Congratulations to the Winners and Finalists
22nd Belmont Small Business Awards 2015
22nd October – Sponsors & Winners
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BEST MARKETING AWARD
Sponsor: Westways Visual Communications and Worldwide Printing Solutions
Presenter: Neil Cranny, Managing Director, Westways Visual Communications
Westways Visual Communications is a diverse graphic design, photography, video production, web development studio and major print supplier. Their motto is – “From business cards to magazines and everything in between”. Westways has been based in the City of Belmont for over 25 years, so next time you’re thinking of producing any marketing or promotional material to communicate your business, think Westways Visual Communications, – “our focus is making your business standout”. In addition, Worldwide Printing Solutions offer Australia’s premier printing services at Centres all over the country.
Winner: Central Caravan Park
Accepted by: Ornella Sialtsis & Christopher Sialtsis
Ascot based Central Caravan Park is the closest caravan park to the city, and has been operated by the Sialtsis family for the past 12 years. They market the park intrastate and interstate and have also had guests stay from over 40 other countries. One of their main marketing initiatives is working closely with motorhome companies. Other marketing undertaken includes Trip Advisor, GWN tv, Bookings.com, print media, being a member of the Caravan Industry Association, and marketing via their own website.
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MOST CREATIVE AWARD
Sponsor: Textile Clothing Footwear Resource Centre of WA (TCFWA)
Presented By: Lisa Garside, Board Member, TCF WA
The Textile, Clothing and Footwear Resource Centre of Western Australia Inc. (or TCFWA for short) provides a valuable resource for the fashion & TCFL industries. Since being established in Belmont in 1998, the centre has been so successful, that it now receives requests from across Australia and overseas. Some of these have been from major global trade organisations throughout Asia and designers wishing to be involved in its opportunities and projects. TCFWA provides specialised fashion business skills, mentoring and supply chain sourcing on and off shore and TCFWA has been recognised as a leader and role model organisation.
Winner:Icy Crown Spring Water
Accepted by: Past Chair Belmont BEC Tim Hammond on behalf of Dan Spasojevic, Icy Crown Spring Water
Icy Crown is not just a company; they are a movement that is dedicated to making a difference to people’s lives. Icy Crown is a charity-focused social-enterprise which has a colour system that enables their customers to support various types of charity Foundations. For example, if you choose a bottle of Icy Crown with a Red Cap you are supporting Health Foundations, A Green Cap will see you support Environmental Groups and finally a Blue Cap will contribute to Clean Water Projects in less developed countries. Icy Crown are truly a creative business!
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ONLINE BUSINESS AWARD
Sponsor: Website Designs
Presented By: Hon Kate Doust MLC, Member for South Metropolitan Region, Shadow Minister Small Business;
Website Designs builds smart websites for smart business, and smart businesses are those that belong to a business networking organisation like the Belmont Business Enterprise Centre or Chamber of Commerce. They help businesses identify realistic online goals and then work with them to achieve these goals using website design, SEO, content and online marketing.
Winner: Harmonic New Media
Accepted by: Craig Harman, Harmonic New Media
As a full service digital agency, Harmonic New Media can help you with any application from mobile to desktop, service to product, online or off. They are computer science and graphic design experts who understand digital technology and how it should be applied to your business. Harmonic New Media have been creating digital media solutions through careful planning & research, strategic design, functional development and quality results for more than 15 years.
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KARL FARRELL INSPIRATION AWARD
Sponsor: Designedge Fashion Incubator
Presented By: Sasha Rushe Farrell on behalf of designedge Fashion Incubator
Karl Farrell was an inspirational Chairman of TCFWA and this special award honours his memory. The Designedge Fashion Incubator established by TCFWA has provided retail and virtual showrooms and has assisted over 1,000 designers through co-ordination of trade exhibitions and promotional opportunities since 2003. TCF is also secretariat of the International Fashion Incubator Network and is currently in discussions to host the 5th International Fashion Incubator Conference to be held at Magic, Las Vegas in USA which is the largest fashion trade exhibition in the world.
Jade Lewis & Friends Inc.
Accepted by: Jade Lewis
Despite being an International medal winning little athletics champion at 15, Jade was unfortunately lured into the drug scene until she was 22. However, in 2004 Jade started Jade Lewis and Friends with a vision to help build drug free Australian communities. She has now delivered over 900 school and community presentations, authored two books and began the Yellow Ribbon Project for Second Chances campaign. This provides an innovative approach to the long-term rehabilitation of female offenders, ex-offenders and those at risk. With no starting budget Jade has raised over $1m in funding to help her run her programs.
