Canberra photo booth business Red Robot has been recognised for its innovation and growth in design and manufacturing of single operator photo booths by winning the 2014 Canberra BusinessPoint Business of the Year award.
Hosted by Canberra innovation champion and CEO of ANU Enterprises Sarah Pearson at the National Portrait Gallery last night (25 September), the 2014 Canberra BusinessPoint Business Awards recognised outstanding local businesses across six categories: web and mobile, clean and green, bricks and mortar, creative and design, micro-enterprises and high growth.
Red Robot, which also won the High Growth Award, was founded by Duncan Amos and Phil Preston in 2012. What began as a small business and a good idea has evolved into Australia’s largest manufacturer of photo booth imaging technologies and supplies.
Last night’s success is the third big win for Red Robot in recent months. In August, its portable event photo booths won a Sydney Design Award, and the company also took out the Product Business of the Year category at the 2014 Australian Startup Awards.
The major prize of 2014 Canberra BusinessPoint Business of the Year was presented by Minister Andrew Barr.
The winners in each category were:
- Web and mobile – Imagine Team
- Clean and green – Pure Pod
- Bricks and mortar – Capital Self Storage
- Creative and design – Tatts On Tatts Off
- Micro-enterprise – Canberra Region Premium Tours
- High growth – Red Robot
Congratulations to all winners and finalists.