Sponsors updated


Thank you to all our Awards sponsors

Our Awards sponsors play an essential role in making the Awards possible. The Shoalhaven Business Chamber would like to thank all Awards sponsors for supporting this important program.

If you are interested in sponsoring the Awards, please contact:

Miranda Packer

Business Awards Event Manager




Event partner

Shoalhaven City Council


Major sponsors


Webics® is a leading web marketing agency, offering exceptional web design and search engine optimisation (SEO) services to clients worldwide. From our head office right here in Nowra, we’ve worked with almost 500 clients since our inception in 2008. Over those 8 years, we’ve seen rapid growth and expansion, working with not only local businesses but national and international clients as well.

The hard work and determination to bring our clients the best possible results has earned Webics the Google Partner badge. Being a certified Google Partner allows us to give our clients a competitive advantage when it comes to advertising on Google Search results and the display network.

Our focus on delivering real results has helped us establish a reputation for the highest quality of work. Our services emphasise client satisfaction and we consistently strive to exceed your expectations. Our web design, SEO, PPC and other services have a clear, tangible element. Our team is very candid about our progress and endeavours to deliver you measurable outcomes, so you can understand how Webics is making a difference to your business. Above all, we always venture to work closely with our clients, ensuring your needs are met and you receive the very best from us, every time.


Macey Insurance Brokers

Your best insurance is under the Macey Umbrella.

Employing 27 staff, Macey Insurance Brokers is the largest privately owned general insurance broker on the NSW South Coast and has offices in Nowra, Bowral and Camden. We have been providing insurance solutions and advice to individuals and businesses for over forty years.

We pride ourselves on finding the right insurance for our customers’ needs and budget, whilst providing outstanding customer service from quote to claim.


Power FM & 2ST


SG Technologies

SG Technologies has been assisting businesses of all shapes and sizes with their business communication needs since 1987. As a fully accredited Telstra Enterprise partner, they provide class leading solutions for mobility, fixed, data and cloud services. This accreditation is the highest level awarded to Telstra Business Partners and enables SGT to supply Telstra’s range of specialised business and corporate solutions.

As a small business ourselves, we understand the demands facing business, so SGT supply best in class, reliable products and solutions that work within budgets and timeframes. Our highly trained team will tailor the correct solution that will complement your business today with the flexibility to grow with you in the future.

SG TECHNOLOGIES has been a proud partner of the Shoalhaven Business Awards and the Shoalhaven Business Chamber for the last 3 years running. We are locally owned and wholly independent and will find and deliver the right solution for your business without compromising the standards for which we have become well known.


AV sponsor

CMG Audio Visual

Proudly servicing the Shoalhaven and far South Coast, CMG Audio Visual is a best-in-class bespoke AV Hire and Live Event Production Supplier.

Specialising in delivering a truly unique, tailored and reliable total event solution for any budget or style preference, CMG Audio Visual consistently achieves and exceeds the expectations of our valued clients through highly-intelligible audio, engaging ultra-bright vision, dynamic effect lighting and innovative set design.

Throughout Nowra, Berry, and all the way to Ulladulla, this approach is the foundation of our success. Enabling us to establish strong, meaningful and value-focused relationships with our clients operating across a diverse range of professional services and industries. Through delivering an Audio Visual solution that satisfies the defined objectives time and time again – while constantly evolving the very nature of what is often a recurring event – CMG Audio Visual is able to accomplish an unparalleled level of audience engagement, growth and return on your investment.

Discover complete peace of mind through exclusive 3D-Modelling and Pre-Visualisation Technologies that enable you to view and comment on the design of your event or function ahead of time. Once approved, the proposed design will be brought to life through our exceptional inventory of high-end audio, visual and lighting equipment from some of the world’s leading AV manufacturer’s including Meyer Sound, L’Acoustics, Clay Paky, Midas, Barco, MA Lighting, Martin, AV Stumpfl, Shure and Sennheiser.

To experience how you may benefit from a new local event alternative, speak to our highly-specialised team and partner with CMG Audio Visual today.


Entertainment sponsor

Druce DP & Tovedale Developments

Tovedale Developments and Druce DP are an integral part of the Druce DP Group, a locally owned and operated company renowned for our excellence in civil & construction and land development services.  We’re proud of our community-focused reputation for developing quality subdivisions that are designed by locals, and with the purpose of promoting and improving our region.

