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2018 Finalists


Outstanding Young Employee

Angelica Boyce, RURAL LAW with Peter Long
Sam Uphill, Laser Electrical Armidale
Tom Gayford, Telstra Business Centre North West NSW

Outstanding Young Entrepreneur

Brooke Patriquin, Li’l Achievers Early Learning Centre
Chantel Quinn, Runway and F45 Tamworth
Jemma Mulligan, Altitude Physiotherapy Armidale

Outstanding Business Leader

Bronwyn Pearson, Pinnacle People Solutions
Jacinta Mannion, Ultra Fleet and Mannion Group
Peter Ryan, Inland Technology

Excellence in Small Business

Bakers Barn Saddlery
Freckles Café
Gowrie Vet Clinic
Heal with Ease
Inverell Furniture Court
Konekt Tamworth
New England Motor Lodge
Pinnacle People Solutions
Tenterfield Lodge and Caravan Park
U Goose
Ultra Fleet


Excellence in Business

Mannion Drilling
Roberts & Morrow

Excellence in Innovation

Birth Beat
Lively Linseed Products
U Goose


Excellence in Export

Lively Linseed Products

Excellence in Sustainability

Raw Fibre
Stewart Surveys

Excellence in Social Enterprise

BackTrack Youth Works
Brighter Access

StartUp Superstar

D & A Refridgeration - Heating & Cooling
Kinfolk Student Cafés
Meralli Solar
New England Hunting
Portable Horse Stables
smo-KING Barbeque

Excellence in Workplace Inclusion

Flourish Australia
HealthWISE New England North West
White Leaf Dental

Outstanding Employer of Choice

HealthWISE New England North West
Inland Technology
Invest Blue Support

Local Chamber of Commerce

Gunnedah and District Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Guyra and District Chamber of Commerce
Principal Sponsor
TPG Telecom Logo
Category Sponsors
CareSuper logo City of Sydney 2030 logo Qantas logo Westpac logo NSW Government logo icare
Print and Wine Sponsors
Rawson Print Co logo Drayton's Family Wine