Stacey Hollands, Queensland mother of two, and a trailblazer in Entrepreneurship and Women Empowerment has been named Champion Small Business Entrepreneur at the anniversary of the 25th Australian Small Business Champion Awards Ceremony held in Sydney on Saturday, 29th of April 2023 with over 1000 guests in attendance.
The Australian Small Business Champion Awards is the only national recognition program for Australian small businesses.
The program aims to highlight extraordinary people and acknowledge outstanding Australian small businesses. The Champion Awards continues to shine a spotlight on the high standard of excellence seen throughout the small business sector across the nation.
"The Australian Small Business Champion Awards is a way to recognise the efforts of small business people whose efforts contribute to the prosperity and vitality of communities across Australia. After 25 years of celebrating outstanding small businesses, I am in awe of the continued resilience and creativity small business owners across Australia continue to display", said Steve Loe, Managing Director of Precent Productions, and founder of the awards.
Stacey received an award statuette, a limited edition 25th anniversary commemorative coin and certificate, as well as national recognition for her efforts as an industry leader. In addition, having her passion, dedication, commitment and hard work celebrated amongst her peers was an experience she will truly treasure for years to come.
"It is truly such an honour, and I am in still in disbelief that I was named Entrepreneur of the Year at the Australian Small Business Champion Awards. I made it my mission to create products that offered coverage and confidence without sacrificing your health or your skin. We don't get a second chance at life and the choices that we make today can effect us in the years to come. I am so proud of the journey so far, and can not wait for you all to see what we have in store for Lust Minerals. This is only the beginning. This is your reminder that you can achieve anything that you put your mind too. I am just a girl who decided to go for it and you can too!" - Stacey Hollands.
Stacey Hollands, CEO & Founder of Lust Minerals is known for filling a gap in the market for clean, high performance, mineral makeup and natural skincare products and is truly deserving of this recognition for the clean beauty empire she has established, as well as the community she has built.
The whole Lust Minerals Team wishes the warmest congratulations to Stace and are so proud to be on this journey with her!
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