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Mantra Bell City Hotel Ballroom
205-215 Bell Street Preston
Enter main car park off Hotham Street
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The Kara Group of Companies (Hume City Council Nominee)
Combining the three brands, Nu Door, Nuform and Karaboard, The Kara Group has manufacturing plants in Australia and also in Duzce, Turkey including distribution channels throughout Australia and also in Istanbul and Ankara Turkey. The Kara Group has become an emerging player in the panels and board industry. Recently The Kara Group has developed its own Business Park, which has 35 industrial sized allotments.
With new state of the art machinery now in place the products manufactured and distributed encompass thermo laminated doors and panels, melamine boards, cut to size edged panels, edging and laminates in a wide variety of permutations, subsequently opening export markets to Europe, the Middle East and Australasia.
Willow Ware (Hume City Council Nominee)
123 years of manufacturing by the one family, practicing strong family values
Product range of 400 products, 90% manufactured in Australia.
Strong employment growth.
Adoption of best practice methodologies.
Quality, Environment and OH&S accreditations.
Strong community spirit.
Innovative employee engagement program: "The Willow Way".
Savour Chocolate and Patisserie School (Moreland City Council Nominee)
Savour Chocolate and Patisserie School let their internationally trained and award winning chefs, led by Kirsten Tibballs, instruct students how to make modern and exquisite chocolates and pastries. They use and sell only the finest ingredients and equipment from around ther world such as Callebaut Belgium chocolate, so you will be sure to impress with your newly acquired skills. Savour will enrich other chocolate and patisserie enthusiasts with their craftmanship. Skilled chefs through to passionate foodies can expand their knowledge and skills.
Impact Digital (Moreland City Council Nominee)
Impact Digital care about the environment. At their new premises they use solar power, solar hot water and water from the sky and are 100% carbon neutral.
Impact Digital offer a complete service to those seeking high quality digital printing - everything from annual reports, business reports, newsletters, presentations, brochures, business cards, office stationery and more.
At Impact Digital they use the most advanced digital colour printing machines available.