THE Bendigo business community came together last night to celebrate excellence.

During a black tie event at Ulumbarra Theatre, Todd Newman Builders was named the Bendigo Business Council and Bendigo Advertiser 2016 Business of the Year. Other category winners were:

Excellence in Accommodation or Tourism: Bendigo Tramways. Finalists: The Schaller Studio; Bendigo Pottery

Excellence in Hospitality: Rocks on Rosalind. Finalists: Percy and Percy; FroCreations

Bendigo Social Enterprise of the Year: Workspace Australia. Finalists: Goldfields Library Corporation; Amicus;

Excellence in Sustainability: Holloway Air. Finalists: Bendigo Property Services; Viatek

Excellence in Partnership: Bendigo Toyota. Finalists: Viatek; Central Vic Meats;

Excellence in Manufacturing: Thales. Finalists: Simon Wilson Furniture; Signarama

Excellence in Building and Construction: Todd Newman Builders. Finalists: Holloway Air; ; G.J Gardner Homes

Employee of the Year: Maree Laux, The Elmore Bakery. Finalists: Avril Angell-Johnson, The Human Mechanics; Haylee Kennedy, Peter Anthony Menswear

Trainee or Apprentice of the Year: Linette Moore, The Elmore Bakery. Finalists: Jay Harkness, Rocks on Rosalind;  Paul Summersgill, Ai Group

Excellence in Training and Development: Belle Etudes. Finalists: Bendigo Kangan TAFE; Aligning Health

Excellence in Strategy for Online Presence in Bendigo: Creative Revolution. Finalists: The Human Mechanics; First Aid Distributions

Excellence in Workplace Health and Wellbeing:  Bendigo Property Services. Finalists: Bendigo Community Health Services; St John of God Bendigo;

Bendigo Professional Service of the Year: B2B: Spiire (large); Sorted4Life (small). Finalist: Tough Cooking Marketing

Bendigo Professional Service of the Year B2C: Kosmac and Clemens Optometrists. Finalists: Elmore Primary Health; Bendigo Accident Repair Centre

People’s Choice Award: Z Fit Studios. Finalists: FroCreations; The Schaller Studio


This article courtesy of the Bendigo Advertiser