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6 May 2019 - Applications open

31 July 2019 - Applications close

14 October 2019  - GOVEA Awards Ceremony

December 2019 - National Awards Ceremony

Darrin Vouch
Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions
Phone: (03) 9651 9498

As a winner in the Governor of Victoria's Export Awards you will:

  • Raise your profile in Australia and overseas;
  • Increase business credibility;
  • Gain access to resources that will help you export even more successfully;
  • Increase your access to new and emerging markets;
  • Enhance your business relationships; and increase company and staff morale.

There are a total of 13 Award categories, plus the Victorian Exporter of the Year Award and the Victorian Export Award for Innovation Excellence.

Winners may use the Governor of Victoria Export Award logo on all company material.

All category winners are automatically entered into the 57th Australian Export Awards, where you are a National Finalist, opening the door to even more exciting opportunities.

57th Australian Export Awards - National Finalist Benefits

  • An opportunity to vie for the Australian Exporter of the Year Award.
  • Austrade will prepare a comprehensive media/publicity campaign highlighting the success of all National Finalists.
  • An Australian Export Awards National Finalist certificate.
  • Profile as a National Finalist on the Australian Export Awards website (
  • Networking with all finalists at the Finalist Lunch prior to the National Awards Ceremony.
  • Opportunity to participate in the Masterclass conducted by a specialist facilitator.
  • Two complimentary tickets to the Australian Export Awards National Awards Ceremony at which 13 national category winners and the Australian Exporter of the Year will be announced.
  • Opportunity to network with other leading exporters, export facilitators, key Government officials and sponsors who support Australian exporters; and Entitlement to use the national Australian Export Awards logo for your corporate marketing materials.
  • Feedback from national judges on your application.

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