China – FCM Travel Solutions is delighted to be a finalist for the 2017 Westpac Australia-China Business Awards (ACBAs) - Business Excellence for Professional Services. A record number of companies (148) entered the 2017 ACBAs and this award recognizes an Australian or Chinese company that has demonstrated excellence in professional services and achieved commercial success in Greater China.
All finalists attended an interview in front of a judging panel in Beijing over the weekend of 21 to 23 April, with the winner announcement to be made at the Gala Awards Dinner held on 18th May 2017. The event is expected to be attended by high-profile guest speakers, government dignitaries and the Australian-Chinese business community.
“A record number of entries this year made the field very competitive. We are very excited about the great companies that have made it through to this stage and the great stories that they have to tell.” said Robert Campbell, a Director of Hastings Infrastructure, who is on this year’s judging panel.
“We have such a range of businesses participating – from traditional to digital, from big to small, from Chinese-heritage to Australian-origin. It really reflects the depth and diversity of the business relationship between our two countries.”
“I am extremely proud of our achievement. To be considered as a finalist in such a prestigious award is a testament of the hard work we have put into delivering outstanding services to our clients, and to create a positive impact to the Australian-Chinese business community. We have certainly come a long way since we established our presence a decade ago, and we will continue to strive for service excellence by providing our business community with global solutions with a local touch” said David Fraser, Managing Director, Flight Centre Travel Group Asia.