FULL LIST: Best in Business award nominees

THIS year saw a dramatic increase in participation in the Observer Westpac Best in Business awards with more than 2,800 nomination forms returned, and 556 nominees.

With 27 categories to choose from including the introduction of the GAPDL tourism categories of accommodation, resorts, cafes, restaurants, tourism attractions and travel, the 2015 Observer Westpac Best in Business awards is set to be the best yet.

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Nominees and guests will celebrate their successes at the gala dinner held at the Gladstone Entertainment Convention Centre on Saturday, November 14.

Full list of nominees, below:

TOURISM CATEGORIES

Accommodation

Accom 1770.com.au

Auckland Hill Bed and Breakfast

Curtis Central Apartments

Edge on Beaches

Gladstone Central Plaza

Gladstone City Central

Lagoons 1770 Resort

Loki Santi Penthouse

Mercure Gladstone

Oaks Grand Gladstone

Portside Executive Apartments

Reef Adventureland Motor Inn

Rydges Gladstone

Xenia Central Studios

Resorts

Boyne Island Motel and Villas

Heron Island Resort

Lagoons 1770 Resort and Spa

Loki Santi Beachside Apartments -

Agnes Water,

1770 Accom

Oaks Grand Gladstone

Sandcastle 1770 Resort

Rydges Gladstone

Cafes

1770 Marina Cafe

Annabelle's Coffee House

Cafe Spinnaker

Cake n Candy

Chattin Cafe and Catering

Cotton Mill Cafe

Delicio Organics

DJ's Cafe

Gelaspresso

Gloria Jean's Coffees

Hog's Breath Cafe

Jham Bar

Lightbox

Milani's at Emmadale

MJ's Retro and Vintage Wares

Mt Larcom Cafe and Collectable

Muffin Break

Outlook Cafe

Palms Traditional Fish and Chips

Pizza Place Calliope

Plantation Bar and Restaurant

Savour the Flavour

The Gardens Cafe

Say Espresso Bar

The Coffee Club - Goondoon

The Coffee Club - Dawson Highway

The Coffee Club - Tannum Sands

The Empty Plate

Toondoon Botanic Garden Lakes Cafe

Restaurants

CBD Restaurant and Bar

Coffee Club - Tannum

Delicio Organics

Gecko Valley

Gladstone Golf Club

Gladstone Yacht Club

Hog's Breath Cafe Gladstone

Jham Bar

Lightbox

Milani's at Emmadale

Palace Tea Garden

Phimphan's Thai Restaurant

Pizza Place Calliope

Plantation Bar and Restaurant

Ribs and Rumps

Rocksalt Bar and Restaurant

Royal Thai Kitchen

Say Expresso Bar

Scottie's Bar and Restaurant

Subway Gladstone CBD

Tables on Flinders

Tapas de Vino

The Brasserie Family Style Restaurant

The Empty Plate

Thai Basement

Tura Charters

Tourism Attractions

1770 Larc! Tours

East Shores

GAPDL

Gecko Valley

Gladstone Entertainment Convention Centre

Gladstone Marina

Gladstone Regional Art Gallery and Museum

Harbour Coffee Cruise

Heron Island

Lagoons 1770 Resort and Spa

Mt Larcom Climb

Port Curtis Historical Society

Quoin Island Retreat

Travel

Departure Point

Flight Centre Gladstone

Flight Centre Gladstone Square

Helloworld Gladstone Central

Qantas link

BUSINESS CATEGORIES

Health Services

Active Physio Health

Boyne Island Family Medical Centre

CC Fitness Addicts

Delicio Organics

Elizabeth Orr- Physiotherapy and Acupuncture

Fanelli Dental Complete Family Care

Gladstone Central Medical Centre

Gladstone Chiropractic Clinic - Jean-Pierre Selsis

Gladstone GP Super Clinic

Gladstone Hands On Physiotherapy

Gladstone Holistic Health

Gladstone Valley Medical Centre

Gladstone Vision

Harbour City Veterinary Surgery

Health Nut The

House Call Doctor

Island Sands Dental

Megan Leane Dietician

Nhulundu Health Service

Planet Naturopath

Physioshop

Port Curtis Medical Centre

Saloon Protein And Tea Bar

Sonic HealthPlus Gladstone

Strive Physio at Gladstone GP

Superclinic

Sunvalley Dental

Tannum Dental

Vision Eyecare

Beauty Services

Anjea Day Spa

Be Pampered Skin and Beauty

Body Dynamics

Dermotique Skin and Laser Clinic

Dhillonz Hair Care and Beauty P/L

Endota Spa

Glamourpuss Beauty Studio

Hair Attraction

Hairhouse Warehouse

Hair On Boyne

Lavender House Beauty

Lily Hair

Linda's Mobile Hair

Madame Spray Tan

Miss Vicki's Hair Design

Mizhitch Makeup

MJ's Shear'n Shed

Nailed by Angie

Neo Couture Hair and Beauty

Nutrimetics - Regan Fletcher

Primadonnas Beauty Salon

Silver Salon

Simply Chic Hair Studio

Snip 'N' Style Hair Salon

Stu's Styles for Men

Trace of Beauty

Trotters Floral Touch (Simply Chic)

Uber Hair

Xclusive Nails

Trades and Services/Builders

Absolute Homes

AK Auto Electrics

Barnes Electrical

Coastal Homes

Craig Christensen Finest Homes

Electroco Pty Ltd

Ernie's Dingo Hire

Express Test and Tag

GJ Gardner Homes

Gladstone Job Skills

Home Improvement and Handyman

Hutchinson Builders

Irwin Homes

Len Smith Carpet Court

Mick and Z Homes

Myers Lawn and Garden Care

Port City Air-conditioning

Rayment Excavations

Regen Dunn Homes Pty Ltd

Shannon Ireland P/L Builder

Tenheggeler Homes

Tropical Blue Homes

Waymo's Garden Maintenance

Xport Plumbing Pty Ltd

Fashion, Jewellery and Accessories

3 Style Clothing

Cavaliers Menswear and Suit Hire

Coastline Fashion

Connor

Divine Avenue

Exclusively Lealeighs

Fantasy Rags

Ginger Says

Gladstone Bridal

House Gem Jewels

Jay Jays

Last Wave Watersports

Limestone Clothing

Lovisa

Neville Gregory Jewellers

Patrick Jewellers

Rockmans

Saltt Clothing

Shoe Luxe

Sunglass Hut

The Gem Shack

Zetta Boutique

Finance and Banking

ANZ Branch - Goondoon St

Bank Of Queensland

Bendigo Bank

Capricornian Branch

Commonwealth Bank - Goondoon St

Credit Union Australia

Gladstone Home Loans

Invest Blue (Formerly Homeloans Etc)

