AWARD CATEGORIES

Awards will be presented to industry participants who performed outstandingly in the following fields: 

PRIMARY PRODUCER AWARD (NSW)

Presented to a seafood primary producer from NSW that has demonstrated excellence in the sustainable production of quality seafood through innovation in fishing or aquaculture practices, and that has contributed substantially towards a positive public profile for the seafood industry. 

Sponsored by NSW Food Authority

RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT AND EXTENSION AWARD

Presented to a NSW entity that has demonstrated excellence in developing and undertaking a research, development and extension activity that has contributed substantially towards a sustainable and profitable seafood industry.

Sponsored by FRDC

ENVIRONMENT AWARD

Presented to a NSW entity that has demonstrated excellence in developing and undertaking an environmental activity that has contributed substantially towards protecting or rehabilitating aquatic environments, or reducing adverse seafood industry impacts on the environment. 

Sponsored by Essence Project Management

RESTAURANT AWARD

Presented to a NSW restaurant that has demonstrated excellence in consistently serving customers with quality seafood and providing them with an overall positive seafood dining experience.

Sponsored by Commercial Fishermen's Cooperative

SEAFOOD BUSINESS AWARD

Presented to a NSW seafood business involved in any segment of the supply chain that has demonstrated business growth, innovation, excellence in product, service and marketing, and that has contributed substantially towards a positive public profile for the seafood industry. 

Sponsored by K&L Gates

YOUNG ACHIEVER AWARD

Presented to a NSW-based person, under 35 years of age, who has demonstrated that he or she has made a positive difference to the seafood industry and has the potential to continue to develop as an effective and respected seafood industry leader. 

Sponsored by Mainfreight

PEOPLE DEVELOPMENT AWARD

Presented to a NSW entity that has demonstrated excellence in developing and undertaking a people development activity that has contributed substantially towards a higher performing workforce for the seafood industry.

PROMOTION AWARD

Presented to a NSW entity that has demonstrated excellence in developing and undertaking a promotion activity that has contributed substantially towards improving the public profile of seafood and/or the seafood industry.

Sponsored by DEC PR

PRIMARY PRODUCER AWARD (INTERSTATE/OVERSEAS)

Presented to a seafood primary producer from interstate/overseas that has demonstrated excellence in the sustainable production of quality seafood through innovation in fishing or aquaculture practices, and that has contributed substantially towards a positive public profile for the seafood industry. 

Sponsored by Lindsay Australia

SAFETY AWARD

Presented to an entity that has demonstrated excellence in developing and maintaining a culture of safety that has contributed substantially towards improving the safety record of the seafood industry. 

STAR OF THE SEA

This highly prestigious award is presented to a person who has demonstrated that he or she has made a substantial positive difference to the seafood industry over at least twenty years, and who has been a highly effective and respected seafood industry leader. 

Sponsored by Aquarius Lawyers

EVENT SPONSORS

Sydney Fish Market thanks the following generous sponsors for their support of the Seafood Excellence Awards event:

The Seafood Excellence Awards welcome drinks are proudly sponsored by Bayton.

NOMINATIONS

 

Nominations for the 2024 Seafood Excellence Awards are open from Tuesday 9th January until Friday 9th February.

The finalists of each category have been invited to an invitation-only cocktail event in Sydney on Tuesday 23rd April, where the winners will be announced.

The winners of the Sydney Fish Market Seafood Excellence Awards will then be put forward as the NSW nominees for the National Seafood Industry Awards.

 

NOMINATE HERE

SPONSORSHIP

Sponsors are an integral part of the Sydney Fish Market Seafood Excellence Awards.

You can play a key role in this event by becoming involved, supporting the seafood industry and in turn benefitting from the outstanding promotional and commercial opportunities presented to your organisation.

By becoming a sponsor your company can benefit from the following:

  • Heightened brand awareness amongst the industry’s best.
  • Recognition as an industry leader.
  • Recognition as a supporter of the professional fishing industry in NSW, worth in excess of $436 million in revenue to the economy.
  • Access and visibility to a wide ranging audience at the event and across the industry in NSW and Australia through the PR interest generated by this event.
  • The ability to connect with key decision makers and influential businesses in the industry.
  • An opportunity to support local suppliers, restaurateurs and key players.
  • Attend exclusive awards event and network with Australian seafood industry leaders.

We will work with you to tailor a suitable sponsorship package to best suit your organisation. Please contact Lara Jones, Consumer Marketing Manager via email at laraj@sydneyfishmarket.com.au. 


2022 WINNERS

For more information on past awards, click here.

CONTACT

GENERAL AWARD ENQUIRIES

Sydney Fish Market Customer Service
Phone: 02 9004 1100
Email: service@sydneyfishmarket.com.au


SPONSORSHIP AND GENERAL AWARD ENQUIRIES

Lara Jones
Consumer Marketing Manager
Phone: 02 9004 1100
Email: laraj@sydneyfishmarket.com.au


MEDIA ENQUIRIES

DEC PR
E: sydneyfishmarket@decpr.com.au