2017 Banyule BestBiz Awards
It’s now time to give a ‘shout out’ to your favourite local businesses in Banyule by voting for them in the Banyule BestBiz Awards. The awards now in the third year recognise businesses across 8 categories. In each category, the business receiving the most votes will be the BestBiz category winner for 2017.
Voting is easy and could also win you $1,000 in a prize draw!
Just vote online by 22 October.
You can cast 1 vote in each of the 8 categories, but only one vote in each category. Each category vote will give you a separate entry into the prize draw. Please make sure you have read the Banyule-Bestbiz-Awards-Prize-Draw-Competition-Terms-and-Conditions for the prize draw. If you vote more than once in each category, your subsequent votes will be excluded from the BestBiz Awards poll and prize draw.
Finalist are expected to be announced on Tuesday 31 October 2017 with the winners to be announced at a celebratory evening on Tuesday 14 November 6.30pm to 8.30pm. The night will feature an awards presentation and a special guest comedian.
BestBiz Awards 2016
Congratulations to all the 2016 category finalist and winners!
The BestBiz Awards were established to promote and recognise Banyule businesses and reinforce the benefits of shopping, eating and doing business locally. As a people’s choice awards program, the community enthusiastically took the opportunity to vote for their favourite Banyule businesses in each of the eight categories. We also had great pleasure in providing an additional Mayoral Choice Award. The BestBiz Awards is just one of the many ways Council supports prospective and established businesses, helping them to thrive in Banyule.
The finalists and winners in the 2016 Banyule Bestbiz Awards were:
Cafes & Takeaways - Cruze Lounge, Watsonia, Divine at YaYas, Macleod, Miss Marie Café, Rosanna;
Restaurants, Pubs & Bars - Barkly Hotel, Heidelberg, Café Saffron, Ivanhoe, Max’s Burger Bar, Montmorency, and Urban Grooves Café, Greensborough;
Fashion - Alter My Stuff, East Ivanhoe, Christine’s Shoes, Greensborough, and Ritz of Rosanna, Rosanna;
Fresh Produce - Karve It Up Meats & Fine Food, Greensborough, Lime Fresh Produce, Heidelberg, and Sculli Brothers, Greensborough;
General Retail - Helloworld Greensborough, Greensborough, Leo’s Fine Food & Wine, Heidelberg, and Yuppy Puppy Dog Grooming Services, Macleod;
Hair & Beauty - Eko Designs, Ivanhoe, Hair by Ciccone, Macleod, and Johnathan a Hair, Rosanna;
Wellbeing - Banyule Massage Therapy Centre, Rosanna, Bung Pai Thai Massage, Bundoora and Jetts Rosanna, Rosanna;
Professional Services - Andrew Place Pharmacy, Bundoora, Briar Hill Pharmacy, Briar Hill, and Heather Ronngard Education Consultant, Greensborough
Mayoral Choice Award - Deep Ocean Fish & Chippery, Heidelberg West
Banyule BestBiz Awards 2015
Congratulations to all the 2015 category finalist and winners!
Cafes, Takeaway & Eateries - Miss Marie Café, Rosanna, Buongusto Café and Homewares, East Ivanhoe, Holey Moley! Gourmet Coffee, Greensborough;
Fashion - Christine’s Shoes, Greensborough, Suz’s Socks and Jocks, Macleod, Ritz of Rosanna, Rosanna;
Fresh Produce - Lime Fresh Produce, Heidelberg, Delicut Deli, St Helena, and Karve It Up Meats and Fine Food, Greensborough;
General Retail - Australian Chocolate Emporium, Eaglemont, Yuppy Puppy Dog Grooming, Macleod, and Greensborough Grain Store, Greensborough;
Hairdressers & Beauty Services - Hair by Ciccone, Macleod, Johnathan A Hair, Rosanna, House of Gents, Heidelberg West, and Manhattan Skin & Laser Clinic, Watsonia;
Health & Wellbeing - Andrew Place Pharmacy, Bundoora, Banyule Massage Therapy Centre, Rosanna, Cinch Personal Training, Macleod;
Professional Services - In Home Care, Heidelberg, Austin Rise Bed and Breakfast, Heidelberg, and Busybird Publishing, Montmorency;
Restaurants, Pubs & Bars - Vino Central, Ivanhoe, Kanda Japanese Restaurant, Ivanhoe, and Barklys Hotel, Heidelberg;
Manufacturing - Birch Haberdashery, Heidelberg West, Dolphin Product, Heidelberg West, Sweet by Nature, Heidelberg West, Chocolatier Australia, Heidelberg West;
Mayoral Choice Award - Smart Graffiti & Coatings, Heidelberg West
Northern Business Achievement Awards
The NBAA Awards are a partnership of industry, education, local and state government and decision makers across Melbourne’s north and essential events for those seeking to do business in the region. They recognise the business achievements of SMEs and encourage business excellence, growth and competitiveness.
Geographically, the NBAA Awards encompasses the LGAs of Banyule, Darebin, Hume, Moreland, Nillumbik and Whittlesea.
Melbourne’s north currently has a population of over 900,000 people and is expected to grow by over 400,000 people over the next 20 years. Melbourne’s north comprises over 69,000 businesses and is a major contributor to State GDP.
To learn more about the NBAA visit www.nbaa.com.au.