HKABA Business Awards 2019

Purpose and background of the award

2019 marks our 20th 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, Cubic Promote, Tenderfield 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.

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 officially open and to submit your company please complete the online form by clicking here. Alternatively, you can also download the form and email it back to

Our judging panel is made up of Australian and Hong Kong government officials, industry professionals, Austrade and 2019 Platinum Sponsors.

Event Details

This year our event will be held at the Grand Ballroom of the Shangri-La Hotel at The Rocks Sydney.

Date: Friday, 27th September 2017
Time: Doors open 6:30pm for networking and 7pm official start
Location: Shangri-La Sydney, 176 Cumberland St, Sydney
Dress code: Black Tie
Parking: There is Wilson Parking located on 111 and 51 Harrington St

Attending the Awards

Tickets are now available on Eventbrite. Please click here. 

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 “2019 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 –

2019 Business Awards Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors


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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

Ms. Amy Lee

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