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56 finalists to vie for Lord Mayor’s Business Awards

A high-resolution radar that predicts mine site collapses, a food delivery service connecting local farmers to consumers, and an online platform helping people access legal services are among 56 finalists in Brisbane’s 2019 Lord Mayor’s Business Awards.

Meet a past winner: Dr Chris Jeffery

Dr Christopher Jeffrey, a former engineer and army officer turned cutting-edge roboticist, won the Singapore Airlines Award for Young Business Person of the Year at the 2017 Lord Mayor’s Business Awards.

Meet a past winner: Bernadette Eriksen

Winner of the 2017 Queensland Urban Utilities Award for Product Innovation, Bernadette Eriksen harnessed her passion for improving the quality of life for those with a potentially deadly swallowing condition to build a $30 million business.

Meet a past winner: Vald Performance

Vald Performance is a Brisbane company that is leading the way globally in human measurement technology.

Tips for your your LMBA nomination

To help you take your LMBA nomination to the next level, our judges have listed the top tips you need to know to boost your chances of going home with an award.

Meet a past winner: Active Truth

Active Truth was created by Nadia Tucker and Stevie Angel after they saw a need for an activewear b...

Nominations are now open for the 2019 Lord Mayor’s Business Awards

Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner opens submissions for the 14th Lord Mayor’s Business Awards to be held in October.

Film leader named Lord Mayor’s Business Person of the Year

Brisbane-based film and television industry leader Tim McGahan ACS has won the Channel 7 Award for Business Person of the Year at the 13th annual Lord Mayor’s Business Awards.

2018 Lord Mayor’s Business Awards finalists unveiled

Brisbane’s thriving business community is putting on a strong showing in the 13th annual Lord Mayor’s Business Awards, with 55 finalists vying for a gong across the 10 categories.

Meet a past winner: Caroline McCulloch

2017 LMBA Business Person of the Year, Caroline McCulloch, is the brains and talent behind FRANKiE4 – a Brisbane-based footwear business helping women feel comfortable and confident.