Last Friday, the winners of the 2014 Northern Rivers Business Awards were announced at a Byron at Byron gala event.
Nine awards were presented by the NSW Business Chamber, with winners from around the entire region.
Winners in the categories were Young Entrepreneur – Nathan Day, IC Signs, Tumbulgum; Business Leader – Ross Roberts, Harwood Marine, Harwood; Business Leader (Highly Commended) – Tony Gilding, Macadamia Castle, Knockrow, Excellence in Small Business (less than 20 full time employees) – Byron Beach Café, Byron Bay; Excellence in Business (more than 20 full time employees) – Stone & Wood Brewing Company, Byron Bay
Excellence in Innovation (2 winners) – Norco Co-operative Limited, Lismore and Lismore City Council; Excellence in Business Ethics – TelcoGreen, Mullumbimby;
Excellence in Sustainability – Summerland Credit Union, Lismore; and Excellence is Workplace Health and Safety (State finalist) – Tweed Shire Council, Tweed Heads
Award winners will compete at the NSW Business Chamber state awards, to be held in Sydney at the Pavilion, Darling Harbour on Friday November 28.