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2017 Winners Announced.

The winners of the 2017 ARCIA Industry Excellence Awards were announced at the annual industry gala dinner in Melbourne last week. The event was held in conjunction with Comms Connect Melbourne.

As always, there was a large field of first-class nominees from many businesses right across Australia, making it hard for the judges to choose the winners in each category.

In addition to the industry awards listed below, there was also the presentation of a Lifetime Membership to a well-known and highly respected figure, Jim Simpson, for his many decades of contribution to the communications industry. Read More. 

The 2017 winners are:

Professional Salesperson Award

Kenneth Matthews, CSE Crosscom

Customer Service Award

Sonia Anderson, Motorola Solutions Australia

Technical Excellence Award

Simon Bradford, Radlink Communications

Community Service Award

Connie Taylor, Simoco Wireless Solutions

Engineering Elegance Award

Ray Barnes, Wireless Innovation

Apprentice/Trainee Award

Jeremy Rush, Vertel

New Talent Award

Alex Van Velden, CSE Comsource

Peter Wallace, Industry Professional of Year Award

Con Costi (Queensland region)

Jonathan Livingston Award

Neville Sleep, Polar Electronic Industries