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RPP FM local radio has announced it is the OFFICIAL BROADCAST MEDIA PARTNER for the upcoming Frankston & Mornington Peninsula Excellence in Business Awards 2014 and proud of it!

Together with Jacki Mitchell, producer and presenter of the award winning business program Taking Care of Business which goes ‘live to air’ every Friday at 11am from the RPP FM studios in Mornington, and the Excellence in Business Awards 2014 organisers, recognized that a partnership with the local radio station would be an ideal alliance to support businesses that excel in their industry.

The combined effort of RPP FM, Frankston City Council and the Mornington Peninsula Shire will help support and promote businesses that strive for excellence, implement innovative processes and hold a track record of good corporate citizenship and community involvement.

Sequentially, this will offer business owners and operators the opportunity to gain recognition, create opportunities to further grow and develop their business and build networks with other entrepreneurial businesses.

As Jacki would rightly say about the formation of the partnership, “It’s a no-brainer”.

The Excellence in Business Awards represents the highest honour that any business can receive in the Frankston City and Mornington Peninsula region.

This year’s Industry categories are:
• Building Services and Construction
• Personal Services
• Commercial Services
• Hospitality
• Manufacturing and Production
• Retail
• Tourism

Specialised Categories
• Best New Business
• Environmental Sustainability
• Community Contribution
• Home Based Business

Each category winner receives $1000 cash and the overall winner will be awarded $5000 cash.

As an added bonus and the first of its kind for RPP FM and Business Awards 2014, Jacki Mitchell will invite each category winner as a special guest on Taking Care of Business in the RPP FM Mornington studios and a podcast of their interview will be provided for business and marketing purposes.

The overall winner has the opportunity to co-host Taking Care of Business with Jacki which attracts a listening audience of over 160,000 all around Australia and overseas. This will help build their business profile and brand, they will be exposed to the operations of a studio, media training, a podcast to promote their business and take away a memorable experience first hand.

Submissions close Monday, 11 August 2014 at 5pm and entries can be completed online.

Other key dates include:
Short listing of entries – Friday, 15 August 2014
Onsite judging  – Monday, 25 August – Friday, 5 September 2014
Announcement of the winners at the Gala Awards Dinner & Ceremony Evening – Tuesday, 14 October commencing at 6pm.

Tickets for the Awards night can be purchased from http://www.trybooking.com/90961

This is a lifetime opportunity to be recognized and awarded for hard work, determination and skill so enter NOW by downloading the information kit at  http://www.frankston.vic.gov.au/Business/FMP_Excellence_in_Business_Awards_2014and make a nomination for The Excellence in Business Awards.


Diane Reid
Frankston City Council
t: (03) 9784 1875
e: diane.reid@frankston.vic.gov

Bianca Lord
Mornington Peninsula Shire
t: (03) 5950 1841
e: business@mornpen.vic.gov.au

Taking Care of Business with Jacki Mitchell, every Friday 11am – 12noon on 98.7FM & 98.3FM Frankston. Follow Jacki on https://www.facebook.com/tcob.rppfm


Compiled by Debra Mar

Written by: RPP FM Helper

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