Individual Home Loans

Mortgage Choice

NAB

RetireInvest

Sothertons

Suncorp Bank

Westpac Branch/ATM - Goondoon St

Fishing and Outdoors

BCF

Boyne Island Bait and Tackle

Bunnings Gladstone

Complete Angler

Curtis Coast Marine

Daly's Training

Gladstone Camping World

Gladstone Marine Centre

Lake Awoonga Boating & Leisure Hire

Pat's Tackleworld

Fitness

4 Mums Fitness

All Star Fitness Academy

Anytime Fitness Gladstone

Beach Inspired

Body and Soul Woman's Wellness

CC Fitness Addicts

CrossFit Gladstone

CrossFit Pure Elements

Daly's Training Solutions

Essential Body Personal Training

Get Fit Gladstone

Gladstone and District Tennis Assoc

Gladstone Yoga

Hub Total Fitness

Megan Leane Dietician

Newmans Fitness

Powerhouse Gym

Raw Movement Crossfit

Snap Fitness Gladstone

Sportscene Gladstone

Terri's Swim School

Toni's Yoga Worx Studio

Urban Fitness

WM Training

Yaralla Sports Club

Home Furnishing and Decor

Australian Country Living

Betta Electrical

CandleLIKE

Eureka St Furniture

Ginger Says

Gladstone Flooring Warehouse

Harvey Norman Gladstone

Jans Flower Shoppe

K Mart Gladstone

Open House Gladstone

Pillow Talk

Sassi Furniture

Strong Images Photography

Urban Lane Interiors

Voodoo Homewares

Industry - Manufacturing and Fabrication

APLNG

AusProof Pty Ltd

Big Bird Customs

Boyne Smelter Limited

D and S Supplies

Gladstone Port Corporation

Gladstone Printing Services

K and S Sheetmetal

Pacific Controls Pty Ltd

Purcell's Engineering

Queensland Alumina Ltd

Steel with a Twist

Thomas and Coffey

Not for Profit - Community

Australian Red Cross Blood Service Gladstone Donor Centre

Calliope Rodeo

GAPDL

Gladstone Chamber of

Commerce and Industry Inc

Gladstone Community Linking Agency Inc.

