Past Events

New South Wales

Sydney: September 2017 SME Roundtable with Nicholas Henderson, Director of China Practice

21 Sep 2017

Swaab Attorneys, Level 4/20 Hunter St, Sydney NSW 2000

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Sydney: Event with The Hon. Steven Ciobo, Federal Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment

19 Sep 2017

Ashurst, Level 11, 5 Martin Place

Event Details Date: Tuesday 19 September, 2017 Time: 5:30pm arrival, 6pm start - 8pm Event Status: Members and non-members Venue: Ashurst, Level 11, 5 Martin Place ...
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Sydney: China (Shandong) Australia Trade Seminar

06 Sep 2017

On September 6th, 2017, the China (Shandong) Australia Investment and Trade Conference will explore the all-encompassing 'Switch Engine' strategy, targeting sectors from life sciences ...
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Sydney: Changes to 457 Visa and Impact on Businesses

24 Aug 2017

Central Queensland University, Sydney Campus, 400 Kent Street, Sydney NSW

Date: 24th August 2017 Time: 5:30pm arrival for 6:00-7:30pm Venue: 400 Kent Street, Central Queensland University, Sydney Campus  Cost: Complimentary for ACBC members...
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Sydney: August 2017 SME Roundtable with Alex Wang, Executive Director of Peloris Global Sourcing

17 Aug 2017

Swaab Attorneys, Level 4/20 Hunter St, Sydney NSW 2000

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Sydney: Annual Cocktail Gala

26 Jul 2017

The Paspaley Flagship Boutique, 2 Martin Place, Sydney NSW 2000

Date: Wednesday 26 July 2017 Time: 6pm arrival for 6:30 - 9:00pm Venue: Paspaley...
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Sydney: July 2017 SME Roundtable with Liu Bing, Senior China Advisor of Austrade

20 Jul 2017

Swaab Attorneys, Level 4/20 Hunter St, Sydney NSW 2000

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Sydney: Foreign Investment Review Board: Post-Budget Update

19 Jul 2017

MinterEllison, Level 41, Governor Macquarie Tower, 1 Farrer Place, Sydney NSW 2000

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Sydney: June 2017 SME Roundtable with Bryan Carr CEO SmartTrans and Tony Zhang, Trade and Investment Commissioner, Northern China

22 Jun 2017

Offices of Swaab Attorneys, Level 4/20 Hunter St, Sydney NSW 2000

Learn about the many exciting opportuntiies between Australia and China and hear practical business advice from  knowledgable and China-experienced ACBC members. Date:  22 June 2017 Time: 8:00am - 9:00am  Venue: Offices of Swaab Attorneys, Level 4/20 Hunter St, Sydney NSW 2000 Cost:  Free of charge for members ...
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Sydney: Learning from the locals, are you positioning and protecting your brand effectively in China?

09 Jun 2017

King and Wood Mallesons, Level 61, Governor Phillip Tower, 1 Farrer Place, Sydney NSW 2000

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ChAFTA Training Program - Sydney

08 Jun 2017

Sofitel Sydney Wentworth, 61-101 Phillip St, Sydney 2000

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Sydney: China Economic and Financial Market Update - Painting a Picture of the Middle Kingdom

02 Jun 2017

NAB House, Level 15, 255 George St, Sydney NSW

Event Details: Date: Friday 2 June 2017 Time: 11:30am for 12:00pm-2:00pm Venue: NAB House, Level 15, 255 George St, Sydney NSW Tickets: $55 Member, $85 Non-Member (+GST) Speakers: Ms Christy Tan, Head of Markets Strategy and Research for Asia, NAB ...
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Talent Management China: Hiring models, labor law and talent attraction, management and retention.

23 May 2017

Level 9, Hall & Wilcox Lawyers, 60 Castlereagh St, Sydney

Talent Management China: Hiring models, labor law and talent attraction, management and retention   Event Details: Date: 23 May 2017 Time: ...
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Sydney: May 2017 SME Roundtable

18 May 2017

Offices of Swaab Attorneys, Level 4/20 Hunter St, Sydney NSW 2000

Our popular SME Roundtable is an opportunity to workshop your China business issues, challenges and opportunities.   Learn about the many exciting opportuntiies between Australia and China and hear practical business ...
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Sydney: A Night at the Sydney Opera House - to celebrate the upcoming Dragon Boat Festival

17 May 2017

Foyer and Concert Hall of the Sydney Opera House

Event Details Date: Wednesday, 17 May 2017 Time: 5:30pm for 6:00 – 8:00pm Venue:  Foyer and Concert Hall of the Sydney Opera House   Admission: Complementary (Limited Tickets) - ACBC NSW Members Onl...
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Sydney: Connect with Leaders from Guangdong Province

28 Apr 2017

Rydges World Square, 389 Pitt St, Sydney NSW 2000

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Sydney: April 2017 SME Roundtable

20 Apr 2017

Offices of Swaab Attorneys, Level 4/20 Hunter St, Sydney NSW 2000

Our popular SME Roundtable is an opportunity to workshop your China business issues, challenges and opportunities.   Learn about the many exciting opportunities between Australia and China and hear practical business advice from knowledgeable and China-experienced ACBC members. In 2017 we are excited to feature a range of expert speakers who will be joining us to share their insights and feedback on the opportunities and challenges of operating in the Chinese mar...
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Coffs Harbour - ChAFTA Training Program

04 Apr 2017

Rib Eye Room, C.Ex Coffs, 1 Vernon St, Coffs Harbour, NSW 2450

       The Australia China Business Council is pleased to invite you to our ChAFTA Training Program Coffs Harbour.  ...
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Sydney: Cruising on the Harbour Tourism – a gateway to deepen business connections between Australia and China

31 Mar 2017

James Craig Tall Ship, Pirrama Road, Pyrmont, Sydney

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Sydney: March 2017 SME Roundtable

