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2013 JUNE WINNERS
Emerging Business – Jet Dryer
JET DRYER offers innovative fast electronic hand dryers which combine quality build, high airspeed and antibacterial air filters to deliver hygienic and environmentally friendly solutions. These features help lower your carbon footprint and save money.JET DRYER has been experiencing fast growth and has doubled sales and staff in the last two years. Now exporting to New Zealand, Singapore, Papua New Guinea, Thailand. JET DRYER is about to take off.
Family Business – Touch Up Guys
Touch Up Guys is a mobile paint & bumper repair franchise established in 1991 by Fred & Cheryl Hawken & now have their two sons and seven staff working in the business. This Head Office team supports over 100 successful franchise operations in Australia, New Zealand and now the USA with plans to roll out another 200 vans in Australia over the next 5 years.
Manufacturing & Construction - Condev Construction
Condev is a multi-award winning, mid-tier construction company that undertakes projects across the residential, commercial and industrial sectors. Condev offers the most technical construction solutions and can direct and manage works from design to handover. The company prides itself on four core values; quality, professionalism, pragmatism and diligence.
Mayors Innovation GC Award - M-Tech
M-Tech specialise in the manufacture of innovative marine and leisure utility equipment for emergency service equipment, sanitation pump-out systems, outdoor lighting solutions, marina and caravan utility management systems and a full range of spares and accessories. M-Tech continue to export their equipment all over the world, where they exceed all local standards regardless of their final destination.
Retail, Wholesale & Distribution - Alpha-H
Alpha-H is an award-winning skincare brand for people looking to see real improvements in the quality of their skin. Owned, operated and manufactured in the Gold Coast, Alpha-H started life over two decades ago and has since grown into a thriving international brand with a cult following of beauty professionals.
Tourism, Hospitality & Events - Timezone Surfers Paradise
TIMEZONE™ Surfers Paradise is the largest Indoor Family Entertainment Centre (FEC) in Australia as well as the biggest TIMEZONE™ in the world. With 5000 square metres of leading edge interactive games and the latest interactive attractions and entertainment products, it’s no wonder it’s so well loved by tourists and locals alike.
Trades, Professions & Services – Nimble
Nimble was founded in 2005 by Greg Ellis and Sean Teahan who were frustrated with the lack of consumer-friendly short-term borrowing options in Australia. Nimble is a totally new way to borrow money that’s quick and 100% online. Their system gives you an instant decision so you’ll know whether you’re approved straight away. It’s the future of money, but you can have it right now.
Knowledge Management & IT – Hive Web Studio
Hive Web Studio are industry leaders in responsive design, customised CMS web development, and web hosting services. We provide measurable and effective online solutions to clients, ranging from SME’s to government and corporate organisations. Our team is consistently innovating and pushing boundaries to create outstanding online solutions.
Environment and Sustainability – MCV Enviroworks
MCV Enviroworks are a progressive landscaping and erosion control company supporting a wide range of customers across the landscaping, building and mining industries. MCV also provide a mobile screening facility which promotes the RECYCLING of site materials to collate usable products for local projects or the actual site from which it has been sourced. Recently won the Entrepreneur Of The Year with Action Business Coaching.
Health & Wellbeing – Medical Rescue
Medical Rescue is an integrated multidisciplinary medical practice bringing together the skills and experience of doctors, nurses, paramedics and rescue personnel.Services provided include an international air ambulance on the Gold Coast and medical teams to remote locations. including ski patrols, rescue helicopters, and a free to the community jet ski based service at South Stradbroke Island. Medical Rescue teams can also be deployed in response to natural disasters