May 2016

Sunshine Coast

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2016 Sunshine Coast Business Awards

26 May 2016 - 07 September 2016
Event Organiser: Industry Partner

Nominations are now open for the 2016 Sunshine Coast Business Awards! The Sunshine Coast Business Awards recognise and celebrate the achievements of the region’s business community and has a strong tradition dating back to 1995.

Nominations are now open for the 2016 Sunshine Coast Business Awards!

The Sunshine Coast Business Awards recognise and celebrate the achievements of the region’s business community and has a strong tradition dating back to 1995.

The success and longevity of the Awards is without peer in the region. Record numbers of nominations are attracted each year from all business sectors from Noosa to Caloundra making this a truly regional event.

The 2016 Awards program is an exciting mix of awards which represents the way business is conducted in the region including business sector awards, tourism sector awards, excellence awards for key aspects of business performance, an overall business of the year, individual awards and the prestigious Hall of Fame.

Nominations are open for all businesses that have been operating in the Sunshine Coast region, including Noosa, for 12 months or more and entry is FREE.

Businesses and individuals are encouraged to nominate a business or person that they believe excels at what they do or to nominate themselves for these prestigious awards.

Key Dates

Nominations open: 26 May
Entries close: 7 September
Winners announced: 5 November (at the Sunshine Coast Business Awards Gala Ceremony)

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Find out more about the Sunshine Coast Business Awards online

July 2016

Mackay Showground, Mackay

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Queensland Mining & Engineering Exhibition (QME)

26 July 2016 - 28 July 2016
Event Organiser: Industry Partner

Join TIQ in Mackay for QME 2016, the largest regional mining event in Australia. Spanning over 3 days, QME 2016 will be complemented by numerous events which will include seminars with leading industry experts and networking social functions.

Hosted in Mackay, on the doorstep of the Bowen Basin, the Queensland Mining & Engineering Exhibition (QME 2016) is the largest regional mining event in Australia.

QME will bring together hundreds of exhibiting suppliers from around Australia and the world, ready to do business with the regional and global mining industry.

The QME 2016 program will be complemented by numerous events over the three days including: seminars with leading industry experts, networking functions and cutting-edge education seminars that will provide essential information for the mining industry.

QME will be an essential networking and knowledge-sharing opportunity for leaders and senior managers from the international mining sector.

Now in its 23rd year, QME 2016 will showcase a diverse range of mining suppliers, with the ability to provide that solution your operation needs to ensure you are equipped to tackle the rapidly changing mining landscape.

EVENT DETAILS

Date: 26 – 28 July 2016
Duration: 3 days
Location: Mackay Showground, Mackay
Register: Interested companies should contact howard.hayes@tiq.qld.gov.au or visit: http://www.queenslandminingexpo.com.au/

Brisbane

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How to conduct Marketing and Social Media in China

26 July 2016
Event Organiser: Industry Partner

When marketing your products and services in China you need to understand the Chinese market, including its social media platforms and develop a digital strategy around your business objectives.

Australia China Business Council logoWhen marketing your products and services in China you need to understand the Chinese market, including its social media platforms and develop a digital strategy around your business objectives.

Topics covered:

  1. Tips for your marketing strategy for China and marketing to Chinese consumers
  2. Overview of China’s top social media platforms
  3. How to create relevant content for your social media platforms
  4. How to create your social media campaign
  5. A social media marketing campaign case study “China to the Gold Coast – an education experience”.

Speaker and panelists

David Dukes – International Business Manager (East Asia), University of Southern Queensland
David was Trade Commissioner and Counsellor for Austrade at the Australian Embassy Beijing. David served as leader of various Austrade teams, including its MarCom and Education teams, which together were responsible for Australian branding and Austrade’s traditional and social media work in China. David also wrote regular opinion pieces in Chinese for WeChat.

Claire Huang – General Manager, Hotel Jen
In a career spanning almost two decades with Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts, Claire climbed the ranks to General Manager after working at a number of hotels across China, in Sales & Marketing and other operation departments. At the helm of a five star hotel, she was selected to relocate to Brisbane as General Manager at Hotel Jen with task of establishing the new hotel brand in Australia. Hong Kong-based Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts acquired the 191-room property above the Brisbane Transit Centre in 2012. Claire has extensive experience in marketing to Chinese customers, developing marketing strategies and growing market share for her businesses.

