A Night of Excellence at the 2020 Wheatbelt Business Excellence Awards!
What an incredible night we had on Saturday night at the Wheatbelt Business Excellence Awards. Sorry this is going to be a long post as there are so many people to thank and congratulate!! A huge thank you to EVERYONE who contributed to make the night such an incredible success. Justin at the Cummins Theatre was just amazing in his organisation, assistance – you went above and beyond!! Hayley Billings from The Wild Poppy Cafe in Merredin for her amazing meal – it truly was world class standard and absoltutely delcious – you were absolutely amazing to deal with and your team of troopers did an absolutely amazing job. To Robin and her offsider who organised the bar and kept everyone merry with a drink in their hand. To Wattle and Daub for the sensational table arrangements and flowers. THE SKANKSTERS!! – who travelled all the way from Albany to really top off the night with lively uplifting music that really was top class. And to the amazing Angie Roe Photography for the tireless job of ensuring everything was captured digitally for us to remember for years to come. Your professionalism and attention to detail is greatly appreciated.
To our amazing Team and Board – thank you. The night wouldn’t have been the success it was without your tireless work and support.
To our sponsors – we couldn’t have provided the event we did without your support – a huge thank you and sincere appreciation. Your belief and backing was integral to this years event and our 10 year celebrations.
To the finalists of all categories, congratulations on being announced finalists. We received an amazingly high caliber of submissions this year and those businesses who made it as finalists should be immensely proud of your achievement and celebrate your business successes. Seek feedback from the judges and we strongly encourage you to apply again for the 2022 WBEAs!
And finally to our very well deserving winners – congratulations and a very heartfelt well done on your sensational businesses. The judges were blown away with the caliber and strength of our winning businesses and you too should be immensely proud of your achievement. To Bruce Rock Engineering and Whitney Consulting our Joint Business of the Year winners, congratulations and well done and I’m sure we will see these businesses go from strength to strength in the coming years.
Andrew Erkins from Digit, Major Sponsor, Business of the Year Joint Winners – Bruce Rock Engineering – Damion, Keenan and Brenton Verhoogt and Whitney Consulting, Tara Whitney
The 2020 WBEA Winners
The WBN Team L-R Rachael Thomas, Caroline Robinson, Lisa O’Neill and Angela Ryan.
Images Angie Roe Photography #AngieRoePhotography
WBN Chair Amanda Walker addresses the Crowd
Albany band The Skanksters provided lively entertainment
Julie Flockhart, Shire of Merredin and Westbrook Accommodation, Lisa O’Neill, WBN, Amanda Walker, WBN, Yerecoin Traders and the Farm Co, Nat Browning, CBH, Ian Robinson, Caroline Robinson, WBN, Tim Walker, Yerecoin Traders and The Farm Co
Caroline Robinson, Executive Officer WBN addresses the audience