CASSEGRAIN Wines has been named the business of the year at the NSW Business Chamber 2019 Mid North Coast Regional Business Awards.
The international wine exporter took out the top honours ahead of a swathe of local businesses recognised for their contributions to the local economy.
Held on Friday, September 13 at Sails Port Macquarie by Rydges, the Mid North Coast Regional Business Awards hosted over 200 people from 40 different local businesses to celebrate and showcase their success.
The Mid North Coast winners will progress as state finalists in the NSW Business Chamber's State Business Awards, to be held in Sydney on Friday 22 November at the International Convention Centre.
These awards saw the winners from a number of local Chamber awards programs from across the region, entering as finalist.
"The winners of the 2019 Mid North Coast Regional Business Awards, have been recognised as the best of the best from across the region," said Kellon Beard Regional, manager Mid North Coast NSW Business Chamber.
"It is very important for the Mid North Coast business community to come together and celebrate the success of regional business, and the awards program facilitates this," Mr Beard said.
The winners are:
Outstanding Young Employee: Kayla Fuller, Touchwood Flowers
Outstanding Young Entrepreneur: Ritchie Mann, WM Meats
Outstanding Business Leader: Trent Jennison, Valley Industries
Excellence in Micro Business: Kirstie's Skinsational
Excellence in Small Business: Wauchope Country Club
Excellence in Business: South West Rocks Country Club
Excellence in Export: Cassegrain Wines
Excellence in Social Enterprise: Valley Industries
Start Up Superstar: First State Allstars
Excellence in Innovation: Hello Koalas Sculpture Trail
Excellence in Sustainability: Affirmations Australia
Outstanding Employer of Choice: mbc Recruitment
Local Chamber of Commerce: Port Macquarie Chamber of Commerce
Regional Business of the Year: Cassegrain Wines