The winners of this year’s Awards were presented at the Chamber’s Annual Christmas & Awards Event 29 November 2018 at the Four Seasons Hotel Sydney.

The successful event attracted 150 members and guests from the Swedish Australian business community. The evening by tradition included the beautiful Swedish Lucia performance by children from the Swedish School in Sydney, a special music performance by The Marais Project, an amazing Swedish Christmas buffet,
 presentation by guest speaker Ms Emma Walsh, CEO Parents At Work and the announcement of the 2018 Swedish Business in Australia award winners.

The 2018 categories were:

1. Excellence in Business Enterprise

2. Excellence in Innovation

3. Excellence in Small Business

4. Young Business Executive/Young Entrepreneur

5. The Swedish Australian Chamber of Commerce Honorary Award


Excellence in Business Enterprise

Alimak Group logo

Excellence in Innovation

Excellence in Small Business


Young Business Executive/Young Entrepreneur

The Swedish Australian Chamber of Commerce Honorary Award

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 to:

Gold Sponsor: Volvo Trucks Australia

Silver Sponsor: Alfa Laval

Bronze Sponsors: Alimak Group, Clinch Long Woodbridge Lawyers, DB Schenker Australia, Husqvarna Group, Volvo Bus Australia, Volvo Commercial Vehicles Sydney

Co-host: The Embassy of Sweden Canberra

Guest of Honour: Mr James Letherbarrow, Consul General of Sweden 

Guest Speaker: Ms Emma Walsh, CEO Parents At Work

MC: Ms Teresia Fors, Vice President of the Swedish Australian Chamber of Commerce

Welcome Speech: Mr Johan Lundström of the Swedish Australian Chamber of Commerce

Lucia Performance: Swedish School in Sydney

Special Music Performance: The Marais Project by Jenny Eriksson, Susie Bishop and Tommie Andersson  

Toastmaster: Anders Mangen, SACC Board Member

Photographer: Dean Richter

Event organiser: Camilla Jennings, Swedish Australian Chamber of Commerce

Decoration Sponsors: THE TRAY SHOP – SÄY WHAT!