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Since 2008, the RIN Awards (formerly Chairman's Awards) Night has recognised the outstanding achievements of the region’s companies over the previous twelve months. It recognises excellence in business and the significant contribution that they make to the regional economy and community.  The awards program provides a means by which outstanding performance can be revealed, acknowledged and celebrated by the whole sector.

Nominations for next year's awards will open February 2018.  The Gala Dinner will be held on Friday 18th May 2018 at the Mackay Entertainment and Convention Centre.  


RIN Awards Finalists & Winners History

RIN Awards History RIN Awards History (641 KB)


2017 Categories Finalists & Winners

To encourage businesses of all sizes to enter the awards we will be specifically requesting judges to take into account the size of the organisation when assessing their nomination.

The Safety Foremost Award – Sponsored by 
Awarded to an organisation that can demonstrate a sustained safety performance and/or culture in a workplace that incorporated both physical and mental safety.

Techserve - 2017 Winners


Dalrymple Bay Coal Terminal


Leading from the Front Award  
Awarded to the organisation that best demonstrates how they successfully engaged with their employees to deliver a better outcome for their people or their business.

 Dalrymple Bay Coal Terminal - 2017 Winners

Coast to Coast Cleaning

McKays NQ


Connecting in the Community Award  
Awarded to the organisation that best demonstrates how they successfully engaged with the community or external stakeholders.

 QCCS - 2017 Winners

McKays NQ


The Chasing Foreign Markets Award
Awarded to an organisation that demonstrates the most initiative or success in taking a product or service to the export market or using foreign markets or supply chains to improve their business outcomes here domestically.

Jet Engineering

Mackay Conveyor Equipment - 2017 Winners



The Out of the Box Award
Awarded to an organisation that has demonstrated the most initiative in seeking out new opportunities for their business either through innovation in new products or services, diversification into new markets, or adapted to meet the current environment.

Mackay Conveyor Equipment


Active Adrenalin Performance Coaching - 2017 Winners


 Standing out from the Crowd Award    

Awarded to that one outstanding individual working in your business who has demonstrated commitment and dedication and resilience in current market conditions.

 Werner Engineering -Chris Geach - 2017 Winner

Ubora Furniture - Leisa Barnett

ADiT Engineering - Arthur (Derek) Thompson

QCCS - Leanne Carter


The Tony Britton Award
Awarded to a person who demonstrates dedication, enthusiasm and support outside of their own business interests for the benefit of the wider resource services sector and/or local community.
This category will be run each year at the discretion of the Resource Industry Network board. 

2017 Tony Britton Award Winner - Tony Caruso

2017 RIN Awards Sponsors

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Silver Sponsor


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Award Sponsors