Hon Mark McGowan BA LLB MLA

Hon Mark McGowan BA LLB MLA

Premier; Treasurer; Minister for Public Sector Management; Federal-State Relations

    WA Industry and Export Awards celebrates 30 years

    12/09/2018 12:15 PM
    • WA Industry and Export Awards celebrates 30 years of acknowledging WA businesses
    • 28 businesses announced as finalists in the 2018 WA Industry and Export Awards
    • Winners to be announced at a gala event on October 18

    Premier Mark McGowan today announced the finalists for the 2018 Western Australian Industry and Export Awards, now in its 30th year.


    A total of 28 businesses from throughout WA including Perth, Kalgoorlie, Manjimup and Metricup have been acknowledged.


    Award categories include: Marketing and Design Excellence Award; WA Women in International Business; Agribusiness Award; Digital Technologies Award; Education and Training Awards; C.Y. O'Connor Award for Excellence in Engineering and Technology; Emerging Export Award; Environmental Solutions Award, and Health and Biotechnology Award.


    Winners will be announced at a gala event, at the Hyatt on October 18, 2018.


    State winners of the 13 export award categories will automatically qualify for the 56th National Export Awards in December, 2018.


    For more information, visit http://www.jtsi.wa.gov.au/industryandexportawards 


    Comments attributed to Premier Mark McGowan:


    "Congratulations to the 28 finalists in this year's WA Industry and Export Awards.


    "The awards are an important platform that highlight the remarkable achievements of West Australians who work tirelessly and have a positive impact on the State's economy. 


    "It takes resilience, hard work and drive to ensure businesses are successful and the companies named at this year's event are a testament to WA's high achievers.


    "In celebrating the 30th year of these awards, I also acknowledge the families, friends and staff members who have helped ensure these businesses have flourished."


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