Kuditj recognised at 2018 Supply Nation Connect
25 May 2018
Kuditj was proud to be recognised as a finalist for Certified Supplier of the Year award at the Supply Nation gala dinner, held Wednesday night at Sydney’s Darling Harbour International Convention Centre.
Supply Nation, the leading national directory of Indigenous businesses for federal government procurement teams, recognises companies, government agencies and individuals who are helping create a prosperous, vibrant and sustainable Indigenous business sector.
As a leader in supplier diversity leadership and advocacy, Kuditj helps corporate organisations enhance their cultural experience and works with a network of Indigenous suppliers and service providers through their operations. Kuditj also supports the career pathways and development of Indigenous staff, through mentorship and Aboriginal school based traineeships, resulting in a 29% increase in Aboriginal Employment of for 2017-2018
“The event was incredible. It was amazing to be around so many inspiring Indigenous businesses and enjoy a great evening with the Leaders of Sodexo. Thank you to Jodie Avins, Sodexo Director of Mining Operations, who been the driving force behind this joint venture with Kuditj and Michael Thorne, Managing Director of Peedac for their support. Kuditj is a small team but exceptional team of people who work together fantastically to deliver excellent operational outcomes, and we are proud to recognised for our efforts.” – Celia Maiho, Manager Kuditj Corporate Catering & Function Centre
The Sodexo team were also present at the knowledge forums during the event’s Connect Conferences. This was the second year Kuditj exhibited at Supply Nation Connect, the industry’s largest Indigenous business tradeshow with over 150 Indigenous exhibitors.