16 Mar 2017

Offices of Swaab Attorneys, Level 4/20 Hunter St, Sydney NSW 2000

Our popular SME Roundtable is an opportunity to workshop your China business issues, challenges and opportunities.   Learn about the many exciting opportunities between Australia and China and hear practical business advice fr...
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Sydney: February 2017 SME Roundtable

23 Feb 2017

Offices of Swaab Attorneys, Level 4/20 Hunter St, Sydney NSW 2000

Our popular SME Roundtable is an opportunity to workshop your China business issues, challenges and opportunities.   Learn about the many exciting opportunities between Australia and China and hear practical business advice from knowledgeable and China-experienced ACBC members. In 2017 we are excited to feature a range of expert speakers who will be joining us to share their insights and feedback on the opportunities and challenges of operating in the Chinese mar...
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Sydney: 2017 Chinese New Year Dinner

16 Feb 2017

Doltone House – Hyde Park, 3/181 Elizabeth St, Sydney NSW 2000

Join us as we celebrate the Year of the Rooster, a year of fortune, luck and fidelity. The ACBC’s Annual Chinese New Year Banquet is a signature social event in the Australia China Business Council's calendar, and an opportunty to welcome in the start of 2017 with attendees from industry, business, government involved in the Australia China business community. This is also an opportunity to get involved with the ACBC, and hear about our plans for 2017. Invit...
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Sydney: ACBC Supported Event - China Australia Year of Tourism

05 Feb 2017

Sydney Opera House

To raise the curtain on the highly – anticipated China-Australia Year of Tourism (CAYOT), the China National Tourism Administration has great pleasure in cordially inviting you as a special guest for the opening ceremony at the Sydney Opera House on Sunday 5th February 2017. Date: Sunday 5 February 2017 Time: Arrive by 6.00pm to allow for security check Venue: Sydney Opera Hous...
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Sydney: End of Year Drinks

07 Dec 2016

Establishment, 252 George St, Sydney NSW 2000

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Sydney: December 2016 SME Roundtable

06 Dec 2016

Offices of Swaab Attorneys, Level 4/20 Hunter St, Sydney NSW 2000

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Sydney: Anti-corruption crackdown: Doing business in emerging markets

16 Nov 2016

King & Wood Mallesons, Level 61, Governor Phillip Tower, 1 Farrer Place, Sydney

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Sydney: November SME Roundtable

15 Nov 2016

Offices of Swaab Attorneys, Level 4, 20 Hunter Street, Sydney

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Sydney: China Going Global 2.0: Prospects and Challenges for International Business

14 Nov 2016

Hall & Willcox, Level 9, 60 Castlereagh St, Sydney NSW 2000

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Sydney: State of the Nation-China:China's Digital Economy

03 Nov 2016

Space@Ashurst, Level 11, 5 Martin Pl, Sydney NSW 2000

The Australia China Business Council, along with Asialink Business and Ashurst are deligthed to invite you to attend That State of the Nation: China - China's Digital Economy.   ...
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Sydney: Australia China Food and Agribusiness Summit

02 Nov 2016

Sofitel Wentworth Sydney, 61-101 Phillip Street, Sydney NSW 2000

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Sydney: ACBC NSW 2016 AGM

26 Oct 2016

Minter Ellison, Level 40, Governor Macquarie Tower, 1 Farrer Place, Sydney NSW 2000

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Sydney: Access China: Developing Your Market Entry Strategy

19 Oct 2016

Space@CQUniversity, Level 6, 400 Kent Street, Sydney, NSW 2000

Is your China strategy working? Learn from successful companies now! The Australia China Business Council, in conjunction with ALTIOS and Tyrrell’s Wine’s is leading a workshop to help you develop your China market entrance strategy. The session will provide you insights and practical tips on how to enter the China market including: 1.              ...
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Sydney: Report Launch - The Long Boom: What China's Rebalancing Means for Australia's Future-Fully Subscribed

13 Oct 2016

Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel Sydney 27 O’Connell Street Sydney NSW 2000

The Australia China Business Council, in partnership with ShineWing Australia, Monash University, and the Australian Centre for Financial Studies are pleased to invite you to the launch of this industry-leading trade report, “The Long Boom: What China’s Rebalancing Means For Australia’s Future.” The report explores China’s economic rebalancing a...
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Sydney: China's Digital Landscape-Fully subscribed

11 Oct 2016

Level 4, 20 Hunter Street, Sydney

China has over 710 million internet users however this number is expected to grow even further with only 51.7% of the population currently online.  In order to effectively engage with this growing market it is important that your business understands China’s digital landscape as well as the various social media platforms unique to China.  The Australia China Business Council, in conjunction with Sinorbis and event partners Swabb Attorneys presents...
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Sydney: October SME Roundtable

06 Oct 2016

Offices of Swaab Attorneys, Level 4, 20 Hunter Street, Sydney

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Sydney: The Renminbi: From The People's Money to a Global Currency

16 Sep 2016

Commonwealth Bank, Level 19, 201 Sussex Street, Sydney 2000

  The Australian China Business Council (ACBC) together with the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CommBank) will be hosting the launch of "The Renminbi: From The People's Money to a Global Currency." A collaborative initiative between ACBC, CommBank, Austrade and PwC. The Hon. John Brumby, National Chairman, ACBC and The Hon. Andrew Robb, AO.,  will explore the o...
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Sydney: September SME Roundtable

15 Sep 2016

Offices of Swaab Attorneys, Level 4, 20 Hunter Street, Sydney

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Sydney: August SME Roundtable

12 Aug 2016

Offices of Swaab Attorneys, Level 4, 20 Hunter Street, Sydney

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Sydney: Annual Cocktail Gala

03 Aug 2016

Paspaley, 2 Martin Place, Sydney

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Sydney: Assessing Risk and Conducting Due Diligence in China