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VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR AWARD
Sponsor: Perth Airport
Presented By: Julie Coleman, Manager Corporate Affairs, Perth Airport
As the gateway to Western Australia, and with an exciting phase of redevelopment well underway, Perth Airport’s own Gold Coat Volunteer Program is vital to ensure that passengers and visitors to the airport are provided with information and assistance within the international and domestic terminals. The airport recognises the invaluable contribution that volunteers like the Gold Coats make to the community, and would like to congratulate the winner of the Volunteer of the Year Award and all entrants in this category.
Winner: Volunteer Task Force
Accepted by: Kath Snell, CEO, Volunteer Task Force
Volunteer Task Force (VTF) has been serving the community for more than 45 years. Their mission is to deliver services that support independence, enhance safety and amenity of people, and to build community through volunteering. Their services are aimed at supporting those who have difficulty with everyday tasks due to frailty or disability. Volunteer Task Force provides services to more than 5,700 clients across the greater Perth Metropolitan region and their key to success is that they are an integral part of the community.
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MOST INNOVATIVE BUSINESS
Sponsor: Computer Consultant Professionals
Presented by Lee Sanders, Managing Director
Lee Sanders founded Computer Consultant Professionals 15 years ago and employs 9 staff members. Since then CCP has grown and now supports over 500 clients across Australia and New Zealand. They provide clients with hardware, software and support service needed in their businesses. The staff at Computer Consultant Professionals are dedicated to providing friendly and helpful service and reliable IT solutions.
Winner: Film My Video
Accepted by: Troy Wyatt,Film My Video
Film My Video specialises in taking a client’s training course, and transitioning it to a professional video-based online education program. They also create national qualification-based education programs with their alliance partner Business Education Institute. Film My Video eLearning products are innovative as they use international professional speakers and authors in their delivery, and can be aligned to National qualifications.
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COMMUNITY SPIRIT AWARD
Sponsor: Southern Gazette
Presented By: Nathan Wayne, Regional Manager Community Newspaper Group
The SOUTHERN GAZETTE community newspaper is your source for information on what’s happening in your local surrounding area. Distributed to homes and businesses in the City of Belmont, Town of Victoria Park and City of South Perth, the SOUTHERN GAZETTE is here to help grow your business by ensuring your advertising dollars are spent reaching the right people. Think of us as your most prominent shop window, displaying your goods and services to real prospects each and every week.
Winner: Food Rescue
Accepted by: Lyndon Nilsson & Julie Broad, Food Rescue
Belmont based Food Rescue is the missing link between thousands of tons of fresh, nutritious food thrown into landfill each year by the food industry and the thousands of hungry and disadvantaged people in need. Food Rescue’s support to the community means that those in need can access a variety of fresh fruit and vegetable produce. They also offer programs to assist the disadvantaged.
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BEST RETAIL BUSINESS
Sponsor: Belmont Forum
Presented By: Sarah Moore, Marketing Manager, Belmont Forum
Belmont Forum Shopping Centre is largest retail facility within the City of Belmont. The Shopping Centre is currently undergoing significant refurbishment works and has recently opened a new
JB HiFi Home, new amenities and refurbished speciality stores. There’s more exciting changes to come with a new look Woolworths and a new Best & Less opening in November plus façade upgrades happening in early 2016. Find shopping happiness at Belmont Forum.
Winner: Helloworld Belmont Forum
Accepted by: Catherine Grindley, helloworld Belmont Shopping Centre
helloworld Belmont Forum is a ‘one stop shop’ for all your travel needs. This includes a wide range of services including airfares, accommodation, cruises, rail packages and hotel packages that cater for a broad target market. The award winning helloworld Belmont Forum has been established for over 40 years and is committed to sharing their extensive travel knowledge with their clients.
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Sponsor: Belmont BEC
Presented by: Anne Griffiths, Board Member, Belmont BEC
Belmont Business Enterprise Centre (Belmont BEC) has since its establishment been passionate about supporting social enterprises and creating community projects that benefit the community at large, whether that be the Belmont Clothes Library formed in 1996 to loan clothes to the unemployed to attend job interviews or to its Perth Royal Show Fashion Spectaculars showcasing the talents of over 100 emerging designers and 50 student models to over 25,000 each year. The Achievement Award is a new category introduced this year.
