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Gala Dinner

Join us for our Gala Awards Dinner, where we celebrate our local business achievements in our regions most anticipated business event of the year.

This year’s event will be held at Rich River Golf Club with acclaimed producer, writer and comedian Brian Nankervis as master of ceremonies.

The dinner is a chance to network with the local business community, enjoy a great night out with your colleagues and be inspired. During this event winners for each award categories will be announced and crown the Business of the Year.


Brian Nankervis

Brian has been writing, producing and co hosting the SBS music trivia series, ‘RocKwiz’ since 2005. Brian currently co hosts, with Richelle Hunt, 'The Friday Revue’, each Friday afternoon on ABC Radio Melbourne.

In 2013, 2016 and 2019, Brian performed in ‘Vandemonian Lags’ a theatrical presentation written by Mick Thomas. In 2012, he hosted 'Pictures Of You’ on Channel Seven. He was a writer/performer on ‘Let The Blood Run Free’ and appeared regularly on ‘Hey Hey It’s Saturday’ as the poet Raymond J Bartholomeuz.

Brian contributes regularly to The Age and radio 3RRR and is an experienced MC and performer for public events and corporate functions. He performs a poetry show in schools. Brian was a primary teacher who fled the classroom to become a waiter at The Last Laugh theatre restaurant. He was a writer/performer on the hospital soap opera ‘Let The Blood Run Free’ and made regular appearances on ‘Hey Hey It's Saturday’ as the street poet, Raymond J Bartholomeuz.