Ron Cregan receives Eric Hayman Award

The Eric Hayman Award for Excellence is our industry’s most prestigious award, now in its 28th year.

The award recognises extremely influential and hardworking industry leaders who have made a positive impact over the years.

Ron Cregan, pictured with Grant Wilckens and Jim Hayman, was revealed as the recipient for 2017.  Ron set up his first business building aluminium caravan annexes in the 1980s and has been involved in the industry ever since.  In 1999 he and his wife Gloria successfully tendered to build cabins/houses for the 2000 Olympics and later, in 2000, they purchased the Nelligen campground.  After renovations it was transformed into the family friendly BIG4 Nelligen Holiday Park and went on to win numerous awards.

Ron is a life member of CCIA New South Wales, served on the board from the 1990s-2016, is a previous Vice President of the association and is the immediate past Chairman of the Show Committee.  He has represented CCIA NSW within CRVA and is a past Chairman of BIG4 Holiday Parks.