2017 SPASA Awards of Excellence Winners Announced

01-Aug-2017 2:22 PM

Melbourne’s iconic MCG was alight on Saturday night as winners of the 2017 SPASA Awards of Excellence were announced.

With more than 430 industry stakeholders in attendance, the SPASA Awards of Excellence Gala night is the most anticipated event on the Victorian calendar.

A total of 40 Awards of Excellence categories made up the SPASA Awards of Excellence program, including major awards Product of the Year and Remco Pool of the Year.  

The 2017 Remco Pool of the Year was awarded to Apex Pools & Spas while Product of the Year went to Sunbather for their Commercial DownUnder + Superslave Cover System.
Hosted by popular entertainers Rusty Berther and Mike McLeish, guests were treated to songs and comedy by the duo ‘Rusty and Another Guy’. A total of 71 Gold and Highly Commended awards were presented to well deserving SPASA members.

SPASA President John D'Arcy congratulated all winners and stated, “This year’s entrants demonstrate excellence across the board and prove that SPASA members truly are leaders within the Australian industry. The calibre of entries just gets better year after year".

With sumptuous food prepared by renowned caterer Epicure and images of all award entries prominently displayed up in lights on the MCG scoreboards, a fabulous night was enjoyed by all.

The full list of award winners and photos can be seen HERE

SPASA 2017 Awards of Excellence Winners
Best Residential Concrete Pool under $50,000
Highly Commended: Horizon Pools
Gold Award: Seaspray Pools
 
Best Pool Display Centre
Gold Award: Laguna Pools and Spas
 
Best Concrete Pool by a NEW SPASA Builder Member
Highly Commended: Apex Pools & Spas
Gold Award: Australian Spas & Pools
 
Best Residential Concrete Pool - Under $100,000
Highly Commended x 2: Aquarius Pools AND  Falcon Pools & Landscapes
Gold Award: Apex Pools & Spas
 
Best Innovative Pool or Spa
Highly Commended x2: Award Pools & Spas  AND  Compass Pools Melbourne
Gold Award:  Aloha Pools
 
Best Residential Concrete Pool by a Country Member
Highly Commended: Naughtons Pools & Spas
Gold Award: Acquavita Pools & Spas
 
Best Residential Concrete Pool Over $100,000
Highly Commended Award x 2: Award Pools & Spas & Out from the Blue
Gold Award: Enkipools
 
Best Residential Fibreglass Pool - Under $40,000
Highly Commended: Gordon Avenue Pools & Spas
Gold Award: Naughtons Pools & Spas
 
Best Residential Fibreglass Pool - $40,000 - $60,000
Highly Commended: Compass Pools Melbourne
Gold Award: Horizon Pools
 
Best Commercial Pool - Under $250,000
Gold Award: Cookes Pools & Spas
 
Best Commercial Pool - Over $250,000
Gold Award: Aloha Pools
 
Best Residential Concrete Spa
Highly Commended: Award Pools & Spas
Gold Award:  Laguna Pools and Spas
 
Best Residential Pre-engineered, Vinyl-Lined Inground Pool
Highly Commended: Albatross Swimming Pools Aust
Gold award: Albatross Swimming Pools Aust
 
Best Residential Fibreglass Pool - over $60,000
Highly Commended: Compass Pools Melbourne
Gold Award: Compass Pools Melbourne
 
Best Spa Retailer
Gold Award: Endless Spas
 
Pool Store of the Year
Gold Award: Rainwise Coburg
 
Best Residential Courtyard/Plunge Pool
Highly Commended: Neptune Swimming Pools
Gold Award: Laguna Pools and Spas
 
Best Residential Renovation - Over $25,000
Highly Commended: Falcon Pools & Landscapes
Gold Award: Platinum Swimming Pools
 
Pre-Engineered Portable Spa 
Highly Commended: Just Spas
Gold Award: Leisurescape Spas
 
Sustainable Pool or Spa 
Highly Commended: Aloha Pools
Gold Award: Tassie Pools & Spas
Best Residential Concrete Lap Pool
Highly Commended: Aloha Pools
Gold Award: Acquavita Pools & Spas
 
Best Pool and Landscape Combination
Highly Commended: Apex Pools & Spas
Gold Award: Apex Pools & Spas
 
Best Residential Fibreglass, Acrylic or Vinyl-Lined Lap Pool
Highly Commended: Compass Pools Melbourne
Gold Award: Horizon Pools
 
Best Water Feature
Highly Commended: Cookes Pools & Spas
Gold Award: Neptune Swimming Pools
 
Best Safety Barrier
Gold Award: Frameless Impressions
 
Best Landscape Design - Under 60sqm featuring a Pool or Spa
Highly Commended: Apex Pools & Spas
Gold Award: Apex Pools & Spas
 
Best Landscape Design – 60-200sqm featuring a Pool or Spa
Highly Commended: C.O.S Design
Gold Award: C.O.S Design
 
Best in situ Paving or Stone Product
Highly Commended: SAI Sandstone / Grace Stone
Gold Award: SAI Sandstone / Grace Stone
 
Best Residential Concrete Pool and Spa Combination
Highly Commended: Laguna Pools and Spas
Gold Award: Award Pools & Spas
 
Best Residential Fibreglass, Acrylic or Vinyl-Lined Pool & Spa Combination
Highly Commended: Narellan Pools - Geelong
Gold Award: Naughtons Pools & Spas
 
Best Fibreglass, Acrylic or Vinyl-lined Pool by a Country Member
Highly Commended: Narellan Pools - Geelong
Gold Award: Naughtons Pools & Spas
 
Best Lighting Feature
Highly Commended:  Gardens at Night
Gold Award: C.O.S Design
 
Best Pool & Spa Service Business
Gold Award: Aloha Pools
 
Best Residential Enclosed/Indoor Pool
Highly Commended: Neptune Swimming Pools
Gold Award: Aloha Pools
 
SPASA Industry Training High Achiever Award
Dick Hearn from Flowtec Leak Detection
 
The SPASA Water Neutral Pool Program Award 
Gold Award is: Rainwise Coburg
 
Best Control, Water Quality or Convenience Product
Gold award:  Sunbather for their Commercial DownUnder + Superslave Cover System
 
SPASA Sustainability Award
Highly Commended: Supreme Heating for their Heatseeker UniPanel Universal Solar Pool system
Gold Award: Pentair Water Australia  for their Pantera Evolution Dual Speed Pool Pump
 
The 2017 Product of the Year Award
Sunbather for their Commercial DownUnder + Superslave Cover System
 
The 2017 Remco Pool Of The Year Award
Apex Pools & Spas

 
 
For further information please contact:
Kathryn Barres – Marketing Communications Co-ordinator
Telephone: 03 9501 2040 or kathryn@spasavic.com.au
 
For Media Comment: Brendan Watkins, CEO SPASA - 0417 385 929