HKABA Business Awards 2018

Purpose and background of the award

2018 marks our 19th Annual Hong Kong Australia Business Association (HKABA) NSW Chapter Business Awards to celebrate businesses that demonstrate excellence in trade relations between Australia and Hong Kong. Past winners and finalists have included University of Wollongong, Australia Post, Blackmores, Miniso and many more.

Participating businesses can enter in any of the four different categories (businesses can enter into all 4 awards and the judging panel will decide which category best fits the business), with the winners of each state chapter automatically shortlisted to compete in the National Chapter Business Awards.

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The Award categories are:

  1. Import of Goods & Service – significant achievement in the import of goods and services by a NSW organisation in any industry sector
  2. Export of Goods & Services – significant achievement in the export of goods and services by a NSW organisation in any industry sector
  3. Business Development Award – recognises innovation and/or improvisation of a product of service to and/or from Hong Kong by a NSW organisation in any industry sector
  4. Business Excellence Award – recognises significant achievements resulting from plans and actions in the commercial sector to and/or from Hong Kong by a NSW organisation in any industry sector

Judging and entering awards

Entries are now open. To participate in the 2018 awards, please click the “Enter Now” button below.

Our judging panel is made up of Australian and Hong Kong government officials, industry professionals, 2018 Platinum Sponsors and other HKABA state/national members.

The closing date for the awards is Friday, 24th August 2018 by 5pm AEST.

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Event Details

Date/Time – Friday, 21st September 2018; doors open 6pm

Venue – Hyatt Regency Sydney, Grand Ballroom
161 Sussex St Sydney

Dress code – Black Tie

Parking –  closest carpark is Wilson Parking 168 Sussex St Sydney

Attending the Awards

Tickets to the event can be purchased through the TryBooking link below.

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If you have any questions about the event please call our office on 02 9267 3158 or email us at


We are always open to sponsorship opportunities and this year we’re pleased to announce two different sponsorship packages – Category Award Title Sponsors and Business Awards Sponsor. For example a title sponsor could be “2018 Business Excellence Award sponsored by Company ABC”.

For more information about the different packages and benefits, please contact our Business Awards Chairman Mr. Alby Lam via email –

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Contact details

For additional information about our upcoming Business Awards, please contact:

Business Awards Chairman

Mr. Alby Lam

HKABA NSW Chapter President

Mr. Kevin Cheung

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