The judges have released the list of finalists in this year’s Forbes business awards, the Boscars.
An independent judging panel of business people from Tamworth, Cowra, Young and Canowindra has assessed entries using category criteria set by the NSW Business Chamber.
The judges say the submissions were excellent and the Business Chamber has thanked all those who entered.
In no particular order, the finalists are:
Excellence in Social Enterprise:
Forbes Meals On Wheels & House with No Steps;
Bright Beginnings Early Learning Centre
Excellence in Innovation
Tobin No Till; Bernardi’s
Excellence in Small Business
Forbes Family Dentists;
Forbes Small Engine Specialists;
Mid West Pest Management;
Blush Organic Beauty;
Helloworld Travel Forbes
Excellence in Business
John Davis Motors; HE Silos.
Employer of Choice
News on Rankin; Forbes Learning Ladder.
Apprentice or Trainee of the Year
Bradley Robinson, John Davis Motors;
Brooke Wennerbom, HE Silos;
Reece Hiki, Forbes Services Club;
Paige Neilsen, Forbes Learning Ladder;
Curtin Johnson, Forbes Small Engines Specialists.
Employee of the Year
Craig Dwyer, John Davis Motors;
Philip Proctor, HE Silos;
Jayden Hemming, Blush Organic Beauty;
Stacey Clarke, Ian Simpson and Co.
Jess’s Massage Therapy;
Ian Simpson and Co.;
The Forbes Phoenix;
Bright Beginnings Early Learning Centre.
People’s Choice: Tradie of the Year
Ashley Acheson; Brad McMillan; Jayden Hemming; John Burton; Liam Whitfield; Tina Parslow.
People’s Choice: Most Popular Business
EssJay Photography; Blush Organic Beauty; Eyewear Specs; Forbes Memorial Services Club; Frank Spice Forbes; Little Extras; News On Rankin; Thee Hair.
Finalists and local businesses are invited to celebrate the Evolution Mining Boscars in style at a gala dinner at Forbes Services Memorial Club on September 15.
Tickets are available online now through forbesboscars.com.au and will remain on sale until September 7 unless sold out.