2019 Shortlisted Finalists:
- 3 Phase Marketing
- Beat Cancer
- Insight Academy
- Michelle Redfern (Advancing Women in Business and Sport)
- Middleton Group
- Spoilt Gift & Homewares
2019 Business of the Year Award
Kinfolk Enterprise is a dynamic social enterprise including 2 cafes, event spaces and catering, which exist to create inclusive communities. Kinfolk operates a program for volunteers that focuses on training, capacity building and social inclusion for people facing a multitude of challenges. Hundreds of people participate each year in the training program and many face challenges including physical and learning disabilities, mental health challenges, asylum seeking or migrant background and individuals who might be transitioning from prison or experiencing long-term unemployment. All distributable profits generated from Kinfolk are donated to two charity partners, currently The Asylum Seeker Resource Centre and Cathy Freeman Foundation.
2019 Category Award Winners:
Alan Knipe StarRez
Winner: 3 Phase Marketing
3 Phase Marketing is a data-driven digital marketing agency with the goal of helping Australian businesses discover their competitive advantage through strategic integrated marketing solutions. We work with a diverse range of clients including well-known brands such as Mercedes-Benz, Land Rover, Toyota, Audi and OBrien Real Estate. We are one of the fastest growing agencies in Australia, led by 2 x female entrepreneurs, and are part creative, part technology, one hundred percent culture focused. We provide clients with a full suite of marketing services, covering digital strategy, design, content, creative and digital implementation across mobile, web and social media channels.
NEW BUSINESS Award
Sponsored by Starrez
Winner: Middleton Group
Middleton Group is an Australian owned and operated electrical engineering consultancy, based in Melbourne and Sydney. We specialise in major engineering sectors including power utility, renewable energy, water, heavy industrial and transportation (heavy/ light rail). Our services include high/ low voltage power, renewable energy, instrumentation / control and automation engineering services from spanning power system master planning, concept, function and detailed design services, through to project delivery, construction and commissioning support services.
FEMALE ENTREPRENEUR Award
Sponsored by Small Business Victoria
Winner: Michelle Redfern (Advancing Women in Business & Sport)
Michelle is a well networked and high-profile advocate for women in leadership. She uses her businesses, board roles, social enterprise, speaking and media engagements as well as social media, to champion for change in sport, in business and in society to better include and advance women and those from diverse communities.
Read more: https://michelleredfern.com/
SOCIAL ENTERPRISE Award
Also see Kinfolk as the 2019 Business of the Year Award Winner (above)
Related: 2019 B3000+ Ceremony Images