WSABE 2023 Partners
The Western Sydney Awards for Business Excellence is a platform which is driven by the successes of the Greater Western Sydney Business Sector. Every year we partner with Major Western Sydney Businesses to make the awards possible who are equally as passionate about Western Sydney Business and its evolution.
The Commonwealth Bank is one of Australia’s leading providers of personal banking, business and institutional banking and share broking services. With 17.4 million customers and a history spanning more than a century, the Group’s purpose is to improve the financial wellbeing of its customers and communities. Headquartered in Sydney, Australia the Bank operates brands including Bankwest in Australia and ASB in New Zealand.
Business NSW is an independent not-for-profit organisation; our purpose is to be a strong voice for the issues important to your business. Working closely with our members, Business NSW identifies the key issues impacting business and finds practical policy solutions to ensure businesses across NSW prosper and grow.
City of Parramatta is a dynamic organisation providing many different services to residents of the Local Government Area. At the geographical centre and heart of global Sydney, Parramatta is an iconic metropolis that has never stopped transforming. Our city is creating world-class centres of excellence in education, health, research and innovation. Built on ancient roots and propelled by openness and positivity, Parramatta draws people from across the globe, creating a unique vitality and fascinating cultural mosaic.
The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) promotes and protects Australia’s international interests to support our security and prosperity. They work with international partners and other countries to tackle global challenges, increase trade and investment opportunities, protect international rules, keep our region stable and help Australians overseas
Matthews Folbigg is one of Western Sydney’s leading law firms located in the heart of Parramatta. They serve the legal needs of individuals, government and businesses, regardless of their complexity, throughout Sydney and beyond. Matthews Folbigg never lose sight of the outcome that you want and will guide you through the legal process to achieve that outcome. Practical solutions to deliver exceptional results.
The Parra Leagues Club group strategically invests up to $1 million each year into the local community through the NSW CLUBGRANTS program, supporting rugby league and other sporting teams, local charities, education, health and wellbeing and community welfare organisations. They are the largest provider of funding in the Parramatta Local Government Area (LGA).
Located next door to CommBank Stadium, Parra Leagues Club is the perfect place before and after the game. They also boast a great range of facilities all year round including Jacks Bar & Grill (including a Micro-Brewery on site selling their unique Jacks Pale Ale), Kicks Tenpin and Arcade, Sterlo’s Sports Bar, Tingha Palace restaurant and their famous Bistro. Parra Leagues has it all for you to choose from for your next get together with friends or group function.
Parramatta Light Rail Stage 1 is one of the NSW Government’s major transport infrastructure projects being delivered to serve a growing Sydney. Stage 1 will connect Westmead to Carlingford via the Parramatta CBD and Camellia and is expected to open in 2024. Planning and development work for Stage 2 is also underway connecting Stage 1 to Sydney Olympic Park via Camellia, Rydalmere, Ermington, Melrose Park and Wentworth Point including a new bridge over the Parramatta River.
UNE Sydney welcomes students to study from Parramatta, Sydney’s multicultural capital and fastest-growing economy. The campus is designed to meet the learning and support needs for our predominately online city-based students and on-campus international students in select courses. An inspiring campus in the middle of the CBD where students have the opportunity to network with neighbouring businesses, access a comprehensive transport network, and indulge in a flourishing food scene – UNE Sydney has everything a student needs to thrive.
Wenty Leagues is one of Western Sydney’s premier destinations and venue of choice for exceptional service and hospitality. Now with over 70,000 members, it is amongst the top 7 Clubs in NSW featuring 6 dining outlets and 4 bars, a newly constructed multi-space function centre, sports and recreation facilities and a 600-seat auditorium. Wenty Leagues prides itself on being a ‘home away from home’ and special destination for the community to escape, unwind and enjoy a memorable customer experience.
From very humble beginnings to one of the largest and most successful hospitality and lifestyle organisations in Sydney, the Workers Lifestyle Group possesses a strong philosophy on stability and progress while priding itself on maintaining a true sense of community. The Group has over 55,000 members, three venues – Workers Blacktown, Workers Sports and Workers Hubertus – and its future growth includes the new Parkside Lifestyle Community development.
Strategy & Production
Since 2016, Gandhi Creations have been responsible for overseeing the strategy and production for the WSABE Awards, and have contributed greatly to the growth of the WSABE platform in recent years. For nearly a decade, Gandhi Creations have provided marketing, public relations and turnkey event management solutions to the public and private sector across the Asia-Pacific region. Having produced more than 500 events, Gandhi Creations have gained the respect and trust of many State Government departments, for whom we have produced a series of multi-stakeholder projects of national significance.
The Doltone House journey began in 1969 with a single venue in Sylvania Waters and has since flourished into six inspiring locations across Sydney. At the heart of Doltone House lies a vision in creating unforgettable experiences and going above and beyond – what we proudly refer to as the Doltone Difference.
Snap have been in the business of printing for over 100 years and know how to turn jobs around fast. The technology used in each Snap Centre around Australia is second to none. Their team of graphic designers and printers have years of experience working with businesses of all shapes, sizes and industries. Bringing your ideas to life is what Snap does best.
Sailor is an independent creative studio of multidisciplinary experts with lasting global impact.
From the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world, to your favourite band; the menu you order off at your local café, to Australia’s top medical specialists – Sailor creates it all.
Sailor is proudly Western Sydney based and honoured to be the web design partner or WSABE.
“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
On behalf of DCL Engineering we are very grateful and honored to be receiving this award – WSABE Patrons Choice for 2021.
61 years ago this year, my father, Bill Green started our Company and this award is a testament to his dedicated hard work & work ethic and a recognition of our company’s continual growth.
I would like to thank this wonderful team who continues to drive the business, helping with our investment in new technologies and providing the business with the platform and resources to be able to develop, grow and innovate.
Thank you to the WSABE and the Parramatta Chamber of Commerce for the opportunity and the recognition.
We look forward to our next 60 years of further innovations for DCL Engineering.
-Greg Green, DCL Engineering, Managing Director.
To win the Excellence in Arts and Culture Award for the second year in a row is deeply validating especially as they coincide with the two hard years of COVID. Within and without the organisation it confirms we are making the difference we hope to achieve, galvanising us into a common purpose. For every member of the team, the over 100 artists we employ, the over 70 partners we work with, the recognition of the excellence we achieve through our programs and for the people we serve energises us to continue to provide the platform for our stories to be told and celebrated.
-Michael Campbell, WestWords Executive Director.
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