Here are the local legends nominated for the 2022 Geelong Business Excellence Awards

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Here are the local legends nominated for the 2022 Geelong Business Excellence Awards

A special shout out to all those who have taken the jump into owning or operating a business in the region.

It’s that inspiring time of the year again!

For years now, the Geelong Business Excellence Awards has been bringing together and spotlighting some of the most creative, innovative and thriving businesses that have achieved business excellence in the Geelong region, along with a great number of dedicated local heroes who support Geelong and its tight-knit and loyal community – and what a community it is!

These Awards are the oldest continuously running business awards programs in Australia, and, as such, provide a significant recognition and celebration of business achievement and performance.

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This year the Geelong Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with major sponsor, LBW Business + Wealth Advisors revealed that the Geelong Business Excellence Awards received an outstanding 20% increase on total entries compared to previous years.

Whilst not all entrants can proceed as finalists, the process allows all businesses to review and reflect on their business operations and potentially gain valuable insights and identify new key business improvements, a crucial step for any small business.

The finalists in the 2022 Geelong Business Excellence Awards are:

Business Award Finalists

13th Beach Health Services

Accessible Accommodation

Adventure Park Geelong

AMD Hairdressing

Ardour Electrical

Arthur Reed Photos

Bare Skin and Body Clinic

Barwon Occupational Therapy

Bellarine Community Support Register Inc

Bellington Estate

Bree Gorman Consulting

Cabinets by Computer

CentreStage Pty Ltd

Childs Play Early Learning Centre

Coastyle Building Solutions

Corio Village – Retpro

Cottage by the Sea Queenscliff Inc

Cotton On Distribution Centre

Crew Faced Makeup Artistry

Custom Neon

CX Video

del Rios Winery & Restaurant

Doll House Hair Artistry

Engels Floyd & Associates

Enterprise Monkey

Event Kit

Evolution Design Agency

Fit as FX

Five Graces Photography Pty Ltd

Frank n Al Chai

Geelong Ballooning

Geelong Bank

Geelong Insurance Brokers

Geelong Property Hub

Geelong Real Estate Co

Grip 6 Pty Ltd

High Eight Home & Living

Higher Mark – Geelong Cats

HPS Tech

Jibber Jabber Allied Health Pty Ltd

Kardinia International College

Lara Village Dental

Liberty Financial

Life is Worth Living

Master Your Money Now

MultiSkills Training

Pre Loved Geelong


ReOvenise Pty Ltd

Scubabo Dive Victoria

Splatters Cheese Bar

Stylin’ Dogs

Sugar Images

The 18th Amendment Bar

The Proven Group

The Salary Packaging People

The Streets Barbershop

Think Strategic

True South Film

Viewpoint Digital Media

Walker Safety Services

You’re Gorgeous Hair & Beauty

Zacale Pty Ltd (T/A McDonald’s Geelong North, McDonald’s Corio Village and McDonalds Geelong Central)

Business Leader of the Year Finalists

David Greenwood

Diana Taylor

Joe Ormeno

Justin Collins

Maree Herath

Young Entrepreneur of the Year Finalists

Cam O’Keefe

Lee-Anne Campigli

Shannon Bowman

The Awards presentation event will take place at GMHBA Stadium on the 27 October 2022. Guests will enjoy a 3-course meal, drinks and entertainment and see 20 awards presented, including the most prestigious accolade, the 2022 Geelong Business of the Year.

Find out more about the event here