26 Jul 2016

Corrs Chambers Westgarth

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Sydney: July SME Roundtable

20 Jul 2016

Offices of Swaab Attorneys, Level 4, 20 Hunter Street, Sydney

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Sydney: Alibaba Group: An E-Commerce Ecosystem

14 Jul 2016

Offices of King & Wood Mallesons - Sydney Level 61, Governor Phillip Tower, 1 Farrer Pl, Sydney NSW 2000

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Sydney: The Investment Conference of Shanghai Pudong New Area & China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone

24 Jun 2016

Barangaroo Boardroom, Level 10, 1 Shelley Street, Sydney

The Shanghai Pudong New Area Government invites you to the The Investment Conference of Shanghai Pudong New Area  & China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone. ...
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Sydney: June 2016 SME Roundtable

08 Jun 2016

Offices of Swaab Attorneys, Level 4, 20 Hunter Street, Sydney

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Guangzhou: Guangzhou-Sydney Business Summit

01 Jun 2016

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Sydney: May 2016 SME Roundtable

11 May 2016

Offices of Swaab Attorneys, Level 4, 20 Hunter Street, Sydney

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Sydney: China Business Drinks FULLY SUBSCRIBED

03 May 2016

Fourth Floor, Hotel CBD, Corner King & York Streets, Sydney, NSW

China Business Drinks is back!   China Business Drinks is Sydney's largest China-focussed networking event attracting over 130 participants from across our Australia-China business network. This event is a great opportunity to broaden your China business network, share ideas and opportunities, while enjoying drinks and canapés.   We will also be giving away some exceptional prizes.  ...
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Sydney: Designing for China

28 Apr 2016

Level 5, Symantec House, 207 Kent Street, Sydney NSW 2000

  Does your business talk to Chinese suppliers, partners or officials? Is your corporate intent getting lost in translation? Would you lik...
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Sydney: Meet and Connect With Business and Government Leaders from Heilongjiang Province

08 Apr 2016

Sofitel Wentworth Sydney, 61-101 Phillip Street, Sydney NSW 2000

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Sydney: April 2016 SME Roundtable

07 Apr 2016

Offices of Hunt & Hunt, Level 13, Gateway, 1 Macquarie Place, Sydney

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Sydney: Quarterly Member Q&A Workshop - Funding and Programs by Government and Industry Bodies for Exporters

30 Mar 2016

Norton Rose Fulbright Australia, Level 18, Grosvenor Place, 225 George Street, Sydney

Are you an exporter or looking at export opportunities?  Would you like to leverage government agencies and industry bodies to speed up your market entry and expansion overseas? This Member Q&A on Funding and Programs by Government and Industry Bodies for Exporters ...
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Sydney: March 2016 SME Roundtable

10 Mar 2016

Level 13 Gateway 1 Macquarie Place, Sydney, NSW, 2000

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Sydney: Annual Chinese New Year Banquet

18 Feb 2016

The Eight Restaurant, 9-13 Hay Street, Haymarket, Sydney, 2000

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Sydney: The China Update: Business Opportunities for Australia

16 Feb 2016

PwC, Darling Park Tower 2, 201 Sussex Street, Sydney

On 11-15 April 2016, The Hon. Andrew Robb AO MP, Minister for Trade and Investment is expected to lead a delegation of Australian business representatives to China as part of the Australia Week in China (AWIC). AWIC 2016 will consist of trade, investment, education and tourism promotion events - all designed to highlight commercial opportunit...
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Sydney: China Fashion & Retail Forum

10 Feb 2016

Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences (The Powerhouse Museum), 500 Harris St, Ultimo, Sydney

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Sydney: SME Roundtable

04 Feb 2016

Level 13 Gateway 1 Macquarie Place, Sydney, NSW, 2000

Our popular SME Roundtable is an opportunity to workshop your China business issues, challenges and opportunities.     ...
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Sydney: December SME Roundtable

17 Dec 2015

Level 13 Gateway 1 Macquarie Place, Sydney, NSW, 2000

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Sydney: Partner Event - Event: Making Food Export Easier

01 Dec 2015

Level 27, AMP Centre, 50 Bridge Street | Sydney NSW 2000 | Australia

The AFGC, in partnership with Baker & McKenzie, are pleased to invite you to attend: ‘Making food export easier – Industry, Government and Legal Perspectives’. With the implementation of Australia’s trade agreements with Japan and Korea, and finalisation of negotiations with China and the Trans Pacific Partnership countries, Australian exporters will have a range of new trading opportunities. While tariffs and quotas will be reduced under the various ...
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Sydney: End of Year China Business Drinks

30 Nov 2015

Hotel CBD, Level 4, 52 King St, Sydney NSW 2000

Connect. Celebrate. Enjoy We warmly invite all our members and friends to attend our final China Business Drinks for 2015.  China Business Drinks is Sydney's largest China-focussed networking event attracting over 130 participants from across our Australia-China business network. This event is a great opportunity to broaden your China business network, share ide...
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Sydney: Everyone’s Business Feeding China, update from China Policy

30 Nov 2015

Level 13, Gateway, 1 Macquarie Place, Sydney 2000

Everyone’s business: Feeding China China’s demand for quality food is burgeoning. But just as its rural sector modernises, it is beset by land and demographic constraints. This clash presages a seismic shift in world markets. Like China’s earlier rise into global markets, China’s demand for agricultural goods is again closely aligned to Australia’s comparative advantages. John Chapple and Philippa Jones will give a situat...
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Sydney: November SME Roundtable

26 Nov 2015

Level 13 Gateway 1 Macquarie Place, Sydney, NSW, 2000

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Sydney: Accessing New South Wales’ Networks in China

25 Nov 2015

Level 13, 1 Macquarie Place, Sydney, NSW

NSW greatly values its strong and growing relationship with China and its people.  China is NSW’s largest trading partner, its most valuable tourism market, its greatest source of international students and an increasingly important source of investment. Two-way trade between NSW and China is approximately $30 billion per annum and trade has grown by an average of 9% per annum over the last five years.  NSW also exports $6 billion worth of goods to China each yea...
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Sydney: An Overview of Shanghai's Free Trade Zone

