A gala event for business achievers
In 2021 we celebrated the 25th anniversary of the successful Mid West Chamber of Commerce and Industry Business Excellence Awards.
The Mid West Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MWCCI) is the voice for businesses in the region, whether they be large and small. We are proud to host these premier awards that celebrate and recognise the achievements of our business community. Acknowledging commitment to not only sustaining bottom line results, but to superiority of service, commitment to customers, philanthropic ideals & ethical behaviour.
The awards bring together stakeholders from across the Mid West region and the State, with representatives from small business to the corporate sector.
2021 MWCCI Business Excellence Awards Winners
Not for Profit (sponsored by MWCCI) – Midwest Community Living Association
Micro Business of the Year (sponsored by JMH Group) – 65Thirty Events and Entertainment
Franchise Business of the Year (sponsored by 65Thirty Events and Entertainment) – Novus Auto Glass/Tint a Car
Small Business of the Year (sponsored by Iluka Resources) – Fuel Maintenance and Engineering (FME)
Medium Business of the Year (sponsored by Nexus Risk Services) – SMS Group WA
Apprenticeship Support (sponsored by Sweet Orange Productions) – JMH Group
Community Spirit (sponsored by MCS Security) – Iluka Resources
Aboriginal Engagement (sponsored by Mid West Ports Authority) – Iluka Resources
Large Business of the Year (sponsored by City of Greater Geraldton) – JMH Group
Judges Choice Award (sponsored by BOQ) – Abrolhos Adventures
Tourism Excellence Award (sponsored by RSM Geraldton) – Helen Ansell Art
Best Customer Service Awards (sponsored by Hit & Triple M)
- Business – Geraldton Bikes
- Individual Tourism Operator – Guy Acosta from D’Guy Charters
- Individual Hospitality – Jarrod Heelan from Kai Lani Café
- Individual Retail – Leighton Thomas Geraldton Bikes
- Individual Services – Renae Zimmerman from Midwest Community Living Association
- Best Customer Service Individual Overall – Geraldton Bikes
Business Person of the Year (sponsored by Mid West Development Commission) – Josh Johnson from Red Dust Holdings/Abrolhos Adventures
Business of the Year (sponsored by nbn Local) – JMH Group
MWCCI acknowledges the support of our 2021 BEA sponsors
2021 Award Categories
An employer or employee who has significantly contributed toward the economy and development of the Mid West region as well as shown skills in leadership and management.
This person demonstrates a commitment to providing excellent customer service within the tourism industry. The award is to recognise their dedication to regional awareness, economy, development and local knowledge.
This person demonstrates the following criteria within the hospitality sector. Their presentation, acknowledgment and greeting. Selling skills, overall service levels, customer interaction, meeting customer expectations and product knowledge.
This person demonstrates the following criteria within the retail sector. Their presentation, acknowledgment and greeting, how their customer service adds value to our economy. Selling skills, overall service levels, customer interaction, meeting customer expectations and product knowledge
This individual demonstrates the following criteria within the health, trade, education farming or business sectors. Their presentation, acknowledgement and greeting, how their customer service adds value to our economy by using selling skills, service levels, interaction with customers, meeting customer expectations and product knowledge.
This must demonstrate the following criteria within the retail industry- Their presentation, acknowledgement and greeting, how their customer service adds value to our economy by using selling skills, service levels, Interaction with customers, Meeting customer expectations & product knowledge
The business must have 0-2 employees, including those that earns an income or drawings. This business may operate either at home or rent any premises other than your home, regardless whether there is a shop front.
The business must be part of a franchise and carry out all business activities in-line with the requirements of your franchise agreement, as long as the core business nominated operates within the Mid West
The business employs Aboriginal people and has supportive relationships with Aboriginal people, their businesses and communities.
The business must be able to show that it has made significant contribution to its local community.
The award is to recognise a business whose community involvement is not the actual focus of its operations; it is about acknowledging the additional efforts made to support the local community.
The business must employ fewer than five staff members (full-time or equivalent) at the time of your entering your local awards.
The business must employ six to fifteen staff members (full-time or equivalent) employees at the time of entering your local awards.
The business must employ sixteen and more members (full-time or equivalent) employees at the time of entering your local awards.
The business must employ, support and encourage training through an apprenticeship, internship and or traineeships.
Open to any Not for Profit or Charity based business in the Mid West.
This award recognises tourism operators who provide a unique or exceptional visitor experience. Adding value and vibrancy toward the Mid West tourism industry and showcasing our region.
This business must be an active contributor toward business growth through using marketing tools and entrepreneurial approaches with local, state or national media.