The 2017 National Awards for Excellence winners were:

  • Grower of the Year – Anthony Staatz
  • Marketer of the Year¬†– Matt Stillwell – Compac
  • Young Grower of the Year – Daniel Adams
  • Industry Impact Award – Sundrop Farms
  • Environmental Award – Hills Transplants
  • Community Stewardship Award – Michael Tran
  • Innovation Partner Award – Rijk Zwaan
  • Women in Horticulture – Lisa Brassington
  • Researcher of the Year – Matthew Stein
  • Exporter of the Year – Sumich