Dr Grace Pan – Director Strategic Development and Research, Tourism and Events Queensland
Grace recently moved back from her posting as International Director, China, Hong Kong and Taiwan at Tourism and Events Queensland based in Shanghai. In her last five year (2011-16) stint in Shanghai, she was responsible for overseeing all marketing activities in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan, with the overall objective of growing Greater China visitation to Queensland. She is well recognized for her abundant experiences in tourism marketing including the fields of digital marketing, consumer marketing, market research, and for her in-depth insights on Chinese consumers.

Shannon Willoughby – CEO of Study Gold Coast
Study Gold Coast is the peak industry and city marketing body for the Gold Coast’s education and training sector. Its key objectives are to promote, grow and unite the sector, positioning it as a recognised economic and social pillar of the Gold Coast. Prior to Study Gold Coast, Shannon was a columnist and chief reporter at the Bulletin. In 2015 Study Gold Coast launched the ‘China to the Gold Coast – an education experience’ marketing campaign. From the campaign, twelve competition winners from the Chengdu, Wuhan, Zhejiang and Shandong Provinces will visit the Gold Coast’s leading education institutions and experience the city’s world famous lifestyle over a two week period.

Lawrence Zhang – Director, AUSRecent
Lawrence is the founder and director of AUSRecent, an Australian-based boutique marketing & consulting firm providing social media management service, website building, promotional assets creation, for a complex cross-cultural context. Clients include Austrade, Study Gold Coast, Study Perth, Western Sydney University, Education Queensland International. AUsRecent recently has conducted several campaigns including Austrade’s Win Your Future Unlimited Global Digital Campaign, Amazing Ambassador Unforgettable Experience Digital Campaign for Study Adelaide and China Meet Gold Coast online campaign.

Liming Jia – Senior Partner, Tsingpu Resorts
Liming is in charge of marketing and operations at Tsingpu Resorts. Tsingpu is building a large chain of high end boutique hotels in vacation sites across China. The company has been set up by some of China’s experienced venture capitalists. From 2010-2014, Liming served as Executive General Manager of Songtsam Lodges, probably China’s best known chain of boutique lodges. During the period when the chain was being established, she was responsible for developing the operating model as well as operations and marketing.

Event Details

Date: Tuesday 26 July 2016
Time: 9:00am arrival for 9:15am start to 1:15pm
Costs: ACBC member: $55 Non-member: $110
Location / venue: UQ Business School, L19 Central Plaza One, 345 Queen Street, Brisbane QLD 4000
Registration link: Click here
Contact details: acbcqld@acbc.com.au

Brisbane

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Pitching for International Success

27 July 2016
Event Organiser: Industry Partner

This half-day workshop will equip you with the tools to confidently and effectively pitch for international success.

So you’ve secured that all-important meeting with a potential overseas buyer, or perhaps you’re participating in a trade mission that will put you in front of senior decision makers. Well done!

But have you considered how you’re going to pitch your product or service to those potential buyers, or get those decision makers to sit up and take notice of your business? Remember, you may only get one shot.

This half-day workshop will equip you with the tools to confidently and effectively pitch for international success.

Practical workshop topics include:

  • Building a message map
  • Delivering great presentations
  • The basics of consultative selling

Who should attend:

  • Small business owners
  • Marketing Managers
  • Business Development Managers
  • Sales professionals

Expected outcomes:

At the end of this workshop you will have:

  • A 30 second elevator pitch
  • The tools to deliver a great presentation
  • A basic sales technique

Event Details

Date: 27 July 2016
RSVP: 25 July 2016
Time: 9:00am – 2:00pm
Location: Brisbane CBD
Seating Available: 15

Course cost

Face to Face Non-accredited

  • Non-ECA Members: $495.00
  • Individual/Student Members: $445.50
  • Business Members: $396.00

To register

View course details and register online →

Brisbane

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State of the Nation: ASEAN

28 July 2016
Event Organiser: TIQ

Trade & Investment Queensland, in partnership with Asialink Business, invite you to attend a panel discussion on: State of the Nation: ASEAN.

Trade & Investment Queensland, in partnership with Asialink Business, invite you to attend a panel discussion on: State of the Nation: ASEAN.

