Australian Export Awards 2021 to celebrate manufacturing

Australian Export Awards

The Australian Export Awards, will run for the 59th year this November, providing manufacturers with the opportunity to have their global operations recognised. 

The awards will be presented by the Australian Trade and Investment Commission and the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry. 

“Exporters are helping to drive Australia’s economic recovery while creating jobs and supporting local communities,” minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Dan Tehan said. 

“We can see the success of our exporters in Australia’s record trade figures, with exports valued at $39.2 billion in May 2021, up 34.5 per cent for the year. 

“Trade supports one in five Australian jobs and foreign investment supports one in 10,” he said. 

“Our government is taking action to create more opportunities for Australian exporters, from reaching an Agreement in Principle with the United Kingdom on a Free Trade Agreement, to providing support to exporters impacted by COVID-19.” 

This year’s Australian Export Awards will showcase Australian export businesses succeeding across 13 categories, representing sectors including: 

  • Advanced Technologies 
  • Agribusiness, Food and Beverages 
  • Creative Industries 
  • E-Commerce 
  • Emerging Exporter 
  • International Education and Training 
  • International Health 
  • Manufacturing and Advanced Materials 
  • Minerals, Energy and Related Services 
  • Professional Services 
  • Regional Exporter 
  • Small business 
  • Sustainability 

The 2021 Australian Exporter of the Year will be selected from the category winners. 

A separate presentation will highlight the contribution that investors make to Australia’s economy. 

Applications are now open for the 59th annual Australian Export Awards, closing on 6 August 2021. 

The winners will be announced in November this year. 

For more information, go to: https://www.exportawards.gov.au/ 

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