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
THE 2018 AWARD WINNERS
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!