IT AND DIGITAL BUSINESS: BITS TECHNOLOGY GROUP
BITS Technology Group is a managed-IT Services and IT consulting firm based on the GoldCoast. BITS services companies Australia wide and Internationally. Clients of BITS Technology Group range from small enterprises through to listed companies such as G8 Education,Maven Dental Group and Ardent Leisure.BITS has won Microsoft Partner Awards and mostrecently, both Kane and Bernard were crowned as the 2017Gold Coast Young Entrepreneurs of the Year for technology.
EMERGING BUSINESS: THE INSTITUTE OF MAKEUP
The Institute of Makeup provides online education in the field of makeup artistry. With students in nearly every State and Territory across the Country, the Institute of Makeup were named as a finalist in the 2018 Makeup School of the Year, an Australia wide award. Founded in 2009, The Institute of Makeup provides a unique ‘Blended Learning’ approach where their students can access their lessons online at a time and place that suits them.
FAMILY BUSINESS: PETWAY PETCARE
Petway Petcare is a family owned business that specialise in creating, manufacturing and distributing pet care products. Five of the 7 employees are members of the Nash family with Bob Nash serving as Managing Director and daughter Tania Taylor running the Queensland operations as Sales and Marketing Director. Celebrating 30 years in business in 2018, they distribute their products throughout Australia and export to New Zealand, Singapore and the USA.