GOVEA Award categories
Eligible companies can apply for one or more of the following award categories:
For outstanding international success in the field of agricultural products, services or technology (including processed foods and beverages), and forestry, fisheries and fibre industries.
For outstanding international success in the professional business services including legal, accounting, administration and support services, business management, marketing services, franchising and licensing, engineering, financial and insurance, market research and translation services.
For outstanding international success across all creative industries including music and performing arts, film, television and radio, software and interactive content, writing, publishing and print media, architecture and design, and visual arts.
For outstanding international success in the field of information and communications products, technology or services that are concerned with the storage, retrieval, manipulation, transmission or receipt of digital data including software and games.
For outstanding success by an Australian business in selling goods or services to customers overseas via an electronic network.
Education and Training
For outstanding innovation and international success in the field of education and training services, expertise and curriculum, including vocational training.
For outstanding export achievement by an enterprise in any industry sector which has been exporting goods or services for three years or less.
For outstanding international success in environmental solutions, clean energy innovation, materials and energy efficiency, waste and water management, green buildings and R&D collaboration.
Health and Biotechnology
For outstanding international success in the medical, healthcare and biotechnology fields for products, technology, equipment or services.
For outstanding international success by a manufacturer.
Minerals, Energy and Related Services
For outstanding international success in the production or primary processing of extractive and value-added minerals or energy products, and from mining equipment, technology, and services (METS) to the minerals and energy industries.
For outstanding international success from a business whose head office is based in a non-metropolitan location.
For outstanding international success by any small business whose total annual sales doesn't exceed A$5 million.
2018 Victoria only award categories
Victorian Exporter of the Year
The Victorian Exporter of the Year Award is selected by the state judges from the winners of the 13 national categories.
Victorian Export Award for Innovation Excellence
Recognises the overall most innovative exporter of all entrants of the 2018 GOVEA Awards. The award considers innovation in all aspects of the company's export operations.
Victorian Women in International Business Award
For outstanding success by a Victorian woman involved in international business.