2020Jemena Northern Outback Business Awards
SATURDAY NOVEMBER 7
Hosted at Mount Isa's Buchanan Park Entertainment Centre Saturday November 7 the 2020 event will continue to celebrate and recognise the high achievers in regional business.
Celebrating Northern Outback businesses; the 2020 Jemena Northern Outback Business Awards recognised outstanding contributions to the growth of our economy and provided a vibrant showcase of innovation and progression from the region's businesses.
"Northern Outback" encompasses the local Government areas of Boulia, Burke, Carpentaria, Cloncurry,
Croydon, Doomadgee, Etheridge, Flinders, McKinlay, Mornington Island, Mount Isa and Richmond.
If you would like to position your business front and centre, sponsorship opportunities are still available. Our Sponsorship Prospectus is available here.
Nominations open Monday 10th of August
Submissions close Friday 2nd of October
To nominate a deserving business, or a Customer Service hero please click here and follow the prompts.
If you would like to vote for People's Choice, then click here and follow the prompts.
2019 Award Winners
Rising Star (5 or Less Employees) GRAVEL & GRACE
This is for those new to business (less than 3 years in operation) with 5 or less employees that are just starting out in their chosen field but already making a significant impression in the region.
Rising Star (More than 5 Employees) SECURE MINE SOLUTIONS
This is for those new to business (less than 3 years in operation) with more than 5 employees that are just starting out in their chosen field but already making a significant impression in the region.
Small and Successful TOPFIRE CONSTRUCTIONS
For businesses that may be small but are making waves and achieving success across all facets of business. This category is open to businesses with an annual turnover less than $3 million.
Medium Mover MT ISA ISUZU UTE
For businesses that are kicking goals in every area. The category is open to businesses with an annual turnover over $3 million
Social Change Maker SOUTHERN GULF NRM
For organisations where a positive social impact is at the core of their purpose. They are actioning innovative solutions to address social issues and better the region. Open to not-for-profit, social enterprise and profit-for-purpose organisations (contributing a minimum of 10% of their profits back to the cause).
Workplace of Choice THE SKIN COACHES
For businesses who value their employees and realise that looking after them results in better outcomes and higher productivity. They demonstrate leadership in the growth of their people, and show commitment to staff development, incentives and work/life balance.
People’s Choice THE SKIN COACHES
Voted for by the people, this Award is for businesses that have gone above and beyond. It is an award that aims to encourage innovation, customer service, growth and excellence. All nominated businesses are eligible for public voting.
Hall of Fame
- CUSTOM STEEL FAB
- DILI- DREAM IT, LIVE IT
- END OF THE ROAD MOTEL
- YOUNG PEOPLE AHEAD
Developed to acknowledge and celebrate consistency in superior business practices The Hall of Fame concept recognises award recipients who have won at least one category in three separate years.
Business of the Year THE SKIN COACHES
Recognises the very best from across our region. The winning business, through its outstanding achievements, will emanate business excellence and strengths across all areas of operations and highlight the Northern Outback as a destination of choice for business. All nominated businesses who provide a submission are eligible for consideration for this award.
Customer Service Hero - Community Sector PAUL BOON- PAWS HOOFS & CLAWS
Includes all volunteer-based positions where time is provided for sporting, not-for-profit and community-based organisations
Customer Service Hero - Trades & Skilled Sector JON JAMES- SHUT UP AND CUT
Includes all services where qualified professionals are required to deliver the relevant service
Customer Service Hero - Retail & Service Sector JORDAN WHITE- SANCTUM MEDI SPA RETREAT
Includes all service-based positions that involve customer relations without the need for a trade qualification
Download a copy of the images from the 2019 Jemena Northern Outback Business Awards, captured by Michael Hartley Photography HERE
Special thanks goes out to those sponsors and partners of the 2020 Jemena Northern Outback Business Awards
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