AustCham Westpac Australia-China Business Awards Gala Dinner

Celebrating Austalia-China (Hong Kong) business excellence

AustCham Westpac Australia-China Business Awards Gala Dinner

Celebrating Austalia-China (Hong Kong) business excellence

This event is now sold-out. Please email to be added to the waitlist. 
AustCham Hong Kong is pleased to host the 2019 AustCham Westpac Australia-China Business Awards (ACBAs) Gala Dinner. For the past 26 years, the ACBA program has recognised outstanding Australian, Hong Kong and Chinese companies operating in Greater China across these markets.

The ACBAs are the pre-eminent program celebrating the success of Australian, Hong Kong and Chinese businesses in Greater China, drawing nominations from small entrepreneurs through to large publicly- listed companies across a broad range of sectors. Winners will be announced at the Gala Dinner on May 28 at the Grand Hyatt Hong Kong.

Having received over 193 nominations, the Gala Dinner will be a fantastic showcase and celebration of businesses across the regions.



Member Individual Ticket: $2200

Non-Member Individual Ticket: $2500

Member Table of Ten: $22,000

Non-Member Table of Ten: $28,000


Corporate Table of Ten: $26,000

Corporate Table benefits include:

- Your logo on table stand

- Your logo included on a special banner at the event

- Logo presence on screen during the event

- Group photograph of your guests on the day

- You may place marketing material or gifts on seats at your table only

*Please note that payments via bank transfer will not be valid if a deposit of 20% of the ticket price is not made within 3 working days from the date of booking.


Title Sponsor and Cross-Border Investment Award Sponsor
Westpac Banking Corporation
Westpac Banking Corporation

Small-To-Medium Enterprises Award Sponsor
Asialink Business
Asialink Business

Consumer Services Award Sponsor
Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade)
Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade)

Business Innovation, Creative Industries and the Digital Economy Award Sponsor
The University of Sydney
The University of Sydney

Agriculture, Food and Beverage Award Sponsor
BDO Limited
BDO Limited

Construction, Infrastructure and Natural Resources Award
Leighton Asia
Leighton Asia

Sustainability, Diversity and Social Responsibility Award
Victorian Government
Victorian Government

Professional and Business Services Award
Australian Institute of Company Directors
Australian Institute of Company Directors


Tue, May 28, 2019


06:30 PM - 10:00 PM



Grand Ballroom, Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, 1 Harbour Road, Hong Kong


Member: $2,200.00

Non-Member: $2,500.00

Member Table of Ten: $22,000.00

Corporate Table of Ten: $26,000.00

Non-Member Table of Ten: $28,000.00

Event Resources:

280519 ACBA Gala Dinner Booking Form.pdf


The Hon. Mrs Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-Ngor, GBM, GBS
The Chief Executive of The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

Mrs Carrie Lam joined the Administrative Service of the Hong Kong Government in August 1980 and rose to the rank of Administrative Officer Staff Grade A1 in September 2006. She became a Principal Official on July 1, 2007 when she was appointed Secretary for Development. She was appointed Chief Secretary for Administration on July 1, 2012.

Mrs Lam has served the public for more than 36 years in 20 public service positions including Director of Social Welfare, Permanent Secretary for Housing, Planning and Lands (Planning and Lands), Director-General of the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in London, Permanent Secretary for Home Affairs, Secretary for Development and Chief Secretary for Administration.

Mrs Lam was elected as the Fifth-Term Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region on March 26, 2017, and was officially appointed to this position by the Central People’s Government on March 31, 2017 to assume office on July 1, 2017.

Mrs Lam is married and has two sons.

Ms Maggie Zhou
Managing Director for Australia and New Zealand, Alibaba Group

Appointed to this role in March 2016,  Ms Zhou has witnessed major company developments witnessed significant expansion of Alibaba outside China and the growth of the Mainland’s e-Commerce market.  In this role, she is part of the globalisation strategy focusing also on infrastructure development in Australia and New Zealand and helping local merchants enter the vast China consumer market. 

Prior to this role, Ms Zhou worked on Tmall Global and was in charge of overall government and public affairs for the platform. She has worked closely with the Australian Trade Commission (Austrade), showcasing the value of the China e-commerce market to Australia. Ms Zhou also helped the Alibaba Group establish Taobao Marketplace in 2003, and served as Executive Assistant to Jack Ma, the founder and Executive Chairman of Alibaba. In August 2017, Maggie Zhou was appointed a Victorian Business Ambassador by the State Government of Victoria.

Jonathan Larsen
Chief Innovation Officer, Ping An Group; Chairman and CEO, Ping An Global Voyager Fund

Prior to his current role at Ping An Group, Jonathan spent 18 years at Citigroup where he was most recently Global Head of the firm’s Retail Banking and Mortgage businesses, generating ~$12Bn in Revenues and spanning 19 countries. He has led multiple large-scale, businesses across a wide range of markets and has experience in negotiating and managing partnerships and M&A transactions.

Prior to Citi, Jonathan was a Principal in the Financial Services Practice of global management consulting firm, Booz Allen & Hamilton where he spent eight years advising large banks and other financial institutions across Asia, Australia and New Zealand and in the United States and Europe.

Jonathan is a Distinguished Fellow of the Institute of Banking and Finance, Singapore and was named Retail Banker of the Year in 2011 by Asian Banker magazine