It was a night of triumph for Margaret River Hemp Company at the inaugural iHempWA Awards 2023 as it was named Hemp Business of the Year and founder Georgina Wilkinson took home the Lifetime Contribution and Champion of Champions trophies.
The awards, which celebrate WA’s finest hemp growers, producers and manufacturers, were presented at a gala dinner last week featuring keynote speaker Labor MP and Select Committee into Cannabis and Hemp member Lorna Harper.
Guests included Legalise Cannabis WA MPs Sophia Moermond and Dr Brian Walker and the event was followed up the next day by the iHemp WA Expo.
The full list of winners were:
Hemp Business of the Year – Margaret River Hemp Company
Grower of the Year – Gary Rogers
Food Business of the Year – Vasse Valley Hemp Farm
Spirit of the Year – David Chick
Rising Star of the Year 2023 – Omega Assets
Innovator of the Year 2023 – Hemp Squared
Entrepreneur of the Year – Iggy Van
Silent Achiever of the Year – Alison Rogers
Educator of the Year – Bronwyn Blake – Vasse Valley
Lifetime Contribution – Georgina Wilkinson
Champion of Champions – Georgina Wilkinson