Robert Sharman from A N & R Sharman was awarded the Reliance Worldwide Corporation Businessperson of the Year Award at the 2019 Plumbing and Gas Industry Awards, held on Friday 19 July at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Brisbane.
This inaugural award recognises the exceptional business acumen of plumbing and gas business owners in Queensland, with a focus on leadership, industry awareness, business initiatives, workplace attitude, customer relationship management, and more.
This year Robert will celebrate being a licensed plumber, drainer and gas fitter for 44 years. Honesty, efficiency and offering the best possible service to customers is what has kept Robert’s company going strong for 18 years. Having serviced the Stamford Plaza Brisbane for the past 25 years, Robert has gained many valuable connections and is the go to guy for fellow industry individuals looking for advice.
Hosted by Master Plumbers’ Association of Queensland (MPAQ) in partnership with Event Partner Tradelink, the Plumbing and Gas Industry Awards aim to highlight the hard work and dedication invested into the industry by apprentices, plumbers, gasfitters, hydraulic consultants and other industry individuals.
This year the sell-out awards recognised individuals and companies in 18 categories and hosted VIPs including the Minister for Housing and Public Works, Digital Technology and Sport, the Hon. Mick de Brenni MP, the Shadow Minister for Housing and Public Works, Energy, Innovation and Digital Technology, Michael Hart MP, State Secretary for the Plumbers Union Qld, Gary O’Halloran and Commissioner of the Queensland Building and Construction Commission, Brett Bassett.