South Australian winners named for 2023 Telstra Best of Business Awards

Amanda Hutton, Retail and Regional Executive at Telstra

Telstra announced the South Australian winners of the 2023 Telstra Best of Business Awards, celebrating and recognising small and medium sized businesses moving Australia forward.

What are Telstra’s Best of Business Awards about?

Telstra’s Best of Business Awards continues Telstra’s long legacy of awards programs that has recognised exceptional SMEs for over 25 years, providing a platform to further their success. Telstra Retail and Regional Executive, Amanda Hutton said, “Telstra is proud to recognise our South Australian winners, all of whom should be admired, appreciated and applauded.”

“To be recognised as a state winner in the Telstra Best of Business Awards is an incredible achievement, and we hope this provides each business with a well-deserved moment of celebration for the amazing work they are doing in their community,” Amanda Hutton said.

All winners have been through a rigorous judging process to uncover those businesses that had made an impact in the areas and industries core to Australia’s economic and societal growth. Judging criteria included: strategy and vision, customers and marketing, operations, people and culture, innovation and technology, social responsibility, and financial acumen.

All state winners will go on to represent their state and territory at the national experience on Wednesday, 22 March, where they’ll pitch their business to an esteemed panel of Judges who represent an incredible cross-section of skills and backgrounds from all across Australia.

The national experience will see state winners attend masterclasses and network with past winners, Telstra Executives and more of Australia’s brightest business minds. It all culminates with the 2023 Telstra Best of Business Awards National Gala dinner on 23 March, where the top business’ moving Australia forward will be revealed, along with the Business of the Year.

Who were the award winners for 2023?

Selected from over 20,000 nominations of SMBs, the winners for each category are:

Accelerating Women and Championing Health-FBW Gynaecology Plus

FBW Gynaecology Plus offers treatment in women’s health, fertility and wellness, providing a complete vision for well-being with an approach that goes beyond treatment.

Building Communities-BET Group

BET Group is a family-owned provider of stylish accessible homes and support services for people living with disability, dedicated to making a positive difference in the lives of people.

Embracing Innovation-Silentium Defence

Silentium Defence is a leader in the deployment of passive surveillance systems, specialising in tailored solutions to meet the critical surveillance and traffic management demands.

Indigenous Excellence-Print Junction

Winner of Indigenous Excellence, Print Junction is a print supplier that provides digital, offset and wide format print solutions, along with creative design and artwork services.

Outstanding Growth-Incredible Smiles

Winner of the Outstanding Growth award, Incredible Smiles is a modern family dental practice committed to providing patients with comprehensive dental care of the highest standard.

Promoting Sustainability-Succession Ecology

Succession Ecology is a multi-faceted environmental business that finds innovative solutions in nature. The organisation works with clients across a broad range of areas from the collection and sale of native seed, to ecological consulting and research.