2017 ACT Chief Minister’s Export Awards Launch

Join Canberra Business Chamber and members of the Canberra export community at the launch of the 2017 ACT Chief Minister's Export Awards. The Launch will be hosted by Canberra Airport on 24 March 2017 at 10am. The ACT Chief Minister's Export Awards provide an...

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Canberra Company wins at National Export Awards

25 November 2016 MEDIA RELEASE Canberra Company wins at National Export Awards Canberra-based iSimulate took out the Education and Training category at last night’s Australian Export Awards ceremony, further demonstrating the strength of the ACT’s private sector in...

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Export Success Celebrated at Awards

21 October 2016 MEDIA RELEASE EXPORT SUCCESS CELEBRATED AT AWARDS Canberra Region companies who are taking on the world were honoured at last night’s ACT Chief Minister’s Export Awards. “Each of the finalists in last night’s Awards have achieved outstanding growth in...

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2015 Finalists Announced!

Congratulations to all finalists of this year's ACT Chief Minister's Export Awards! ACT CATEGORIES Exporting Government Solutions Cogito Group Noetic Group Royal Australian Mint Exporting to Asia ONTHEGO Sports Inland Trading Co (Aust) WildBear Entertainment IE Asia...

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Trade Law Support Service

Navigating Australia’s free trade agreements can be tough on your own, whether you’re an importer, exporter or investor. Complex legal processes and tricky red tape mean it can be difficult to make the most of trade agreements for your business.

That’s why the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry has teamed up with Lexbridge, a specialist international trade and investment legal practice, to establish the Australian Chamber-Lexbridge Trade Law Support Service.

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Canberra wine exporters ready to cash in on Chinese free trade

Wine exporters from across the region have raised a toast to the Chinese free trade deal which they hope will grow the Australian brand in the major market. Shaw Vineyard Estate owner Graeme Shaw, of Murrumbateman, said the greatest benefit of the progressive elimination of trade tariffs would likely be promotional opportunities. The free trade agreement, signed by Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Wednesday, was expected to remove the 14 per cent tariff on Australian bottled wine, and 20 per cent slug on bulk wine, across four years once in effect.

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Awards Launch a great success

The 2015 ACT Chief Minister’s Export Awards were officially opened by Chief Minister Andrew Barr on Thursday 18 June at Canberra International Airport. Canberra Business Chamber chair Mr Glenn Keys got proceedings underway, welcoming the sponsors and guests. Glenn was followed by Canberra Airport’s Noel McCann who spoke about how the Canberra Airport is proud to be involved in this year’s awards, their positive effect and the airport’s upcoming developments.

Mr Barr then took to the stage to officially launch the awards recognising the positive effect the awards have on the ACT business community.

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Lerida Estate Shiraz Viognier Scores London Trophy

The Lerida Estate 2013 Shiraz Viognier has been awarded a trophy at the 2015 International Wine Challenge (IWC) in London. The trophy follows the Gold medal that the wine was awarded last week at the same show. The wine is now a contender for the Champion Trophy which will be presented at the lavish IWC Awards Dinner in London on Thursday 16 July 2015. The trophy winning wine has been described by the judges as a ‘benchmark wine’.

The IWC is accepted as the world’s finest and most meticulously judged wine competition. Every wine is assessed blind and judged for its faithfulness to style, region and vintage. Throughout the rigorous judging process, each medal-winning wine is tasted on three separate occasions by at least 10 different judges.

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