The finalists and winners of this year’s Awards were presented at the Chamber’s Annual Christmas Dinner 23 November 2017, at the Four Seasons Hotel Sydney.
The event attracted 180 members and guests from the Swedish Australian business community and the evening included a beautiful Swedish Lucia performance by children from the Swedish School in Sydney, a special welcome by guest of honour HE Mr Pär Ahlberger Ambassador of Sweden to Australia, an amazing Swedish Christmas buffet, presentation by guest speaker Mr Nick Kaye, CEO Sydney School of Entrepreneurship and the announcement of the 2017 Swedish Business in Australia award winners. The event offers an excellent opportunity for companies large and small to promote their company or services to a discerning audience, develop the Swedish connections and invite clients and employees to a Christmas event with special insight into Swedish culture and traditions.
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2017 AWARD WINNERS
Excellence in Business Enterprise
Excellence in Innovation
Excellence in Small Business
Young Business Executive/Young Entrepreneur
These Awards are run on a non-profit basis and provide recognition generally for Swedish related business activities in Australia and also for organisations/individuals that have helped to grow a positive profile for Swedish business in Australia.
We would like to thank all sponsors, members and guests who supported this event. Special thanks goes to:
Gold Sponsor: Volvo Trucks Australia
Silver Sponsor: Alfa Laval
Bronze Sponsors: Clinch Long Woodbridge Lawyers, Flick Anticimex, Geodis, H&M, Husqvarna Group, Interesting, Telstra, Volvo Bus Australia, Volvo Commercial Vehicles Sydney
Co-host: The Embassy of Sweden Canberra
Guest of Honour: HE Pär Ahlberger Ambassador of Sweden to Australia
MC: Teresia Fors, Former President of the Swedish Australian Chamber of Commerce
Lucia performance: Swedish School in Sydney
Toast master: Anna Alvsdotter
Photographer: Lamont Baker
Event organiser: Camilla Jennings, Swedish Australian Chamber of Commerce
Decoration Sponsors: Kosta Boda & IKEA