Shandong & Qingdao: Open for Business

The Australia China Development Company and The Confucius Institute recently hosted the Shandong & Qingdao: Open for Business briefing to celebrate the new Sister City relationship between Adelaide and Qingdao.

In partnership with The Confucius Institute, The Australia China Development Company (ACDC) will host an eventShandong & Qingdao: Open for Businesson 4th February 2014. The briefing will provide an opportunity for companies to gain up to date and relevant information on doing business in China for 2014 and beyond with a particular focus on SAs Wine & Seafood industry and the opportunities present in exporting to the city of Qingdao in our sister province of Shandong in China.

General Manager of ACDC Mr Conan Fahey says The briefing is for companies who are serious about turning opportunities into real trade. We will back up expert knowledge with solid strategies for cracking the market. Companies who are ready to move now should not miss this briefing.

The briefing will be chaired by Luke Lombe, Director of training and consulting company Echelon One. An engaging and bilingual dynamic speaker, Luke has recently worked with top Chinese media company DMG.

The speakers represent experience and proven market capabilities:

  • Ex Federal Minister the Hon. Chris Schacht, Chairman of ACDC has 25 years of China experience.
  • Tony Royal, Managing Director, Portavin Integrated Wine Services manages a wine bottling company shipping up to 1 million bottles of wine to China each month.
  • Director of development consultancy company Transpac-SA George Vanco is has successfully navigated a range of China market models.
  • Kimberley Larsen is former Marketing Project Manager for Education Adelaide offering expert advice on the importance of sustaining a Chinese social media presence.

Organisers of the event stress the numbers are limited and will sell quickly.

Date: 5pm, Tuesday, 4th February 2014
Venue: Minter Ellison Lawyers, Level 10, 25 Grenfell Street
Cost: $80 Strictly limited numbers

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