Sunrise Way has been shortlisted as a finalist in the Not-For-Profit Business of the Year category at the 2018 Optus My Business Awards, the premier event of the year for small and medium sized enterprises (SME). Founded in 2014, Sunrise Way supports stronger and healthier communities across the region through helping those impacted by addiction to rebuild their lives.

Sunrise Way CEO Wendy Agar said she was humbled by the nomination. “It is such an honour for Sunrise Way to be listed as a finalist,” she said. “To get to this point has taken so much commitment and passion from so many individuals and organisations right across this community.  This recognition really is a reward for them.  It is also recognition of the team of passionate professionals at Sunrise Way who work for the best outcome for each individual every day, and our outcomes reflect this.”

The Optus My Business Awards, which covers 28 categories, acknowledges best practice within a particular industry sector, as well as individual business leaders, excellence in customer service and achievements in innovation, corporate social responsibility and workplace culture. Winners from company related categories will be shortlisted for the highly coveted Business of the Year Award.

Editor of My Business Adam Zuchetti said it is another big year for Australia’s longest-running SME awards program, with a record number of submissions this 2018. “Small and medium-sized businesses are undeniably the backbone of our nation’s economy, as well as the heart of our local communities. It is wonderful to be able to recognise them on their achievements in service delivery, product innovation, workplace excellence and commitment to sustainability,” he said. “On behalf of the entire My Business team and our long-time partner Optus, I want to congratulate all of our finalists on this stellar achievement and wish them the very best of luck for the main event.”

The winners will be announced at a black tie awards dinner at The Star, Sydney in November.

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