Thursday 03, Aug 2023

2023 Award Finalists Announced!


 The Geelong Chamber of Commerce in partnership with major sponsor, LBW Business + Wealth Advisors are thrilled to announce this year’s clever, creative and innovative Geelong Business Excellence Awards finalists.

“This year we received a record number of 519 nominations. Thank you to the Geelong Business community for supporting and nominating deserving business and business leaders. I warmly congratulate this year’s businesses and extend our well-deserved recognition to them as Geelong Business Excellence Awards finalists,” said Jeremy Crawford, CEO, Geelong Chamber of Commerce. “Whilst not all entrants can become finalists of the program, we sincerely hope all the participants gained value in answering the key entry criteria and utilise this years’ experience to re-enter next year.”

We would like to congratulate the following Businesses, Business Leaders and Young Entrepreneurs on becoming a Finalist in the 2023 Geelong Business Excellence Awards!

Business Award Finalists:

  •  18th Amendment Bar
  • 4gr
  • A Simple Wish Events
  • Aesthetik Dental
  • AMDA Foundation Limited
  • Arnicare
  • Arthur St
  • Barwon Occupational Therapy
  • Bellington Estate
  • Braces N Faces Orthodontics
  • Care Essentials
  • Coastyle Building Solutions
  • Colliers Geelong
  • Cottage by the Sea
  • Create Balance Psychotherapy and Counselling
  • Dash Gym and Wellbeing
  • Directbor
  • Ecoduct
  • Elizabeth Bell Ceramics
  • Enable All
  • Five Graces Photography
  • FOUND:ling Reusery
  • Frank n Al Chai
  • Geelong Access Hire
  • Geelong Pest Control
  • Geelong Property Hub
  • Geelong Sports Medicine Centre
  • Geelong West Dental
  • Goldstar Care Solutions
  • GPS Boss
  • Jibber Jabber Allied Health
  • JUZT art
  • Ket Baker
  • La Luna Soul
  • Lara Village Dental
  • Lonsdale Tomato Farm
  • Mavs Greek Restaurant
  • Mr Brown’s Menswear
  • My Choice Group
  • Payne Therapies Pty Ltd
  • Pearls and Roses Bridal
  • Porter Avenue Pies & Cakes
  • PRE LOVED Geelong
  • PROFINISH Fire Protection
  • Propel Innovations
  • Provenir
  • Resilience Mindset
  • Saliba Pictures
  • Splatters Cheese Bar
  • Storyfolk
  • Swim by Elly
  • The Learning Professionals
  • The Proven Group
  • Think Strategic
  • Viewpoint Digital Media
  • Virtual Forte
  • Walker Safety Services
  • War on Waste Cartel
  • You’re Gorgeous Hair & Beauty


Business Leader of the Year Finalists:

  • Justine Martin
  • Nick Casboult
  • Sally Nicholes


Young Entrepreneur of the Year Finalists:

  • Jye Bohm
  • Shannon Bowman
  • Shaun Preston

The Awards presentation event will take place at GMHBA Stadium on Thursday 19th October 2023. Guests will enjoy a night of food, drinks, entertainment and experience the 20 awards presented, including the most prestigious accolade, the 2023 Geelong Business of the Year.

Don’t miss one of the key events of the year on the Geelong calendar!

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