Thank you to the wonderful Local Businesses that have taken the time to enter into the Macleay Valley Business Awards 2019, which is proudly presented by Coastline Credit Union.

The Macleay Valley Business Chamber are proud of the hard work of our business community and excited to be celebrating local business throught he Awards.

We enjoyed a fabulous night at the Awards Gala Dinner held at the South West Rocks Country Club.

Congratulations to all of the entrants for sharing your business journey.

Entrants and recipients for each Award category are listed below.

Find pictures from the Gala Dinner here in the gallery

LOCAL RECOGNITION AWARDS

Excellence in Health, Beauty and Wellbeing

WINNER: Saltwater Hair Styles

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Rocks Beauty Therapy

  • Choa Bella Hair
  • Crescent Head Beauty and the Beach
  • Kirstie's Skinsational
  • Mirror Mirror Hair Lounge
  • Rocks Beauty Therapy
  • Roxy's Boutique Studio
  • Saltwater Hair Styles
  • Zen Chi Ryu Martial Arts and Fitness Centre

Excellence in Retail Services

WINNER: Central Kempsey IGA

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Mahalo Interiors

  • Cellarbrations West Kempsey
  • Central Kempsey IGA
  • Macleay Valley Rural Supplies
  • Mahalo Interiors
  • Seed + Salt Photography
  • Sweet Blossom Floral Design

Excellence in Trades and Industry

WINNER: Eversons Food Processors

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Hotondo Homes Kempsey

  • Eversons Food Processors
  • Hotondo Homes Kempsey
  • Macleay Air Pty Ltd
  • Patterson Glass Works
  • Richo's Lawn Mowing & Gardening
  • Valley Electrical Refrigeration & Air Conditioning

Excellence in Agriculture

WINNER: P & K Hand

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Blueberry Greens

  • Blueberry Greens
  • P & K Hand

Excellence in Professional Services

(more than 21 employees in the Macleay)

WINNER: Kempsey Shire Council

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Macleay Options Inc

  • Coastline Credit Union Ltd
  • Kempsey Shire Council
  • Macleay Options Inc
  • Real Futures Pty Ltd
  • Speediestaffsolutions

Excellence in Professional Services

(less than 20 employees in the Macleay)

WINNER: Coastal Wealth Directions

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Octec Limited

  • Chris's Entertainment
  • Coastal Wealth Directions
  • Dj Design Studio
  • Elders Real Estate South West Rocks
  • Key Employment
  • National Australia Bank
  • Octec Limited
  • Oxley Insurance Brokers
  • Regional Finance Solutions

Excellence in Tourism, Accommodation & Hospitality

WINNER: Slim Dusty Centre Pty Ltd

HIGHLY COMMENDED: South West Rocks Country Club

  • All Cleaning Services Kempsey-Macleay
  • Green Room Cafe
  • Hat Head Bowling & Recreation Club Limited
  • Historic Netherby House B&B Restaurant & Cafe
  • Kempsey Macleay RSL Club
  • Macleay Valley Community Art Gallery
  • Painted Blue Coffee Roasters Pty Ltd
  • Seabreeze Beach Hotel
  • Slim Dusty Centre Pty Ltd
  • South West Rocks Country Club
  • South West Rocks SUP
  • The Garden Bar & Kitchen

NSW BUSINESS CHAMBER ALIGNED AWARDS

Outstanding Employer of Choice

WINNER: Kempsey Shire Council

  • Kempsey Macleay RSL Club
  • Kempsey Shire Council
  • Macleay Options Inc
  • South West Rocks Country Club

Excellence in Micro Business

WINNER: Kirstie's Skinsational

  • All Cleaning Services Kempsey-Macleay
  • Coastal Wealth Directions
  • Mirror Mirror Hair Lounge
  • Kirstie's Skinsational

Excellence in Small Business

WINNER: Hat Head Bowling & Recreation Club Limited

Excellence in Business

WINNER: South West Rocks Country Club

  • Coastline Credit Union Ltd
  • Eversons Food Processors
  • Kempsey Macleay RSL Club
  • Macleay Options Inc
  • South West Rocks Country Club

Start Up Superstar

WINNER: Sweet Blossom Floral Design

Excellence in Social Enterprise

WINNER: Macleay Options Inc

  • Key Employment
  • Macleay Options Inc
  • Octec Limited Macleay

Excellence in Innovation

WINNER: Kempsey Macleay RSL Club

  • Kempsey Macleay RSL Club
  • Dj Design Studio
  • Valley Electrical, Refrigeration & Air Conditioning

Excellence in Sustainability

WINNER: Eversons Food Processors

  • Eversons Food Processors
  • Saltwater Hair Styles

Outstanding Young Employee

WINNER: Lachlan Townsend, Coastline Credit Union Ltd

  • Georgia Lyttle, Kirstie's Skinsational
  • Jessica Barr, Saltwater Hair Styles
  • Nina Allen, South West Rocks Country Club
  • Lachlan Townsend, Coastline Credit Union Ltd
  • Sam Stanfield, Seabreeze Beach Hotel
  • Sierra Sanders, Hotondo Homes Kempsey
  • Taylor Currie, Rocks Beauty Therapy

Outstanding Young Entrepreneur

WINNER: Lauren Reichel, Valley Electrical, Refrigeration & Air Conditioning

  • Lauren Reichel, Valley Electrical, Refrigeration & Air Conditioning
  • Sarah Ray, Rocks Beauty Therapy
  • Tim Wuth, South West Rocks SUP

Outstanding Business Leader

WINNER: Gavan Landini, Macleay Options Inc

  • Gavan Landini, Macleay Options Inc
  • Nathan King, Seabreeze Beach Hotel