April Better Business Newsletter 2012

19 April 2012

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April Awards

Better Business Awards - Grab Your Early Bird Tickets Now

The Better Business Awards are shaping up to be a spectacular event which will showcase our businesses' achievements. The awards are to be held on 5 June, World Environment Day at The Concourse in Chatswood.  BBP are very happy to announce that our MC for the night is Wendy Harmer - one of Australia’s best known humourists! Our keynote speaker is Jon Dee - one of Australia’s most influential environmentalists and co-founder of Planet Ark.

Join us for a night of celebration as we recognise the achievements of local businesses who are working towards success through sustainability. Book now or to find out more, visit Better Business Awards

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April Vote

People’s Choice Award Now Open

The Better Business Awards - People’s Choice category is designed to showcase our BBP member businesses by encouraging locals to support the sustainability activities of their favourite Better Businesses.There are 3 categories for this award including; 'Retail', 'Hospitality, Cafes & Restaurants' and 'Professional Services & Other'.

Vote and Win! Click HERE to vote for your favourite Better Business and go into the draw to win a fantastic eco adventure holiday – the South Coast Extreme Explorer, for two adults at the eco-accredited Paperbark Camp on Sydney’s South Coast. Prize is valued at $1,515.

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April Flavours

April Business of theMonth

The April business of the month is Flavours Catering and Events in Artarmon. The owner Belinda Sullivan and Client Services Manager Clare Miller have personal interests in renewable and sustainable options for the catering business.  They have a full recycling program, donate to OzHarvest and the Biggest Morning Tea, purchase biocane tableware and are specifically mindful of food ordering to minimise waste. Flavours were happy to be recognised for their sustainable work. Belinda and Clare encourage other businesses to participate in BBP to learn how to save money and energy.

To find out more about what Flavours Catering and Events have achieved, see their BBP Case Study.

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April Ballet

Winners of the Renew Your Membership Competition

Congratulations to Philip Youdale from YSCO Geomatics in Artarmon who have won the Renew Your Membership competition. Philip has won two tickets to the Diamond Jubilee Gala Opening of the English National Ballet on Friday 8 June at the Concourse. These tickets include a souvenir program, drink voucher and an exclusive post show party to meet the dancers afterwards.

If you haven’t renewed your membership, please contact the BBP office on 9777 7516 to arrange a suitable time for your chance to be short listed for the awards!

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