Do you work for a company involved in export, or perhaps you know of a company who has been kicking goals with their export sales? It might be time to think about entering the 49th Australian Export Awards. This very successful program, now in its 49th year, has recognised and rewarded many Australian businesses over that time. Some large companies, some small family run businesses, all with a common desire to find sustainable overseas markets for their products and services. Why enter you might say? Well the entry process is FREE, and it represents a good opportunity for a business to take a brief "time out" to review its export strategy, its achievements and its future goals internationally. This is something every business should do at least annually and when combined with an Export Awards entry, kills the proverbial two birds. It also represents a great opportunity to showcase the business, the industry sector and region where it is located. This is especially important in regional Australia to highlight to others what can be achieved. Feedback over the years confirms that staff feel motivated to work for awarded enterprises. Having them attend one of the Award celebrations is a great way to say "thanks" for their contribution. And finally, should the business be successful at State and Territory level, and possibly then at National level, it is a great way to tell the world you are a winner! Previous winners have spoken of the added value to their business, and the additional leads that come their way. Overseas buyers want to deal with the best in the Industry! Convinced yet? So how do you enter? It’s very straightforward. Go to the website, choose your State or Territory, and start filling in the form. Apart from all the benefits above, this is one marketing exercise that is FREE and can really add dollars to your overseas sales results. And with a high AUD, every exporting company needs more overseas sales!