ABOUT THE AWARDS

The space industry’s event of the year

For the first time in Australia, Space Connect has created an awards program initiative that will showcase the nation’s best and brightest space businesses and professionals.

Recognising the leading individuals and businesses driving the development of Australia’s space economy, the Australian Space Awards universally acknowledges all space industry stakeholders - — from the major listed organisations and corporates servicing Australia’s space economy to SMEs, start-ups, academic institutions and associations.

The awards are open to all businesses operating in Australia supporting the space industry, including telecommunications, satellite, energy, mining and transport sectors as well as the defence, agriculture, disaster and water management industries. Winning a Space Award will be a desirable accolade for both individuals and businesses seeking to forge their role in the space industry.

The awards celebrate the best of the best in Australia’s space industry and will recognise the outstanding contribution of professionals and businesses working within the industryacross 22 categories.

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Nominations are now open across 8 individual awards and 14 company awards.

To enter these awards, nominate a person, a business or yourself in the category most suited.

The email address used in the nomination will receive a confirmation email and instructions on how to formulate a submission – as well as tips for how to win.

Submissions must be provided online, but can be worked on offline. A typical submission could take 2-3 hours to complete.

WHY ATTEND?

 

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Highlight your experience delivering high-level space programs

With a judging panel including senior space industry and government leaders, academics, business executives, entrepreneurs and innovators, the Australian Space Awards is peer-reviewed recognition of your capabilities in space and passion for driving the industry forward.

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Stand out in a competitive marketplace

For organisations, securing an Australian Space Award will set you apart when attracting and retaining the best talent, while supporting your businesses growth. For individuals, recognition will underpin career advancement.

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Gain recognition for your contribution in driving Australia’s space industry forward

With our domestic space industry expected to triple by 2030 to a value of between $10 billion and $12 billion, an Australian Space Award reaffirms the role of your organisation, or you personally, in growing our domestic industry as well as project Australia’s space capabilities globally.

KEYNOTE ADDRESS FROM DR MEGAN CLARK, HEAD OF THE AUSTRALIAN SPACE AGENCY

KEY DATES

The Australian Space Awards is set to be biggest night in the Australian space industry calendar. Guests from all over Australia will converge at the sell-out, black-tie event in Sydney to celebrate the achievements of the industry’s most successful professionals and businesses.

Put these key dates on your calendar now and tell your team to get set for the industry’s event of the year.

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NOVEMBER
SUBMISSIONS OPEN

Submit your entry here, or or nominate a colleague here and get the recognition you deserve.

17

JANUARY
SUBMISSIONS CLOSE

Please contact Sebastian Cruz on 02 9922 3300 if you have any questions or need help lodging your submission or e-mail [email protected] .

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FEBRUARY
FINALISTS ANNOUNCED

by EDM on week commencing 3 February 2020. Make sure you are registered for updates here.

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MARCH
AWARDS GALA DINNER

The space industry’s night of nights! The Australian Space Awards will sell out! Secure your seat TODAY early to avoid missing out. Book now

FOUR EASY STEPS TO ENTER

 

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STEP 1

Create a login

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STEP 2

View category criteria

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STEP 3

Write your submission following the entry criteria

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STEP 4

Save and confirm your submission

EVENT DETAILS

Thursday, 26 March 2020

6:30PM - 10:30PM

Four Seasons Hotel Sydney, Grand Ballroom

Black-tie

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