25 Nov 2015

Level 13, 1 Macquarie Place, Sydney, NSW

The China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone (SFTZ) is one of the most ambitious reform initiatives China has undertaken in a long time. It opens new opportunities for Australian goods and services exporters and expands existing engagement options. The SFTZ is different from the preferential zones that have come before. The initiative reflects the needs of a modern China, as the country shifts to a new model to underpin economic growth for the decades to come. But what exactly is ...
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Sydney: Explaining the 十三五 (13th Five Year Plan)

23 Nov 2015

Offices of Hunt & Hunt, Level 13, Gateway, 1 Macquarie Place, Sydney, NSW

The Five Year Plan is China’s seminal planning document which sets out the key priorities and objectives for Chinese economic and social policy over the next five years. In late October 2015, Chinese leaders of the CPC Central Committee met in Beijing to discuss and finalise China’s 13th Five Year Plan. Although the full text of the 13th Five Year Plan has yet to be approved and announced by the National People’s Congress a number of key policy changes have alr...
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Sydney: State of the Nation- China

11 Nov 2015

Westpac, Tower Two International Towers Sydney, 200 Barangaroo Avenue, Sydney

The Australia China Business Council and Asialink Business are delighted to invite you to join us for the State of the Nation: China. With the landmark China-Australia free trade agreement (the ChAFTA) set to enter into f...
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Sydney: Melbourne Cup Lunch co-hosted with Migration Alliance and Expat Advisors Community

03 Nov 2015

The Rook, level 7, 56 York Street, Sydney

Australia China Business Council (ACBC), Migration Alliance and Expat Advisors Community networks are delighted to come together and invite those doing business with China to enjoy an Australian tradition – the race that stops the nation! Sip champagne while chatting to industry colleagues, making new business connections and soaking up the first Tuesday of November  atmosphere at  ...
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Sydney: Partner Event - 2015 Sydney China Business Forum – ‘China’s health revolution and opportunities across industries’

02 Nov 2015

Four Seasons Hotel Sydney

The Sydney China Business Forum brings more than 250 Australian and Chinese industry and government leaders together each year. This year’s one-day forum will explore how China’s rapidly expanding middle class is ramping up demand for a range of healthcare and aged care products and services, and how Australia is best positioned to respond.  The event, to be held at the Fo...
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Sydney: Understanding Ecosystem Protection and Sustainable Development in China and Australia

28 Oct 2015

Venue: Level 13, Gateway, 1 Macquarie Place, NSW

About the event ACBC is pleased to host a delegation from the Guangdong Provincial Government interested in connecting with members in development, construction planning and sustainability.   The event will include discussion centred on ecosystem protection and sustainable development in China and Australia. Topics will include: Institution mechanisms and policy responses to environmental assessment for urban planning...
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Sydney: Partner Event - Guizhou Agricultural Trade Promotional Seminar

26 Oct 2015

Grand Ballroom, Shangri-la Hotel, Sydney.

Guizhou Agricultural Trade Promotional Seminar Guizhou is a provience in the South West of China, known for its abundant natural resources, pleasant climate and untouched nature. The recent expansion of transportation links has seen Guizhou become a land transport hub and important coastal channel in Southwest China.  In line with China's "Opening-up Policy", Guizhou has focused on th...
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Sydney: Presenting to Non-Native English Speakers

23 Oct 2015

Hunt & Hunt, Level 13, Gateway, 1 Macquarie Place Sydney NSW 2000

Presentations are challenging at the best of times, but when a large part of the audience’s first language is Chinese and yours is English (or vice versa), an entirely new set of challenges emerges. In conjunction with the ACBC, Lee Featherby has put together a presentation to give you insights into how to present in this situation and get the best possible results from your efforts. In this session you will learn: How and where to modify you...
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Sydney: Women in Global Business Networking Drinks

21 Oct 2015

Fourth Floor, Hotel CBD, Corner King & York Streets, Sydney, NSW

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Sydney: October SME Roundtable

20 Oct 2015

Level 13 Gateway 1 Macquarie Place, Sydney, NSW, 2000

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Sydney: NSW Branch Annual General Meeting

20 Oct 2015

Level 13, 1 Macquarie Place, Sydney, NSW, 2000

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Sydney: Diversification - Australia's Path to Growth in the China Education Market

16 Oct 2015

Sydney Business School, University of Wollongong, Level 18, Gateway Building, 1 Macquarie Place, Sydney, NSW

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Sydney: One Belt, One Road: What does it mean for Australian business?

15 Oct 2015

Level 13, 1 Macquarie Place, Sydney, NSW

‘One Belt, One Road’, first proposed in 2013, is an important initiative to create trade links between China and its Western neighbors. Taking inspiration from the ancient Silk Road the initiative will embrace more than 60 economies accounting for 60% of the world’s population and 46% of global GDP. The initiative will be supported by access to China’s accumulated $5 trillion in foreign reserves. After more than 20 years of building roads, railways and ai...
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Sydney: Member Q&A: e-Commerce in China

14 Oct 2015

Hunt & Hunt, Level 13, Gateway, 1 Macquarie Place, Sydney, NSW, 2000

In recent years, Chinese consumers’ spending on e-commerce platforms has been increasing at a rate of approximately 50% annually. The number of cross-border shoppers in China has exceeded 18 million and the size of the cross-border Chinese market is projected to reach 1 trillion RMB by 2018. The impact of e-commerce has been expanding across industries on a global scale. It is necessary for the Australian business community to raise critical questions and identify opportun...
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Sydney - Partner Event: China in Australia: New Investment Opportunities and Challenges

24 Sep 2015

Baker & McKenzie Level 27, AMP Centre, 50 Bridge Street Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia

