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Well done to the finalists in the 2016 Western Australian Regional Small Business Awards and many congratulations to all the winners.
The awards evening, held on Friday, 11 November, was a great celebration of regional business success. Special acknowledgement goes to the award winners - the evening is a reflection of their hard work and dedication. Having already won a business award in their local area, they really are the ‘best of the best’.
Huge congratulations to Jonathan Smith, Prue Plowright and the team at Wattnow Electrical in Derby - named 2016 Western Australian Regional Small Business of the Year.
Each category award winner received $1,000 and a partial scholarship valued at over $7,500 from Curtin University’s Growth Program.
Wattnow Electrical, as WA Regional Small Business of the Year, also received $25,000 worth of television advertising courtesy of GWN7 and the production of a 30-second commercial through Lomax Media. In addition, they have been offered a full scholarship for Curtin University’s Growth Program plus an annual subscription to Business News valued at $750.
Overall winner 2016 Western Australian Regional Small Business of the Year
Jonathan Smith and Prue Plowright from Wattnow Electrical in Derby. Pictured here with Minister for Small Business, Hon Sean L’Estrange MLA and Small Business Commissioner David Eaton.
Home-based Business Award
Sponsored by The West Australian
KalyaaNa Spa & Wellness Retreat, South West
Franchise Business Award
Sponsored by the SBDC
BOQ Geraldton, Mid West
Aboriginal Business Award
Sponsored by Fortescue Metals Group
Wattnow Electrical, Kimberley
Start-up Business Award
Sponsored by GWN7
The Temple Boutique Spa, Great Southern
Community Engagement Award
Sponsored by Brookfield Rail
Pharmacy 777 Carnarvon, Gascoyne
Business with 0-4 Employees Award
Sponsored by Qantas
Esperance Psychology, Goldfields-Esperance
Business with 5-10 Employees Award
Sponsored by Bankwest
Physio Group South-West, South West
Business with 11-20 Employees Award
Sponsored by WFI
4 Life Physiotherapy, Mandurah
Business Local Achiever Award
Sponsored by the SBDC
Bullara Station Stay, Gascoyne
The awards evening was made possible thanks to the kind support of our sponsors:
And our supporters: