Urban Art Projects has won The Optus Platinum Award at the Lord Mayor’s Business Awards (LMBA) Gala Dinner.

As well as taking out the most coveted award in the LMBA program, Urban Art Projects (UAP) won the Nova 106.9 Award for Business Creativity, one of seven business award categories.

Managed by Brisbane Marketing, the award winners were announced by Lord Mayor Campbell Newman at the annual Gala Dinner, held in the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre.

The judging panel of four paid tribute to UAP for its commitment to building Brisbane’s creative industries and contributing to the city’s global competitiveness by exporting its innovative products and expanding its offices in international markets.

Accepting the Platinum and Business Creativity Awards from Lord Mayor Campbell Newman was Mr Ben Tait, CEO of UAP.

Ben Tait said UAP entered the Lord Mayor’s Business Awards – Business Creativity category to highlight the company’s investment in creativity and our success locally and abroad driven from our Brisbane headquarters.

“Winning a LMBA will not only provide a great opportunity to showcase UAP as a leading creative and innovative business, but also encourage our team to reflect on the success we have experienced to date,” Mr Ben Tait said.

“Brisbane’s creative industries are amongst the best in the world, filled not only with creative but innovative and hard working contributors, many of which we are privileged to have shared successful outcomes within the built environment locally and abroad.

“Brisbane is home for UAP and will always be our headquarters.”