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Brisbane's business resilience standout of 2020 LMBA

26/11/2020 Following a harrowing year for Brisbane business, stories of adaption and success in the ...


In one of the most extraordinary years in history, finalists in the 2020 Lord Mayor’s Business Awards have shown how Brisbane will grow and transform in a COVID-safe way.

Meet a past winner: Food Connect

Winning a Lord Mayor’s Business Award gave Food Connect a big boost in the cut-throat food industry and raised awareness of how social enterprises can be successful.

Nominations now open for the 2020 Lord Mayor’s Business Awards

Brisbane Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner has opened nominations for 2020 Lord Mayor’s Business Awards, featuring a new category for business adaptation.

Meet a past winner: Microba

Microba is a Brisbane-based microbial genomics company that is using world-leading technology to give consumers a deeper understanding of their gut health.

Vita Group’s Maxine Horne named Lord Mayor’s Business Person of the Year

Maxine Horne, the CEO and co-founder of leading Australian retailer Vita Group, was named Brisbane’s top business person at the 14th annual Lord Mayor’s Business Awards on 18 October.

56 finalists to vie for Lord Mayor’s Business Awards

A high-resolution radar that predicts mine site collapses, a food delivery service connecting local farmers to consumers, and an online platform helping people access legal services are among 56 finalists in Brisbane’s 2019 Lord Mayor’s Business Awards.

Meet a past winner: Dr Chris Jeffery

Dr Christopher Jeffrey, a former engineer and army officer turned cutting-edge roboticist, won the Singapore Airlines Award for Young Business Person of the Year at the 2017 Lord Mayor’s Business Awards.

Meet a past winner: Bernadette Eriksen

Winner of the 2017 Queensland Urban Utilities Award for Product Innovation, Bernadette Eriksen harnessed her passion for improving the quality of life for those with a potentially deadly swallowing condition to build a $30 million business.

Meet a past winner: Vald Performance

Vald Performance is a Brisbane company that is leading the way globally in human measurement technology.