Mantra Bell City Hotel Ballroom
205-215 Bell Street Preston

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The NBAA recognise the achievements of businesses in Melbourne's north and promote the region as the "Best for Business". The awards have the support of industry, the Victorian Government and the Cities of Banyule, Darebin, Hume, Moreland, Whittlesea, Yarra and the Shire of Nillumbik plus La Trobe University, RMIT University, Kangan Institute and Melbourne Polytechnic. 

Attendance at these breakfasts will provide your organisation with unique exposure to over 200 people consisting of an excellent cross-section of Chief Executives/Managing Directors from industry.

As a corporate sponsor you will receive extensive promotional presence and discounts to attend the breakfast series. For Sponsorship information, contact  Chris James on 03 9479 3336 or c.james@latrobe.edu.au or NBAA Sponsorship

2017 Naming Rights Sponsors:

Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources

The Victorian Government sponsors the Business of the Year Award




Apprenticeships Matter is a consortium of three well-established, community based organisations, with extensive experience in delivering employment and training services. E-focus as the lead agency with consortium members, Jobco and Youth Projects. We help employers and individuals to access Australian Apprenticeships.

Apprenticeships Matter sponsors of the Sustainability and Environment Award



AusIndustry is the Australian Government's business program delivery division in the Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research.

AusIndustry delivers over 30 programs - including grants, tax and duty concessions, small business development, industry support and venture capital - worth about $2 billion to over 10,000 businesses and 80,000 individuals annually.

AusIndustry sponsors of the Innovation and Enterprise Award



Bank of Melbourne is Victoria's local bank, dedicated to the needs of Victorians and their businesses. Our bankers have deep sector knowledge and specialisation to best support the industries we serve and give our customers access to a depth of Victorian knowledge and insight.

Bank of Melbourne sponsors of the Best Start-Up or Microbusiness


EnergyAustralia is one of Australia’s leading energy businesses with over 2.6 million customer accounts and offers solar power and battery storage solutions for residential and business customers. 

Energy Australia sponsors of the Export Award



La Trobe's Business School conducts industry relevent research, teaching and learning that makes a difference to the local and global communities we serve. 

La Trobe Business School sponsors of the Young Business Achiever Awards








Macpherson Kelley work with clients in the mid-market to achieve excellent commercial outcomes. Its client base includes manufacturers, subsidiaries of international companies and the service industry. Andrew Douglas is M+K's NORTH Link representative and is a specialist in providing commercial advice on Employment + IR law, OHS, Equal Opportunity, Privacy, Survelliance and Workers Compensation.

Macpherson Kelley sponsors of the Human Resources Award

MatchWorks is Victoria's largest employment services provider with over 14 years' experience. MatchWorks has offices throughout regional Victoria and the north and west of Melbourne. If you need staff, MatchWorks provides a quality service to help you fill your employment vacancies FREE of charge. Visit www.matchworks.com.au or phone 1300 13 23 63. 

MatchWorks sponsors of the Customer Service Award





Melbourne Polytechnic is proud to sponsor the Workplace Diversity Award.  Our students and staff reflect Australia’s rich cultural and linguistic diversity.  We recognise the benefits  that diverse communities bring to Australian society, and we are proud to be helping transform lives through our culturally and linguistically enriched programs and services.


Northern Melbourne Regional Development Australia (NMRDA)  generates research and builds partnerships between all levels of government, local businesses, community groups and key regional stakeholders to provide strategic and targeted responses to economic, environmental and social issues affecting Melbourne's north.

NMRDA sponsors of the Industry Education Engagement Award


Telstra is Australia’s leading telecommunications and Technology Company, offering a full range of communications services and competing in all telecommunications markets.

We believe the more connected people are, the more opportunities they have. That's why we help create a brilliant connected future for everyone, everyday. 

Telstra sponsors of the Technology Award








NBAA 2017 Grand Finale Winners Announced

Media Release



Next Breakfast

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Future Breakfasts

  • Thursday, June 7, 2018
  • Thursday, September 6, 2018
  • Thursday, December 6, 2018
    Grand Finale Breakfast
    Host: NORTH Link