China in Australia: New Investment Opportunities and Challenges In recent years, Chinese companies have shown a strong appetite for investing in Australia, and that appetite continues to grow. In light of the recently signed China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA), strengthening of the foreign investment framework, and changes to the Significant and Premium Investor Visas, new opportunities and challenges are set to emerge. This event will featu...
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Sydney: Executive Roundtable with Mr Paul Fletcher MP, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Communications

23 Sep 2015

The Australia China Business Council and our event partner, Deloitte, are pleased to hold a boardroom luncheon with Mr Paul Fletcher MP, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Communications, to be held on 23 September 2015.  Paul Fletcher has served as Member for Bradfield since December 2009 and as Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Communications since September 2013. Before entering Parliament, Paul was Director, Corporate and Regulatory Affairs...
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Sydney: September SME Roundtable

22 Sep 2015

Level 13 Gateway 1 Macquarie Place, Sydney, NSW, 2000

Our popular SME Roundtable is an opportunity to workshop your China business issues, challenges and opportunities.     ...
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Partner Event - Sydney: Book Launch Wandering The Southern Hemisphere Chile and Peru

18 Sep 2015

Utzon Room, Sydney Opera House

Ausfung Events, in partnership with Hantec Group is hosting the book launch of Mr Yu Lap Tang's Wandering The Southern Hemisphere Chile and Peru at the Sydney Opera House. Mr Tang has been a very influential figure in the China – Hong Kong financial arena and now an avid world traveller.  Details: Date: 18 Sept 2015 (Friday) Time: 12:00 noon to 2 pm ...
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Orange: The China Opportunity- Practical Insights for Regional New South Wales

17 Sep 2015

Hotel Canobolas, 248 Summer Street, Orange, NSW

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Sydney: Partner Event FTAs 101

16 Sep 2015

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Sydney: China and Jobs Growth in Australia: Preparing for the Future

15 Sep 2015

Hunt & Hunt, Level 13, Gateway, 1 Macquarie Place, Sydney, NSW, 2000

The Australia China Business Council will be hosting The Hon. John Barilaro MP, NSW Minister for Regional Development, Minister for Skills, and Minister for Small Business, and industry experts for an evening seminar and panel discussion on how China’s deepening engagement with Australia and how we must prepare to meet the workforce demands of the future. Join us to discuss what new opportunities will arise for small businesses in metro and regional Australia through ...
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Sydney: Accessing the Next Generation of Chinese Talent

09 Sep 2015

Offices of Hunt & Hunt, Level 13, Gateway, 1 Macquarie Place, Sydney, NSW

If you have attended an ACBC event before you would have heard a plethora of great advice about doing business with China, but turning this advice into practice can sometimes be overwhelming, costly or time consuming.  "China is many markets, pick your market and market your brand accordingly" "China is mobile, online and using social media more and more" "Do your market research before launching a brand, produ...
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Sydney: Shandong - Australia Trade and Investment Promotion Forum

07 Sep 2015

James Cook Ballroom, InterContinental Hotel, 117 Macquarie Street, Sydney, NSW

On behalf of the People’s Government of Shandong Province of the People’s Republic of China, the Australia China Business Council has the honour of inviting you to attend the ‘Shandong - Australia Investment and Trade Promotion Forum’ on Monday 7 September 2015 at the InterContinental Hotel in Sydney.  The event is an opportunity to connect with business and Government leaders visiting Australia from Shandong Province....
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Sydney: Significant Investor Visa and Premium Investor Visa Update

28 Aug 2015

Level 13, Gateway Building, 1 Macquarie Place, Sydney, NSW

As of 1 July the migration regulations and instruments governing the SIV programme have been amended to introduce a new complying investment framework for the SIV and a new PIV. From 1 July 2015, new SIV applicants will be required to invest at least $5 million in complying investments, which must now include: At least $500,000 in eligible Australian venture capital or growth private equity (VCPE) fund(s) investing in start-up and small private companies. The...
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Sydney: August SME Roundtable

25 Aug 2015

Level 13, Gateway Building, 1 Macquarie Place, Sydney, NSW

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Sydney: Chinese Companies and the Australian Not-for-Profit Sector

13 Aug 2015

Offices of Hunt & Hunt, Level 13, Gateway Building, 1 Macquarie Place, Sydney, NSW

The number of Chinese companies establishing offices in Australia has grown significantly over the past five years.  With China's 'going out' strategy in full swing, Chinese companies are increasingly looking to partner with not-for-profits and other organisations to build their brand and engage with the broader community. ...
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Sydney: Annual Cocktail Gala - FULLY SUBSCRIBED

06 Aug 2015

Paspaley, 2 Martin Place, Sydney

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Sydney: Breakfast Briefing - China’s Mutual Fund Management Industry

04 Aug 2015

Offices of King & Wood Mallesons, Level 61, Governor Philip Tower, 1 Farrer Place, Sydney, NSW, 2000

The Australia China Business Council is delighted to host Mr Minghui Yang (Chairman, China Asset Management Company) and his delegation for a breakfast briefing on China’s funds management industry. The breakfast briefing will include a panel discussion on Chinese macroeconomic issues, China’s equity capital markets and the outlook for foreign investors.   About ChinaAMC Established in 1998, China Asset Management Company (ChinaAMC) is one of China&...
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Sydney: 2015 China Export Forum - Tickets on sale!

