Gandhi Creations is delighted to announce and congratulate the 2015 India Australia Business & Community Award (IABCA) Winners and Finalists. On Friday 30 October, nearly 400 guests made history at the annual IABCA gala event. Eleven award category winners were announced on the night with the judging process being conducted over a ten week period by a national panel of industry leaders.
Thank you to our guests of honour, Hon. Mike Baird MP, Premier of NSW, Sunjay Sudhir, Consul General of India in Sydney and Ita Buttrose AO OBE, Alzheimer’s Australia for their participation and support.
IABCA 2015 Winners:
- Young Professional of the Year 2015 Navneesh Garg, Chief Executive Officer, AdactIn Group, NSW
- Young Community Achiever of the Year 2015 – Navdeep Pasricha, QLD
- Community Services Excellence Award 2015 – Deepak-Raj Gupta President, Australia India Business Council and Canberra India Council, ACT
- Community Association of the Year 2015 Sindhi Association of Victoria (SAV) , VIC
- Business Leader of the Year 2015 – Vivek Bhatia, Chief Executive Officer iCARE, NSW
- Professional of the Year 2015 – Dr Pradnya Dugal MBBS (Hons), Founding Partner, Synergy Radiology, NSW
- Travel Agency / Tour Operator of the Year 2015 – Beacon Holidays, VIC
- Indian Restaurant of the Year 2015 – Aki’s Indian, NSW
- Small Business of the Year 2015 – Hallmark Computers International, NT
- SME of the Year 2015 – Jewel Fine Foods (JFF), NSW
- Indian Australian Ambassador of the Year DD Saxena, ROBE, NSW
We are also pleased to have raised over $8000 for Alzheimer’s Australia, thus a special thanks to all those who donated.
Thank to our panel of experts, youth ambassadors, major sponsor Kaden Boriss, supporting sponsors Westpac, Incredible India, Fetch TV, UNSW, Bank of Baroda, The Australian National Maritime Museum and our media partners SBS and The Indian Telegraph.
The IABCA 2016 date was announced by the Premier of NSW to be held on Friday 28th of October and nominations will open in March 2016.
We thank everyone who attended and supported the event, your presence was testament to 12 months of hard work and the vision of celebrating migrant entrepreneurship and community leadership.
Gandhi Creations Pty. Ltd