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GSBN provides a forum for all business within greater Shepparton to network, collaborate, share insights, successes and concerns. GSBN Executive is a recognised and successful advocate for business to Greater Shepparton Local government, State and Federal Government. Our partnership with Victorian Chamber provides an even stronger voice of advocacy on critical Government policy decisions impacting regional business now and into the future.

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2024 Business Awards Bought to you by GSBN

SPC Business Excellence Awards

The 27th annual SPC Business Excellence Awards Gala Dinner, is set to take place on Friday, October 25, 2024 at the Eastbank Centre, located at 70 Welsford Street in Shepparton with doors opening at 6:30pm.

This event offers a remarkable opportunity to come together and celebrate the extraordinary diversity and resilience of businesses within our Greater Shepparton community while honouring the Business Excellence finalists and unveiling this year’s deserving winners.

The Gala Dinner promises to be a glamorous affair, featuring Col Cameron as the Master of Ceremonies and live entertainment by Stop & Stare. Guests can look forward to indulging in a sumptuous three-course meal meticulously curated by the talented team of The Woolshed at Emerald Bank inclusive of beer, wine, and soft drink.

We would like to take this opportunity to thank our wonderful sponsors who make it possible for us to bring the Business Excellence Awards to the Greater Shepparton region: SPC, LiSTNR, The Shepparton Adviser, WIN Television, Shepparton Club, are-able, MB+M, Shepparton BMW, Goulburn Murray Credit Union, Harvey Norman Shepparton, Shepparton & Goulburn Valley, Greater Shepparton Business Centre, Apprenticeship Support Australia, La Trobe University, Optus and Noumi.

We eagerly anticipate an enjoyable and entertaining evening and look forward to your presence as we come together to celebrate our thriving business community.

If you are unable to attend the Gala Dinner, be sure to jump onto our socials and keep updated as details of the 2024 SPC Business Excellence Awards winners names are announced.


Why Become a Member?

Greater Shepparton business community is a dynamic and innovative contributor to the Victorian and Australian economy. GSBN provides a professional forum for individual businesses no matter how small or large, to network and share their experiences. Creating a powerful platform in partnership with Victorian Chamber to be a leading proactive advocate with all levels of Government. Together we can provide critical and meaningful input on matters directly and indirectly impacting the prosperity of our communities now and into the future. With the tangible benefits of building stronger links across our diverse business community within Greater Shepparton.

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Established as an independent voice for business in the 1920’s the Shepparton Chamber of Commerce has connected with business, supporting and encouraging successful business over the decades and now as the Greater Shepparton Business Network takes that role to a new level offering resources, strong representation to all levels of government and networking to assist the growth of your business. A key aspect is recognition of the excellence of business success and service is through the annual Business Excellence Awards program.

Being part of the Greater Shepparton Business Network provides exposure and credibility for your business.    Being part of the special club is very rewarding, with lots of ways to build your business through networking, and exposure to events you would not normally get.

Networking is one of the most powerful and cost-effective forms of marketing your business.
Greater Shepparton Business Network offers various networking opportunities through:
Monthly Meetings & Events
After 5 Business Networking Events and Business Breakfast Meetings hosted by a different business members
Speed Networking Events

Advocacy and support throughout the region for local businesses with:
Issue resolution – help, listening, lobbying
Briefings with Council – be in the know, be heard
Surveying – listening to the voice of business owners
Business Intelligence – plan, strategise, innovate
Support for business – shop local
Industry-focused initiatives

The annual Business Excellence awards are proudly brought to you by the GSBN.

These awards which commenced in 1995 and are held annually, to recognise and support local business in the development and promotion of good service and business excellence, culminating in an award Gala dinner.

Award categories consist of:
Business Excellence
Service Excellence
Tourism Excellence
Best New Business
Innovative Business of the Year
Apprentice/Trainee of the Year
Enviromental / Sustainable Business of the Year


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