with the other applicants, which is mutually rewarding and beneficial for your business.
Congratulations to the 2019 Winners!
South Western Times
Business with 5-10 Employees Award
Runner-Up: The Caravan Doctor
Bunbury Geographe Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Business with 11-20 Employees Award
Winner: Alpine Laundry Pty Ltd
Shire of Dardanup
Winner: AusQ Training
Workwise Advisory Services
Winner: SportsPower Bunbury & Eaton Fair
Shire of Capel
Winner: Holberry House
Construction, Mining & Manufacturing Award
Winner: Jones Welding Solutions Pty Ltd
Business South West
Food, Produce & Agribusiness Award
Winner: Simple and Beautiful Catering
South West Development Commission
Winner: Local Advantage
Sponsorship & Consulting Services
Environmental & Sustainability Award
Winner: Alpine Laundry Pty Ltd
Community Engagement Award
Winner: Bianca Turri Photographer
Accessible & Inclusive Business Award
Winner: Cape Abilities
ECU South West Campus
Young Business Achiever
Winner: Tegan Studsor – AusQ Training
The WorkPac Group
Employee of the Year
Winner: Emma May Harris – The Barberia of Bunbury
WOW Award for Excellence in Customer Service
Winner: Talitha King – Conveyancing Southwest
Business South West are proud to partner with the following organisations who assist us in making the Awards a success, year after year.
We are an accessible and inclusive city, where all people are valued equally.
The City of Bunbury has a resident population of 32,684 and is located in the South
West of Western Australia, about 180km south of Perth.
Heralded as the State’s second capital City, Bunbury is a beautiful place to live, work and visit.
The quality of life is one of its biggest attractions offering residents a variety of amenities, schools, shops, beaches and nightlife, all within easy reach. It has everything a family needs including public and private schools, tertiary education, and a range of health services, not to mention an extensive and diverse events calendar.
The City of Bunbury will continue to grow, develop and improve thanks to these qualities and the massive potential for investment and growth in our region.
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