Winner: Spirit of the Streets Choir
Accepted by: Bernard Carney, Choir Master,Spirit of the Streets Choir
The Spirit of the Streets Choir is a singing community that welcomes everybody, but has a strong focus on people who are socially disadvantaged and are outside the reach of the mainstream community. Through music, friendship and performance, self-esteem and confidence grow, and people are able to see past the difficulties in their daily lives and experience a sense of joy and achievement. Through heartfelt song, and sharing personal stories they capture audiences and break down the barriers and attitudes that lead to isolation. The Choir performs between 40 and 50 gigs each year at corporate, private and community events and has performed at Spirits and Spooks, Perth Town Hall.
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ENERGY EFFICIENCY AWARD
Sponsor: TCF Australia
Presented By: Carol Hanlon, Founder & CEO, TCF Australia
TCF Australia provides support and assistance to the fashion and textile industry of Australia through the development of services and national projects to assist small business growth and development. TCF Australia has delivered Energy Efficiency Training & Mentoring for small business across Australia over the past 3years to over 1,000 small businesses.
Winner:Westsun Solar Pty Ltd
Accepted by: Ben Emery & Mark Hall, Westsun Solar Pty Ltd
Westsun Solar installs solar panel systems in homes and businesses across Perth.
They are proudly West Australian owned and operated. Westsun Solar is accredited with the Clean Energy Council and choose their solar panel systems based on their exceptional energy efficiency and superior quality. As qualified electrical installers, they ensure each solar panel system is meticulously installed, and are happy to explain to customers how to use the system and maximise solar energy.
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HOME-BASED BUSINESS AWARD
Sponsor: Belmont BEC
Presented By: Chair Belmont BEC, Jules Lewin
The Belmont Business Enterprise Centre (Belmont BEC) provides ‘Low-Cost Advisory services’ to new and existing small businesses through helplines, mentoring, networking, legal and accounting services, preparation of marketing and business plans, an extensive series of online business training topics and opportunities to attend trade & sourcing missions throughout Asia. Belmont BEC is a member of BEC Australia and the Australasian Institute of Enterprise Facilitators.
Winner: Shop & Style Specialists
Accepted by: Kirsty Noakes
Perth stylist Kirsty Noakes is a businesswoman and self-confessed shop-a-holic. As founder of Shop & Style Specialists in Ascot, Kirsty helps her clients’ look and feel better in their personal lives. Shop & Style Specialists offers the expert provision of professional styling services in the everyday world. Since the arrival of her twins, Kirsty maintains that her business is perfectly suited to being a home-based business!
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BUSINESS WOMAN OF THE YEAR AWARD
Sponsors: Business & Professional Women of Western Australia & BPW Business Incubator ONLINE Training & Mentoring Program
Presented By: Kate Waters, President BPW WA
BPW Western Australia is part of a global network of Business & Professional Women that makes real differences in women’s lives by creating awareness, leading discussion and driving change. Their focus is on issues that affect women and work including equal access to education and training and they recognise business excellence. Members give their time and passion to support various campaigns and run projects that are good for women and the world. BPW WA proudly support the BPW Business Incubator ONLINE Training & Mentoring Project which is a specialist business improvement program that provides ONLINE support to women owner/managers in small businesses across Australia and beyond.
Winner: Outback Initiatives
Accepted by: Sheryll Fisher,Outback Initiatives
Outback Initiatives is a Human Resource Development consultancy which delivers unique outdoor-based organisational change, leadership and team development programs. Sheryll Fisher joined Outback Initiatives in 2006, and through her sheer determination and resilience has helped guide staff at Outback Initiatives through economic slowdowns and has helped the team and the business to thrive. Sheryll has helped grow the business through successful networking, social media and partnerships. The Outback Initiative programs revolve around outdoor based activities between 3 and 23 days that usually take place in rural and remote areas of Australia.
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BEST NEW BUSINESS
Sponsor: City of Belmont
Presenter: Cr. Phil Marks, Mayor, City of Belmont
The City of Belmont is a vibrant, modern City located just six kilometres from Perth CBD. In 2015 significant infrastructure projects such as Gateway WA, Development Area 6 and the new Airport West rail link continue to gain momentum in the City. Along with the ongoing development at The Springs, these will firmly establish Belmont as an accessible business district and a great place to live and work. With a focus on establishing and maintaining a progressive business community, the Council is proud to sponsor the award for the Best New Business. By recognising quality and excellence in the community, the City of Belmont – the City of Opportunity continues to be a great place to live, work and invest.
