Awards shine a light on the best in business

Issued Monday 30 October 2017

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Caption: Cardinia Shire Mayor Cr Brett Owen and City of Casey Mayor Cr Sam Aziz celebrate with the team from Powerplant Project Services after they took out the honour of being named Casey Cardinia Business of the Year at the 2017 Casey Cardinia Business Awards.

The winners of the 2017 Casey Cardinia Business Awards were announced on Friday 27 October, with Powerplant Project Services proving they have the extra spark after taking out the top honour.

The Hallam-based business was named the 2017 Casey Cardinia Business of the Year and also won the Trades and Construction category at the Gala Dinner awards held at the Cranbourne Racing Centre.

The winners of the 11 other categories were also announced, chosen from a field of almost 150 businesses who entered this year’s awards.

City of Casey Mayor Cr Sam Aziz congratulated all the winners and finalists for the recognition as being among the best businesses across the Casey Cardinia region.

“These awards are a wonderful opportunity to celebrate the diverse and immense talent that exists across the regional business community and recognise the businesses who contribute to our regional economy and reputation as a hub of business excellence,” Cr Aziz said.

“The winners and finalists rank among the best businesses in their respective fields across the Casey Cardinia region and I am thrilled that through this awards process, we are able to highlight and shine a light on many of these outstanding businesses.”

Cardinia Shire Mayor Cr Brett Owen said the quality of entrants demonstrated what a thriving and diverse business community the region was home to.

“The judging panel had a tough task and looked for markers of innovation, environmental sustainability, business planning, accessibility and growth to identify our finalists and subsequent winners,” Cr Owen said.

“The winners and finalists should be incredibly proud of their recognition and I hope they enjoy the spotlight and opportunities these well-deserved awards bring them.”

The 2017 Casey Cardinia Business Awards winners are:

  • Business and Professional Services
    Ideas Ministry
  • Environmental Sustainability
    Beaconsfield Dental
  • Health, Education and Wellbeing
    YMCA Casey
  • Home-based Business
    Tour Local
  • Hospitality
    Cannibal Creek Vineyard
  • Manufacturing
    Powerplants Australia
  • New Business
    Davey Marine
  • Retail
    Emerald Village Pharmacy
  • Social Enterprise
    Waverley Industries
  • Tourism
    Safir Tours
  • Trades and Construction
    Powerplant Project Services
  • Peoples Choice
    Twisted Sista
  • Casey Cardinia Business of the Year
    Powerplant Project Services Davey Marine

For further information visit the Casey Cardina Region website.