B3000+ Awards 2020 Presentation Ceremony

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The MBN B3000+ Awards has recognised and celebrated the achievements of businesses within the Municipality of Melbourne since 2004!

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The B3000+ Awards night of nights!

Fill your glass, pull up a chair and help us honour our sector’s finest.

Special guest Lord Mayor Sally Capp will open the Awards Ceremony

Providing words of encouragement and hope in leading the charge to help reinvigorate businesses in our CBD post stage four lockdown.

Sally Capp was elected Lord Mayor of Melbourne in May 2018 and was the first woman to be directly elected as Lord Mayor.

In 2004 Sally made history as the first female board member of Collingwood FC. She currently sits on the board of the Olivia Newton-John Cancer Research Institute, the Mary Jane Lewis Scholarship Foundation and the Melbourne University Faculty of Business and Economics.

Join us online on Thursday, 17 September, at 5:45 pm to celebrate the winners (and the finalists) of the 2020 B3000+ Awards. When we raise our glasses all the wonderful entrepreneurs and business leaders who despite the challenges of the past year are doing great things on the business, leadership and innovation front and contributing in a powerful way.

A Melbourne Business Network initiative, the B3000+ Awards, have been celebrating the endeavours and successes of businesses in the Municipality of Melbourne since 2004.

We are announcing FOUR B3000+ Award Winners from Categories:

Alan Knipe Innovation Award - Sponsored by StarRez will recognise a stand-out business that has developed a unique or new product, service, system, device or process.

New Business Award - Sponsored by Northbridge will recognise a business that is kicking goals despite being in operation for less than three full financial years.

Female Entrepreneur Award - Sponsored by Advancing Women will recognise a stand-out individual who has demonstrated great leadership, innovation and business growth. A positive role model for women and young people who plays a vital role in their business community.

Young Entrepreneur Award - Sponsored by Business Authorities is a new category that will recognise a resourceful, driven and imaginative young business leader (up to 30yo) who is doing great things on the leadership, innovation and new business front.

Master of Ceremonies CHRIS HELDER

The legendary motivational speaker, story teller and best-selling author, Chris Helder, will be injecting us with a large dose of positivity and providing us with the tools and the motivation to tackle the year ahead.

A professional speaker for 18 years, Chris Helder is master story teller who has conducted 2,450 presentations across the world, radically transforming how thousands of people worldwide communicate with clients, customers, colleagues, staff and teams and is a bestselling author of three books.

So … put the difficulties of the past year to one side, grab your tickets and join us for an hour of fun, laughter and inspiration.




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