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2012 September Winners
EMERGING BUSINESS – Media Messages
Media Messages supply audio for a wide range of professional needs. Radio and television commercials, Corporate Videos, Messages On Hold, In store Sound, E learning and more. Their tailored messages reinforce a strong, positive image of your brand.
FAMILY BUSINESS – Usher & Son
Usher & Son provide high quality painting, rendering, signage and decorating services for residential and commercial projects. They have nine family members heavily involved in the business. Usher & Son also foster a strong family ethic among the other 140 staff Australia wide.
MANUFACTURING & CONSTRUCTION – PT Automation Solutions
PT Automation Solutions are a leading supplier of industrial switchboards. The company was established in 2000 and has doubled in size every year since. Their ever expanding customer base includes mining, gas, infrastructure, food & beverage sites across Australia and overseas.
MAYOR’S INNOVATION GC AWARD – Nuflow Technologies
Nuflow Technologies specialise in major pipe repairs, including stormwater and sewerage systems. They have found ways to do this without costly digging thanks to over 10 years of research, development and on the job problem solving. Nuflow is looking to expand into the Asian market.
RETAIL, WHOLESALE & DISTRIBUTION – Essential Brands Group
Essential Brands Group incorporating Espresso Essential and Essential Slush are Australian leaders in automated Coffee and Slush machines. They deliver, set up and train staff in all facets of their use. EBG have been on the BRW Fast Franchise list for 4 consecutive years.
TOURISM, HOSPITALITY & EVENTS – Broadbeach Alliance
Broadbeach Alliance present The annual Blues on Broadbeach Music Festival. This year was the largest in the event’s history with 85,000 people attending. The festival generated more than $1.4 million in media exposure, and a whopping $58 million was injected into the Gold Coast economy.
TRADES, PROFESSIONS & SERVICES – Skyline Landscape Services
Skyline Landscape Services specialise in commercial and large scale developments. Apart from traditional landscaping and ground maintenance they provide tree care, water and environmental management. Skyline now has an enthusiastic team of 280 providing high quality service and value for money.
KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT & IT – e-CBD
e-CBD is the Gold Coast’s largest digital agency. They provide web design, social media marketing and search engine optimisation services. Their customers include some of the biggest companies in the world. e-CBD has a passionate commitment to giving clients a powerful web presence.
ENVIRONMENT AND SUSTAINABILITY – RST Dust Earth Water Solutions
Reynolds Soil Technologies specialise in dust, erosion and sediment control. The multi award winning company services the mining, construction, civil and agricultural industries. RST have experienced huge growth here and overseas thanks to their innovation, technical know-how and service in a highly specialised field.