The Business 3000+ Awards is Melbourne’s premier Awards Program for small business. Since 2004, the B3000+ Awards have been recognising and celebrating the endeavours and achievements of independent businesses located within the City of Melbourne that contribute to the commercial success and unique, vibrant fabric of the City.

Over the past 15 years, various Melbourne based businesses have won a B3000+ Award resulting in increased exposure of their business and recognition of its achievements by Melbourne’s business community. Past Awards winners have included: KISA Pty Ltd, Aqua Trophic, Pongolabs, Ausmed Education, Mork Chocolate, Polaris Communications, Starnet Systems (StarRez), Enspire Australia, KeepCup, STREAT, Melbourne City Rooftop Honey, Rightship and  Chin Communications just to name a few.

The 2019 B3000+ Awards presentation was held:

27 June 2019,  5.30 for 6pm
Quay West Suites, 26 Southbank Avenue, Southbank

The awards were presented by The Hon. Adem Somyurek, Minister for Local Government and Minister for Small Business.

2019 Business of the Year Award: Kinfolk

2019 Category Winners
Alan Knipe Starrez Innovation Award: 3 Phase Marketing
New Business Award: Middleton Group
Female Entrepreneur Award (Sponsored by Small Business Victoria): Michelle Redfern
Social Enterprise Award: Kinfolk

More details coming soon


There are four categories that businesses can self-nominate for, or alternatively individuals can nominate a  business. The “B3000+ Business of the Year Award” will be selected from one of the award category winners.

The Business 3000+ Awards Program is proudly partnered by City of Melbourne.