Category details

Congratulations to our 2022 Lake Macquarie Business Excellence Awards finalists.

Outstanding Employee

The Outstanding Employee Award recognises an inspirational employee who has demonstrated a passion for their role and a commitment to their workplace and the community.

2022 Finalists

Alessandra Brown, Sensational Start Occupational Therapy

Georgia Smith, Weekenda

Outstanding Young Business Leader (under 35 years)

This award recognises an inspirational young person aged 35 years or under who has demonstrated a commitment to their workplace, industry and the community through leadership.

2022 Finalists

Alyce Svensk, Sensational Start Occupational Therapy

Vivek Jayachandran, Jaegersoft (Highly Commended)

Outstanding Business Leader

This award recognises an inspirational business leader aged 36 years or over who has demonstrated a commitment to their workplace, industry and the community through leadership, whilst providing mentorship to others.

 

2022 Finalists

 

Lauren Haskins A Growing Understanding (Highly Cmmended)

 

Scott Robinson, ADW Johnson

Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality*

This award recognises a business that has achieved significant growth (market share, sales volume, turnover, profitability) and is able to demonstrate the specific strategies and plans implemented to achieve sustainable growth in the previous financial year.

2022 Finalists

Lake Macquarie Cruises

Weekenda Pty Ltd

Employer of Choice

This award recognises a business that has implemented strategies and initiatives to create stimulating and supportive workplace environments for its employees.

 

2022 Finalists

 

A Growing Understanding

 

Sensational Start Occupational Therapy

Excellence in Innovation

This Award recognises a business that has implemented innovative solutions for new and existing business needs through the introduction or improvement of an idea, product, method, technology, process or application.

 

2022 Finalists

 

SAPHI

 

The Rumpus Room Pelican

Excellence in Sustainability

This award recognises a business that has demonstrated its commitment to sustainable business practices and is working to reduce the impact of its operations on the environment.

2022 Finalist

Swansea Community Cottage Inc

Outstanding Community Organisation

This award recognises an organisation that works to improve the social, cultural or environmental wellbeing of the community. 

 

2022 Finalists

Empowered Community Services (Highly Commended)

 

Hunter Heart Safe

Outstanding Start-up

This category recognises a start-up business that has effectively driven growth and is able to demonstrate the potential to achieve future success.

2022 Finalists

Gourmet Coffee Cruiser

 

Kara Grace Collective - The Organised Family

Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion

This award recognises businesses that address the needs of a diverse community, including seniors, people from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) backgrounds, and people with disability. An inclusive business facilitates the needs of all its employees and customers. 

 

2022 Finalist

Pitch Perfect

Excellence in Micro Business

This category recognises a business that has effectively driven growth and is able to demonstrate the specific strategies implemented to achieve business success and/or resilience. 

2022 Finalists

Dream & Believe Entertainment

 

Flowrite Air Conditioning, Electrical and Refrigeration

Excellence in Small Business

This category recognises a business that has effectively driven growth and is able to demonstrate the specific strategies implemented to achieve business success and/or resilience.

 

2022 Finalists

 

GDW Engineering

 

Spectrum Comms (Highly Commended)

 

Excellence in Large Business

This category recognises a business that has effectively driven growth and is able to demonstrate the specific strategies implemented to achieve business success and/or resilience. 

2022 Finalists

Air Extreme Air Conditioning

Lake Group Strata