Local businesses winners at regional awards

The CostSmart team with Central Coast Deputy Mayor Chris HolsteinThe CostSmart team with Central Coast Deputy Mayor Chris Holstein

Four businesses from the former Wyong Shire were crowned as some of the best in their associated field at the 2018 Central Coast NSW Business Chamber Awards, which were held in Terrigal on October 20.

CostSmart, a marketing and product management service provider based in Wyong, took out the 2018 Award for Excellence in Small Business. Wyong’s Bounce Rubber Bands, took out the Excellence in Sustainability Award. Bounce Rubber Bands is an Australian owned and operated rubber band importer and wholesaler with an emphasis on sustainable practice.

They import the latex they use from special plantations in Thailand, making their product a sustainable, eco-friendly alternative to the norm. The Darkinjung Aboriginal Land Council, based in Watanobbi, took out the Excellence in Social Enterprise Award.

Wrapping up the awards was the Wyong Regional Chamber of Commerce who took out the Local Chamber of Commerce category. “Our sincere thanks and congratulations to our valued members and the executive committee present and recent past. “Without your support of the Chamber and the local business community this award would not be possible,” Chamber President, Ron Stevens said.

Source: Newsletter, Oct 24 Katrina Woolcott, Wyong Regional Chamber of Commerce

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