Business Excellence Awards & Hall of Fame

The Italian Chamber of Commerce & Industry in Australia’s prestigious Business Excellence Awards are awarded to companies who have excelled in their chosen field whilst demonstrating leadership and success in business innovation, networking and planning.

Hall of Fame is awarded to individuals who have contributed and been an asset for the Italian- Australian community through their work and personal dedication.


Previous Hall of Fame inductees:
2016: Cav. Felice Montrone OAM 2015: Vince Foti and Foti Family
2014: John Casella and Family 2013: Les Schirato AM
2012: Cav. Nicola Cerrone 2011: Cav. Gennaro Abignano AM
2010: Carlo Salteri AC 2009: Carla Zampatti AC
2008: Nick Scali 2007: Salvatore Zofrea OAM
2006: Beppi Polese

Previous Business Excellence Awards winners:
YearCategoryAward Winner
2016Small EnterpriseEastern Suburbs Memorial Park
Medium EnterpriseFormtec Group
Large EnterpriseAlfagomma Australia P/L
2015Small-Medium EnterpriseGulli Food Distributors
Large EnterpriseVisa Global Logistics
2014Small-Medium EnterprisePasticceria Papa
Large EnterpriseSalini Impregilo Australia Branch
2013Small-Medium EnterpriseFanuli Furniture
Large EnterpriseDe’ Longhi Australia
2012Hospitality, Accommodation and TourismClub Marconi
Manufacturing, Construction, Infrastructure and TransportLAF Group
Professional and Business ServicesCurwoods Lawyers
Retail, Wholesale, Import and ExportGelatissimo
2011Hospitality, Accommodation and TourismNavarra Venues
Manufacturing, Construction, Infrastructure and TransportPirelli Tyres Australia Pty Ltd
Professional and Business ServicesCo.As.It.
Retail, Wholesale, Import and ExportLuxottica South Pacific Holdings
2010Hospitality, Accommodation and TourismSignorelli Gastronomia
Manufacturing, Construction, Infrastructure and TransportPrysmian Cables & Systems Australia
Professional and Business ServicesWoodhead
Retail, Wholesale, Import and ExportFormaggi Ocello
2009Hospitality, Accommodation and TourismBeppi’s Restaurant
Manufacturing, Construction, Infrastructure and Transport – Large CompanyPrysmian Power Cables & Systems
Manufacturing, Construction, Infrastructure and Transport – Medium companySavino del Bene Australia
Professional and Business ServicesDuncan Dovico
Retail, Wholesale, Import and ExportCerrone Jewellers
2008Building, Construction, Manufacturing & TransportBTicino – HPM Legrand
Business Consultancy & ServicesWoodhead
DesignBisazza Australia
Food, Wine & BeverageCantarella Bros.
HospitalityFratelli Paradiso
RetailMaserati Australia & New Zealand
2007Business ConsultancyEconomia PDS
Community ServicesThe Australian Institute of English
DesignDi Lorenzo Tiles & Bathware Concepts
HospitalityDoltone House
Manufacturing, Wholesale & EngineeringMediterranean Shipping Company
RetailFratelli Fresh
Special Achievement: Outstanding contribution to the welfare & education of the Italian Community in NSWCo.As.It.
2006ManufacturingDrivetrain
RetailEuroluce Lighting Australia
ServicesTrembath & Taylor
2005ManufacturingBisazza Australia
RetailFratelli Fresh
ServicesVi.Sa Australia
Special Business Success Awards: Best relaunch of a leading Italian BrandAlfa Romeo/Ateco
Special Business Success Awards: Most innovative marketing of a traditional Italian productGelatissimo
2004Large BusinessDe’ Longhi
Outstanding Achievement (Large Business)Pirelli Power Cables & Systems Australia
Small-Medium BusinessBisazza Australia
2003Large BusinessBulgari Australia
Small-Medium BusinessModena Motori
2002Azienda Italia Award for ExcellenceBarilla Australia
2001Azienda Italia Award for ExcellenceMediterranean Shipping Company
2000Azienda Italia Award for ExcellenceTilecraft Ceramics