Mantra Bell City Hotel Ballroom
205-215 Bell Street Preston

Enter main car park off Hotham Street

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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

2018 Naming Rights Sponsors:

Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources

The Victorian Government sponsors the Business of the Year Award




 Acer's product range includes laptop and desktop PCs, tablets, smartphones, monitors, projectors and cloud solutions for home users, business, government and education.

Acer sponsors of the Industry Education Engagement 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 Outstanding Initiative in Manufacturing Award


The Inner North Community Foundation is an independent community foundation based in Melbourne’s Inner North, and is one of more than 35 community foundations across Australia.

The Foundation manages philanthropic dollars to provide funds for projects that create prosperous, connected, and cohesive communities in Melbourne’s Inner North, particularly encouraging pathways to employment.  The Foundation is not a destination for community gifts, rather we are a safe pair of hands to link donors and community groups.

The Inner North Community Foundation sponsors of the Philanthropy and Community Service 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 courses are developed in conjunction with industry to give students real-life skills for real-world workplaces delivered by friendly, knowledgeable teachers.

Melbourne Polytechnic offers over 250 nationally accredited courses with an extensive range of short courses allowing participants to explore the possibility of fun or further training.



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 Breakfast 7 March 2019

Information coming soon...

Next Breakfast

Thursday, March 7, 2019
Host: Hume City Council & Nillumbik Shire Council

Future Breakfasts

  • Thursday, June 6, 2019
    Host: Banyule City Council and City of Darebin
  • Thursday, September 5, 2019
    Host: Moreland City Council and City of Whittlesea
  • Thursday, December 5, 2019
    Grand Finale Breakfast
    Host: NORTH Link