Operating exclusively in the Shoalhaven area since 1980, we are dedicated to the growth and evolution of our local community.  Our passion for the area is our focus in creating sustainable, unique and high quality  residential, commercial and industrial property developments.

With our insightful knowledge about the local community, we’ve recognized the need for affordable house and land packages for families in the Shoalhaven.  As a result, we aim to develop strategic partnerships that will result in quality, affordable housing solutions that meet this need.

Design sponsor

The Marketing Clan

The Marketing Clan is a group of advertising, brand and marketing professionals who provide strategic, measurable and creative marketing ideas for small to medium-sized businesses here in the Shoalhaven.

Whilst local, we have global experience across continents, markets and brands and can provide effective creative marketing ideas that can help answer business challenges across different industries, whether B2B or communicating directly to consumers.

We pride ourselves on delivering creative and cost-effective practical marketing support that helps drive profitable growth. We get to know our clients’ brands and their customers as if they are our own, which makes our clients feel like we are part of their team.

Media sponsor

South Coast Register

The South Coast Register, first published in 1885, is a biweekly newspaper serving readers from Gerringong in the north to Sussex Inlet in the south an area of 4,000 square kilometres. Published Wednesday and Friday and online at southcoastregister.com.au the South Coast Register has strong connections with the Shoalhaven community and is committed to bringing all the local, regional and national news to the region.

Wednesday’s edition boasts a comprehensive Property Guide supplement that is also distributed via participating Real Estate Agents. Regarded as the Shoalhaven’s leading newspaper, the Register also gained international recognition when it was awarded the Pacific Area Newspapers Association’s 2001 and 2002 Award for Best Newspaper of the Year in its circulation category.

The South Coast Register is dedicated to supporting our local business community and are proud to partner with the Shoalhaven Business Awards to recognise our region’s successes.

Category sponsors


At ActewAGL, we understand that every business is different and for more than 100 years, we’ve been working hard to power the growth of the ACT and surrounding NSW regions.

We can do more for your business than just offer a great price. We can help ensure your business is operating efficiently as possible with our personalised energy services, like energy audits, reporting services and equipment maintenance.

We’ll always take the time to understand your needs and tailor a solution that’s right for you.


Carter Ferguson Solicitors

Established in 1979, Carter & Ferguson Solicitors is a dynamic firm with extensive experience in providing legal services to the Illawarra and greater New South Wales area.

We aim to build close, long term relationships with our clients. We provide clear, practical advice that has your interest at heart while ensuring the law is on your side.

Our professional staff will work hard to resolve your legal matter as soon as practicable with the best results obtainable.


Hansa Sailing

Hansa Sailing Systems designs and builds boats of Universal Design, which means they can be sailed by anyone.  By combining simplicity in design with value for money Hansa strives for efficiency in manufacturing with minimal waste, to provide an enriching and positive work place for our team while minimizing negative impacts on the environment.

Over 2800 Hansa sailboats are on the water in 35 countries throughout the world.  Today Hansa sailboats introduce more than 250,000 people to sailing each year.

Hansa Sailing’s business values are different and revolve around the concepts that “the more you give away, the more you will receive” and “if you don’t want anything, you can have it all”.


Hotondo Homes

Hotondo Homes is a family owned business that has built its reputation on the quality of our craftsmanship and service. As one of Australia’s leading building franchises, our builders are dedicated to providing a localised customer experience with the support of a national building company.

At Hotondo South Coast, we pride ourselves on our quality of customer service, our workmanship and our local community presence.

Hotondo South Coast specialises in building new homes for first, second or third home buyers, investment properties and knockdown and rebuilds. The team works with our clients to ensure they don’t just build a house, they build a home.


IMB Bank

IMB Bank was established in 1880 and has been provided a competitive alternative to the big banks ever since.

IMB’s branch network operates in the Illawarra, NSW South Coast, ACT, Sydney and Melbourne and IMB also offers members phone, internet and mobile banking services.

IMB is committed to offering members an alternative to the major banks, offering full-service face-to-face and electronic banking facilities, including home and personal lending, savings and transaction accounts, term deposits, business banking, financial planning and a wide range of insurance products.

With a range of business accounts on offer, IMB Business Banking has a team of experienced Relationship Managers on hand ready to help determine the best financial solutions for each unique business.

IMB Business Banking can help with a range of competitive and flexible business finance options and offers convenient and easy ways for businesses to transact and stay on top of their accounts to effectively manage cash flow.

