Nominations open for local Best in Business Awards

August 29, 2023 7:42 am in by
Image: 2022 Best in Business Awards Gala event (Supplied: Capricorn Enterprise)

Capricorn Enterprise and Capricornia Chamber of Commerce are joining forces to present the 2023 Best in Business Awards.

Celebrating the regions businesses and enterprises that make our community unique, the Awards provide a platform for industry drivers.

There are nine categories and nominations are open until October 11.

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Capricorn Enterprise CEO Mary Carroll says this will be the third year of the Awards.

“This year’s Awards will once again provide a positive impact on businesses and people across our community and celebrate many local operators who provide excellence within our region, making it a superb place to work, live and play.

“With an array of categories fitting every type of industry, regardless of size, we encourage as many local businesses as possible from across Rockhampton and the Capricorn Coast to enter.

“We are pleased to introduce new award categories this year including Best Sustainable Business and Best Owner/Manager, which both highlight superior outcomes across business operations.”

Nominating businesses need to be registered within the Local Government Areas of Rockhampton Regional Council or Livingstone Shire Council.

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The Best in Business Awards will bring the entire business community together on December 2 for an end of year Gala Awards Celebration, held under the stars at Keppel Bay Marina.

The formal Awards night will feature three courses and a beverage package, with pre-dinner and after-party entertainment.

Nominations in the following nine categories are now open until 11th October:

  • Best New Business
  • Best Small Business
  • Best Community Enterprise
  • Best Large & Medium Business
  • Best Sustainable Business
  • Best Employee as nominated by an Employer
  • Best Apprentice or Trainee as nominated by an Employer
  • Best Business Manager or Owner
  • People’s Choice