The City of Whittlesea hosted a ‘Northern Business Achievement Awards’ breakfast on 21 October at Rydges in Preston.
Nominees for the annual awards were in fields represented by the VFITB – food processing and pharmaceuticals. The nominees were AROMABABY natural skincare range represented by company owner Catherine Cervasio and Chris’ Greek Dips and Yoghurt represented by Adam Cushieri, Account Manager. Both companies have Thomastown production sites.
Catherine Cervasio of AROMABABY and Adam Cushieri of Chris’ Greek Dips and Yoghurt
Nicholas Collins won a Young Business Achiever Award, for his outstanding efforts at Electromold where he is working in nickel plating, as an apprentice. The CEO of the Committee for Melbourne, Sally Capp, spoke on “Shaping Melbourne’s Future Growth” with a key message on decentralising employment out of central Melbourne into regions such as the northern suburbs, to improve the whole city’s functioning and sustainability.
Nicholas Collins of Electromold and Alex Bernhardt of MESAB
The NBAA’s exist to acknowledge and celebrate the successes and achievements of small to medium sized enterprises within Melbourne’s north. Another food sector business was nominated in March, Chocolatier, whose production site is in West Heidelberg.
The winner will be announced at a breakfast on 3 December, to be hosted by The City of Yarra.