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Supporting future industry delivers exciting win for emerging business

Provenir wins Best Emerging Business at GBEA 2022The Gordon was excited to sponsor the Emerging Business – Under 3 Years award at this year’s Geelong Business Excellence Awards. Supporting businesses as they grow and develop through leading, dynamic education and training solutions places The Gordon at the forefront of empowering our region’s current and future workforce. 

Winning the prestigious award was Provenir. Founded in 2017, Provenir is an ethical butcher revolutionising the industry. Finalists in the category truly demonstrated their forward-thinking business strategies and future endeavours to cement Greater Geelong as a highly connected and visionary city with the ability to lead and advance business across a host of new and emerging industries. 

With industry forced to pivot in response to a rapidly changing global economy, the Greater Geelong region’s new generation of leaders will continue to guide a more capable city to a stronger, more innovative and sustainable future.

The Gordon’s Executive Director of Commercial Business, Jana Perera, said, “The Gordon is excited to partner with industry. Enabling greater organisational growth, efficiency and productivity through upskilling and reskilling all levels of the workforce, we are passionately contributing to the success of individuals, teams and organisations, both regionally and nationally.”

The Gordon is proud to play an integral role as our region meets the challenges of a transitioning economy. Ongoing partnerships with key industry and community partners allow the Institute to continuously deliver relevant, timely and cutting-edge training and education tailored to building a more robust workforce today for the jobs of tomorrow.

To work in partnership with The Gordon and grow a progressive workforce capable of meeting your industry’s future advancements, contact Janelle Lamont, Business Relationship Manager at The Gordon, at to discuss your needs.