‘The Premier Business Event of the Western Sydney Region’
Welcome to the WSABE Great Gatsby Gala
Join us on Friday 20th November from 6:30pm for an evening of decadence, glamour, and wonder at Greater Western Sydney’s Premier business event, the 30th Annual WSABE Gala! Throw on a flapper dress or lounge suit and step into one of history’s most decadent eras as we employ an immersive ‘Great Gatsby’ theme and join us in celebration of WSABE’s 30th anniversary. Hear from our keynote speaker, Senator The Hon. Marise Payne, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Minister for Women, and leverage the opportunity that comes with being in the presence of Greater Western Sydney’s leading businesses and professionals to exchange innovative ideas, forge business opportunities, and build your reputation within this high performing region.
Held together by Master of Ceremonies Charlotte Smith, media personality and celebrity speaker, revel in an evening filled with high-impact entertainment, fine dining experiences and inspiring tales of business excellence and resilience. Hosted once again at the picturesque Rosehill Gardens Racecourse, be sure to arrive early to view the WSABE themed ‘Twilight Race’, which is free to attend for all WSABE Gala ticket holders beforehand. We look forward to welcoming you at the 30th Annual WSABE Gala and showcasing the excellence and resilience of Greater Western Sydney’s business community.
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Consistent Government Engagement
WSABE are pleased to announce that Senator the Hon. Marise Payne, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister for Women, has been confirmed as our keynote speaker for the 2020 WSABE Gala. A Senator for NSW since 1997, she has more than two decades’ parliamentary experience including 12 years’ membership of the Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade. The Minister has worked across Western Sydney for over twenty years, and remains based in NSW at her Parramatta office – the gateway to the third largest economy in Australia.
WSABE are proud to have hosted the Honourable Gladys Berejiklian BA, DIntS, MCom MP, Premier of New South Wales as our Keynote Speaker for the past four years consecutively. In her ongoing attendance from 2016-2019, the Premier of New South Wales has provided several high-impact address, provided crucial government perspectives on the development of the region, and has actively connected with Greater Western Sydney’s business community.
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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