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IABCA 2016

The India Australia Business & Community Alliance (IABCA) 2016 annual awards gala took place on Friday 28th October at the Four Points By Sheraton Grand Ballroom in Sydney. The event was an astounding success with nearly 500 guests from across the nation in attendance. 

In 2016 our guests of honour included Hon. Gladys Berejiklian MP, NSW Treasurer representing the Premier of NSW, B. Vanlalvawna, Consul General of India in Sydney representing the High Commissioner of India in Australia, Mr Navdeep Suri and Hon. Luke Foley MP, Leader of the Opposition. IABCA annually gives back by supporting a national charity, we were pleased to have with us Tracey Spicer, Ambassador, National Breast Cancer Foundation as our speaker. We thank Ricardo Goncalves, Presenter from SBS World News for being our Master of Ceremonies.

IABCA 2016 winners:

  • Peter Varghese AO - Indian Australian Ambassador of the Year 2016

  • Pritika Desai - Young Community Achiever of the Year 2016

  • Deepti Sachdeva - Young Professional of the Year 2016

  • Dr Khimji Vaghjiani - Community Services Excellence Award 2016

  • Uppma Virdi, Chai Walli - Business Woman of the Year 2016

  • Tamanna Monem - Professional of the Year 2016

  • Deepak Nangia - Business Leader of the Year 2016

  • Total Alliance Health Projects International (TAHPI) - Australian Exporter of the Year 2016

  • Shubhika Dubey- Spirit of Sport Award 2016

  • Total Holiday Options - Tour Operator of the Year 2016

  • Saffrron - Indian Restaurant of the Year 2016

  • BDS Autocare - Micro Business of the Year 2016

  • REACH for Training - Small Business of the Year 2016

  • Nanda/Hobbs Contemporary - SME of the Year 2016


Please click here for winner profiles and click here to view our finalists.

We are very appreciate of our IABCA 2016 panel of experts, who provided great insight. Panel of Experts here.

IABCA 2016 Ambassadors also played an important role in connecting and engaging with generation Y business leaders, entrepreneurs and professionals. To view the full list of IABCA 2016 Ambassadors click here. 

We thank everyone who engaged with us on the IABCA platform and look forward to hosting you in Brisbane, Queensland on Friday 13 October 2017.

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