What is the business of the year?

REWARD: Last year's Business of the Year was Delmac Power Equipment. Pictured are owner Denise Savaidis (right) and her daughter Lisa Jones.
REWARD: Last year's Business of the Year was Delmac Power Equipment. Pictured are owner Denise Savaidis (right) and her daughter Lisa Jones.

The Whyalla Chamber of Commerce and Industry will be celebrating its 73rd Business Awards Dinner tonight.

The event will begin at 6.00pm for 6:30pm sit down at the Westland Hotel, and with a theme of ‘Dressed to kill’ it promises to be a wonderful night of celebration, entertainment and networking.

Guests will enjoy a wonderful three course dinner including wine, beer and other beverages as well as music from locals JackDaw, who will present an acoustic rhythm that will get you toe tapping and on the dance floor all night.

The Chamber are proud to welcome guest speaker Mr Michael Morley, Development Director - GFG Alliance.

President of the Whyalla Chamber of Commerce and Industry Mr Ron Hay said: “We were extremely excited to hear of Mr Morley’s availability to attend our awards dinner. This shows the importance of the Whyalla community to their organisation which is imperative at this time”.

The event is held to recognise and celebrate the outstanding achievements in the business sector and their commitment to our community.

BIS are generously sponsoring trophies for each of the eight award categories, being Business, New Business, Apprentice, Trainee and Employer of the Year as well as the Niven Boyd Most Popular Retail Employee for 2017 and Whyalla Business and Individual Icons.

“We thank those who have taken the time to nominate worthy businesses and individuals, as there was an abundance of commendable nominations received for this year’s awards, makes the judging harder but worth it” said Mr Hay.

Sponsorship for this year’s event has been overwhelming with new organisations coming on board along with welcoming back our long-standing sponsors.

Mr Hay said: “we appreciate all the support we receive year in, year out from our generous businesses in and around Whyalla”.

For more information and to purchase tickets for the 73rd Annual Business Awards please visit our website www.wcci.org.au or contact Heidi Freeman on 0427 675 007.

The Whyalla Chamber of Commerce and Industry Inc. Executive look forward in honouring those worthy businesses and individuals in the Whyalla community at the 2017 Business Awards Dinner.


Platinum sponsors: ProCo Stage Sound, Hood Sweeny, Whyalla City Council, BIS, EML and St Hilliers;

Gold sponsors: Whyalla Precast, Regional Development Australia Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula and    Terry White Chemmart;

Silver sponsors: Des’s Cabs, People’s Choice Credit Union;

Bronze sponsor: University of South Australia - Whyalla Campus;

Media Partners: Classic Hits 5AU, Magic FM, Southern Cross Austereo and Whyalla News.