The Toowoomba Chamber of Commerce is proud to present the 2017 Heritage Bank Business Excellence Awards

Saturday 14th October 2017

The Heritage Bank Business Excellence Awards is a celebration of the business community’s contribution to the economic vitality and social fabric of our region and is an important recognition and awards program that celebrates the diversity, innovation and excellence of the region's businesses.

The Heritage Bank Business Excellence Awards recognises the leaders, innovators and heart of our community...our businesses. The Awards are an occasion for owners, managers and staff to critically assess business performance, celebrate successes and strategise for the future. The Awards also provide an excellent opportunity  to benchmark your business against others in similar industries.

There are nine award categories including Best Regional Business. The prestigious Heritage Bank Business of the Year Award is selected from the Winners of each category.

2016 HBBEA Winners

Tourism Category

  • Tourism Category Category Winner: Gabbinbar Homestead
  • Accommodation (Hotel/Serviced Apartments): Quest Toowoomba Apartment Hotel
  • Accommodation Other: BIG4 Toowoomba Garden City Holiday Park
  • Tourist Attraction: Gabbinbar Homestead
  • Events & Event Management: Gabbinbar Homestead

Hospitality Category

  • Hospitality Category Winner: The Park House Cafe`
  • Restaurants: The Park House Cafe`
  • Catering: Toowoomba Cookies

Industry Category

  • Industry Category Winner: Toowoomba Portable Toilets
  • Manufacturing: Ellipsis Media
  • Building & Construction: Payton Kitchens
  • Services: Toowoomba Portable Toilets

Retail & Wholesale Category

  • Retail & Wholesale Category Winner: Excavation Equipment Pty Ltd
  • House & Garden: Toowoomba Mower Centre
  • Food & Grocery: Bannock Brae Meats
  • Fashion: Jazzy Lane Hair & Beauty Studio
  • Automotive & Industry: Excavation Equipment Pty Ltd
  • General Retail: Blooming Gorgeous

Professional & Business Category

  • Professional & Business Category Winner: Strategenics
  • Education & Training: All Star Gymnastics
  • Banking & Finance: Create Financial Solutions
  • Legal: Briese Lawyers
  • Professional – Consultancy: Focus HR
  • Human Resources: Focus HR
  • Real Estate: McGrath Estate Agents (Toowoomba)
  • Health & Wellbeing: Vision Exercise Physiology
  • Trade: Electrical Sensations
  • Information Technology: Strategenics

Innovation Category

  • Innovation Category Winner: MOA Menchmarking/ Penelope Care

Community & Not-For-Profit Category

  • Community & Not-For-Profit Category Winner: YellowBridge QLD
  • Not for Profit Organisation: YellowBridge QLD

Future Star

  • Future Star Winner: Radiance Academy Toowoomba

Best Regional Business

  • Best Regional Business Winner: Oakey Beef Exports

Hall of Fame Inductee

  • Hall of Fame Inductee: Cracker Print & Paper Pty Ltd

2016 Heritage Bank Business of the Year

  • 2016 Heritage Bank Business of the Year Winner: Gabbinbar Homestead

Thank you to our 2016 HBBEA Sponsors & Partners 



2016 Hall of Fame Inductee

Cracker Print & Paper

2016 Heritage Bank Business of the Year Award Winner

Gabbinbar Homestead