The 2023 Business Excellence and Innovation Awards, hosted by Smart Precinct NQ, celebrated North Queensland’s entrepreneurial spirit and innovation on Wednesday night. With record nominations and 23 exceptional finalists across three categories, the night showcased the region’s resilience, ingenuity, and collaborative spirit, honouring those making significant contributions to the local community.
Dare to Think Big Innovation Award
(Sponsored by Townsville Bulletin)
Shape The Future Sustainability and Social Impact Award
(Sponsored by Townsville City Council)
Jones Wood Based Products and Recycling
McClure Refinishing Pty Ltd
Business Excellence and Growth Award
(Sponsored by Hansen Engineering)
Rising Sun FPV
Smart Precinct NQ CEO Cassandra Cazzulino said, “It’s an exciting time with many entrepreneurs innovating across the city and it was great to see the community of businesses coming together celebrating each other’s achievements. Businesses in North Queensland are renowned for their resilience, ingenuity and close collaboration, where they nurture ideas together, engage in meaningful partnerships, and wholeheartedly champion one another.”
Main image (L-R): Jason Lange, Shelley Grainger, Dr Lydia Canovas-Saiz, Cassandra Cazzulino, Caitlin Midson, Lucy Royes, Suz Cardy
Image credits: Doug Simpson Media.
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