Why apply?

Understand the benefits for exporters participating in the 61st Australian Export Awards.

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Here's your chance to become an Australian Export Awards national winner, or even the next Australian Exporter of the Year!


In addition to receiving recognition within your state or territory Awards program, national finalists and winners will receive significant benefits  in Australia and overseas.

As a national finalist and winner, your business will be:

  • recognised as one of Australia’s top exporters within the Australian business community, helping you unlock new business opportunities.
  • promoted internationally as a best in class exporter from Australia, helping you attract new customers and partners.
  • profiled as a highly successful Australian exporter, inspiring other Australian businesses to develop or grow their export strategy.


  • National finalists will be invited to attend the Australian Export Awards national ceremony at Parliament House, Canberra.
  • You will join fellow exporters, Ministers and senior representatives from the business community to celebrate Australian export achievements. 

Enhance your brand

  • You will benefit from a comprehensive marketing package that includes your business profile being featured on the Australian Export Awards website.
  • As a national finalist or winner, your business profile will also be promoted via Austrade and digital channels, including media coverage and PR opportunities.

Actionable advice

  • As national finalist, you will receive valuable feedback and insights from national category judges on your application submission to assist with your export strategy and future business promotions.