‘The Premier Business Event of the Western Sydney Region’
Welcome to the WSABE Masquerade Gala
Winners for the 29th Annual Western Sydney Awards for Business Excellence (WSABE) were announced the Annual Awards Gala on Friday 13th September at Rosehill Gardens Racecourse in the presence of the Hon. Gladys Berejiklian MP, Premier of New South Wales and Julia Finn MP, who represented the NSW Opposition Leader, Jodi McKay MP.
Over 700 guests including dignitaries such as the Hon. Dr. Geoffrey Lee MP, Minister for Skills and Tertiary Education, Member for Parramatta, The Hon. Alan Cadman OAM, WSABE Patron, Councillor Bill Tyrell, representing the Lord Mayor of Parramatta, Andrew Wilson, and many more partook in an exceptional evening that celebrated the success stories of the Greater Western Sydney region.
Master of Ceremonies Tim Gilbert, SKY News, Presenter kicked off the evening to a brilliant start as the Premier of NSW Hon. Gladys Berejiklian MP, provided an insightful overview of Western Sydney as a key economic hub and gave her vision for it’s development in the future. Interlaced throughout the evening was an engaging program of entertainment featuring River City Voices, Western Sydney’s only auditioned choir, and WB Productions, who brought to the stage a specially choreographed WSABE Showcase piece.
Congratulations to all 20 winners who were announced at the 2019 WSABE Gala, and a special mention to Evolve Housing Limited, who were conferred the most coveted WSABE Award, the Commonwealth Bank Business of the Year. The WSABE Committee would also like to thank Principal Partner, Commonwealth Bank, Major Sponsor, The City of Parramatta, and all Category Sponsors, Supporters, and Chambers, without whom this platform would not be possible.
Consistent Government Engagement
For the fourth consecutive year, WSABE are pleased to welcome the Honourable Gladys Berejiklian BA, DIntS, MCom MP, Premier of New South Wales as our Keynote Speaker. Ensure you are in attendance when she touches on the economic powerhouse that is Western Sydney, and provides crucial Government perspectives into the development of the region.
An Unforgettable Experience
“Receiving the 2016 WSABE Business of the Year Award (along a few others), has been a truly satisfying experience that has catapulted Sparks+Partners into the spotlight based on genuine hard work, reward and recognition. Competing with so many other talented Western Sydney businesses was an honour and an opportunity to discover new connections and uncover the best in the west. We encourage anyone considering entering to take the plunge, the effort and experience is absolutely worthwhile.”
– Leon Dimino, Sparks+Partners Consulting Engineers Managing Director
“ The WSABE award is not one to be on a mantle, the flow on effect and power of the award certainly has surpassed my expectations, with continued personal and business growth. From an avid awards goer, the WSABE awards, I would have to say are the pinnacle of any awards program for business success”
– Gina Field, Nepean Regional Security Managing Director
“The WSABE awards are a great way to showcase the amazing contributions of extraordinary people right across Greater Western Sydney. We are very proud as a non-profit organisation to be awarded finalist in the Excellence of Social Enterprise category for 2017. We look forward to continuing to promote the great work that is being done in the community sector and all who work in it. I commend WSABE for providing a platform where Greater Western Sydney businesses and community groups can come together and be celebrated.”
– One Hotels and Apartments – Parramatta Mission
“We at the Greater Western Sydney GIANTS were delighted to receive the marketing award at the 2016 WSABE Gala Dinner. Being part of the community of organisations associated with the Chamber along with those who attended on the night gives us a genuine connection with business within Western Sydney. The process in the lead up to the awards night including the nomination process was seamless and we were honoured that our marketing campaign won this award and can therefore be seen to resonate with the community in which we are part of.”
– Rebecca Shaw, GWS Giants, General Manager Marketing and Consumer
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