15 Jul 2015

Wentworth Ballroom, Sofitel Wentworth 61-101 Phillip Street, Sydney NSW 2000

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Sydney: Partner Event - Austrade Half Day E-commerce Seminar

01 Jul 2015

MLC Centre, Level 47, 19 Martin Place Sydney

The past few years has seen an explosion in Chinese online retail sales. In order to help Australian companies take advantage of this growing trend Austrade has developed a document &...
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Canberra: China Business Breakfast

24 Jun 2015

Moulis Legal, 6/2 Brindabella Business Circuit, Brindabella Business Park, Canberra International Airport

We invite you to join us for a practical discussion on doing business in China, highlighting the most recent developments impacting on your business with the world’s biggest economy. In this seminar we will cover the topic of intellectual property rights in China – how should you protect and how can you profit from this key asset in your China business?  ...
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Sydney: June SME Roundtable

23 Jun 2015

Level 13, 1 Macquarie Place, Sydney, NSW

The SME Roundtable is an opportunity to workshop your China business issues, challenges and opportunities.     ...
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Sydney: May China Business Drinks

28 May 2015

The Gallery Room, The Arthouse Hotel, The Galleries, 275 Pitt Street, Sydney, NSW, 2000

China Business Drinks is Sydney's largest China-focussed networking event attracting over 130 participants from across our Australia-China business network. This event is a great opportunity to broaden your China business network, share ideas and opportunities, while enjoying drinks and canapés.   We will also be giving away some exceptional lucky door prizes.   Venue: ...
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Sydney: PARTNER EVENT Huizhou Products Expo Sydney 2015

25 May 2015 to 26 May 2015

Hordern Pavilion, 1 Driver Ave, Moore Park NSW

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Sydney: Afternoon Tea with Mr Graeme Meehan, Consul-General designate to Shanghai

22 May 2015

FINSIA Offices, Level 18, 1 Bligh Street, Sydney

Mr Graeme Meehan has been recently announced as Australia’s Consul-General designate to Shanghai. Before commencing his Post, Mr Meehan will be conducting a series of consultations with key stakeholders in order to further gauge the opportunities and challenges that Australian businesses face when doing business in Shanghai and eastern China. ACB...
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Sydney: May SME Roundtable

19 May 2015

Offices of Hunt & Hunt, Level 13, Gateway, 1 Macquarie Place, Sydney, NSW, 2000

The SME Roundtable is an opportunity to workshop your China business issues, challenges and opportunities.     ...
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Sydney: PARTNER EVENT- Opportunities in Southwest China

11 May 2015

Hamilton Room, Level 47, MLC Centre 19 Martin Place Sydney

Australia’s Consul General to Chengdu, Nancy Gordon, and Austrade Trade Commissioner, Jeff Turner, will share their views on opportunities for Australian businesses in Southwest China. The Consulate-General in Chengdu covers the areas of Sichuan, Chongqing, Yunnan and Guizhou and Austrade covers the areas of Shaanxi and Hubei.Australia opened its Consulate-General in Chengdu, capital of Sichuan Province, in mid 2013 to boost Australia’s trade and economic relations w...
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Sydney: Guangzhou Regional Financial Center & Nansha Free Trade Zone Introduction Seminar

04 May 2015

Offices of Hunt & Hunt, Level 13, Gateway, 1 Macquarie Place, Sydney, NSW, 2000

Time: 14:30-16:30 Join the Australia China Business Council (ACBC) and the Australian Financial Markets Association (AFMA) to hear about the exciting business opportunities in the Nansha Free Trad...
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Sydney: Western Perception Vs. the China Reality- What You Need to Know About Marketing in China

29 Apr 2015

Offices of King & Wood Mallesons, Level 61, Governor Philip Tower, Sydney, NSW, 2000

China is a market where the opportunity to tap into a mass market is exciting and intoxicating. Yet behind the mouth-watering statistics, the reality is that success in China requires more than just re...
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Sydney: 'Cultural Cringe, Why Due Diligence is Critical in Doing Business with China'

23 Apr 2015

Offices of Holding Redlich, Level 65, MLC Centre, 19 Martin Place, Sydney, NSW, 2000

Cultural Cringe Luncheon Seminar with Guest Speaker Dr Carl Hinze  Date:   ...
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Sydney: FULLY SUBSCRIBED April SME Roundtable-- Food and Agriculture

21 Apr 2015

Offices of Hunt & Hunt, Level 13, Gateway, 1 Macquarie Place, Sydney, NSW, 2000

FULLY SUBSCRIBED   The SME Roundtable is an opportunity to workshop your China business issues, challenges and opportunities.  The theme for the April edition of the roundtable is 'Food and Agriculture'....
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FULLY SUBSCRIBED Sydney: NSW Australia China Trade Report Launch

17 Apr 2015

NAB, 255 George Street, Sydney, NSW, 2000

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FULLY SUBSCRIBED Sydney: Heilongjiang Province and Australia Agribusiness Seminar

01 Apr 2015

Grand Ballroom, Hotel Sofitel Sydney Wentworth, 61-101 Phillip Street, Sydney, NSW, 2000

FULLY SUBSCRIBED Heilongjiang is one of the strongest provinces of China in the farming, dairy and stockbreeding industries, which naturally lays concrete foundations for the mutual economic and trade cooperation with Australia.  Over the last a few years, high volumes of shipments of Australian dairy, beef, and mutton products has been delivered to Heilongj...
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Sydney: Member Q&A- Intellectual Property

26 Mar 2015

Offices of FB Rice, 23/44 Market Street, Sydney, NSW, 2000

Intellectual Property (IP) infringement is one of the key challenges Australian businesses face when doing business with and/or in China. The ACBC Member Q&A Series, run by ACBC's Membership Sub-Committee, is designed to provide members with an opportunity to ask expert members questions on key challenges when doing business with China in a friendly setting. The focus of this session is intellectual property. In this session,  experts on IP in China will help addres...
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Sydney: *FULLY BOOKED* China Business Drinks

19 Mar 2015

Fourth Floor, CBD Hotel, Cnr King & York Streets, Sydney, NSW, 2000

***FULLY BOOKED***   China Business Drinks is back!   China Business Drinks is Sydney's largest China-focussed networking event attracting over 130 participants from across our Australia-China business network. This event is a great opportunity to broaden your China business network, share ideas and...
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Sydney: March SME Roundtable

