WA Small Business Awards,Winner Best WA Tourism Award, Patricia Gamero, Perth-Tours WA

Perth-Tours WA was one of many Western Australian small businesses awarded in the 24th Belmont & Western Australian Small Business Awards on the 25th October 2017. The winners were showcased at the ‘Night of Stars Event’ in the ballroom of the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Winner of the Best WA Tourism Award, Patricia Gamero from Perth-Tours WA said, “Perth-Tours WA specialise in entertaining visitors to have memorable holidays. We offer clients relaxed journeys to discover Perth’s natural surroundings. Thank you to the Friends of Belmont BEC for sponsoring this award.”

WA Tourism Award 2017, Western Australia

Cassie Rowe, MLA, Member for Belmont and representative of Friends of Belmont BEC said, “Friends of Belmont BEC was established by Belmont BEC to acknowledge its supporters and extensive member networks.  Since Belmont BEC was established in 1994 it has assisted over 26,000 small business intenders, start-ups and existing small businesses.   The tourism sector has always attracted small business to support the state’s business visitors and tourists through the operation of tour services, attractions, accommodation and hospitality services.”

Mayor City of Belmont Phil Marks delivered the Official Welcome and a Message from the WA Small Business Minister Hon Paul Papalia was delivered by Cassie Rowe MLA, Member for Belmont. Many VIPs included Consul (Com) Consulate General of India, Hon Consuls from Sri Lanka and Slovakia. Many representatives from leading national and state organisations included the National President of BPW Australia, Deputy Chair ACCC Small Business and President Hong Kong Business Association.

MC’s for the ‘Night of Stars’ evening included Belmont BEC Patron Louise Percy & Belmont BEC Mentor Harvey Rose. Spirits of the Streets Choir performed a memorable set, Welcome to Country was delivered by Ken & William Hayward from Marra Mooditj Training and the Designer Showcase wowed all attendees was co-ordinated by Aymeric Futol from FA Concept Store and featured Kirrikin, Silver Star Designs, Chaynika, Maison Martin Morel, Green Embassy and Kalini.

Carol Hanlon, Founder of Belmont & Western Australian Small Business Awards & Founding Manager of Belmont Business Enterprise Centre Inc. (BEC) said, “The awards provide a fantastic opportunity for small and growing enterprises from Belmont and across Western Australia to be recognised for their achievements”