Creative Industries finalists

For outstanding international success in any creative industry.  

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National finalists for the 61st Australian Export Awards in the Creative Industries category.

Cizzy Bridal Australia

Welshpool (Whadjuk Country), Western Australia


Cizzy Bridal Australia creates ready-to-wear and custom-made bridal designs and collections. It aims to provide an inclusive and empowering experience for brides everywhere, at an affordable price. Cizzy started as a family-owned and -operated business. It is now a recognised international bridal gown supplier. 

Still headquartered in its hometown of Perth, Cizzy remains an Australia-based design team with an international production facility. Its gowns are found in over 170 stores worldwide. Key export markets include Asia, Canada, Europe, South America, the UK and the US.

Visit Cizzy Bridal Australia website.


Eight Mile Plains (Meeanjin Country), Queensland


EventsAir’s all-in-one cloud management platform has powered the world’s most engaging and complex events for more than 30 years. In 2021–22, the platform was used to deliver around 36,000 events with eight million participants globally. 

The EventsAir platform is used by customers in more than 50 countries. Key export markets include Canada, New Zealand, Switzerland, the UK and the US. It is the solution of choice for professional conference organisers and event planners. It is also used by organisations across the government, higher education and corporate sectors.

The company is headquartered in Brisbane, with additional offices in the UK and US. Its current focus is on building momentum in the US and UK to become a truly global operation.

Visit EventsAir website.

Global Indigenous Management

Truganina (Bunurong Country), Victoria


Global Indigenous Management creates global First Nations content for fashion runways, arts and cultural events, as well as music and film projects. 

Its large international team of First Nations event specialists, creatives and artists facilitates events and activities across the world. It also delivers fashion programs for disadvantaged communities focused on personal development and community engagement. It is currently expanding into the fashion retail sector with a signature brand featuring First Nations designs from around the world. 

Key export markets include Canada, Malaysia, New Zealand, the Philippines, Samoa and the US. 

Visit Global Indigenous Management website.


The Rocks (Gadigal Country), New South Wales

Guests seated at a UN gala event

Humanitix wants children to have access to a fantastic education, no matter who or where they are. This ticket booking platform donates 100% of its booking fee profits to children’s educational charities. It is mainly focused on Indigenous scholarships and literacy and life-skills programs for girls from low-income backgrounds. Since launching in 2016, Humanitix has donated more than A$6.5 million to these causes. 

Humanitix is also focused on improving event accessibility for people with disabilities. The company has built first-of-its-kind accessibility inclusion tools into its ticketing platform. The tool covers challenges including sign language interpretation, screen readers for vision impairments, and wheelchair accessibility.

Humanitix exports to Canada, Fiji, New Zealand, Singapore, the UK and the US.

Visit Humanitix website.

Rising Sun Pictures

Adelaide (Kaurna Country), South Australia


Rising Sun Pictures (RSP) has been delighting and inspiring audiences worldwide for almost three decades. RSP’s team of talented artists create computer-generated visual effects (VFX) for feature films and streaming platforms.

RSP is a renowned world-class facility, headquartered in Adelaide. RSP has teams based across South Australia and Queensland servicing up to 20 projects per year, creating some of Hollywood’s most memorable screen moments. RSP’s clients and key export markets include major motion picture studios across Canada, the UK and the US.

RSP has partnered with the University of South Australia to create a successful education program that delivers accredited university courses in VFX. Since the program’s inception, more than 190 students have gained employment in the industry.

Visit Rising Sun Pictures website.


Battery Point (Nipaluna Country), Tasmania


For over 40 years, Terrapin has created rich, unique performing arts productions for children, families and intergenerational audiences. Its purpose is to make lives better, shift realities and create connections. The company performs for up to 130,000 people per year in theatres, festivals, galleries and public spaces in Australia and around the world. 

Terrapin has an international reputation for creating engaging and innovative works for family audiences. The company exports performance and installations to theatres and festivals in key markets including China, Japan, the UK and the US. 

Visit Terrapin website.