Our 2016 Members

 

Armstrong Flooring Pty Ltd

www.armstrongflooring.com.au

Ashfords

P (03) 9551-2822

Ashfords is the premier full-service business advisory firm servicing Dandenong and surrounding suburbs. Our qualified advisors and accountants provide a comprehensive service offering including strategic business advisory, taxation, accounting, audit and compliance, superannuation, due diligence and financial planning services to clients from a range of industries. We understand that each of our clients is unique – our solutions are completely tailored to your needs to develop the most effective business solutions and strategies. If you are serious about taking your business to the next level, then we have the tools to take you there. For an experienced Dandenong accountant with local knowledge and networks, contact Ashfords on 9551 2822.

Ashfords Accountants

www.ashfords.com.au

Aspendale Gardens-Edithvale Community Bank

ATEP

Atlite Skylights

P (03) 9584-8500

Beacon Solar

P 0413-340-070

Bev Plastics Pty Ltd

BEV Plastics Pty. Ltd. registered in 2003 is an Injection moulding and blow moulding company based in Braeside, Victoria. Our factory is clean and well maintained with moulding machines. Our clean room enabled us to produce medical equipment plastic products such as vomiting rings. We produce number of plastic products varies in size, colour and material.

BINQ

www.binq.com.au

P (03) 9773-2373

Business Apparel

www.businessapparel.net.au

At Business Apparel we provide a one stop shop apparel management service focusing on the design and delivery of any business, work or leisure garment you may require. With over 30 years experience in the garment industry we can walk you through the process of creating your new look uniform. We only work with a small group of valued clients and pride ourselves on a fast and professional service in the selection and delivery of Business Shirts, Polo Shirts, T Shirts, Jackets, Workwear, Teamwear and Caps with your branding and design.

Carb-I-Tool Australia Pty. Ltd

www.carbitool.com.au

Handsaws, Saw blades, Premium quality router bits, Replaceable insert router bits, Diamond tipped (PCD) router bits, Planer and buzzer blades, Carbide tipped holesaws, Jogsaw and reciprocating saw blades, Econocut router bits

Chatfield Ozcool

www.chatfield-ozcool.com.au

P 1300-361-186

Our company pride ourselves on being the No.1 go to company in the industry for Air conditioning, Refrigeration Service, Maintenance and Installation in the commercial sector. Providing excellent service and reliability – our Care Factor. Ensuring professional experienced and practical individual client solutions that you can trust. Delivering responsive maintenance and service to improve plant and equipment life expectancy, overall efficiencies and your risk management.

Chocolate Works

www.chocolateworks.com.au

P (03) 9551-4596

Chocolate Works is all about connecting company brands with happy. Our customised chocolate products represent your brand and put a smile on the recipients face. From simple custom moulded logos through to complex 3D chocolate shapes we can manufacture a chocolate in almost any shape, size and design and package it simply or in custom packaging. Every promotional product you hand out says something about your brand – say Happy!

Chris Curnow Pty Ltd

P 0413-514-893

Direct Paper Supplies

www.directpapersupplies.com.au

P (03) 8586-6222

Based in Melbourne, Direct Paper Supplies is a family owned and operated paper merchant and converting company specializing in the buying, selling and converting of paper and paper board grades. Since commencing business in 1996 Direct Paper Supplies has rapidly grown on a strong platform of customer service; it is true that attitude is everything and our ethos of “No Problem” encapsulates the manner in which we approach all dealings. The willingness to go further and make a difference for the customer is cultivated through all levels of the company and is supported with regular training and reviews. From humble beginnings Direct Paper Supplies has grown into a reliable supply partner to both the printing and paper trade alike. Being a family owned independent company we have the benefit of being able to provide an unmatched personalized service while supplying the highest quality paper products available. With highly experienced “paper people” we welcome your opportunities and can assist your projects in such ways as stock selection, quotations, order and inventory management, customized sheeting and importantly cost reduction.

Elle Belle Recruitment

www.ellebelle.com.au

P (03) 9553-4436

elle belle recruitment specialise in the recruitment of Temporary and Permanent Business, Operational and Accounting Support staff within ALL industry sectors. elle belle recruitment is committed to providing exceptional levels of service to each and every client and candidate. We pride ourselves on delivering the best service, and always with honesty and integrity. elle belle recruitment places a strong emphasis on open communication and believes that clients’ and candidates’ needs are equally important. elle belle recruitment understands the competitiveness of the current marketplace and strives to deliver a unique and personalised service. We offer a consistent and professional approach that caters to our clients’ needs, with a flexible and adaptable service to suit any deadline. elle belle recruitment actively and enthusiastically listens to our clients’ and candidates’ changing needs, and acts proactively to every situation. We work in partnership with our clients to assist in various facets of the recruitment process.