Whatever business you operate, talk to IMB Bank Business Banking about your business banking needs.


Integrity Real Estate

Integrity real estate is proving to be the market leader in the Shoalhaven andsince opening its doors in 2003 it has created a brand that people identify with honesty, integrity, quality service & outstanding results

The Integrity Real Estate group now consists of five professional offices. Integrity is the only real estate group in the Shoalhaven to have an associated strata management business; integrity strata.

Our property professionals include business owners, salespeople, property managers, administrators, commercial / industrial, strata, rural & lifestyle specialists. with offices located in Nowra, Berry, Bay & Basin & Wollongong, the integrity group now has the ability to provide the most comprehensive service and information to buyers, sellers, tenants and landlords in the region.


Manildra Group

Established for over 60 years Manildra Group is a large, privately owned agribusiness, which has grown from a single flour mill to be the largest processor of wheat in Australia.

Manildra value adds to create a diversified product range from flour to starches, gluten, glucose and ethanol. In a joint venture, Manildra Group also refines the total New South Wales sugar crop.

Manildra has recently entered into the meat industry which is a natural progression for the Company as it already operates a cattle farm and stock feed business.

Manildra Group is proud to remain an Australian, privately owned company.


nab business
nab business Shoalhaven is proud to continue  its sponsorship, as well as providing judges for this year’s Awards. We see this as an important part in developing business here in the Shoalhaven.

nab business’s strategy continues to have the client at the centre of everything we do and helping them realise their potential. Our locally based Business Banking Managers have the experience, knowledge and authorities to assist local business read their goals. Ably supported by our Associates and Specialist Bankers, our relationship model supports growth through regular and meaningful interaction with our clients.


Quest Nowra

Newly built and centrally located, Quest Nowra is the ideal base for a short-term business visit, a relaxed holiday break or a longer-term relocation.

As Nowra’s premier serviced apartment provider, this modern facility provides a choice of 81 apartments offering studio, one and two bedroom accommodation options.

All apartments feature designer-style kitchens and bathrooms, with laundry facilities and balconies for most and all with access to a secure on-site undercover car park.

Guests also enjoy high-speed WiFi, Foxtel-equipped LED Smart TVs and access to a private gym and BBQ area, as well as a fully-appointed conference room, making it the perfect choice both for business and leisure travellers.


Shoalhaven City Council


Shoalhaven Professional Business Association (SPBA)

In 2009 a group of business people met to establish a network to promote and encourage people with professional qualifications to consider the Shoalhaven as the place to further their careers.  It was motivated by local businesses facing the challenge of finding, training and retaining professional staff.

Today the SPBA has built relationships with local professionals, educators, industry bodies, the Shoalhaven Business Chamber and the wider community.

The association includes Accountants Allied Health Practitioners, Architects, Building Consultants, Financial Institutions, Engineers, Lawyers, Surveyors, Town Planners and Valuers.  Our common ground is that we are passionate about the Shoalhaven and believe in the future of our businesses in this area.



Stormtech introduced Australia to linear drainage for bathrooms in the early 1990s and has since then provided efficient architectural drainage solutions in stylish stainless steel for showers, bathrooms, thresholds, balconies, paved areas, and pools.

The narrow profile, high capacity products are used in prestige commercial and residential projects in Australia and internationally.

All Stormtech products are Australian Made and WaterMark certified and have won multiple awards for design and innovation. With a proud commitment to eco-friendly design, Stormtech offers the only linear drainage product in the world with Global GreenTag certification.


TAFE Illawarra

TAFE Illawarra is part of TAFE NSW, the largest provider of vocational education and training in Australia and the leading provider in southern NSW.   TAFE Illawarra is government-owned, quality assured and globally connected.

Equipped to provide responsive and innovative training solutions to industry, communities and individuals, our industry-focussed qualifications are recognised both throughout Australia and internationally. Our links and credit transfer arrangements with Australian Universities provide pathways to further study and employment. When you partner with TAFE Illawarra, you will benefit from a strong, trusted brand which has been recognised for quality for more than 120 years.

Our expert trainers deliver flexibly via face-to-face, online, distance delivery or through a combination of these methods. In the Shoalhaven TAFE Illawarra has campuses at Ulladulla and Bomaderry.


