Industry Development Award –

Awarded to Cape To Cape Explorer ToursSponsored by the Shire of Augusta Margaret River, a $2,000 grand prize for business that gained the most overall points was presented by Mike Smart, President of the Augusta Margaret River Shire Council.

Digital Business Excellence Award –

Awarded to Vasse Virgin. Sponsored by ANZ and presented by Gareth Arbuthnot, ANZ State Manager for Small Business Banking, the award went to the business which makes the most effective use of digital business practices. This inaugural Award underpins MRCCI’s mission to build the regional digital economy.

Tourism Business Excellence Award –

Awarded to Cape To Cape Explorer Tours. Sponsored by MRBTA and presented by Pip Close, the CEO of “Your Margaret River Region”.

11- 20 Employees Business Excellence Award –

Awarded to Bootleg Brewery. Sponsored by Telstra Busselton, the presentation was made by Ale Williams, Business Manager Telstra Store Busselton.

5-10 Employees Business Excellence Award –

Awarded to Vasse Virgin. Sponsored by South West Institute of Technology. The presenter was Christopher Mayfield the Manager Business Development for the South West Institute of Technology.

0-4 Employees Business Excellence Award –

Awarded to Rosewood Guesthouse. Sponsored by Down South Wholesale, a locally owned leading hospitality supplier for the South West Cape to Cape region.

Home Based Business Excellence Award –

Awarded to Wine for Dudes. Sponsored by Margaret River Home Timber and Hardware and was presented by Paul Brown the manager of the store in Margaret River.

Franchise Business Excellence Award –

Awarded to The Quality Inn of Margaret River. The award was sponsored by the Small Business Development Corporation which organises the WA Regional Small Business Awards.