Reflecting on the current business sentiment, Australian Export Awards program 2020 which was supposed to launch at the end of April in all states and territories will be put on hold for the time being. 

For further information on the Awards, please contact the Export Council of Australia on 1300 361 526 or by e-mail:

The Australian Export Awards

The Australian Export Awards is a national program that recognises and honours Australian companies engaged in international business who have achieved sustainable growth through innovation and commitment. 

The Awards measure businesses against their peers based on the strength of their international growth, marketing and financial strategies.

The Awards operates as a two-tier process: exporters first achieve state distinction through their local State and Territory export award program.  

Local winners then progress as national finalists and are bench marked against their peers across the country, with winners receiving national recognition for their international success.

The Export Council of Australia manages the awards program for New South Wales and Western Australia.   

The Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade) and the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) partner to present the national export awards program, one of the longest running business awards programs in Australia.

Why Apply for the Australian Export Awards?

  • Reward: Excellence is never a result of one person, it’s the work of a team
  • Recognition: Your chance to tell the world of your success
  • Review: Valuable time spent on the application is also time spent updating your business plan
  • Results: Winning a prestigious award can assist you to open new international business opportunities
To find out more about the Australian Export Awards Program, watch Austrade's Australian Export Awards Promotional video here:

Watch one of Austrade's case study videos listed below 

ANCA Case Study - 2015 Australian Exporter of the Year & Manufacturing Award winner for kids Case Study -2015 Small Business Award winner  
Alt.VFX Case Study -2015 Creative Industries Award winner  
Rubicon Water Case Study -2015 Environmental Solutions Award winner  

The ECA encourages all businesses engaged in international trade to apply for the Australian Export Awards program relevant to their state. A range of assistance programs are available to help support you prepare your application.

For further information on the Export Awards Program, please contact the Export Council of Australia on 1300 361 526 or by e-mail

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