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Sydney: China Fashion & Retail Forum

10 February 2016

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

 

 

 
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The Australia China Business Council (ACBC) and the Australia China Fashion Alliance (ACFA) are hosting the China Fashion & Retail Forum in Sydney on Wednesday 10 February 2016 at the Museum of Applied Arts and Science (Powerhouse). The full day Forum will be the first major event in Australia dedicated to helping the Australian Fashion and Retail industry access the China market. Special guest, Editor of Vogue China, Angelica Cheung will deliver a keynote address and give an overview of the China's rapidly changing marketplace and where it is headed.

Hear case studies and panel discussions from industry leaders and brands that have already taken their products into this fast developing market and have had success in engaging the Chinese market here in Australia. This is event is an unique opportunity for Australian luxury retail and consumer brands to gain valuable insight from industry leaders and peers. The Forum will be followed by a special cocktail reception hosted by David Jones from 6:30 pm.
 
 
 
 
     
 
Keynote: Angelica Cheung
Editor-in-Chief, Vogue China Upon joining Condé Nast China as the Editor-in-Chief of Vogue China in 2005, Angelica Cheung spear headed the launch of the publication and for the past ten years, has led its growth to international acclaim. From its inception, Vogue China’s combination of original creative content and global vision set a new benchmark for Chinese fashion publications.
     
 
The event is expected to attract more than 250 attendees. IncludingAustralian fashionlabels, high endproducers and retailerslooking to exportand to capture thegrowing Chinese touristmarket. The day is anunparalleled opportunityfor corporate partnersto align with global anddomestic brand names.
 
 
SPEAKERS
 
Edwina McCann
Vogue Australia
Editor-in-Chief
 
Kellie Hush
Harper's Bazaar Australia Editor-in-Chief
 
David Meagher
Wish Magazine
Editor
 
Courtney Miller
Aus. Fashion Chamber
GM
 
Paul Lacy
kikki.K
Co-Founder & Director
 
Donna Player
David Jones
Group Executive of Merchandise
 
Alison Pearson
Westfield
Sydney Centre Manager
 
Kate Marshall
Accor Hotels
Director of Sales - International
 
Dave Giles-Kaye
Council of Textile and Fashion Industries of Australia
Chief Executive Officer
 
Liu Bing
Austrade
Trade Commissioner Shanghai
 
Rob Langtry
Australia Wool Innovation
Global Chief Strategy & Marketing Officer
 
Vicki Thomson
ACC Board Member
Chief Executive of the Group of Eight
 
Timothy Coghlan
Australia China Fashion Alliance - Founder 
 
James Hudson
Australia China Business Council
Chief Executive Officer (NSW)
 
Cameron Jansen
ANZ
Manager Asia Pacific Desk
 
 
 
 
Topics covered
 
Chinese consumers
Retail distribution in China
Finding Chinese partners
Brand building in China
Setting up operations in China
IP protection
 
E-commerce in China
Chinese tourist
Attracting Chinese tourists
Marketing
Fashion media in China
   
 
 
 
The event is expected to attract more than 250 attendees. Including Australian fashion labels, high end producers and retailers looking to export and to capture the growing Chinese tourist market. The day is an unparalleled opportunity for Australian retail and consumer brands to gain valuable insight from industry leaders and peers.
 
 
 
 
Details
 
Time: 9:00 am - 5:30 pm (Registration from 8:30 am)

The event will be followed by a special cocktail reception hosted by David Jones from 6:30 pm. Invitations to attend this exclusive event will be sent separately.

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

Date: 10 February 2016

Tickets: Special member rate*: $188.00 Non-Member: $288.00

Morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea and cocktail reception are included. The special member rate is open to members of the Australia China Business Council, Australian Fashion Chamber, Asialink and the Council of Textile and Fashion Industries of Australia.
 
 
 
 
 
Australia China Business Council (NSW): Level 13, Gateway, 1 Macquarie Place, Sydney NSW 2000
T: +612 9247 0349 I E: acbcnsw@acbc.com.au
 

 

See the documents below:
  • Copy1China_Fashion_Forum_Sponsorship_proposal.pdf