Celebrating business

A selection of winners from across the 40 categories at the 2017 Port Stephens Annual Business Awards. Pictures by Jonathan Carroll.

Accountant: DJ Cooper Accounting - Raymond Terrace;  from left, Damien Cooper, Rochelle Layden Cooper, and Tracey Majoram.

Accountant: DJ Cooper Accounting - Raymond Terrace; from left, Damien Cooper, Rochelle Layden Cooper, and Tracey Majoram.

Cafe: Cups ‘N’ Saucers - Raymond Terrace; from left, Kate Jordan, Florence Searle, Sharnee Dean, Mikaela Bohatko, Jazmine Hughes, Taylah Bultitude, Racquel Peapell and Gary Peapell.

Cafe: Cups ‘N’ Saucers - Raymond Terrace; from left, Kate Jordan, Florence Searle, Sharnee Dean, Mikaela Bohatko, Jazmine Hughes, Taylah Bultitude, Racquel Peapell and Gary Peapell.

Furniture/Home Décor: FAB Furniture - Taylors Beach; from left, Don and Sally Rae.

Furniture/Home Décor: FAB Furniture - Taylors Beach; from left, Don and Sally Rae.

Learning, Training, Recruitment:Tomaree Community College; from left Jo Drake,Tricia Walker, Linda Drake, Skye Swan and Louise Healy.

Learning, Training, Recruitment:Tomaree Community College; from left Jo Drake,Tricia Walker, Linda Drake, Skye Swan and Louise Healy.

Financial Services: Greater Bank - Raymond Terrace; from left, Jess Palton, Chris Baguley, Karle Wilkinson, Amy Dodd, Tasha Hepworth and Cassandra Nunn.

Financial Services: Greater Bank - Raymond Terrace; from left, Jess Palton, Chris Baguley, Karle Wilkinson, Amy Dodd, Tasha Hepworth and Cassandra Nunn.

Gift Store: Boho Luxe Trader - Nelson Bay; from left Alana Joseph, Correna Davey, Karen Clifton and Belinda Peachey.

Gift Store: Boho Luxe Trader - Nelson Bay; from left Alana Joseph, Correna Davey, Karen Clifton and Belinda Peachey.