Melbourne’s Premier Business Awards Program


The Business 3000+ Awards is Melbourne’s premier Awards Program for small business. Since 2004, the Business 3000+ Awards have been recognising and celebrating the endeavours and achievements of independent businesses located within the City of Melbourne that contribute to the commercial success and unique, vibrant fabric of the City.

On Tuesday 24 November 2015, Business 3000+ Award sponsors, Award finalists and members of Melbourne’s small business community came together at The Cluster in Melbourne CBD to recognise and celebrate the achievements of small business within the City of Melbourne.

Celebrating 11 years of success, the 2015 Business 3000+ Awards received nominations from many high calibre businesses in all categories. The finalists came from a wide range of industries including: education, retail, food manufacturing, website development, business, energy, technology and social development.

Congratulations to the 2015 Business 3000+ Award Winners:

  • 2015 Alan Knipe Starnet Innovation Award:  KISA Pty Ltd
  • 2015 Servcorp New Business Award:  FG Advisory
  • 2015 Small Business Victoria Sustainability Award:   AquaTrophic
  • 2015 International Award:  Pongolabs
  • 2015 Social Enterprise Award:  Scuba for Change
  • 2015 Business of the Year Award:  FG Advisory

For 2016, Business 3000+ will see some exciting changes to categories and our events calendar.  Throughout the year, Business 3000+ Awards will host a number of Inspiration Breakfast Series, Business Insights and other targeted business events for Melbourne’s small business community to connect, be inspired and learn. Stay tuned in early Friday 2016 for the launch of our events calendar and new awards categories.

The 2015 Business 3000+ Awards Program was proudly partnered by Crowe Horwath,  City of Melbourne,  Department of Economic Development with category sponsors Servcorp and Starez. We would like to thank all partners for their ongoing support, encouragement and generous prize donations to all of the winners.