29 June 2023

Finalists announced for the 2023 Golden Crow Awards

| Chris Roe
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The Golden Crow Awards are back for 2023. Photo: Adam Drummond.

The Golden Crow Awards are back for 2023 with local business leaders gathering in Wagga last night (28 June) as the finalists were announced.

After an overwhelming response with a total of 88 entries across 13 categories, the 50 finalists were selected by a panel of judges, including industry experts and community leaders.

“The quality and competitiveness of this year’s submissions speak volumes about the innovation and resilience displayed by Wagga Wagga’s business sector,” said Wagga Business Chamber president Jennifer Hand.

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Business manager Sally Manning agreed, adding that the event continues to grow after almost four decades.

“The Golden Crow Awards ceremony is the highlight of the Wagga business events calendar, with last year’s event witnessing a record-breaking attendance,” she said.

“This year’s celebration promises to be an unforgettable evening of celebration, networking, and showcasing the best of Wagga Wagga’s business community.”

The Optus 2023 Golden Crow Awards night will be held on Friday, 11 August, in a marquee alongside Wollundry Lagoon.

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A record 380 people attended the 2022 Golden Crow Awards. Photo: Supplied.

Outstanding Employee
Amanda Hooper from Charles Sturt Campus Services
Annette Davies from WDF Accounting + Advisory
Bradley Hart from EmuTel
Janine Harrington from Centacare South West NSW

Outstanding Young Business Leader
Alok Kumar from REACH for Training
Christina Guthrie from The Guthrie Collective
Sarah Humphries from Small Stars
Trent Cohalan from Southern Cross Austereo

Outstanding Business Leader
Annemaree Binger from Centacare South West NSW
Dannii Pullen from Wagga Par 3 & Driving Range
Mark Macarthur from Macarthur Real Estate Agency
Steven Watson from National Audits Group

Employer of Choice
Centacare South West NSW
Macarthur Real Estate Agency
National Audits Group
WDF Accounting + Advisory

Excellence in Innovation
Encore Electrical Solutions
The Wellness Co.
WRX Wettenhalls

Excellence in Sustainability
Little Triffids Flowers
Mates Gully

Outstanding Community Organisation
Murrumbidgee Turf Club
REACH for Training
The Art Factory

Outstanding Start-up
All Clear Group
Kids I Can Coordinated Developmental Supports
Naomi K Yoga Flow
Unique State Art Space

Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion
Charles Sturt Campus Services
JRC Electrical
Riverina Oils & Bio Energy

Excellence in Micro Business
Borambola Wines
Mint Agency Australia
Steve Barker – I am Enough Coaching

Excellence in Small Business
Bidgee Strawberries and Cream
Get Lash’d
Marbull Catering
Small Stars

Excellence in Large Business
000 Plumbing Services Australia
Charles Sturt Campus Services
Macarthur Real Estate Agency
MSP Photography

Excellence in Business Ethics
Ability Gateway
Mint Agency Australia
The Wellness Co.
Wagga Par 3 & Driving Range

More information and tickets for the event are available here.

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