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10 May 2018 - Applications open

6 August 2018 - Applications close

August 2018 - Judging applications

13 September 2018 - Finalists announced

11 October 2018 - The Premier of Queensland's Export Awards Ceremony

27 November 2018 – 56th Australian Export Awards National Ceremony

The Export Awards Team
Export Council of Australia
Phone: (07) 3514 3134

The Premier of Queensland’s Export Awards is an annual program that aims to recognise excellence in the export of goods and services by Queensland business. The Awards acknowledge the important contribution of businesses to the economy through job creation and increased prosperity for the community and for the state.

Regardless of size or location there are multiple opportunities for companies to be recognised for their success. The awards honour and celebrate the nation’s top exporters, raising their profile and bringing valuable business and networking opportunities.

Premier of Queensland's Export Award winners automatically progress as national finalists to the Australian Export Awards. The Australian Export Awards is a national program where industry winners from all states and territories progress as finalists to compete for an Australian industry award, including the coveted Australian Exporter of the Year.

Winners will be announced at a prestigious gala presentation dinner on Thursday 11 October 2018 at The Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre.

The Premier of Queensland's Export Awards is conducted by the Export Council of Australia in conjunction with Trade & Investment Queensland and supported by many sponsors whose assistance makes these awards possible.

As an award winner, you can:

  • raise your company profile
  • improve your business credibility
  • increase your access to new markets
  • enhance your existing business relationships and;
  • boost company and staff morale.

For more information about the Premier of Queensland’s Export Awards 2018 go to

2019 Premier of Queensland's Export Awards proudly supported by:


ABF Austrade



EFIC corporate travel management



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