It’s the award that all Lennox Head business owners would love to win, but only one can take it home.
The winner of Lennox Head Chamber of Commerce Awards ‘Business of the Year’ was announced last night at Club Lennox and we couldn’t be prouder!
We took home the award for Business of the Year, as well as the award for the Professional Services category.
"We are so honoured to win an award so close to our hearts and home, especially being up against so many other wonderful contenders, many of which we know - it must have been a tough one for the judges,” Chief Juicer Claire Harding says.
“We proudly live and raise our family in the beautiful town of Lennox, and, chose to start our business here," she says.
Employing a team of specialists to suit our clients. With three account managers that support us and act as our clients’ day to day point of contact, as well as graphic designers, web designers, photographers and key industry partners.
We are greatly involved within the local community. Supporting and working with local businesses including Beef+Beach Lennox Head who also took home the award for the ‘Best Visitor Experience’ last night.
“We are very proud to be Lennox residents, business owners and a part of the local community. Barefruit was established with one thing in mind – We want to do what we love, for people and brands that interest and inspire us. We want to be part of their business and help them grow,” Claire Harding says.
Winning an award isn’t something new for us - in 2015 we won, ‘Best Home-Based/Online Business’ at the Ballina Chamber of Commerce Awards, ‘Excellence in Small Business' at the Northern Rivers Business Awards and were also ‘State Finalists’ in the NSW Business Awards in Sydney.
Lennox Head based marketing company, Barefruit Marketing, were recently announced as state finalists in the 2015 NSW Business Chamber State Business Awards Gala for Excellence in Small Business. This award celebrates and recognises business excellence in NSW.
This Friday evening, Barefruit Marketing owners and founders Claire and Evan Harding will head to the State Finals held at the Pavillion Darling Harbour, in Sydney for the decider of who will be crowned the winner.
Barefruit Marketing is a marketing agency passionate about every aspect of marketing and their community. They offer a full marketing service including strategy and planning, design, advertising, digital strategies, social media,promotions, websites, public relations and events.
This year, has been a huge success for Barefruit, being named the 2015 Best Home-Based and Online business at the Ballina Coast & Hinterland Business Excellence Awards and the 2015 Best Small Business at the Northern Rivers Business Awards.
“Living in the Northern Rivers on the North Coast of NSW we are surrounded by amazing brands, built by incredibly talented people and we are so excited to be representing Ballina (as the Home Based Winner), Northern Rivers (as the Small Business winner) and Lennox Head.”
Their business is up against 15 other small businesses within the state. They are the only business from the Northern Rivers area in the Excellence in Small Business category and one of seven Northern Rivers businesses to be nominated as a finalist in the NSW Business Awards.
We're really proud to have won best home-based and online business award, at this year's 2015 Ballina Coast & Hinterland Business Excellence Awards.
Operating for four years, Barefruit Marketing is the creation of a husband and wife team who together have over 30 years experience as marketing consultants in the communications industry.
This was a proud moment for Claire and Evan who have a great passion for every aspect of marketing, from cultivating creative concepts, planning and strategising to implementing and delivering the best possible solutions for their clients.
“It’s been a absolute honour to be presented with this award. Since making the move from the UK to the Northern Rivers we have been very lucky to be surrounded by incredibly talented and creative people in the community who have inspired and supported us. We’ve never looked back.”
In Mr Harding’s acceptance speech he thanked his wife and business partner; made very special mentions to his clients including BCMC and Horizon Motorhomes who won the Business of the Year award; the talented Barefruit team, stating that ‘we are only as good as our team’ and also acknowledged the Ballina Chamber of Commerce for the recognition of the work Barefruit Marketing does in the community.
Barefruit Marketing works independently as a marketing department or alongside an existing marketing team and offers a full marketing service including design, advertising, digital strategies, social media, promotions, websites, public relations and events.