Winner: All Seasons Seafood Bar & Grill
Accepted by: Duc Thien (Tony) Nguyen, All Seasons Seafood Bar & Grill
Belmont based All Seasons Seafood Bar & Grill not only provide the usual items you might expect a fish and chip shop to sell, but they also provide fresh local fish, offer breakfast, barista coffee, freshly prepared rolls and Asian food. All Seasons Seafood Bar & Grill have made their business successful by consistently offering fresh and healthy food at good prices.
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Sponsor: My Business Incubator
Presented By: Rob Francis, Board Member, Belmont BEC
My Business Incubator delivers specialist business improvement services online to small businesses across Western Australia. Participants are able to gain access to one on one online Business Mentoring with advisors to improve and grow their business, business webinars on a range of topics, and can attend networking events to help make new business contacts and meet business experts.
Winner: R. Moore & Sons
Accepted by: Stuart Davis, General Manager, R. Moore & Sons
Kewdale based R. Moore & Sons was founded in 1920 and specialise in the remanufacturing of diesel engine components predominantly for heavy industry. In April this year the business invested in a 100 kilowatt solar system as part of their environmental footprint reduction initiatives. They have also recently replaced all the lighting in their workshop creating a significant saving in power. This year R. Moore & Sons also reduced their water consumption by commissioning a new waste water recycling plant.
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SPIRIT OF AUSTRALIA AWARD
Sponsor: Hanssen Project Management
Presented By: Gerry Hanssen, Managing Director, Hanssen Project Management
Hanssen Project Management specialise in the construction of high-rise residential and commercial apartments in Perth and the North West. Managing Director Gerry Hanssen believes in making a difference in the community and providing opportunities for every person to reach their full potential. Hanssen is proud to sponsor the Spirit of Australia Award.
Winner: Access 1 Security Systems
Accepted by: Andrew Herrmann,Access 1 Security Systems
Access 1 Security Systems are specialists in electronic security consulting, supply & installation firms. Andrew Herrmann started his first business at 19 years of age, and his first security business at 24. Within two years he had 50 employees and 6 patrol cars on the road. However the business hit hard times and he had to start again from scratch. He then went on to start and successfully grow a range of other businesses, but then the GFC hit, and once again Andrew faced hard times. Throughout all the challenges he has faced personally and in business he has continued to learn about business and sought help from mentors. Andrew has now successfully opened an office in Myanmar, and his Perth business continues to thrive.
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YOUNG ENTREPRENEUR AWARD
Sponsor: Business News
Presented By: Kim Phan, Business News
Our aim at Business News is to be the best news and information service, providing the insights, connection and opportunities of doing business in the nation’s most successful economy.
We achieve this through an editorial team that is committed to delivering quality and trusted news and information and engaging with the full range of business sectors in the WA economy via print and digital platforms.
Winner: Digit Books
Accepted by: Andrew Erkins,Digit Books
Andrew Erkins is co-founder of Digit Books. Digit Books are an award winning business providing quality bookkeeping services via Xero. Andrew’s role has been to establish and to be caretaker of the company vision, to guide business, and to develop and promote and engage their audience. Andrew has helped Digit Books achieve sales conversion rates of 90 percent, and increase revenue 128 percent since 2014.
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INDIGENOUS BUSINESS OF THE YEAR AWARD
Sponsor: Perth Airport
Presented By: Julie Coleman, Manager Corporate Affairs, Perth Airport
Perth Airport is proud to continue its support of the Indigenous Business of the Year Award. As custodians of the land on which the airport is located, Perth Airport recognises the importance of the area to the Noongar people and values its ongoing partnership with the local Indigenous community. Perth Airport would like to congratulate the winning Indigenous Business of the Year and all entrants in this category.
Winner: IN Balance
Accepted by: Ian Bradshaw, IN Balance
Founded in 2013, IN Balance is Australia’s first 100% Aboriginal owned chemical distribution company. IN Balance provides world class Australian made environmentally responsible cleaning and industrial solutions for multinational companies across Australia and has recently started exporting into North and South America. IN Balance partners with other Indigenous and minority businesses to achieve the best economic and social outcomes possible.
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FASHION INDUSTRY AWARD
Sponsor: TCF Global
Presented By: Irving Lane, Chair TCFWA
TCF Global assists designers with sourcing and linkages to global networks of supportive fashion organisations, trade missions and events. TCF Global also assists social enterprise and TCF Village Community projects with micro economic development projects for women starting small sewing related businesses globally and facilitates many sourcing missions for fashion designers to attend trade fairs across Asia.