Gladstone Country Music Club - QRI Club

Gladstone Engineering Alliance Australian

Clinton Soccer Club

Gladstone Women's Health Centre

Lifeline

Port Curtis Coral Coast Trust

Pyjama Foundation

Roseberry House

Rotary Club of Gladstone Inc

RSPCA

Safe Haven

Soup Kitchen

The Hope and Faith Foundation

Vinnies Gladstone

Welcoming Intercultural Neighbours Inc

Not for Profit - Clubs

BITS AFL and Cricket

BoyneIs Lions Club

Clinton Football Club

Dolphin Se Scout Group

Gladstone Eisteddfod Association

Gladstone Gladiators Swim Club

Gladstone Judo

Gladstone Lions Club

Gladstone Mudcrabs AFL

Gladstone Old School Car Show

PCYC Gladstone

QRI

Tannum Surf Life Saving Club

Zonta

Professional Services

Active Physio Health

Artistic-Ink-Tattoo-Studio

Ash Duin

Ausure Insurance Gladstone

Boyne Tannum Veterinary Surgery

Bruce Malcolm Dental

Cooper McKenzie Marketing

CQ First Aid and Safety Training

Dreamtilt

Emmadale Laundromat

Enable 2 Drive

Fanelli Dental Complete Family Care

Gladstone Entertainment Convention Centre

Gladstone Hands On Physiotherapy

Gladstone Veterinary Clinic

GTC Financial

Jabbi Photography

Jax Tyres Gladstone

Joe Oram and Associates

Judith Cooper Optometrist

Macdonald and Michel

MVS National Valuations and Property Consulting

National Dental Care

One Dental Group

Shooting Star Photography

Sothertons Gladstone

Strong Images Photography

Surprise me by Heidi

Think Office Technology

V.A.J. Byrne and Co Lawyers

Westpac - Goondoon St

Pubs and Hotels

Central Lane Hotel

Dan Murphy's

Diggers Arms Hotel

Gladstone City Central

Gladstone Entertainment Convention Centre

Gladstone Reef Hotel Motel

Gladstone Yacht Club

Harvey Rd Tavern

Lightbox

Pizza Place Calliope

Queens Hotel and Motel

Ribs and Rumps

Rocky Glen Hotel/Motel

Tannum Sands Hotel Motel

Yaralla Sports Club

Young Australian Hotel

Real Estate - Includes Agents and Agencies

CBS Property Group

Elders Real Estate

GJ Gardner Homes

Good Real Estate

LJ Hooker Gladstone

Locations Estate Agents

PRD Nationwide Tannum Sands

Ray White Gladstone

Remax Gold Gladstone

Remax Energy

Vehicle Sales and Service

AK Auto Electrics Pty Ltd

Anderson's Auto City

Autopro Gladstone

Bill Robertson Toyota

BJ's Auto

Coombs Mechanical Repairs

Gary Lenz Mechanical and Tyres

Gladstone Fleet Maintenance

Gladstone Nissan/Hyundai

Motz Marine

Prestige Detailing

Sam's Garage

Total Motor Repairs

Bike and Accessories

Gladstone Bicycle Centre

Harbour City Motorcycles

M1 Cycles

Retail

3 Style Clothing

Australian Country Living

Australian Sports Nutrition

Be Pampered Skin and

Beauty

Bob's Electronics

Clinton Park Newsagency

Compleat Angler

Divine Avenue

E-Male Lifestyle

Eureka Street Furniture

Everything Uniform

FoodWorks - Clinton

Ginger Says