“ASEAN as the world’s 4th largest economy by 2030 – where to from here?”

asialink-logoWith 600 million people, strong growth, a rising middle class, and an ambitious regional agenda, Australia’s neighbours in Southeast Asia are transforming into an economic powerhouse. From agriculture and energy to infrastructure and finance, a single-market ASEAN presents opportunities for investment and challenges for integration. What can Australian business expect from ASEAN in the years ahead, and how do they make the most of the region’s future?

This event will be a great networking opportunity with speakers and companies who are interested in and doing business in ASEAN.

Event Details

Date: Thursday 28 July, 2016
Time: 6.00pm arrival for a 6.30pm start to 8.00pm
Cost:
$33.00 Asialink Corporate Members, Asialink Leaders Program Alumni and Chairman’s Circle.
TIQ clients are offered a special discounted rate of $33. Please select the corporate rate ($33) on the registration page.
$55.00 Non-members.
Registration details: Click here. Registrations close Monday 25 July.

Venue
Gondwana and Wet Tropics Rooms
Level 3, 400 George Street
Brisbane Queensland

For more information

For further information, please contact Emily Paul at emily.paul@unimelb.edu.au

August 2016

Brisbane

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Marketing for international growth

08 August 2016
Event Organiser: Industry Partner

The workshop follows the journey from researching and validating potential markets to understanding customer needs in order to develop a value proposition that will resonate with the target audience and differentiate your business from the competition.

The Marketing for International Growth workshop is designed for businesses wanting to improve their market share or who are intending to enter new markets.

The workshop follows the journey from researching and validating potential markets to understanding customer needs in order to develop a value proposition that will resonate with the target audience and differentiate your business from the competition.

From here we look at the process of choosing the most effective channels to market and managing the potential conflicts that arise.

At the conclusion of the workshop you will:

  • Understand how the market research and validation process applies to your business and the benefits it will provide
  • Understand how to use customer insight to better target the market
  • Develop a compelling value proposition to differentiate your business in the market
  • Identify the best channels to market and proactively manage potential conflicts

Event Details

Date: 08 August 2016
RSVP: 08 August 2016
Time: 9:00am – 5:00pm
Location: Brisbane CBD
Seating Available: 15

Course cost

Face to Face Non-accredited

  • Non-ECA Members: $605.00
  • Individual/Student Members: $544.50
  • Business Members: $484.00

Face to Face Accredited

  • Non Members: $1045.00
  • Individual/Student Members: $940.50
  • Business Members $836.00

Online Non-accredited

  • Non-ECA Members: $363.00
  • Individual/Student Members: $326.00
  • Business Members: $290.40

Online Accredited

  • Non-ECA Members: $880.00
  • Individual/Student Members: $792.00
  • Business Members: $704.00

To register

View course details and register online →

Brisbane

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Financing for Global Growth

09 August 2016
Event Organiser: Industry Partner

This interactive workshop is designed specifically for those managing the import and export process, finance managers as well as business owners.

Doing business in international markets requires know-how and companies need to understand how to easily navigate the “how to finance for global growth”.

This one day workshop provides an overview of what you need to know when it comes to managing and preparing for global growth and also provides you with key contact information for experts in the field.

A key concern for any company looking to trade internationally is:

  • How to ensure you get paid in overseas markets
  • How can you manage the risk of trading internationally
  • How to finance your international plans
  • How to manage the financial process and risk when it comes to expand internationally
  • Trading in different currencies

Topics include:

  • Methods of payment
  • Understand how a documentary letter of credit can mitigate payment risk
  • Alternate methods of payment protection and other risk management strategies
  • Managing foreign exchange risk
  • How credit insurance can protect your receivables
  • Finance options for global growth

Who should attend?

This interactive workshop is designed specifically for those managing the import and export process, finance managers as well as business owners.

The ECA’s International Trade Program has been developed to give companies as many options as possible, be it face-to-face workshops, online courses or a combination.

Event Details

Date: 09 August 2016
RSVP: 05 August 2016
Time: 9:00am – 5:00pm
Location: Brisbane CBD
Seating Available: 15

Course cost

Face to Face Non-accredited

  • Non-ECA Members: $605.00
  • Individual/Student Members: $544.50
  • Business Members: $484.00

Face to Face Accredited

  • Non Members: $1045.00
  • Individual/Student Members: $940.50
  • Business Members $836.00

Online Non-accredited

  • Non-ECA Members: $363.00
  • Individual/Student Members: $326.00
  • Business Members: $290.40

Online Accredited

  • Non-ECA Members: $880.00
  • Individual/Student Members: $792.00
  • Business Members: $704.00

To register

View course details and register online →

Brisbane

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New era of ASEAN trade, investment and business

19 August 2016
Event Organiser: Industry Partner

Trade & Investment Queensland is proud to partner with Singapore Business Group (Australia) and Venturenauts to bring you a full-day conference covering the essential tips and insights to evolve your Australian-ASEAN business.