Winner: Arcaro Couture
Accepted by: Angelina Arcaro
Fashion designer and couturier Angelina Arcaro specialises in the creation of one of a kind, unique bridal gowns and high class evening wear. Each Arcaro Couture design is made expertly to measure and captures the uniqueness of every woman who wears Angelina’s gowns. After completing her Diploma in Fashion Design in the mid-1970s, Angelina began a career designing everything from swimsuits to bridal wear. The long running success of the Arcaro Couture business hinges on the expertise and broad experience that Angelina brings to it.
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WA RACING INDUSTRY AWARD
Sponsor: Racebreed Australia
Presented By: Marjorie Charleson, Racebreed Australia
RACEBREED AUSTRALIA was for ten years the ONLY commercially independent publication based in Western Australia promoting the thoroughbred breeding and racing industry through newsagents and subscribers across Australia and into New Zealand. Other WA publications were “house magazines” produced by local industry associations for the local market. Racebreed was previously a three-time winner of the Belmont Small Business Awards in the Categories of Tourism, Marketing and the initial Racing Industry Award before becoming a sponsor of the latter category. Marjorie Charleson has been the sole proprietor, publisher and editor of the magazine since 1998 when it appeared as Racing West prior to the name change in 2000.
RACEBREED was inducted into the Belmont Small Business Awards HALL OF FAME in 2011
Winner: Darren McAullay, Macmedia Marketing
Accepted by: Paul McDonnell on behalf ofDarren McAullay,Macmedia Marketing
Darren McAullay founder of Macmedia Marketing is the only racing broadcaster specialising in the racing industry. He is also a bloodstock auctioneer and has instigated and sustained a network of race broadcasting facilities which are networked across the nation to a variety of television and radio outlets covering racing internationally. Darren McAullay is the No. 1 ticket holder for Perth Racing which was an honour bestowed on him at the WA Racing Industry Awards for 2014/15. He has been chief caller in WA for the TAB for more than 20 years.
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CUSTOMER SERVICE AWARD
Sponsor: Telstra Business Centre Belmont
Presented By: Mombi Sakala,Telstra Business Centre Belmont
The Telstra Business Centre Belmont is here to help local business with the complete range of Telstra telecommunications solutions. Located at 138 Abernethy Road in Belmont, we have working technology on display and an experienced team available to offer professional advice or we can meet with you face to face at your business. We are looking forward to helping you improve your business efficiencies, improve your customer interactions and increase your bottom line. That is why we are all in business!
Winner: Technology Assisting Disability WA (TADWA)
Accepted by: Tracy Pearce, Technology Assisting Disability WA
Commencing in 1984, a small number of Telecom employees banded together, volunteering their time and skills to modify communication equipment to enable people with hearing or vision impairment to better utilise the telephone. These days Technology Assisting Disability WA (or TADWA for short) use their skills to design and modify a full range of devices, appliances, and equipment which perform the most necessary tasks for daily living. Most importantly, TADWA provide solutions for independence for people with a disability.
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BUSINESS MIGRANT OF THE YEAR AWARD
Sponsor: The Australian Asian Association of WA
Presented By: Vice President Mr Mel Fialho, The Australian Asian Association of WA
The Australian Asian Association is one of Western Australia’s premier ethnic conglomerate bodies, providing rent free accommodation to 17 of their ethnic conglomerate associations from Asia, Africa, Latin America and Europe in their current building on Stirling Street. The building is used for services by the Chilean and Nepalese Consuls and the also some services of the Filipino Embassy. This building has a major and a minor function centre which are in constant use. The Australian Asian Association provides a range of services to their clients including Training, Legal Advice, Immigration Advice and Case Management, Welfare, Emergency Relief, Aged Care under the Community Aged Care Packages and Health and Community Care and an Ethnic Secretariat that provides amongst its many services, help to new and emerging groups in preparing their constitutions and registration. The membership and services continue to grow in geometrical proportions as evident from tonight’s function.
Winner: Australian Employment Force Pty Ltd
Accepted by: Agnes Vo and Khoi Vo,Australian Employment Force Pty Ltd
Australian Employment Force is a retailer and service provider. Their key products are mobile phone accessories, phone repairs, beauty, food and car washes. They have more than 80 shops which are located in more than 30 towns and cities throughout WA. They have also expanded into Queensland and the Northern Territory. In 10 years the business has grown from 5 to 500 employees. Business owner Khoi Vo is a migrant from Vietnam, and is proud to have enriched the multicultural community of WA.
