Celebrate the winners of the 2022 Business Excellence Awards!

Published on 20 October 2022


Last night we celebrated Mornington Peninsula businesses at the 2022 Business Excellence awards, joined by more than 200 guests! Our awards recognise the local businesses and industries who have thrived and excelled over the past two years and have demonstrated innovation, sustainability, and excellence.

Out of more than 100 entries the winners of the 2022 Business Excellence Awards were:

  • Creative Industries: Little Woodworkers®
  • Retail: Talking Hens
  • Tourism: Moonraker Dolphin Swims
  • Hospitality: Red Gum BBQ
  • Trade, Building and Construction: Dunton Group Electrical Services
  • Agriculture and Manufacturing: Two Bays Brewing Company
  • Health and Community: Atticus Regional Medicentre, Hastings
  • Start Up: The Peel Thing
  • Professional Services: Prof. Consulting Group

The top prize of Business of the Year went to one winner who had demonstrated excellence in every aspect of their business, from planning to developing new products and their unquestionable commitment to sustainability:

  • Business of the Year: Red Gum BBQ

All the category winners received advertising packages to the value of either $500 or $1,000 with Mornington Peninsula Magazine or 3MP radio. A Mornington Peninsula Regional Tourism Board membership to the value of $1,200 was also awarded to the Tourism, Hospitality and Creative category winners. 
The Business of the Year Award winner won a $2,000 advertising package with Mornington Peninsula News Group and an on-air radio interview with 3MP radio.

Thank you to our sponsors: 3MP radio, Hillview Quarries, Mornington Peninsula Magazine, Mornington Peninsula News Group, Mornington Racecourse, Mornington Peninsula Regional Tourism and Smart Business Solutions Group.  
To find out more about the winners and the awards ceremony visit:

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Martin and Melissa Goffin from Red Gum BBQ, Red Hill.


Quotes attributable to Mayor Councillor Anthony Marsh:

“Last night I had the pleasure of opening our inaugural 2022 Business Excellence Awards. I want to thank the over 100 businesses that nominated across the nine categories, and I congratulate all the finalists and winners. I'd also like to give a special shout out to our '2022 Business of The Year' Red Gum BBQ in Red Hill.
With 200 in attendance, this was a fantastic event to celebrate and reward local businesses and recognise their incredible impact on our community and local economy. I look forward to seeing the awards even bigger and better next year!”


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