Extrastaff

www.extrastaff.com.au

P (03) 8554-5300

Extrastaff is committed to providing your business with great staff when you need them most. With over 50 years’ experience, our services and extensive talent pool allows our clients to concentrate on their core business activities without the stress or hassle of directly recruiting and on-boarding new short- term talent. Our extensive talent pool contains pre-screened candidates across a variety of disciplines who are ready to work at a moment’s notice. Our approach can save your business time and money whilst still delivering the quality talent your business deserves. Our industry experience includes: - Building Construction, Civil & Infrastructure - Manufacturing and FMCG - Trades & Labour - Office Administration - Transport & Logistics - Hospitality - Health Support

HLB Mann Judd

HLB Mann Judd is an award-winning chartered accounting firm, with our clients voting us Number 1 for client service. Why? We’re not just accountants; we’re financial and business advisers, using our knowledge and experience to ensure your financial success. With member firms throughout Australia and New Zealand, HLB Mann Judd is a leading mid-sized chartered accounting group. That's jargon for big enough to have all the experience and knowledge, small enough to work with you on a personal basis.

IG Ergonomics

P 9587-8397

Illusion Australia Pty Ltd

www.Illusionfires.com.au

P (03) 9706-9866

Kinder Australia Pty Ltd

www.kinder.com.au

P (03) 8587-9111

Kinder Australia creates real measurable productivity gains through engineered operational improvements to existing transfer points, material flow and conveyor systems. In the bulk materials handling industry, Kinder Australia has developed over time the excellent reputation and proven history of providing a comprehensive range of beyond expectation, high performance, longer lasting, reliable and compliant conveyor componentry and material flow. These engineered solutions resolve the immediate problem effectively, and create opportunities for further measurable gains by improving the overall performance of your production assets, as well as reducing shutdown time and labour resources. Measuring order fulfilment by price and speed are still important to us and our dispatch KPIs are second-to-none. Our ISO 9001 accreditation sets us international benchmarks for quality which we continually maintain. Our absolute focus is to resolve and advance our customers end-to-end handling processes by utilising our broad industry experience and expert engineering knowledge of emerging technologies.

Mackay Consolidated

www.mackayrubber.com.au

P (03) 9276-4607

Mackay is a major supplier of a diverse range of engineered rubber and bonded metal/rubber composite products for the automotive, defence, transport, construction and industrial markets. Its commitment to uncompromising standards of excellence in product development, material formulations and all facets of production, has resulted in the successful penetration of new markets providing opportunities for sustainable profit growth. Founded in 1932, Mackay remains a wholly Australian owned, private company.

Marriott Support Services

www.marriott.org.au

P (03) 9555-0777

Marrriott Support Services is an organisation which supports adults with an intellectual disability, enabling them to reach their potential through skills development and employment opportunities. We provide day service programs in McKinnon and operate a landcare management business, Marriott Enviro Services, and a packaging/light assembly business, Marriott Industries, in Moorabbin.

Marriott Support Services

www.marriott.org.au

P (03) 9555-0777

Marrriott Support Services is an organisation which supports adults with an intellectual disability, enabling them to reach their potential through skills development and employment opportunities. We provide day service programs in McKinnon and operate a landcare management business, Marriott Enviro Services, and a packaging/light assembly business, Marriott Industries, in Moorabbin.

Mescon Pty Ltd

www.mescon.com.au

Mescon are experts in assisting companies to maximise their manufacturing efficiency and profitability through the utilisation of MES and other planning and control systems. Mescon can design and implement a fully tailored solution to meet current and future needs for our clients. At Mescon we are passionate about implementing processes that enable the business decision makers to be more in touch with what is happening on the plant floor. This occurs at three levels: Our experienced PLC engineers work with the customer to operate the plant exactly as the customer requires. PLCs are purpose-built computers that monitor sensors and activate devices. SCADA provides operators with a window into the process, a visual format displaying current state of the plant, short term history and alarms. Implementation of MES results in significant opportunities for process improvement and cost savings.

Money Resources

www.ronchowanetz.com.au

P 1300-935-674

With a finance background spanning 25 years and more than 5 years as a dedicated vehicle and equipment finance specialist, Ron know the “Ins and Outs” of what it takes to secure finance approval in the shortest amount of time.