Trade & Investment Queensland is proud to partner with Singapore Business Group (Australia) and Venturenauts to bring you a full-day conference covering the essential tips and insights to evolve your Australian-ASEAN business.

Landmark agreements such as the ASEAN Economic Community, Trans-Pacific Partnership and others create great opportunity for Australian and ASEAN businesses. This full-day conference will benefit Australian and ASEAN businesses currently engaged in or thinking of doing business in this growing region.

Benefits of attending include gaining a clear understanding of the ASEAN region, the implications of Brexit and gaining key business insights into the uniqueness of developed and ‘frontier’ ASEAN markets like Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Laos and Myanmar.

For information on key speakers and to download the full day agenda, visit the website.

Event details

Date: Friday 19 August 2016
Time: 8.30am to 5pm
Location / Venue: Tattersalls Club, 215 Queen Street, Brisbane 4000
Costs: $550.00 each – includes GST, refreshments, lunch and conference materials.
Early bird special – register and pay by 15 July for $30 discount.
Corporate bookings (minimum 4) receive $50 discount per ticket.
Registration details: Click here. Seating is limited. Registrations close 08 August 2016.
Event brochure: Click here (PDF, 4MB)

Contact details

Enquiries – contact:
Ms Eleanor Mak, Venturenauts at eleanor@venturenauts.com
Mr Andrew Foo, Singapore Business Group (Australia) at sbgaust@gmail.com

Brisbane

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International Mine Management 2016

22 August 2016 - 24 August 2016
Event Organiser: Industry Partner

The third conference in its series, International Mine Management 2016 will bring together mining professionals from around the world to discuss key management issues facing the minerals industry today.

tiq-Mine-Management-2016International Mine Management 2016 is an opportunity to gain a deeper appreciation for the changing dynamics in the minerals industry worldwide. Meet fellow professionals and listen to the leaders in the industry discuss the broader issues and how they are adapting to the challenging environment.

Held in Brisbane from 22-24 August, discussions will include technology and innovation case studies yielding improved cost (capital and operating), productivity and, safety outcomes.

This conference will provide a platform for sharing new ideas, technologies and management processes that will benefit all delegates.

A number of keynote speakers have been confirmed including executives from AngloGold Ashanti, Newcrest Mining, Oz Minerals and Sundance Resources.

EVENT DETAILS

Date: 22 – 24 August 2016
Duration: 3 days
Location: Brisbane
Register: Interested companies should contact Mining&Resources@tiq.qld.gov.au or visit: http://www.immconference.ausimm.com.au/

Brisbane

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Managing you international freight risks

23 August 2016
Event Organiser: Industry Partner

This one day workshop is a practical one day interactive course. It is designed specifically for those managing the import and export process as well as business owners.

Understanding and managing freight and logistics costs are critical to enhancing competitiveness in global markets and increasing your profitability.

This one day interactive workshop will cover VITAL areas that companies need to understand including:

  • Incoterms® 2010
  • Trade terminology explained
  • Common freight costs
  • Choosing the right freight forwarder
  • Marine insurance for air and sea cargo
  • The supply chain as a Unique Value Proposition (UVP)

Who should attend?

This one day workshop is a practical one day interactive course. It is designed specifically for those managing the import and export process as well as business owners.

The ECA’s International Trade Program has been developed to give companies as many options as possible, be it face-to-face workshops, online courses or a combination.

Event Details

Date: 23 August 2016
RSVP: 12 August 2016
Time: 9:00am – 5:00pm
Location: Brisbane CBD
Seating Available: 15

Course cost

Face to Face Non-accredited

  • Non-ECA Members: $605.00
  • Individual/Student Members: $544.50
  • Business Members: $484.00

Face to Face Accredited

  • Non Members: $1045.00
  • Individual/Student Members: $940.50
  • Business Members $836.00

Online Non-accredited

  • Non-ECA Members: $363.00
  • Individual/Student Members: $326.00
  • Business Members: $290.40

Online Accredited

  • Non-ECA Members: $880.00
  • Individual/Student Members: $792.00
  • Business Members: $704.00

To register

View course details and register online →

Vietnam

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CPHUD Overseas Education and Scholarship Exhibition

27 August 2016 - 28 August 2016
Event Organiser: Industry Partner

Da Nang Centre for Promotion of Human Resources Development invites representatives to promote their institution and meet potential students at this exhibition.

