Swedish Business in Australia Awards 2018

The SACC has over a number of years been highlighting and awarding successful Swedish business achievements in Australia through the annual Swedish Business in Australia Awards. Entries for the 2018 awards are now open and we welcome any company/enterprise/young business executive or entrepreneur in Australia with a strong relationship to Sweden.

The 2018 awards categories are as follows:

1. Excellence in Business Enterprise

Open to all Swedish or Swedish-Australian business activities: large or small, newcomer or established. Here we are looking to highlight a big event, significant project, implementing progressive sustainability strategy, innovative campaign or product, marketing/branding or a new enterprise launch.

2. Excellence in Innovation

Recognises businesses that have made significant contributions to their industry through the introduction or improvement of an idea, method, technology, process or application, recently and/or long-term.

3. Excellence in Small Business

The Excellence in Small Business award recognises a business (1-20 employees) that has attained significant growth and is able to demonstrate the specific strategies and processes implemented to achieve sustainable growth in the previous 24 months. 

4. Young Business Executive/Young Entrepreneur

This award recognises young business professionals (under 35 years) who demonstrate outstanding business spirit and strategic direction whilst providing inspiration to a new generation of upcoming young business people. Young business executives/entrepreneurs who has built a successful career within an organisation and/or operates a successful business.

The Finalists and Winners of this year’s Awards will be presented at the Chamber’s Annual Christmas Event at the Four Seasons Hotel in Sydney 29 November 2018 in front of business leaders, colleagues and friends of Swedish Australian business. The winners will further be presented in the SWEDELINK Newsletter, Social media and on the SACC website.

The 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.   

Finalists and Award Winners will be expected to be financial members of the SACC prior to the Award presentation. Deadline for entries is 26 October.

Please contact us for nomination and entry forms and the SACC Christmas Dinner & Business Awards Presentation [email protected]


Excellence in Business Enterprise

Excellence in Innovation

Excellence in Small Business

Young Business Executive/Young Entrepreneur