17 Mar 2015

Offices of Hunt & Hunt, Level 13, Gateway, 1 Macquarie Place, Sydney, NSW, 2000

The SME Roundtable is an opportunity to workshop your China business issues, challenges and opportunities.     Learn about the many exciting opportuntiies between Australia and China in the healthcare sector and hear practical business advice from  knowledgable and China-experienced ACBC members.    ...
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Sydney: February SME Roundtable - Healthcare

26 Feb 2015

Level 13, Gateway, 1 Macquarie Place, Sydney

The SME Roundtable is an opportunity to workshop your China business issues, challenges and opportunities.  The theme for the February edition of the SME Roundtable is healthcare.   Learn about the many exciting opportuntiies between Australia and China in the healthcare sector and hear practical business advice from  knowledgable and China-experienced ACBC members.   ...
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Sydney: 2015 Chinese New Year Banquet

10 Feb 2015

The Eight Restaurant, 9-13 Hay Street, Haymarket

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Sydney: SME Roundtable

15 Jan 2015

Offices of Hunt & Hunt, Level 13, Gateway, 1 Macquarie Place, Sydney, NSW, 2000

The SME Roundtable is an opportunity to workshop your China business issues, challenges and opportunities.     Learn about the many exciting opportuntiies between Australia and China in the healthcare sector and hear practical business advice from  knowledgable and China-experienced ACBC members.    ...
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*SOLD OUT* Sydney: THINKING BIG-- Australia China Entrepreneur Dialogue

02 Dec 2014

The Four Seasons Hotel, 199 George Street, Sydney

Join the Australia China Business Council NSW for one of the highest profile events of 2014! ...
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Sydney: November Tourism Sector SME Roundtable

27 Nov 2014

Offices of Hunt & Hunt, Level 13, Gateway, 1 Macquarie Place, Sydney, NSW, 2000

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Sydney: Baidu - An Introduction to the Chinese Digital Landscape

10 Nov 2014

Level 13, Gateway, 1 Macquarie Place, Sydney NSW 2000

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Sydney: Australia China Britain Networking Drinks

30 Oct 2014

Bar 100, Level 4, 1909 Lounge, 100 George Street, The Rocks 2000.

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Sydney: Air Quality & Environmental Industry Policies in Beijing

30 Oct 2014

NSW Trade and Investment, Level 47. MLC Centre, 19 Martin Place, Sydney

NSW Trade & Investment in conjunction with the Australia China Business Council invite you to attend an information session and networking opportunity with a government delegation from the Beijing Municipal Government on: Air Quality & Environmental Industry Policies in Beijing...
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Sydney: NSW Branch Annual General Meeting

28 Oct 2014

Level 13, 1 Macquarie Place, Sydney, 2000

The Australia China Business Council's NSW Branch will hold its Annual General Meeting on 28 October.  The AGM is an opportunity for members to review the past 12 months, elect ACBC NSW office bearers, and network with other members over drinks and canapés. This event is open to ACBC members only.  ...
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Sydney: RMB Rising: A New Frontier for the Australia China Relationship

20 Oct 2014

Commonwealth Bank Place, South Tower, 11 Harbour Street, Sydney (Next to IMAX Cinemas)

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Sydney: October SME Roundtable

16 Oct 2014

Offices of Hunt & Hunt, Level 13, 1 Macquarie Place, Sydney, NSW, 2000

The SME Roundtable is an opportunity to workshop your China business issues, challenges and opportunities with knowledgable and China-experienced ACBC members.     Moderator: David Thomas, Vice President of ACBC NSW and CEO of Think Global Consulting Date:&...
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Sydney: Business in the Chinese Media with CCTV's Ms Cheng Lei

29 Sep 2014

Level 13, 1 Macquarie Place, Sydney, 2000

The Australia China Business Council is pleased to host Ms Cheng Lei, the anchor of CCTV's business program, BizAsia for a seminar and panel discussion this coming Monday.  ...
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Sydney: September Property Sector SME Roundtable

16 Sep 2014

Offices of Hunt & Hunt, Level 13, Gateway, 1 Macquarie Place, Sydney

The SME Roundtable is an opportunity to workshop your China business issues, challenges and opportunities with knowledgable and China-experienced ACBC members.  The theme for the September roundtable is 'property'.  Perhaps you have a development project you are looking to market in China?  Or maybe you are seeking Chinese investment capital for a property project? The September SME Roundtable is the ideal place to workshop the opportunities and challe...
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Sydney: China Business Drinks

16 Sep 2014

Fourth Floor, Hotel CBD, 52 King St, Sydney, NSW, 2000

  China Business Drinks is back!   China Business Drinks is Sydney's largest China-focussed networking event attracting over 120 participants from across our Australia-China business network. This event is a great opportunity to broaden your China business network, share ideas and opportunities, while enjoying drinks and canapés.   We will also be giving away s...
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Sydney: Infant Formula and the China Market

21 Aug 2014

Level 13, Gateway, 1 Macquarie Place, Sydney 2000

The Australia China Business Council (ACBC) in partnership with the Infant and Nutrition Council of Australia and New Zealand (INC) is excited to host a morning tea seminar and Q&A on exporting Australian produced infant formula into China. Last year Australia exported nearly 4,000 tonnes of infant formula to China, worth $76 million AUD. With these numbers set to continue rising in 2014, Australia is well placed to delive...
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Sydney: August SME Roundtable

14 Aug 2014

Offices of Hunt & Hunt, Level 13, 1 Macquarie Place, Sydney, NSW, 2000

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Sydney: SME Roundtable

16 Jul 2014

Level 13, Gateway, 1 Macquarie Place, Sydney, NSW 2000

The SME Roundtable is an opportunity to workshop your China business issues, challenges and opportunities with knowledgable and China-experienced ACBC members. Moderator: David Thomas, Vice President of ACBC NSW and CEO of Think Global Consulting Date: Wednesday, 16 July...
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Sydney: China Business Drinks- End of Financial Year

