Saluting the region’s aspirations

WINNING SMILE: HMA works collaboratively with key regional organisations to highlight the achievements of the region's manufacturers and the importance of manufacturing in general.
WINNING SMILE: HMA works collaboratively with key regional organisations to highlight the achievements of the region's manufacturers and the importance of manufacturing in general.

The  Hunter Manufacturing Awards (HMA) will mark their 14th anniversary tonight,  October 19 with a gala event at NEX Newcastle.

PROUD MOMENT: HMA chairman Steven Smith addresses the region's manufacturers gathered at last year's finalists presentation.

PROUD MOMENT: HMA chairman Steven Smith addresses the region's manufacturers gathered at last year's finalists presentation.

The event  showcases the diversification of companies within the manufacturing sector of the Hunter, Central Coast and Mid North Coast. 

This year’s finalists have been notified and winners will be announced, highlighted by the Manufacturer of the Year and HMA Board Award winners, who each receive  overseas trips. 

PLACE TO BE: This year's HMA Awards will be held at NEX Newcastle tonight with great food, wine and entertainment part of the gala event.

PLACE TO BE: This year's HMA Awards will be held at NEX Newcastle tonight with great food, wine and entertainment part of the gala event.

An Incentive Prize will also be awarded and all finalists will go into the draw to have the opportunity to win a trip for two people to any city in Australia or New Zealand.

Major Sponsor, Downer, has supported HMA for the past 11 years and Moly-cop who are celebrating 100 years of Manufacturing will be the 2018 Dinner Sponsor. 

“Hunter Manufacturing Awards Inc (HMA) is motivated by a mission to promote best practices in manufacturing,” event organiser Carol McEwan said.

“HMA believes this can be achieved by showcasing the achievements of the best to encourage and sustain the aspirations of those who want to be among them.

“HMA works collaboratively with key regional organisations to highlight the achievements of the Regions’ manufacturers and the importance of manufacturing in general.

“HMA acknowledges the significance of the Region’s proud manufacturing history and is committed to ensuring manufacturing plays an integral role in inventing the Region’s future.” 

Seating can be arranged by contacting HMA at info@hma.org.au, on the HMA website or by phoning 0438 242 899.

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