Murray Thompson MP

www.murraythompson.com.au

Murray Thompson has been the State Member of the Victorian Parliament for Sandringham since 1992. As local Member of Parliament Murray's work includes electorate representation in the fields of State Government service provision, including education, health, transport, infrastructure and local government. His political interests include small business, treasury and finance and education among a number of other policy areas. He is currently chair of the Parliamentary Road Safety Committee and has previously held a range of Shadow portfolio responsibilities.

Not A Trace Foods Pty Ltd

www.notatrace.com.au

Nugents

What is a Group? A collection of individuals who have regular contact and frequent interaction, mutual influence, common feeling of camaraderie and who work together to achieve a common set of goals. At the Nugents Group we work with you to help build your financial success using our expertise in Accounting, Business, Tax, Wealth Management and Finance Advisory services. Please contact Gary Nugent, Chris Belleville, Charles Knight or Dario Gamba to help you get started on your path of building a better business, a more robust strategy and greater financial outcomes for you and your family.

Nulab Group

www.nulabgroup.com.au

The Nulab Group of companies are privately owned and operated. The group encompasses four sub brands that cater to different market segments. The four brands that fall under the Nulab Group umbrella are: 1. Nulab Professional Imaging 2. Nulab Media 3. NuShots 4. Picpress The Nulab Group is the holding brand that binds these four brands together to create perfect synergy within the digital print, photographic and visual communication world.

Outdoor Elegance Braeside

www.outdoorelegance.com.au

P (03) 9580-3110

The Outdoor Elegance Melbourne store allows you to view an extensive selection of outdoor furniture at the Braeside showroom. You can find us on the corner of Boundary and Canterbury Roads. You can make your purchase in person, or order online and receive delivery in the Melbourne and greater Victoria areas usually within a few days. The exclusive, fashionable, and expertly constructed line of outdoor furniture from Outdoor Elegance can be viewed at any of our showrooms. We have locations in Sydney and Central Coast (with Newcastle access) as well as Melbourne. Our showrooms allow you to see and feel our furniture in person as well as meet with our experienced staff. We’d love to help you create the ideal outdoor furniture setting to suit your outdoor space. We look forward to working with you!

Pharmaceutical Talent Australia

www.pharmatalent.com.au

P (03) 9699-9288

Pharmaceutical Talent Australia is a specialist recruitment consultancy working exclusively on pharmaceutical industry appointments. We manage professional appointments from entry-level graduates to senior executives across Sales, Marketing, Production, Technical, Quality, Regulatory and Administrative functions. Our clients are local and global companies in the fields of pharmaceutical development, manufacture, marketing and sales, distribution, importing and biotechnology. We build our talent resource pool by constantly scanning the market, creating opportunities to meet passive and active candidates, spending time with them and learning as much about them as possible. These relationships mean that our clients have the first opportunity to consider outstanding prospects.

Phasefale Pty Ltd

www.phasefale.com.au

Phasefale is an Australian designer and manufacture of phase failure relays and controls for refrigerators and air conditioners. Phasefale is a proud exporter to Asia of complete control systems

Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick

www.pof.com.au

For 125 years, Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick has been a leading intellectual property firm helping clients in Australia and internationally. The Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick Group incorporates a patent and trade mark attorney firm, an intellectual property law firm and a research and investigation company, which provide a comprehensive range of intellectual property services. We employ more than 140 people across offices in Melbourne, Sydney and Adelaide. Each of these offices has a team of professionals who specialise in helping identify, protect and defend intellectual property through research, advice, securing, managing, licensing, litigation patent, trade mark, design, plant breeders rights and copyright services.

Pitcher Partners

www.pitcher.com.au

A lot more than accountants Pitcher Partners is a national association of independent firms. The association is represented by Pitcher Partners Melbourne, Pitcher Partners Sydney, Pitcher Partners Perth, Pitcher Partners Adelaide and Pitcher Partners Brisbane. The Pitcher Partners national association is also an independent member of Baker Tilly International. Each firm operates as a separate independent business, but with a shared commitment to common values including providing exceptional client service, technical expertise, rigorous and practical commercial advice and a caring working environment. The firms work together to ensure clients receive the highest levels of service and advice, no matter where they are located.

Quantum Business Advisors

www.QBA.com.au

P 9721-6299

Using innovative systems and solid proven methods of increasing business profitability and performance, Quantum Business Advisors provides business advisory, consulting and coaching services to small to medium sized clients, and family businesses. Take your business to the next level in growth and profits. Request a confidential free no-obligation consultation.

