Local businesses compete for state awards
Leading businesses from across the City of Sydney local area competed with businesses from across the state at the 2015 NSW Business Chamber Business Awards on 27 November 2015 (pictured below).
The businesses were shortlisted for the state awards after competing at the new Sydney City regional awards program in July.
The City is a proud sponsor of the Excellence in Small Business award at the NSW awards. The 2015 award went to The Perfect Wave Travel Company, from Brookvale in Sydney's north, which was accepted by CEO Jamie Gray (pictured above right).
The City will continue to support the awards in 2016.
Judges for the Sydney City Business Awards and the NSW Business Chamber State Business Awards are selected from subject matter experts or practitioners in the area relating to the award category, academics in the field, award category sponsors and NSW Business Chamber representatives.
The City congratulates the incredible achievements of all the finalists in the state awards and the many small to medium-size businesses in our area that play an important role in the local economy.
Top image: The Perfect Wave Travel Company won the 2015 state award for Excellence in Small Business.
2015 Sydney City state award finalists
Business Leader – Brigid Kennedy, managing director of catering and events space, Simmer on the Bay, in Walsh Bay.
Employer of Choice – The Shepherd Centre
Excellence in Business – The Shepherd Centre
Excellence in Business Ethics – Newtown-based boutique research agency D&M Research.
Excellence in Export – The Australian Institute of Professional Education, an on-site and online e-learning vocational course for Australian and international students based in central Sydney.
Excellence in Sustainability – complete conference solutions venue, SMC Conference and Function Centre
Local Chamber of Commerce – Glebe Chamber of Commerce
Young Business Executive – Daniel Moss, co-founder and managing director of Vertical Financial Solutions, an independent advisory firm specialising in wealth management.
Young Entrepreneur – Kris Spann, building and projects manager of The Works, a multi-level warehouse space in Glebe offering co-working, studio, accommodation, classroom and retail space for creative practitioners to design, make and exhibit their works.
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Last updated: Monday, 30 November 2015