2019 Bendigo Bank Margaret River Region Business Awards | Photos

Business owners, employees and industry leaders gathered at the Margaret River HEART on Wednesday evening for the 2019 Bendigo Bank Margaret River Region Business Awards.

Hosted by the Margaret River Chamber of Commerce and Industry and emceed by the CEO of Regional Chambers of Commerce WA, Kitty Prodonovich, the event awarded the region's outstanding businesses in a range of categories.

Drinks - including a special Giniversity welcome cocktail, wines from Swings & Roundabouts, Vasse Felix, Xanadu s and Beerfarm beers and ciders - were enjoyed in the AMR Shire foyer ahead of the main event.

The HEART studio venue was transformed by award winning wedding and event stylist Miriam Avery while Arts Margaret River provided lighting and audiovisual services.

Guests enjoyed a three course meal courtesy of Rustico at Hayshed Hill, Settlers Tavern and the commercial cookery students of the South Regional TAFE.

Entertainment was provided by local musicians Mike Goodwin and 9-and-a-half-year old Lucy Kollman, who delighted the crowd with her covers and an original song penned for her father.

The HEART studio venue was transformed by award winning wedding and event stylist Miriam Avery while Arts Margaret River provided lighting and audiovisual services.

Award winners & finalists

2019 Business of the Year

Wine for Dudes - WINNER

2019 Business Person of the Year

Gene Hardy - Cape to Cape Explorer Tours - WINNER

Excellence in Digital Business

Eden Aesthetics - WINNER

Cape to Cape Explorer Tours

Ocean House Collection

Crossfit Margaret River

Excellence in the Creative Industry

Christian Fletcher Gallery - WINNER

Margaret River Artisan Store

Superb Service

Walk Talk Taste Margaret River - WINNER

Easy Ride Tours

Lorex Business Services

Swell Stays

Arrived and Thrived

Re-Tyre Shoes Margaret River - WINNER

Golden Cafe

Margaret River Rascals

Take 2 Hair Studio and Make Up Bar

Swell Yoga

Champion Changemaker

FAWNA Inc - WINNER

Arts Margaret River

Margaret River Organic Garden Inc.

Robust and Remarkable

Cape to Cape Explorer Tours - WINNER

Priceline Pharmacy

The River

Small and Sensational

Wine for Dudes - WINNER

Eden Aesthetics

Leeuwin Tyres

McAuliffe Legal

Whitesands Bathroom Renovations

Micro and Magnificent

Margaret River Artisan Store - WINNER

The Larder Margaret River (Highly Commended)

Ocean House Collection

Margaret River Surf School

The Humble Horse

Environmental Excellence

Re-Tyre Shoes Margaret River - WINNER

Community Spirit Award

Whitesands Bathroom Renovations - WINNER

Leeuwin Tyres - WINNER

People's Choice Award

Margaret River Surf School - WINNER

Outstanding Visitor Experience

Walk Talk Taste Margaret River - WINNER

Easy Ride Tours (Highly Commended)

Humble Horse (Highly Commended)