Victorian Industry Excellence Awards

December 2021  | VIC

3 December 2021 | Zinc, Federation Square

After three false starts due to COVID, AMCA Australia celebrated its Victorian Industry Excellence Awards on 3 December at Zinc, Federation Square. There was a most jubilant air as we celebrated the culmination of several important occasions, including

  • Victorian Industry Excellence Awards
  • AMCA’s 60th birthday
  • The merger of state-based AMCA entities into one, single organisation


The evening commenced with the awarding of three Distinguished Service Awards for outstanding contribution to our industry.

Distinguished Service Awards Winners

  • Neil Coulson
  • Alex Hall
  • Warwick Stannus



This was followed by awarding Industry Excellence Awards in four categories; 

Mechanical Plumbing 

  • Winner, Ryan Bridle, Entire Mechanical Services
  • Runner up, Cameron Beale, Entire Mechanical Services 

Mechanical Drafting

  • Winner, Imran Hacioglou, Digimech Group Australia
  • Runner up, Cuong Vu Nguyen, Digimech Group Australia

Refrigeration Mechanic

  • Winner, Rhys Conroy-Bagby, Airepair Air Conditioning Services
  • Runner up, Samuel Mallinson, A.G. Coombs Group

Young Achiever

  • Winner, Christopher Lewis, Fredon Air
  • Runner up, Travis Gunn, A.G. Coombs Group


The winners of each category received $1,000 cash prize, $1,000 donation to a charity of their choice and a Milwaukee tool set worth over $700.

AMCA Australia was also proud to award its inaugural Australian Industry Excellence Awards. The winner of the Young Achiever category of this national award was Travis Gunn of A.G. Coombs who was presented with a trophy at the Victorian dinner and will be invited as AMCA’s guest to the National Conference in Port Douglas in September next year.

AMCA Australia is proud to partner with several organisations who sponsored the evening. These partners are all long-time supporters and good friends of the AMCA. Thank you to, Incolink, Victaulic, Reece, Windsor Management Insurance Brokers and Milwaukee Tool.

Thank you to all our members, distinguished guests and representatives who attended the evening.

Image downloads


Thank you to everyone who joined us, we had a wonderful time. Images from the event are available for download below.