2016 Australia-Latin America Business Awards- Now Open

2016 Australia-Latin America Business Awards- Now Open

12 August, 2016 by ALABC

Australia-Latin-America-Business-Awards 2016

Since 2002 the Australia-Latin America Business Council (ALABC) and the Council on Australia Latin America Relations (COALAR) have recognised outstanding contributions to the development of Australia's commercial links with the Latin American region through their "Australia-Latin America Business Excellence Awards".

Since their inception, the Awards have grown in prominence and have been presented to a broad range of outstanding companies, institutions and individuals, all of whom are connected by their shared commitment to the markets in Latin America and by the success that they have had in engaging with the region.


The Awards are open to all applicants and membership of the ALABC is not a prerequisite in order to nominate. All applications are assessed by a committee established by the ALABC and this year’s Awards will be presented at a gala function that will be hosted by the ALABC in Sydney on 22 November 2016.

 The deadline for submission of applications is 5.00pm on 31 October 2016.


Award Categories

The Awards are offered in the following three categories so as to ensure that all applicants are able to compete on an equitable basis:

A:  Entities that have more than 200 employees

B:  Entities that have between 20 and 200 employees

C:  Entities that have less than 20 employees


Applicants will be required to show one or more of the following:

  1. a proven commitment to one or more of the markets in Latin America;
  2. success in the export of products or services to Latin America;
  3. the development of a successful investment strategy in the Latin America;
  4. an outstanding contribution to furthering the development of relations between Australia and the Latin America region.


Award Benefits

The three (3) finalists in each category shall receive one (1) ticket to the ALABC dinner of their choice in 2017;

The winners of each category shall receive:

  • one (1) year’s free membership of the ALABC;
  • acknowledgement on the ALABC website for one (1) year;
  • recognition of their achievement at the ALABC dinners in 2017


For further information, please contact Mya Bilbao, ALABC Secretariat on (02) 9431 8651 or email: secretariat@alabc.com.au

- For more information.