Sanctuary Cove, Queensland, Australia – 20th May 2015
The 2015 Club Marine Australian Marine Export and Superyacht Industry Awards organized by the Australian International Marine Export Group and Superyacht Australia were announced last night at the Industry Gala Dinner in Sanctuary Cove, Queensland. 200 guests gathered to acknowledge and support the outstanding achievements of businesses in the Australian Marine Export and Superyacht Industries. The night was fantastic with great entertainment, delicious food, and beverages sponsored by Australia’s very own Negociants Wines.
The awards were opened by major sponsor Club Marine’s CEO, Simon McLean. Club Marine have been proud sponsors of the Australian marine export and superyacht awards for the past 5 years.
The Club Marine awards exist to recognize and ensure the individuals and businesses who contribute to the Australian Marine Export and Superyacht sectors get the exposure and profile they deserve both on a national level and the global stage.
Key presenters for the 2015 awards ceremony included Ken Evans – Ken Evans Consulting and Chair of the 2015 awards judging panel, Sam Sorgiovanni – Sorgiovanni Designs, Dr Thomas Weschelbeger – Project Manager, Defence Industries Queensland, Industry Development Department of State, Development & Infrastructure, Johan Hasser – General Manager and Head of Marketing and Events, Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show, Richard Chapman – Managing Director Coursemaster Autopilots and HyDrive Engineering, and President of AIMEX, Martin Redmayne – Chairman of The Superyacht Group. MC for the night was Alistair Murray, Managing Director of Ronstan International and Australian International Marine Export Group Board Member.
Riviera won the prestigious ‘Exporter of the Year’ award and also took out the award for ‘Best Industry Export Performance – Large Exporter’.
2015 Club Marine Australian Marine Export & Superyacht Industry Awards
2015 Australian Marine Industry Exporter of the Year
Winner – Riviera
2015 Most Innovative Marine Industry Exported Product
Winner – Barz Optics
2015 Best Marine Industry Export Performance (Small Exporter)
Winner – Arctic Steel
2015 Best Marine Industry Export Performance (Medium Exporter)
Winner – Aqualuma LED Lighting
2015 The Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show Best Marine Industry Export Marketing Strategy
Winner – Superior
2015 Superyacht Industry Business of the Year (Manufacturer)
Winner – Echo Yachts
2015 Superyacht Industry Business of the Year (Service Provider)
Winners – Gold Coast City Marina & Shipyard & Superyacht Crew International
2015 Australian Superyacht Industry Champion
Winner – Carrie Carter
2015 Best Marine Industry Export Performance (Large Exporter)
Winner – Riviera
Based in the Gold Coast Marine Precinct, Riviera has been the outstanding award recipient of the evening recognized for the success of their innovative products and dedicated contribution to the Australian marine industry. Riviera is a proud Australian builder of luxury motor yachts recognized globally as being amongst the best in the world, driven by excellence in design, innovation and passion for quality. Today at the Riviera facility, a team of over 430 international designers, engineers, boat-builders, master craftsmen, administration, finance, sales, dealer support and marketing specialists strive to continually refine Riviera’s designs through product development processes to maintain Riviera’s position at the forefront of global boating and consumer awareness.
A customer focused organization, Riviera maintains a strong commitment to their owners, including a global-scale owner events and education calendar resulting in a loyal global family of owners, many whom act as Ambassadors for the brand.
For more information www.riviera.com.au
Sponsors of the 2015 Awards scheme include Major Sponsor; Club Marine and supporting sponsors; Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show and Negociants Wines.
For further information about the Awards contact AIMEX at firstname.lastname@example.org
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