Business Woman of the Year Awards

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  • Location: Events Centre at Maroochy RSL, Maroochydore 4558 Queensland

Awards recognise outstanding business women

Nominations are in, finalists have been selected and the countdown has begun for this year's much anticipated and highly contended Business Woman of the Year Awards to be held at the newly revamped Events Centre at Maroochy RSL on Tuesday, August 11.

A prominent event on the business calendar and noted for its professionalism, the prestigious awards recognise and celebrate the many achievements of women from a diverse range of industries and the invaluable contribution they make to business and the community.

Sunshine Coast Business Women's Network President, Sue Willis says that each year the awards attract a high calibre of business women and it is an achievement unto itself to be nominated and selected.

"We are very fortunate to have so many exceptional business women on the Sunshine Coast. This year's finalists are all amazing women, who impress and inspire with their strength, dedication and accomplishments", said Sue.

The awards have become recognised as the most prestigious for Sunshine Coast business women and are highly sought after, which was reflected in the record number of nominations and submissions received this year.

The award categories include corporate, micro/small business, professional and young business woman, with the overall winner taking home the title of Outstanding Business Woman of the Year.

"From business owners to corporate leaders, to innovators, community visionaries and successful young women, the Sunshine Coast Business Woman of Year winners have all come from a wonderfully diverse set of backgrounds and experiences," said Sue.

"Many of the past winners have gone on to become finalists of, and even as far as to win, the state and national Telstra Business Awards."

The major sponsors for this year's awards include the Sunshine Coast Daily, The University of the Sunshine Coast Faculty of Business, Garland Waddington Solicitors, ANZ and Telstra Country Wide.

Final preparations are now well underway for the gala event to be held on August 11. Bookings are limited and close on Thursday, August 6, so be sure to reserve your table by calling Chelsea Hunter on 0412 525 854

Graphic to the right: Gina Van Wezel, 2008 Outstanding Business Woman of the Year with Michelle Hamer one of the judges of the 2008 awards

List of Finalists for 2009 Awards

2009 Business Woman of the Year Finalists




Corporate Business Woman

Vicki Brown

Browns Slipway

Corporate Business Woman

Kym Chomley


Corporate Business Woman

Kim Edwards

Sea EnglishAcademy

Corporate Business Woman

Vicki Stewart

Stewart Tandy & Assoc.

Corporate Business Woman

Jodie Thompson

PJT Accountants and Business Advisors

Micro/Small Business Woman

Rachael Bermingham

4 Ingredients

Micro/Small Business Woman

Maria Faulder

Suite 3
Hair & Beauty

Micro/Small Business Woman

Rosalind Graham


Micro/Small Business Woman

Rebecca Grisman

Campaign Group

Micro/Small Business Woman

Susan Hetherington

Jetprintvisual media

Micro/Small Business Woman

Lisa Holland

Coastal Business Insurance

Micro/Small Business Woman

Genine Howard

Coast Profile Magazine

Micro/Small Business Woman

Sandra Kelly

Suncoast Auto brokers

Micro/Small Business Woman

Simone Leete

Mimi First

Professional Business Woman

Uta Bender

Core Business & Management Advice

Professional Business Woman

Rebecca Ind

Australian Red Cross Blood Service

Professional Business Woman

Nicky Jardine

Medicine on Second

Professional Business Woman

Lisa Rowe

Sunshine Coast Health Foundation

Professional Business Woman

Sue Scheinpflug

United Synergies

Professional Business Woman

Veronica Went

Financial Advisors Australia

Young Business Woman

Melissa Austin

dbsn Group

Young Business Woman

Nicola Baynes

Sun-Air Bus Service

Young Business Woman

Jodee Byrne

dbsn Group

Young Business Woman

Nikki Clements

Sunshine Coast Regional Council

Young Business Woman

Amy Conway

ABC Learning Centres

Young Business Woman

Kylie-Jane Limpus

Kylie-Jane Make-Up Artistry

Young Business Woman

Jessica Muston

Adviceone Financial Services

Young Business Woman

Kate tones

Oaks Hotels & Resorts

Sunshine Coast Business Women's Network :
PO Box 518, Buddina
0412 525 854
07 5444 2877
Sunshine Coast Business Women's Network

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Events Centre at Maroochy RSL, Maroochydore

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