Gladstone Auto Parts and 4WD

Gladstone Bridal

Gladstone Printing Services

Harvey Norman Gladstone

Jan's Flower Shoppe

Jay Jays

Lorna Jane Gladstone

Lovisa

M1 Cycles

Newsxpress Sun Valley

Nuellie De Fleur

Ocean Tyres Gladstone

Open House Gladstone

Park Street News and Gifts

Pat's Tackleworld

Pillow Talk

Port City Kids

Port City Pet World

Rip Curl

Sassi Furniture

Scrapbook Fantasies

Shoe Luxe

Silver Salon

Sportscene Gladstone

SportsPower Gladstone

Star Liquor Gladstone Central

Sunshine Kebabs

SUPA IGA Sun Valley

Tannum Meats

The Beerless Bar

Urban Lane

Zetta Boutique

New Business under two years

All Star Fitness Academy

Aussie Takeaway

Big Bird Customs

Bob's Electronics

Boyne Island Motel and Villas

Cake n Candy

CC Fitness Addicts

Cross Fit Gladstone

CrossFit Pure Elements

Ess-Jay

Gelaspresso

Gladstone Central Plaza

Apartment Hotel

Gladstone Entertainment

Convention Centre

Hog's Breath Cafe

Jham Bar

Lagoons 1770 Resort

Lashteek

Lightbox

Little Bloom Room

Locations

Milani's at Emmadale

New Image Pet Styling

Palms Traditional Fish and

Chips Clinton

Rip Curl

Say Espresso Bar

Silver Salon

Star Liquor Gladstone Central

Tannum Sands Zen Do Kai

The Empty Plate

The Mix - Amici's Pizza

Thai Basement Gladstone

Urban Lane

WM Training

YIMT and Co

(Yummy in my Tummy)

Young Business Person/

Manager under 35yrs old

Alicia Williams

Amanda Wallace

Anthony Breed

Ash Duin

Benito Zussino

Brenda Strong

Brendan Norman

Carli Hobbs

Crystal Pyke

Daine Smith

Darren Kemp

Dr Poya J Sobhanian

Jazmine Hunt

Justin Murfet

Karina Brindley

Katrina Nash

Karina Vitanov

Kellie Grother

Kylie Reynolds

Liam Jones

Megan Leane

Nikki Gaffy

Peter Hawkins

Rachael Coleman

Rhiannan Austin

Robert Black

Sarah Bowden

Sophia McLaren

Tonita Geritz

Tracey Robertson

Best Individual Service

Aleisha Noble

Alex Steins

Alicia Williams

Ash Duin

Be Pampered - Waxing/ Beauty

Be Pampered - IPL

Be Pampered - Massage

Breanna Spencer

Brenda Strong

Brendan Norman

Carmen Ward

CC Fitness Addicts

Clarissa Nickless

Colleen Harris

Darren Kemp - Gardener

Dean Richardson

Elizabeth Orr

Emma Kyle

Gail Sellers

Gladstone Entertainment Convention Centre

Glenn Butcher

Jade Jones

Janette Spencer

Jazmine Hunt

Jo Wilson

Julie Beel

Justin Raynor

Karen Klein

Lameez

Laureen Lead

Liam Jones

Lynette Smith

Marcus Legget

Matt Burnett

Megan Leane Dietian

Nicole Walker

Nikki Gaffy

Olivia Furluga

Rachael Coleman

Rex Silver

Rhiannan Austin

Robert Black

Rosanna Potter

Roslyn Bambrick

Ros Waters

Samantha Zmigrod

Sarah-Mitchel Anyon

Sarah Murfet

Sharon Mackie

Skilene McAllister

The Coffee Club Gladstone

The Empty Plate

Trish Briske

WM Training

Ying Li



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