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Greater Dandenong Chamber Business Awards 2017

The Greater Dandenong Chamber of Commerce is once again proud to presesnt the Greater Dandenong Chamber Business Awards. In their first year, these awards continued the tradition of recognising and honouring outstanding business achievement in the Greater Dandenong area.

This year, the Chamber will continue to build upon the success of the 2016 program, where we will be hosting four breakfast events and our final awards presentation event in November. Shortlisted businesses and a youth nominee will be highlighted at each breakfast, whcih will also feature a high-profil, business relevant speaker.

We are seeking a cross-section of businesses from the area, each demonstrating a level of success and industry leadership within each of the criteria they are eligible for. The six categories are:

  • Small Business
  • Large Business
  • Retail
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Innovation Employment

The winners from each of these categories will then be considered for the overall Greater Dandenong Chamber Business Award.

2017 Awards Nominees

The first Awards breakfast for 2107 was help on Wednesday 29 March, at the new venue for all our breakfast events – Sandhurst Golf Club. At this inagural event for 2017, three outstanding businesses were presented.

The Dandenong Market, at 150 years old, is the second oldest and secondlargest of only five municipal markets in Melbourne, and the last example of Melbourne’s traditional working markets. It is home to approximately 200 family owned retail businesses, offering a broad range of meats and produce, plants and flowers, as well as an array of general goods.

The Market is very much the heart and soul of Dandenong. It offers a rich and vibrant shopping experience where people from all walks of live can engage in a shared cultural exchange.

Learn more about the Dandenong Market.

The South East Brewing Company make unapologetic, full-flavoured craft beers and ultra-refreshing ciders. They burst onto the brewing scene with a trophy at Australia’s largest beer competition for their Hopped Out Red. The group started out at home as a contract brewer and cider maker in late 2012 and finally moved into their own state-of-the-art craft brewery in December 2015.

South East also act as a co-working space to up and coming brewers by providing contract brewing services and sharing invaluable productions and marketing advice.

Learn more about the South East Brewing Company.


Uncle’s Smallgoods manufactures artisinal quality meat products, hams, sausages and bacon – smoked in the old fashioned way! This establishment has been part of the Polish community in Dandenong for over 25 years, and the current owners, Bert and Brendan, have injected fresh life into Uncle’s.

The boys attribute their success to keeping things real, honest and smokey, which means they cut down on salt, preservatives and unnecessart food additives, meaning the products are good for you.

Learn more about Uncles’ Smallgoods.

2017 Nominations Now Open!

Nominate for the Chamber Business Awards NOW!

Nominations for the 2017 Chamber Awards are now open, and we are looking for nominees. A group of businesses will be selected by the Executive Committee, and each of these businesses will be presented at one of four breakfast events during the year. All the businesses will come together for the final awards presentation event, where the category awards are presented. The winners of each category will be eligible for the overall Greater Dandneong Chamber Business Award.

If you believe that you have a great business story, and are located in the Greater Dandenong area – then please consider nominating yourself for an award. Alternatively, if you know of an outstanding business in the area – dob them in as a award nominee.

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