Have you applied for a 2018 Business SA Export Award yet?

With four weeks remaining, there is still plenty of time to write and submit your Export Awards application for one of these 16 categories, and we are here to help you with the process.

Business SA’s Export Awards, incorporating the Design for Export Awards, celebrate exporting excellence in South Australia by recognising the most dynamic and innovative businesses in our state.

Nominations are now open for these 16 awards up for grabs, including two design awards and the coveted South Australian Exporter of the Year Award:

Agribusiness
For outstanding international success in the field of agricultural products, services or technology including processed foods and beverages and the forestry, fisheries and fibres industries.

Business Services
For outstanding international success in the professional business services including legal, accounting, administration and support services, business management, marketing services, franchising and licensing, engineering, financial and insurance, market research and translation services.

Creative Industries
For outstanding international success across all creative industries including music and performing arts, film, television and radio, software & interactive content, writing, publishing & print media, architecture and design & visual arts.

Digital Technologies
For outstanding international success in the field of information and communication products, technology or services that are concerned with the storage, retrieval, manipulation, transmission or receipt of digital data including software and games.

E-commerce
For outstanding success by an Australian business in selling goods or services to customers overseas via an electronic network.

Education and Training
For outstanding innovation and international success in the field of education and training services, expertise and curriculum including vocational training.

Emerging Exporter
For outstanding export achievement by an enterprise in any industry sector which has been exporting goods or services for three years or less.  

Environmental Solutions
For outstanding international success in environmental solutions, clean energy innovation, materials and energy efficiency, waste and water management, green buildings and R&D collaboration.

Health and Biotechnology
For outstanding international success in medical, healthcare, biotechnology fields for products, technology, equipment or services.

Manufacturing
For outstanding international success by a manufacturer.

Minerals, Energy and Related Services
For outstanding international success in in the production or primary processing of extractive and value-added minerals or energy products; mining equipment, technology and services (METS) to the minerals and energy industries.

Regional Exporter
For outstanding international success by a business whose head office is based in a non-metropolitan location.  

Small Business
For outstanding international success by any business with total annual sales not exceeding $5million.

Additional South Australian award categories

South Australian recognised awards do not progress to the national awards ceremony:

Best Product Design
For an outstanding Product Design, developed by a South Australian business and targeting international markets. Entry form - Guidance and Q&A here.

Best Design Strategy
For outstanding international success by a South Australian business through the application of design led thinking and strategy throughout the value chain. Entry form - Guidance and Q&A here.

Wine and Beverage
This is an exciting new award category in this year’s Export Awards, specifically tailored for our growing wine and beverage industry.
For outstanding international success in the production, development and export of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.

Apply now – click here to apply or find out more.

For enquiries contact Business SA’s Export Awards coordinator, Deb Shearer, on (08) 8300 0280 or email deborah@business-sa.com


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