It was a big night for the Armidale business community on Friday evening when the Armidale Regional Business Awards were presented.
One of the big winners was Rianna Feenstra taking home awards for Business of the Year and Outstanding Young Entrepreneur.
Her business Altitude Farm creates products from the fleece of the alpacas on her family's farm.
Rianna started the business while she was still at high school, in year 11 in 2016.
Armidale's Face 2 Face Beauty Salon was another business to have a successful night winning four awards.
See below for the full list of winners.
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THE WINNERS FROM THE 2019 BUSINESS AWARDS
Business of the Year:
- Altitude Farm
Excellence in Business:
- BEST Employment
Excellence in Customer Service - Hospitality:
- Daily Ritual
Excellence in Customer Service - Retail:
- Taking Shape
Excellence in Customer Service - Trade & Services:
- Face 2 Face Beauty Salon
Excellence in Export:
- Three Creek Beef
Excellence in Innovation:
- Meralli Solar
Excellence in Mental Health & Recovery Support:
- APM Employment Services
Excellence in Micro Business:
- Daily Ritual
Excellence in Small Business:
- En Pointe Health
Excellence in Social Enterprise:
- New England Women's Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Service (Auspiced by TFSS)
Excellence in Sustainability:
- City Centre Motor Inn
New England Enterprising Woman:
- Nicole Brown, Face 2 Face beauty salon
Outstanding Business Leader:
- Nicole Brown, Face 2 Face Beauty salon
Outstanding Employer of Choice:
- Kimberley Squires, Forsyths
Outstanding Young Employee
- Sarah Edmonds, Face 2 Face Beauty salon
Outstanding Young Entrepreneur
- Rianna Feenstra, Altitude Farm
Outstanding Young Executive
- Emalene Gemmell, Emalene Gemmell Family Law
Start Up Superstar
- The New England Collective