Export Awards

Business SA has called on South Australian export businesses to apply now for the Business SA Twenty Eleven Export Awards.

The Business SA Twenty Eleven Export Awards celebrate exporting excellence in South Australia recognising companies for their innovation and success in industry and export.

By honouring and celebrating the State’s top exporters, these awards bring recognition and distinction to these outstanding businesses.

The annual Business SA Export Awards is South Australia’s premier awards program devoted exclusively to recognising exporting excellence in this State.

All South Australian export businesses can apply across 12 categories, ranging from agribusiness and minerals and energy, through to education, manufacturing, information and communication technology and more.

Winners of the State awards automatically qualify as finalists in the 49th Australian Export Awards hosted by Austrade and the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

TrophyPrevious State winners who have gone onto win national awards include Kelly Engineering, 2010 Regional Exporter Award, Levett Engineering, 2009 Emerging Exporter Award, Adventure Tours Australia, 2008 Sports Events and tourism Award and Flight Training Adelaide, 2007 Education Award.

Business SA Chief Executive Officer, Peter Vaughan, said the awards acknowledge the contribution made by exporters to the local economy and encourage others to follow in their international footsteps.

“The Business SA Twenty Eleven Export Awards celebrate exporting excellence in South Australia by paying tribute to some of the most impressive businesses in this State,” Mr Vaughan said.

“I encourage all South Australian businesses with innovative strategies and demonstrated export growth to enter the Business SA Twenty Eleven Export Awards.

“Applicants have the chance to increase their company’s profile and showcase their exporting success.”

Award winners will be announced at a special awards luncheon on 19 October 2011 at the National Wine Centre of Australia.

To apply for the Business SA Twenty Eleven Export Awards simply apply online at www.business-sa.com/exportawards

For further information email exportawards2011@business-sa.com

Award categories

For outstanding export achievement in the following areas:

-           Agribusiness Award
-           Arts and Entertainment Award
-           Education and Training Award
-           Emerging Exporter Award
-           Information and Communication Technology Award
-           Large Advanced Manufacturer Award
-           Large Services Award
-           Minerals and Energy Award
-           Regional Exporter Award
-           Small Business Award
-           Small to Medium Manufacturer Award
-           Small to Medium Services Award
-           The Award for Excellence

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