Telstra Business Centre Nowra

Telstra Business Centre Nowra provides small to medium-sized businesses with access to cutting-edge technology, from cloud computing to mobile phones, mobile broadband and National Broadband Network (NBN) ready digital office systems.

The Centre has the expertise and equipment to help with all aspects of running a business. Furthermore, the Centre is designed to enable more effective business consultation and to showcase Telstra’s market-leading products and services. Speak to Josh & the team on 1300 882 669 to find out more.


Waterways Swim School

Waterways Swim School is a locally owned business that has been servicing the Shoalhaven for the past 12 years.

Waterways targets the community by providing a unique family & friendly environment, while concentrating on teaching a skill for life.

Waterways Swim School Offers:

  • Indoor heated pool to 33 deg.
  • Austswim qualified instructors / Swim Australia Lic. Coaches
  • Learn To Swim / Private Lessons / Squad-Elite –Tri Athlon Training
  • Continuous success of swimmers achieving state – national levels
  • 2-1 Ratio classes
  • Payments by instalments
  • Swim accessories available

Our commitment & involvement to the Shoalhaven community is by employing local employees, supporting schools with work experience placements & jobs. Waterways also provides sponsorship to local sporting groups.

Waterways has continuously run specialised programs for school swimming programs & the indigenous pre-school groups.

The biggest achievement that Waterways is proud of, is being able to provide a service to our local community for the special needs children; making them feel important & equal.


Workshop sponsor

University of Wollongong, Shoalhaven

Graduates from UOW Shoalhaven are globally competitive graduates working all over the world in diverse careers. They’re also staying local, just like us. UOW Shoalhaven stands for higher education that is achievable, accountable and flexible—good for business and great for our region. We’re leading business and community development in the Shoalhaven. Visit us and find out why.


Winners’ Lunch sponsor

Bomaderry Bowling Club

The Bomaderry Bowling Club has been recently renovated and refurbished, our club boasts modern decor and includes a new Bar and Bistro area plus two huge function rooms and plenty of meeting rooms. Come and see all of the changes.

Bomaderry Bowling Club is committed to offering a professional, customer focused function service to all clients who inquire, book and hold functions at our club. It is with pleasure that we present to you our Functions & Wedding Pack, designed with flexibility in mind, so you may choose what best suits you.

The club has a solid foundation in the enjoyment and promotion of lawn bowls. To this end we have a strong field of bowling members with success at state and national levels. To satisfy the most voracious appetite, we offer a first class bistro which will feed over two hundred starving bellies. Look out for our monthly members specials…yum! We also offer catering services for weddings, conferences, and any other occasion.


Transport sponsor

Ulladulla Printing Service

Ulladulla Printing Service is a well-established commercial printing operation. Over the 36 years of operation in the Shoalhaven, UPS has established itself as a one stop shop for all that is related to printing, marketing and graphic design. Offering a comprehensive range of products from graphic design, typesetting, electronic pre-press, wide format, fine art, signage, printing and finishing services.

We have built up a reputation as a trusted, client-focused business that will go that extra step to ensure the service and product that we supply is always of the highest level. We are the only accredited Sustainable Green Print supplier in the Shoalhaven right down to the Victorian border.


Transport sponsor

Shoalhaven Shuttle


Stylist sponsor

Stella May boutique


Wine sponsors

Silos Estate



Cupitt’s is a family owned and operated Boutique Winery, Micro Brewery, Fromagerie and Restaurant located in the lush hills behind the town of Milton. With breathtaking views over the vines to Burrill Lake and the Budawang Ranges visitors can enjoy seductive wines, craft ales, artisan cheese and flavorsome food.

The Cupitt family embraces the Slow Food philosophy and as such showcase the best sustainable local produce available. True to their passion, they only make quality products that they enjoy.

Cupitt’s Host a Local grower’s produce market on the last Saturday of every month and live music every Sunday.


Cambewarra Estate

Cambewarra Estate Winery lies at the foothills of the majestic Cambewarra Mountain in the Shoalhaven Coast wine region – only 2.5 hours from Sydney.

We’re a 2nd generation family run winery, with a focus on quality over quantity. We offer a diverse range of premium, award winning wines, with something to suit everyone.

The Estate features a cellar door, restaurant, a boutique garden studio Bed & Breakfast, a function centre and stunning outdoor surrounds ideal for weddings, private functions and events.

Our cellar door is open 10am to 5pm every Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays – we look forward to seeing you soon!



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