Business Excellence Awards

Esperance Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ECCI) Business Excellence Awards are Now Open from Monday 10 April and will Close on Friday 23 June 2017 at 5:00pm.

It is so important to celebrate business excellence. The ECCI helps facilitate this celebration every year by hosting the Business Excellence Awards.

PLEASE NOTE: You DO NOT HAVE TO BE A MEMBER of the ECCI to Nominate for the Business Excellence Awards.

If you would like to Nominate for the 2017 Business Excellence Awards you only need at this stage to submit a Nomination Form. Successful Nominees will then participate in an interview process with ECCI staff and Award Judges.

The Categories for this year’s Awards are:

  • Best New Business
  • Customer Service Award - Individual (Pre-Selected)
  • Customer Service Award - Business (Pre-Selected)
  • Lifelong Employee Award
  • Best Apprentice / Trainee of the Year
  • Best Home Based Business
  • Best Micro Business (-5 employees)
  • Best Business (5-10 employees)
  • Best Business (11-20 employees)
  • Best Business (21+ employees)
  • Best Franchise Business
  • Best Tourism Business
  • Best Community Service Organisation
  • Business Local Business Choice (Pre-Selected)
  • Business of the Year (Pre-Selected)

Note the Pre-Selected Award Winners are chosen from the Monthly Customer Service Award Winners of 2016-2017, the Business Local Business Clients and the Business of the Year is chosen from Nominees across all Categories.

These awards truly are an excellent opportunity to take a step back and reflect on your business progress and achievements over the last 12 months. It’s important to be recognised for your successes, and the ECCI encourage all businesses to nominate for the awards.

Nomination forms are available from the ECCI - please email us or call us on (08) 9071 5142 (or you can access by clicking on the links below)

Please Click Here for a Nomination Form

Please Click Here for the Interview Questions

Nominations close 5pm Friday 23 June. Interviews will be conducted during July and the Gala Awards Ceremony Evening will be held in August (date TBC).

There are many great benefits to nominating for the Awards, including:

  • Great exposure for your business
  • A positive boost in morale for your staff
  • Building credibility for your business
  • An excellent opportunity to critically look at your business
  • Assisting with future business planning

Nominations are open from Monday 10 April and will close at 5pm on Friday 23 June 2017. The Awards ceremony will be held in August (date TBC).

The Esperance Chamber of Commerce and Industry congratulates all winners and finalists of the 2016 ECCI Business Excellence Awards.

The calibre of entries was exceptional and the judges had a very tough time assessing the nominations! Esperance Psychology were the big winners of the night, being named the Cliffs Natural Resources Business of the Year, as well as winning the Southern Ports Authority Port of Esperance Best Micro Business Award.


Mackenzies Marine and Towage Business Service Excellence Award

Awarded to Meredith O'Sullivan, Compass Conveyancing

Cliffs Natural Resources Business of the Year

Winner: Esperance Psychology

Regional Development Australia Goldfields Esperance Best Home Based Business

Winner: South East Agronomy Research

Southern Ports Authority Port of Esperance Best Micro Business

Winner: Esperance Psychology

Regional Express with 5 – 10 Employees

Winner: Choices Flooring

Small Business Development Commission Best Business with 11 – 20 Employees

Winner: Gotem Pumps and Valves

IGO Best Franchise Business

Winner: Esperance Toyota

Horizon Power Best Community Service Organisation

Winner: Bay of Isles Community Outreach

Apprenticeship Support Australia Best Apprentice/Trainee

Winner: Rhys Bald, Farmers Centre

Australia’s Golden Outback Best Tourism Business

Winner: Esperance Island View Apartments

Telstra Best Customer Service – Individual

Winner: Rogen Lumayag, The Reject Shop

Telstra Best Customer Service – Business

Winner: newsXpress Esperance Lottery Centre and Newsagency

Bankwest Judge’s Choice Award

Winner: Esperance Plumbing Service

The Esperance Express Best New Business

Winner: Bluemar

For the list of 2016 winners, please click here.

For the list of 2015 winners, please click here

For the list of 2014 winners, please click here.

For the list of 2013 winners, please click here.