Finalists for the prestigious Casey Cardinia Business Awards 2014 were announced at a cocktail function held on the evening of Thursday 14 August at Monash University, Berwick.
City of Casey Mayor Cr Geoff Ablett said 'The Casey Cardinia Business Awards acknowledge and celebrate the many outstanding businesses operating in the Casey Cardinia region. 'It is an opportunity to recognise excellence among more than 20,000 businesses in the region and support the thriving business community. 'This is the first year the Casey Cardinia Business Awards have been held. The expanded awards provide the chance to highlight our local success stories and showcase the great work being done across both municipalities'. The finalists were shortlisted from close to 90 applications.
Cardinia Shire Council Mayor Cr Graeme Moore said 'Through the judging process, it has been very exciting to see the number and quality of entrants on the rise. 'I congratulate the nominees and finalists of this year's awards and look forward to seeing the winners announced in October', added Cr Moore.
Agriculture and Primary Industries of the Year Award
Ten-Rose International Simmental
Business and Professional Services of the Year Award
Highview Accounting Services
RJ Sanderson & Associates
Health, Education and Wellbeing of the Year Award
Soothe Mobile Massage
Home Based Business of the Year Award
Helping Hand Is Here
Nomie Boutique Stationery
Ooh La La Cupcakes
Hospitality and Tourism of the Year Award
D'Angelo Estate Vineyard
Elevation @ Emerald Restaurant and Bar
Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park
Manufacturer of the Year Award
Australian Precision Technology
New Business of the Year Award
"The Heart of Emerald" Bed and Breakfast
Priority Training Group
Retailer of the Year Award
Emerald Village Pharmacy
Social Enterprise of the Year Award
CHIPS (Christians Helping In Primary Schools)
Outlook (Vic) Inc
Trades and Construction of the Year Award
Cranbourne Body Works
The Casey Cardinia Business Awards 2014 winners will be announced on Thursday 9 October 2014 at the Cardinia Cultural Centre, Pakenham. The City of Casey and Cardinia Shire Council are pleased to present the Casey Cardinia Business Awards 2014.
Major sponsors of the Casey Cardinia Business Awards include Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Pitcher Partners, Monash University, Westfield Fountain Gate and Waterman Business Centres, along with media partner Star News Group.