14 Jul 2014

Commonwealth Bank, 201 Sussex Street, Sydney, NSW, 2000

The Australia China Business Council in conjunction with our event sponsor, the Commonwealth Bank, would like to invite you to our End of Financial Year networking event.   China Business Drinks is a bi-monthly event held in Sydney and is attended by over 120 participants from across our Australia-China business network. This event is a great opportunity to broaden your China business network, share ideas and opportunities, while enjoying drinks and can...
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Sydney: Community engagement by Chinese firms in Australia: Practices and benefits

10 Jul 2014

Level 13, Gateway, 1 Macquarie Place, Sydney, 2000

The Australia China Business Council in conjunction with RMIT is excited to present its latest seminar: “Community engagement by Chinese firms in Australia:  Practices and benefits”. Dr Huang and Dr Staples from RMIT have been awarded funding by the Australia-China Council (ACC) under the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. This research looks at ways in which Chinese companies engage with the Australian community, wh...
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Breakfast Briefing: U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission Roundtable

26 Jun 2014

Level 13, Gateway, 1 Macquarie Place, Sydney, 2000

The Australia China Business Council is delighted to host a breakfast roundtable with five commissioners and two staff members from the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission on Thursday 26 June. The U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission (USSC) was created by the U.S. Congress in October 2000 with the legislative mandate to monitor, investigate, and submit to Congress an annual report on the national security implications of the bilateral trade and econo...
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2014 Australia China Food Summit

23 May 2014

Grand Ballroom, Sheraton on the Park, Sydney

Cultivating future growth through innovation, trade and investment. The Australia China Business Council, together with its event partners ANZ, KPMG, King & Wood Mallesons and Landmark Harcourts, formally invite you to attend the first Australia China Food Summit to be held in Sydney on 23 May 2014. Growing food demand in China, especially for premium q...
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China SME Roundtable May 2014

15 May 2014

Offices of Hunt & Hunt, Level 13, Gateway Building

Date: Thursday, 15 May 2014 Time:8:00am - 9:00am Venue: Australia China Business Council NSW Level 13 Gateway 1 Macquarie Place, Sydney NSW 2000 The SME roundtable is an opportunity to workshop your China business issues, challenges and opportunities with knowledgeable China experienced ACBC members. Moderator: David Thomas CEO of Think Global...
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Book Launch: Shanghai 2020

08 May 2014

Offices of Hunt & Hunt, Level 13, Gateway Building

Co-presented with China Studies Centre of the University of Sydney. Shanghai 2020 is a book explores the likely future of Shanghai both as a trade and commercial centre, and as a centre for innovation and reform. About the book Shanghai 2020: The City's Vision of its Future is a book about one of the most dynamic, fastest growing cities on earth. It is about a city in a country which is engaging ...
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FULLY SUBSCRIBED Boardroom Briefing Series: G20 and TPP with Mr Matthew P. Goodman

07 May 2014

Offices of Hunt & Hunt, Level 13, Gateway Building

FULLY SUBSCRIBED The Australia China Business Council invites you to attend a members only boardroom series briefing with Mr Matthew P. Goodman from the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington. Mr Goodman will discuss the G20, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), and his role holding the William E. Simon Chair in Political Economy at CSIS. Biography Matthew P. Goodman holds the William E. Simon Chair in Poli...
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FULLY SUBSCRIBED: China Business Drinks

30 Apr 2014

Offices of Bank of China, Level 13, 39-41 York S

Last Chance to Register! The Australia China Business Council and our event sponsors, Bank of China,UnionPay and China Eastern Airlines, invite you to attend China Business Drinks. Join over 100 guests from Australian and Chinese member and non-member companies for drinks, canapes, exceptional prize...
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SME Workshop: What's your China Strategy? SOLD OUT

21 Mar 2014

Level 13, Gateway, 1 Macquarie Place, Sydney, 2000

The biggest challenge for any SME is using restricted resources in a way that delivers tangible, bottom-line results. China, with its fast-paced economic growth, scale and rapidly changing business environment, often results in Australian SMEs feeling overwhelmed by the opportunities and challenges and not quite knowing which direction to take. Join the Australia China Business Council for an exclusive strategic planning workshop to develop a strategy for your S...
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China Business Drinks, Sydney

13 Mar 2014

Fourth Floor, Hotel CBD, Cnr King and York Streets

Date: Thursday 13 March 2014 Time: 5:30-8:30pm Venue: Fourth Floor Hotel, Hotel CBD, Cnr King and York Streets, Sydney, 2000 Cost: Free for ACBC members; non members: $22; non-,member full-time students $11 (GST inclusive) Australia's largest China- focused networking event is back for 2014! Join us for drinks, canapes, a chance to broaden your China business network, and the opportun...
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ACBC Chinese New Year Banquet - SOLD OUT!

12 Feb 2014

Palace Chinese Restaurant, Shop 38, Level 1, 133 C

The Australia China Business Council warmly invites you to attend our annual Chinese New Year Banquet to welcome in the Year of the Horse. Join us for an exceptional Chinese banquet, an opportunity to network with other members of the Australia China Business Council and meet our special Chinese guests. We encourage you to register as early as possible, tickets are selling fast! Special Guest: Ms Alice Cawte, Australian Consul General to Shanghai ...
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Sydney: Roundtable - The Australian coal sector and Chinese demand

01 Jul 2013

Offices of Hunt and Hunt, Level 13,Gateway Building, 1 Macquarie Place Sydney

What is happening in today’s coal markets? What does it mean for Coal exports and Australian mines? The global coal industry is facing a series of challenges with both an overcapacity in production and dwindling demand driving coal prices to their lowest levels in 12 years. This dual dynamic is forcing a number of changes on the industry. In order to explore what these trends mean for Australian coal producers ACBC will be running a roundtable workshop ...
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