The annual RIN Awards Gala Dinner will be held on Friday, 9 August 2024 at the Mackay Entertainment and Convention Centre (MECC) in Mackay. The RIN Awards recognise the significant achievements and enterprise that local businesses are demonstrating across seven categories including inclusion and diversity, expansion into new markets, safety foremost, standing out from the crowd, connecting in the community, champion culture and manufacturing excellence. The RIN Awards provide a means by which outstanding performance can be revealed, acknowledged and celebrated. With more than 350 people in attendance, it is a special night where industry gathers and collectively applauds the regional businesses doing great things.

AWARD CATEGORIES:

  • Safety Foremost Award – Sponsored by Diacon Australia

  • Champion Culture Award – Sponsored by Field Mining Services Group

  • Connecting in the Community Award - Sponsored by Local Buying Foundation

  • Expansion into New Markets Award - Sponsored by Queensland Hydro

  • Manufacturing Excellence Award – Sponsored by Queensland Manufacturing Hubs Program

  • Standing out from the Crowd Award – Sponsored by Onsite Training Australia

  • Inclusion and Diversity Award – Sponsored by BHP Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA)

For more information about the RIN Awards Categories and criteria, download the award nominations pack to start your application today.

Award nominations close on 5.00pm Sunday 30 June 2024.

 

For an unforgettable experience celebrating people, innovation and excellence in the broader resources sector, the prestigious RIN Awards have been the pinnacle of industry recognition since 2008 in the Mackay Isaac Whitsunday and Bowen Basin regions. Bringing together industry leaders, innovators and professionals from across Central Queensland and beyond, the RIN Awards is dedicated to honouring the remarkable contributions of businesses to our economy and community.

 

Tickets are now available until sold out.

 

With thanks to our 2024 Event Partners

MAJOR PARTNER: Kaefer

SILVER PARTNER: Mackay Regional Council

ENTERTAINMENT SPONSOR: PIMS Group

 

The RIN Awards are a positive way to celebrate the many accomplishments happening in the resources sector and a cost-effective way to gain exposure for your business.

Don't miss this fabulous night to celebrate the finalists and winners across seven categories and enjoy a delicious meal and live music from the awesome The Australian INXS Experience!

Come along to the minerial, energy and resources services sector’s night of nights as we recognise the outstanding achievements of supply chain businesses across the Central Queensland region!

 

There are seven (7) award categories. Businesses of all sizes are encouraged to nominate. Judges consider an organisation's size when assessing its nomination.

Safety Foremost Award – Sponsored by Diacon Australia
Awarded to an organisation that demonstrates a sustained safety performance and/or culture in a workplace, incorporating both physical safety and mental well-being.

Champion Culture Award – Sponsored by Field Mining Services Group
Awarded to an organisation that best demonstrates how they successfully engaged with their employees to deliver an improved workplace culture for their people and business operations.

Connecting in the Community Award - Sponsored by Local Buying Foundation
Awarded to an organisation that best demonstrates how they successfully engaged with the community or external stakeholders.

Expansion into New Markets Award – Sponsored by Queensland Hydro
Awarded to an organisation that demonstrates the most initiative, diversification, or success in developing a product or service that will aid in advancing decarbonisation or exploring foreign markets or expanding their supply chain to improve their domestic business outcomes.

Manufacturing Excellence Award – Sponsored by Queensland Manufacturing Hubs Program
Awarded to an organisation that demonstrates improving business sustainability by seeking out opportunities or altering practices to meet the current or future business environment. This may include innovations or the modification of products or services.

Standing out from the Crowd Award – Sponsored by Onsite Training Australia
Awarded to one outstanding individual within your organisation who demonstrates commitment, loyalty, dedication, and resilience in current market conditions.

Inclusion and Diversity Award – Sponsored by BHP Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA)
Awarded to an organisation that demonstrates leadership in diversity, promotes equity, engages in inclusive and equitable workplace practices, and embraces workplace diversity in a meaningful way.

 

Nominating your business is quick and simple! First download and review the award nominations pack, read the entry guidelines, including eligibility details and award criteria. Start gathering relevant accomplishments and jotting dot points. Ask for help to stand out - outsource the application to an internal word wizard or copywriting subcontractor. Further details on award submissions are found in the nominations pack. Award Nominations Are NOW Open! You can nominate yourself or a worthy division of your business operating from the Mackay Isaac Whitsunday and Bowen Basin regions. Start your application today! Applications close at 5pm Sunday 30 June 2024, with winners announced at the Gala Dinner event on Friday 9 August 2024 at the MECC.

 

Judges Announcement: An assessment panel representing the Central Queensland resources sector business community will judge the nominees against the award's selection criteria and the impact in helping the region grow.

Recap for last year's RIN Award Winners!

 

Striving for Diversity Award Winner - INTELICS

Category Sponsor: BMA BHP Mitsubisi Alliance 

Photo: Ash Vaughan, Intelics (Winner)' Linda Murry, BHP (Category Sponsor), Dan Dennis, Intelics (Winner)

 

Innovation for Export Award Winner - Village National

Category Sponsor: Trade and Investment Queensland

Photo: Stephen Smith - Department of Regional Development, Manufacturing and Water, Qld Government (Category Sponsor), Jason Sharam - Linked Group (Winner)

 

Safety Foremost Award Winner - Aurizon

Category Sponsor - Diacon Australia

Photo: Brendan Refalo - Diacon Australia (Category Sponsor) Belinda Johnson - Aurizon (Winner), Gavin Ford - Aurizon (Winner)

 

Standing out from the Crowd Award Winner - Charlotte Nash-Stewart from FIELD Engineers

Category Sponsor - Onsite Training

Photo: Nathan Corbett - Onsite Training Australia (Category Sponsor), Charlotte Nash-Steward - Field Engineers (Winner)

 

Connecting in the Community Award Winner - BOQ Mackay City

Catergory Sponsor - The Local Buying Foundation

Photo: Mellissa Westcott - Local Buying Foundation (Category Sponsor), Rebecca Galea - BOQ Mackay City (Winner)

 

Champion Culture Award Winner - Wisely Group

Category Sponsor - Field Mining Group Services 

Photo: Dean Kane - Wisely Group (Winner), Chris Bugeja - Wisely Group (Winner), Dan Wisely - Wisely Group (Winner), Jason Smith - Field Mining Services Group (Category Sponsor)

 

Manufacturing Excellence Award Winner - Linked Group Services

Category Sponsor - Manufacturing Queensland

Photo: Stephen Smith - Department of Regional Development, Manufacturing and Water, Qld Government (Category Sponsor), Jason Sharam - Linked Group (Winner)

Nominate your business for the RIN Awards 2024 and advance your organisation's leadership, innovation and capability credibility across Central Queensland!