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2013 May Winners
Environment & Sustainability Award is: SmartPrint Fleet Management
SmartPrint specialise in managing and maintaining photocopiers and laser printers for some of Australia’s largest companies by cutting costs and improving technology.
SmartPrint pioneered the print carbon offset program, meaning that all SmartPrint clientele have trees planted to offset the electricity their printers are utilising which neutralises the carbon emissions being produced.
Mayors Innovation GC Award is: Your Inspiration At Home
Your Inspiration at Home gathers a world of flavours around one table. Their unique all-natural seasonings, spices, salts & other ingredients are sourced from all over the world to ensure their authenticity.
Your Inspiration At Home now has 1,300 consultants across Australia, UK & USA, with more on the way in Canada
Retail, Wholesale & Distribution Award is: The Village Markets
The Village Markets feature a special selection of emerging designer fashion, vintage clothing and accessories, unique homewares and art stalls, plus live local music and gourmet food.
They have been touted as one of Queensland’s best fashion markets by national publications such as InStyle Magazine, CLEO, Shop Til You Drop and has been highlighted as a must-do event by Channel Seven’s The Great South East.
Knowledge Management & IT Award is: OntheNet
OntheNet is the Gold Coast’s largest broadband and hosting services provider. They deliver what customers want by building & managing the solutions in-house. Their current focus is working directly with NBN Co to deliver faster Internet locally.
The Manufacturing & Construction Award is: Turners Engineering
Turner’s Engineering provides a diverse range of products and services to the construction, mining & transport industries.
The company was established as a mechanical workshop by Mick Turner in 1954. More than five decades later, they are now one of Australia’s most diversified Engineering companies exporting to the Asia Pacific region.
The Tourism, Hospitality & Events Award is: Wyndham Vacation Resorts
Wyndham Vacation Resorts Asia Pacific is the region’s largest vacation ownership business. It includes 24 resorts across Australia, New Zealand and Fiji and more than 46,000 vacation owners. Wyndham recently announced a new property acquisition currently under construction in Melbourne’s CBD to be branded Wyndham on William.
The Emerging Business Award is: First Aid Accident & Emergency
First Aid Accident & Emergency offers nationally recognised training in a relaxed, fun environment.
As a Registered Training Organisation you will receive all the support needed to become properly qualified, teaching ordinary people how to apply first aid in extra ordinary situations.
The Family Business Award is: 5 Star Timbers
5 Star Timbers is a locally owned timber merchant supplying legal and sustainably sourced products.
The friendly team includes five members of the Lanyon family spanning three generations. 5 Star Timbers stock a huge range of building and landscaping materials.
Trades, Professions & Services Award is: SSKB Body Corporate Management
SSKB provides all the tools needed for effective strata management. Their services cover body corporate management, building management, facilities management, utilities management as well as banking solutions. SSKB continually strive to make a positive difference in the lives of their lot owners.
Health & Wellbeing Award is: Pindara Private Hospital
Pindara Private Hospital is an acute care, medical/surgical and maternity facility.
Built in 1971, by Allan and Gwen Ramsey, Pindara has grown from a humble 50 beds and three operating theatres, to a bustling 260 bed, 14 theatre hospital. It’s serviced by the Gold Coast’s leading specialists and health care providers and is widely recognised for its high quality services.