Quest Apartments Moorabbin

questmoorabbin.com.au

P (03) 9981-8900

You can look forward to a warm welcome at Quest Moorabbin. Service is our key! Modern spacious accommodation in Melbourne’s south-east ideal for visiting staff and clients. Conveniently located with easy access to nearby business parks, restaurants, transport, CBD and surrounding suburbs. Studio, 1, 2 & 3 Bedroom Apartments – ideal for short or long-term stays. Corporate rates available for Members of Melbourne Business Awards. ”. Choose Quest Moorabbin as your accommodation partner and experience the difference. Tel : (03) 9981 8900 www.questmoorabbin.com.au.

Quest Cheltenham Apartment Hotel

www.questapartments.com.au

P (03) 8523-5800

Quest Cheltenham brings a new level of accommodation to one of Victoria's booming bayside suburbs. The property offers a combination of 53 Studio, One, Two and Three Bedroom apartments, all of which are fully equipped and stylishly furnished - to cater for business and leisure travellers. In addition to our spacious apartments, we offer on-site secure basement car parking, Wi-Fi internet, a gymnasium, chargeback service with the multitude of local cafes and restaurants, valet dry cleaning and pantry service to name a few. As a finalist for Quest Regional Franchise of the year in 2014; Quest Cheltenham is your ideal accommodation choice for nightly, weekly and long term accommodation.

Raycal Imports Pty Ltd

Slattery & Acquroff

www.stairking.com.au

P (03) 9532-0224

Slattery & Acquroff is an Australian owned family business that has been crafting beautiful stairs since 1920. Our success is based on years of expertise, friendly customer service and constant innovation. We work with architects, builders and homeowners on large-scale projects, intricate design work and everything in between. Our highly skilled team of stair experts – designers, carpenters, joiners, metal workers and more – use evolutionary design, the best materials and cutting-edge technology. We believe an investment in an exceptional Slattery & Acquroff staircase is an investment for life.

Software By Design (Aust) P/L

www.jobtalk.com.au

P 0419-575-415

Stream Scape

streamscape.com.au

P 0418-129-922

StreamDesk management console combined with a mobile enabled website gives you instant access to all the productivity tools that smart businesses need in this mobile engaged age. Designed for efficiency, economy, business development, insight into your market and growth, StreamScape's end-to-end online tools, services and strategies make it a whole lot easier to be smart.

Symphony3

www.symphony3.com

P (03) 9016-0510

Symphony3 help businesses and government implement effective digital communications and information strategies, drawing on years of extensive consulting experience. Our aim is to help all our clients to become digital leaders in their industry by providing smart thinking and practical outcomes. Smart Thinking: As a trusted advisors to our clients, we develop complete digital strategies that build customer relationships and profitability. Practical Outcomes We work closely with clients to implement our strategies and years of have hands on experience with social media, web development, Search engine optimisation, Google Analytics, information management and customer segmentation. Try our free digital diagnostic at http://diagnostic.symphony3.com/ to assess where your current digital strengths and weaknesses are.

Tech Precision

www.techprecision.com.au

P (03) 9839-1000

Businesses who join TP thrive. We are a focused IT service company who specialise in small to medium business and have 100% raving clients. Our motivation is to maximise your IT systems to be both a potent and reliable business tool empowering your staff to get on with their core tasks. We supply hardware, software, finance & consultancy. Our background comes from business roots not technical so YES we understand: What do clients say? Tech precision have taken the time to listen and understand our needs which means the changes they have made in the system are really benefiting our staff and the way they operate. œI would be happy to recommend Tech Precision as an IT support partner to any fellow businessman who wants to get on with taking their business forward. From day one Tech Precision set about understanding what was important to our business and rectifying issues that had been outstanding for some time. Through their processes they seamlessly delivered a working environment focused on the needs of our specific business.

The Main Event

www.themainevent.com.au

P (03) 9531-6571

Event Management Specialists - We specialise in creating events that get talked about. Our range of Event Management services consists of conceptualisation and planning, to implementation, full onsite delivery and everything in between. We know that event solutions are not one-size-fits-all, and at the end of the day, you know your business and we know ours. It's in the collaboration that we can achieve the best results and exceed your event objectives.

