Steve Loe, Managing Director of the event management company Precedent Productions, has been helping small businesses shine for over 30 years.

Using his experience in strategy, marketing, and event production, Steve founded the Australian Small Business Champion Awards in 1999 to celebrate the nation’s entrepreneurial spirit. This initiative now spotlights around 1,000 small businesses from around Australia every year. He also introduced the Local Business Award brand where 25 programs are presented involving 15,000 business registrants annually. He was also the mind behind the Australian Child Care Week which has significantly impacted the sector.