The success of the 2023 Federation University Gippsland Business Awards finalists was celebrated at a special breakfast on Friday 4 August 2023.
Coming from across Gippsland, this year’s 51 finalists represent the region’s most innovative, enthusiastic, professional and outstanding businesses, according to Gippsland Business Awards (GBA) committee chairperson, Graeme Sennett.“It is fantastic to see our finalists come together and share their experiences and knowledge with other businesspeople,” Mr Sennett said. “As well as the opportunity for reflection on their own business success, the Federation University Gippsland Business Awards Telstra Finalist Breakfast provides a great opportunity for our finalists to meet with their peers from right across the region.”
Mr Sennett told those attending the awards the GBA was were fortunate to have the support of both Federation Business School as naming rights sponsor and Telstra, sponsor of this year’s finalists’ breakfast.
The 13 finalist categories include Accommodation, Beauty and Personal Care, Business and Professional Services, Food and Wine Producers, Health and Well-being, Hospitality, Innovation, Manufacturing, Mechanical Trades and Construction, New Business, Retail, Tourism Activities and Attractions, along with the 25th Anniversary Award.
Each of the category winners will be announced at the gala presentation evening on Friday 25 August at Federation University in Churchill.
The major winner, the Gippsland Business of the Year, will come from the category winners and will also be announced at the presentation evening.
Mr Sennett said that as this year was the 25th Anniversary of the awards, the gala evening would be an “extra special” occasion.
“We are proud to celebrate 25 years of Gippsland business excellence, “ he said.
For further details of finalists refer to the Federation University Gippsland Business Awards website at www.gba.org.au
For additional media comment please contact GBA Chair, Graeme Sennett 0417 509 149