The Wrapping Paper Company Pty Ltd

www.wrapco.com.au

The Wrapping Paper Company Pty Ltd (Wrapco) is Australia's leading designer and manufacturer of gift wrap products and gift wrap accessories suitable for complimentary gift wrapping. Wrapco commenced trading in June 1997 and now is the only manufacturer in Australia producing a comprehensive range of complimentary gift wrap products. Wrapco is primarily a B2B company supplying complimentary gift wrapping products to retailers, shopping centres and corporate clients. Wrapco also provides an extensive range of custom printing services suitable to be used for gift wrapping.

Translucent

www.translucent.com.au

P 1300-841-000

Transtar International Freight

www.transtar.net

P (03) 8558-8338

Founded in 1986, Transtar is an international freight and logistics company, specialising in the provision of end-to-end solutions for importers and exporters doing business throughout Asia. We also have extensive experience in European and American markets. Headquartered in Melbourne, Transtar has a network of 17 offices located throughout Australia, New Zealand, China, SE Asia and Europe. The network provides Transtar with an integrated model whereby Transtar people and facilities control and manage cargo movements, on one IT platform, across the entire supply chain. Asia Direct. Our vision is to be the leading provider of freight and logistics services in the Asia-Pacific market. Our mission is to eliminate third parties from our business, remove costs from the supply chain, improve processes and deliver a real competitive advantage to our customers. Financially strong, fully insured, NVOCC Licensed, holder of 'A'Class licence, FMC registered; Transtar is your surety of performance when considering logistics partners in Asia.

Triple T Insurance Services Pty Ltd

www.tttinsurance.com.au

Triple T Insurance Services Pty Ltd have been providing quality general insurance advice and service to clients for over 15 years. We have a dedicated team of specialists who can assist you on a wide range of personal and commercial insurance products. Our unique approach has simplified the process of putting you in a knowledgeable position to take control of your insurance requirements regardless of your situation. Our quality advice is timely, professional and easy to access. Our culture is based on core values of integrity, respect, commitment and teamwork. We understand that little things count for so much.

Unlimited Mindset Solutions

www.unlimitedmindsetsolutions.com

New managers set themselves unrealistic expectations and when they are confronted with challenges that they have never encountered or be trained for, they can experience self-doubt and overwhelm which impact the bottom line negatively through - Decrease of Team Engagement - Decrease of Team Productivity - Lack of Development and Growth of their Staff - Diminished Return on Investment - Low Loyalty Towards the Business Unlimited Mindset Solutions specializes in the development of new managers through an array of leadership and coaching tools. We teach them the skills they need and how to apply them, to motivate, delegate and communicate efficiently and get the best out of their teams. And we do more than that; we help them build strong minds to confidently lead themselves and others in any given situations.

Webby Web Design

www.webbywebdesifn.com.au

P 0412-048-246

At Webby we offer tailored web solutions to help your business establish and grow your online presence. Established in 2007, based in Mordialloc, with a warm, friendly and down to earth approach, we enjoy working with business owners and love being involved in our local business community. We offer a full set of online solutions: Website Strategy (one on one consultation or workshops), Website Design / UX, Website development, Email Marketing & SEO. We are also passionate about education for small business owners and for the next generation and involved in some coding for kids programs at local schools. Call us for a chat on 0412 048 246

Woodlands Golf Club

www.woodlandsgolf.com.au

Woodlands Golf Course is also the home to the Melbourne Business Awards Events. The Clubhouse, first built in 1920 was modernised in 2010 to now offer state of the art facilities. Whilst major renovations were made, the club™s original charm and atmosphere were retained. The clubhouse now boasts a selection of versatile function rooms can cater for an intimate sit down dinner of 20 up to a lavish event for 280 guests, a stand up cocktail party for 350 guests, a business seminar or conference all in climate controlled comfort of this traditional yet modern setting, supported by state of the art AV equipment all with sweeping views of our meticulously manicured course.

Your Time Matters

www.yourtimematters.com.au

What Do You Want? More business? Better engagement with your staff, suppliers and customers? Your Time Matters knows that small to medium businesses (SMB) grow by building relationships, sharing expertise, having the right connections and meeting deadlines and goals to achieve desired outcomes. YTM help you to accelerate your business success when you participate in well run, professional events that connect you with others and provide insights and opportunity to build relationships and open up conversations that are key to your business success. Our proven mechanism, YTM Business Networking with a Twist~! events and SILO BREAKERS benefit you and your team by increasing understanding of the power of networking to break down barriers, build bridges, solve problems, encourage collaboration and referrals.

Zenith Interiors Pty Ltd