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INTERNATIONAL TRADE AWARD
Sponsor: BEC Global
Presented By: Raj Selvendra, Board Member, Belmont BEC
The international trade of goods and services around the world is a challenge for small business owners searching for new markets, clients or suppliers in this fast changing global economy.
BEC Global via assists small businesses to quickly tap into trade opportunities, stay ahead of competitors and cope with the multiple demands of exporting and importing, various time zones, hemispheres and cultures. BEC Global helps provide global linkages and supply chain connections between countries such as Hong Kong, China, Mongolia, India, Korea and Taiwan. BEC Global supports UN CSW NGO Forums, International Trade Centre (ITC-WTO) and APEC initiatives.
Winner: Express-Link Global
Accepted by: Stephen McGann, General Manager, Express-Link Global
Welshpool based Express-Link Global is a dynamic transport company providing worldwide express courier shipments. Western Australian owned Express-Link Global delivers complete transport solutions, online tracking and proof of delivery.Express-Link Global can transport any object to any location, anywhere in the world, and are one of W.A’s most trusted and awarded national and international transport providers. By road, air or sea, Express-Link deliver on time, to total client satisfaction.
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ENTERPRISE OF THE YEAR
Sponsor: Watering Concepts
Presented By: Stuart Giles,Watering Concepts
Watering Concepts is a Western Australian owned company with a 35 year record of service within the community. Watering Concepts designs, supplies and services systems for water-based operations, including process water for mining, chemical applications, industrial waste applications and for use within the water utilities system. They can assist with designing new projects or building and supplying customised control valves for existing systems; provide on-site or workshop repairs/refits for existing equipment dealing with control of flow, pressure, quality and distribution of solutions; provide access to spare parts and repairs to most brands of filters, control valves and flow meters, to maintain their reputation as Problem Solvers for Water Distribution Operations. They can also provide on-site training sessions for mine-site field operators to help reduce downtime and increase productivity.
Winner: Pierrot’s Hair Studios
Accepted by: Julie Jeffrey,Pierrot’s Hair Studios
Julie Jeffrey has been operating Pierrot’s Hair Studios for 33 years in WA and has mastered the art of giving clients the best in hairdressing service as well as managing the marketing and expansion of the business.Pierrot’s is a multi-award winning AVEDA Concept Salon with a full range of AVEDA products. Julie is committed to providing a stimulating and forward thinking environment for her team and is looking forward to many more successful years in business.
Sponsor: Belmont BEC & Green Promotions
Presented by: Past Chair Jasmyn Mumme, Belmont BEC
The Belmont Business Enterprise Centre inducts local small business or individuals into the Belmont Small Business Awards Hall of Fame when they have demonstrated business excellence, leadership and community contribution to the region over a number of years. In this the 22nd Year of the Belmont Small Business Awards, Belmont BEC is announcing our new 2015 inductee
Hall of Fame inductee – Julie Jeffrey,Peirrot’s Hair Designs
Julie Jeffrey has been operating Pierrot’s Hair Studios for 33 years in WA and has mastered the art of giving clients the best in hairdressing service as well as the marketing and expansion of the business.Julie Jeffrey has previously been awarded Belmont Small Business Awards – 2013 Best Marketing Award; 2014 TCF Australia Fashion Industry Award and tonight Julie has been awarded the 2015 Enterprise of the Year and is now inducted into the prestigious Belmont Small Business Awards Hall of Fame
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BUSINESS PERSON OF THE YEAR
Sponsor: Euroz Securities Limited
Presented By: Nick Dempster,Euroz Securities
Euroz Limited is a diversified wealth management company. As the ASX holding company with a market capitalisation of ~$160m, Euroz offers private wealth management, funds management, institutional services and corporate advice to clients with a focus on the Western Australian economy. Euroz has a strong track record of partnering with and supporting clients through research, trading and corporate advisory services, raising in excess of $8.4 billion in new equity during the past 15 years. Nick Dempster specialises in providing wealth management services for high net worth clients. Nick has been advising since 1996, initially in commodities markets, then in wealth management for the past 10 years.
Accepted by: David Barker,WA Treeworks
David Barker, the Managing Director of WA Treeworks is an experienced company director with over 20 years involvement in business development. WA Treeworks specialises in the delivery of vegetation management services for their clients. David has many industry certifications and his proactive approach to industry research and development contributes to local business and the environment. David’s mechanical knowledge and ability to ‘think outside the square’ has led to multiple modifications to equipment and processes to achieve client objectives.
The Belmont Small Business Awards in previous years