2017 Winners

Business Excellence and Innovation Awards

The inaugural Moreton Bay Region Business Excellence and Innovation Awards aim to support commercialisation, business development, innovation and collaboration in the Moreton Bay Region.

Winners were announced at the awards presentation luncheon held at Eatons Hill Hotel, Eatons Hill on 17 November, 2017.

Major Awards

Community Group of the Year


Category Finalists: 
  • Caboolture Disability Support Network Inc
  • Encircle Ltd
  • Redcliffe Peninsula Chamber of Commerce
  • Samford Commons
  • The Youth Development Foundation


Business of the Year

 Winner: Kallangur Dental Surgery


The winner of this prestigious award wasselected by the judges from the total pool of finalists across other categories.



Congratulations to all our 2017 winners and finalists!


Successful Start-Up

Winner: Tasteful Transitions

Category Finalists:
  • OrigamiGlobe
  • Samantha Jones Hair Company
  • Tasteful Transitions
  • Samford Family Law
  • Student WOW Card



Customer Service Excellence Award

Winner: Kallangur Dental Surgery

Category Finalists: 
  • Hans Electrical Service
  • Kallangur Dental Surgery
  • Kindred
  • Reid’s Place
  • Weber Automotive



Exporting Excellence Award

Winner: Gidget Retro Teardrop Camper Pty Ltd

Category Finalists: 
  • Bramble Bay Candle Co
  • Gidget Retro Teardrop Camper Pty Ltd
  • Lacey Lane
  • My Berries



Environment & Sustainability Excellence Award

Winner: Flock Eatery

Category Finalists: 
  • Enviro Card Pty Ltd
  • Flock Eatery
  • Northside Therapies
  • The Fox & Moon Tattoo



Innovation Excellence Award

Winner: Q Solutions Co Pty Ltd

Category Finalists: 
  • D Pearce Constructions Pty Ltd
  • Enviro Card Pty Ltd
  • Monitor Sensors Pty Ltd
  • Q Solutions Co Pty Ltd
  • Redcliffe Dimensions 7D Cinema



Youth Innovation Excellence Award

Winner: St Columban's College - 'Insight'

Category Finalists: 
  • Caboolture Special School – ‘On-Air Radio Communication (part of the ORANGE PROJECT)’
  • Grace Lutheran College – ‘QLA Pineapples’
  • Narangba Valley State High School – ‘Narangba Valley State High School – Trade Centre’
  • St Columban’s College – ‘Insight’
  • St Columban’s College – ‘What Now'



Business Marketing Excellence Award

Winner: Peninsula Private Hospital

Category Finalists: 
  • Hat Academy
  • In Safe Hands Educators in Safety Pty Ltd
  • Kindred
  • My Fit Tribe Pty Ltd
  • Peninsula Private Hospital



Young Entrepreneur Excellence Award

Winner: Nick Shuster - Scarborough Physio and Health

Category Finalists: 
  • Joshua Kindred - Kindred 
  • Eva Porter - Porter Designs 
  • Casey Thompson - Redcliffe Dimensions 7D Cinema
  • Nick Schuster - Scarborough Physio and Health 
  • Daniel Proctor - Student WOW Card



Building a Stronger Community Excellence Award

Winner: Caboolture RSL

Category Finalists: 
  • Caboolture RSL
  • Electronic & Mechanical Calibrations
  • Redcliffe Peninsula Chamber of Commerce
  • SRJ Walker Wayland
  • Weber Automotive



Visitor Experience Excellence Award

Winner: Redi's Place

Category Finalists: 
  • Dolphin Wild Island Cruises
  • Mon Komo Hotel
  • My Fit Tribe Pty Ltd
  • Redcliffe Dimensions 7D Cinema
  • Reid's Place



Employee of the Year Award

Winner: Tazman Waru - Kindred

Category Finalists: 
  • Ave Perham - Redsell Air Conditioning & Electrical
  • Emma Tobler - Mon Komo Hotel 
  • Ruth Woollett - Scarborough Physio
  • Tazman Waru - Kindred 



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All MBRIT Members are automatically eligible to enter into the Moreton Bay Business Excellence Awards and receive discounted MBRIT Member tickets to the gala awards presentation, held in November 2017. Nominations open now.

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