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Sponsorship Opportunities

The Australia China Alumni Awards celebrates the success and achievements of selected Chinese alumni who have studied at Australian universities and Australian expatriates living in China. Over 700,000 Chinese students have studied in Australia since the early 1970s and this large alumni cohort plays an important role in many sectors across the Chinese economy and society and in enhancing the deep people to people relationships between Australia and China.

The Australia China Alumni Awards have been running for 15 years and are organized by the Australia China Alumni Association (ACAA), with support from our Patron, H.E. the Australian Ambassador to China.

We have celebrated more than 698 finalists including 131 winners and 28 Judges Commendation recipients over the past 14 years, including a number of high profile alumni from a range of business, government bodies, cultural and community organisations, and research institutions.

Over the past decade the Awards have been sponsored by a range of organisations such as TOEFL®, IELTS, Austrade, the Australian Embassy Beijing, AMET, CPA Australia, JJL, Telstra, Qantas, Study Queensland, Study NSW and IDP Education. The vast majority of Australian universities consistently nominate and support their alumni for these Awards.. The Awards provide a premier opportunity to engage with Chinese (including Hong Kong) alumni of various ages from a range of sectors.

The Awards will continue to be celebrated simultaneously in multiple cities in China and Australia. We would like to invite your organization to be a sponsor. This year’s sponsorship offers four levels – please click <2023 Alumni Awards Sponsoship package> for full details.

The Awards present an opportunity to raise your profile in Australia and China by sending your message to the extended ACAA network (currently 27,000+ members) and through other partners’ and stakeholders’ channels across Greater China and Australia. Partners will be acknowledged in all promotional materials and receive valuable exposure through our six month plus marketing campaign reaching our alumni and tertiary institutions, corporate and government partners.

Articles related to the Awards attracted on average 80,000 readers per month from July to December 2022. More than 300 people attended the simultaneous ceremonies in six cities (Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane) in November last year. You can find details in the 2022 Alumni Awards Report.

2023 Awards Timeline

1 July 2023                                                     Nominations commence

                                                                        Promotion of sponsors through ACAA and stakeholder channels commence

31 August 2023                                            Nominations conclude

Mid of Sept 2023                                         Finalists announce

Nov 2023                                                       Awards ceremony & promotion of winners

Jan – June 2024                                             Events to promote 2023 Awards winners.

                                                                        Panel/keynote speaker events with winners on topics such as:

                                                                             career development, leadership, continuous learning, social responsibility, health and wellbeing.

                                                                        Special access for finalists to the exclusive Alumni Awards Community group and its activities.

2023 Awards Ceremony Format

2023 Awards Networking will be conducted in multiple cities in China and Australia. Cities may include Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Hong Kong, Shenyang, Chengdu, Sydney, Melbourne, Hobart, Brisbane, Perth and Darwin.

Previous sponsors and participating universities

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