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2015 Premier’s NSW Export Awards

  • Written by Richelle Ward


The Export Council of Australia (ECA) is pleased to recognise the Export Award winners announced at one of Sydney’s most prestigious presentation events - the Premier’s NSW Export Awards.

The Awards recognise New South Wales companies for their contribution to the state and national economy.

As a leading advocate for international trade, the ECA, in conjunction with the NSW Government is honoured to manage this state wide competition where nominees secure their reputation on the world stage.

Chief Executive Officer, ECA Lisa McAuley said “given the announcement on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), acknowledging exporters is vital in building awareness of these new market opportunities available to business owners. We are seeing more and more new companies that are exporting their goods and services with excellent results.

“NSW exporters have a long and positive future when it comes to trade. Given the recent signing of Free Trade Agreements (FTA’s) now is the time to focus on how we can help build on Australia’s trade capabilities and encourage more companies to look at the global opportunities that are opening up,” Ms McAuley said, adding “We need to take advantage of the market opportunities created by the North Asian FTA’s and now the potential of the TPP Agreement and recognise the success of those clever companies that are really making waves overseas.”

More than 85 applicants vied for one of 12 industry specific categories and 8 state based awards that recognise emerging exporters, leadership, innovation, and above all else export excellence.

In a room abuzz with excitement, more than 650 guests witnessed Nuix take out the coveted Premier’s NSW Exporter of the Year Award.

The Export Awards program would not be possible without the ongoing support of its loyal sponsors: NSW Government, ANZ, Austrade, AusIndustry, Australian Institute of Export, Australia Post and StarTrack, Efic, Export Growth China, Fial, HiFX, HSBC, Hunt & Hunt Lawyers, Insync Personnel, MSM Sales Specialists, The University of Sydney and VChina.

2015 WINNERS:



NATIONAL CATEGORIES

WINNER

Agribusiness

Atron Enterprises

Business Services

Nuix

Creative Industries

Plastic Wax

Education & Training

University of Wollongong Enterprises

Environmental Solutions

TTG Transportation Technology

Online Sales

CarePlus Australia

Information and Communication Technology

Soprano Design

Manufacturing

Quickstep Technologies

Health & Biotechnology

Blackmores

Minerals, Energy & Related Services

Consep

Small Business

PAFtec Australia

Regional Exporter

Hedweld Group of Companies

STATE CATEGORIES

 WINNER

NSW Asian Exporter

AccorHotels

NSW Innovation in Export

Atomo Diagnostics

NSW Export Scholarship

Peloris Global Sourcing

NSW Emerging Exporter

Peloris Global Sourcing

Western Sydney Exporter

Next Instruments

Hunter/Central Coast Exporter

Formit Services

Illawarra Exporter

Cherub Rubs

NSW Women in International Business (note there are TWO WINNERS and this is a NEW CATEGORY)

- Dee-Ann Prather (Down Under Enterprises)

- Lynn Yeh (Homart Pharmaceuticals)

 

 

NSW Exporter of the Year

Nuix