Awards a night of cheers and tears

This year's St George Local Business Awards was a glittering spectacular that provided a fitting finale to the annual event.

Winners exchanged exuberant hugs and cheers filled the room as they made their way to the stage at Sharkies Leagues Club on Wednesday, May 8.

Awards founder and Precedent Productions managing director Steve Loe said the evening was an exciting culmination to a successful awards program.

"We had a sell-out crowd that included our finalists, their families and staff, as well as our sponsors and local dignitaries, who helped to present awards to the winners"

Mr Loe said the awards are only possible due to the support of major sponsors Georges River Council and NOVA Employment and support sponsors, Ramsgate RSL and BxNetworking. Details: thebusinessawards.com.au.