2017 Award Winners

Congratulations to all businesses who entered the 2017 Tenterfield Business & Tourism Excellence Awards. Below is a list of award recipients:

Business of the Year

  • Winner: Kristen Lovett Accounting Services
  • Highly Commended: Ray White Rural

Event of the Year

  • Winner: Tenterfield Show
  • Highly Commended: Oracles of the Bush

Apprentice/Trainee of the Year

  • Winner: Chaney Rhodes from Wilshire & Co Tenterfield CRT

Employee of the Year

  • Winner: Caitlyn McTaggart from Tenterfield Care Centre
  • Highly Commended: Emma Page, BFIT Health Club

Excellence in Innovation

  • Winner: Blue Sky Contracting (for Civil Pro Software)
  • Highly Commended: Artists Collective Studio

Excellence in Tourism

  • Winner: The Commercial Boutique Hotel
  • Highly Commended: Artists Collective Studio

Excellence in Customer Service

  • Winner: Kristen Lovett Accounting Services
  • Highly Commended: Go Vita Tenterfield

Excellence in Hospitality

  • Winner: The Commercial Boutique Hotel
  • Highly Commended: The MAZE Modern Dining

Excellence in Retail

  • Winner: Artists Collective Studio
  • Highly Commended: Go Vita Tenterfield

Excellence in Agribusiness

  • Winner: Ray White Rural
  • Highly Commended: Arrajay Downs

Excellence in Agriculture

  • Winner: Wilshire & Co CRT Tenterfield

Excellence in Manufacturing/Construction

  • Winner: Brad Holley Contracting – Ranbuild Sheds
  • Highly Commended: Cameron Bolton Interiors

Excellence in Service Industries

  • Winner: Ray White Rural
  • Highly Commended: Niche Creative & Co

Excellence in Financial & Legal Services

  • Winner: Kristen Lovett Accounting Services
    KLAS has been inducted into the Tenterfield Business & Tourism Awards Hall of Fame, as this is the third year in a row they have won this category.

Excellence in Health, Beauty & Fitness

  • Winner: Go Vita Tenterfield
  • Highly Commended: Tenterfield Care Centre

Disability, Inclusion & Access Award

  • Winner: The Commercial Boutique Hotel
  • Highly Commended: Challenge Community Services

People’s Choice Award

  • Winner: BFIT Health Club
  • Highly Commended: Best Western Henry Parkes

Excellence in Accommodation

  • Winner: Tenterfield Lodge Caravan Park
  • Highly Commended: The Commercial Boutique Hotel

Recognition Award for Service to the Community

  • Col Mann

Judge’s Commendation Award

  • Tripple C Investments (trading as Tenterfield Cottage, Tenterfield Tours & Tenterfield Escapes & Getaways)
  • Arrajay Downs – received Judges Mentorship prize
  • The Maze Modern Dining – received Judges Mentorship prize