Australian Export Heroes Awards
The Australian Export Heroes Awards recognise individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to building Australia’s position and performance in International Trade. Created in 1997 as a National event, since then a select groups of very special Australians have received an Australian Export Heroes award.
The Australian Export Heroes Awards recognise and congratulate the champions of Australia’s export community having contributed to building modern export enterprises and helping to further develop a uniquely Australian export culture. The Export Heroes have demonstrated outstanding vision in making a significant and unique impact while achieving success for their organisation, and Australia, in the international marketplace.
Programs that involve the achievement of people are always special. There are a number of factors that make the Australian Export Heroes Awards even more special. People who receive an Export Hero award have fought and won on the international stage. They have made more sacrifices, traveled more miles and spent more time away from home than they would like to remember. They have that magic mix of good business skills blended with loads of passion.
Whether from big established business or from the family farm or factory, they all deserve special recognition for their vision, passion and sheer hard work and the awards presentation will thank them for their unique contribution and we thank their families for their support in what has undoubtedly been an interesting journey.
The Australian Export Heroes awards run by the Export Council of Australia with the support of Austrade and HSBC Bank Australia.
Applications for 2015/2016 are now open, please click here to download nomination form. For further information on the selection criteria, please click here to download. Applications will close on the 29th February 2016.
Questions about the Australian Export Heroes Program?
Tel: 02 8243 7400
Leandra Coffey, Director, Fruity Sacks
Member of the ECA
“Our business is about making it easy for people to make environmentally friendly choices. We are looking to expand into new overseas markets and the ECA have been a huge help in this endeavour. The ECA have given us introductions to key businesses that can help us in the markets we are looking at, and their workshops and seminars on topics relevant to exporting were extremely useful. All up, our association with the ECA has been a great asset to Fruity Sacks.”Become a Member
Homart Group has been established for 27 years, and specialises in manufacturing and marketing high quality Australian health supplements. Their products include two major segments of health supplements; skin care and dairy products. Their biggest export challenge is the regulations each country has for the import permits. It normally takes long time to get the registration approval before they can sell the goods into that country.