Da Nang Centre for Promotion of Human Resources Development invites representatives to promote their institution and meet potential students at this exhibition.

For more information, please refer to the brochure.

Event details

Date: 27-28 August 2016
Location / venue: Phan Chu Trinh High School, Da Nang and Novotel Da Nang Premier Han River Hotel. Refer to event brochure for more information.
Costs : Refer to event brochure
Registration link: Click here

 

September 2016

India

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Amity International Tourism & Hospitality Conference

02 September 2016 - 03 September 2016
Event Organiser: Industry Partner

Organised by the Faculty of Hospitality and Tourism, Amity University, this conference provides a great avenue to explore emerging opportunities for academic collaborations with Indian institutions.

“Advances in Tourism, Hospitality & Aviation : Global viz- a- viz Indian Perspective: Vision 2020”.
Organised by the Faculty of Hospitality and Tourism, Amity University, this conference provides a great avenue to explore emerging opportunities for academic collaborations with Indian institutions.

Please refer to this brochure for more information

Event details

Date: 2-3 September 2016
Time: Refer to event brochure
Location / venue: Amity University Campus Sector 125
Noida, India
Costs : Refer to event brochure
Registration link: Click here

United Kingdom

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Liverpool, European Association for International Education (EAIE)

13 September 2016 - 16 September 2016
Event Organiser: Industry Partner

Join TIQ for this conference packed full with sessions, networking events and knowledge sharing opportunities.

Join TIQ for this conference packed full with sessions, networking events and knowledge sharing opportunities.This year’s conference theme is ‘Imagine…’. As international educators, we have a dream of higher education that transcends national borders, nurtures global citizens and moves us closer to freedom, equality and peace around the world. We are bringing this dream to Liverpool. The programme, with over 170 sessions and over 20 networking events, offers the ideal opportunity to drive our internationalisation agenda together.

Please refer to this brochure for more information

Event details

Date: 13-16 September 2016
Time: Refer to event website
Location / venue: ACC Liverpool
Kings Dock St, L3 4FP
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Costs : Refer to event website
Registration link: Click here

Vancouver, Toronto and Las Vegas

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Mission to USA & Canada including MINExpo

18 September 2016 - 28 September 2016
Event Organiser: TIQ

Join TIQ on a trade mission to MINExpo International 2016 in Las Vegas and a visit to Ontario and Vancouver for business meetings with Canadian mining companies.

TIQ is seeking expressions of interest for a trade mission to MINExpo International 2016 in Las Vegas and a visit to Ontario and Vancouver in September.

MINExpo, which takes place every four years, is the largest international show and technical conference for mining equipment, technology and service companies specialising in every facet of the mining industry. It attracted more than 60,000 delegates from 36 countries in 2012.

Mission to USA & Canada including MINExpo

This year’s MINExpo will convene on 26-28 September at the Las Vegas Convention Centre and will provide delegates with a unique opportunity to meet and network with key decision makers from the global mining industry.

Queensland companies joining our program will visit the MINExpo showgrounds, participate in a private briefing with key executives from large mine operators in Canada and the USA, receive a private briefing about opportunities in the Mexican market and meet with government mining authorities from North America. Those interested in exhibiting at the show will have the option of participating in the Australian Pavilion organised by Austrade (additional fees apply).

Our visit to MINExpo will be preceded by stops in Vancouver and Toronto, Canada (18-24 September) to visit some of Canada’s leading mining companies, and participate in procurement seminars, a reception with local contacts and site visits.

EVENT DETAILS

Date: 18 – 28 September 2016
Duration: 10 days
Location: Vancouver, Toronto and Las Vegas
Register: Interested companies should contact Javier Jativa, Deputy Commissioner with TIQ in North America (Javier.jativa@tiq.qld.gov.au)

India

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TASI Annual Leadership Conference

29 September 2016 - 01 October 2016
Event Organiser: Industry Partner

The Association of International Schools in India (TASI) invites representatives from Queensland to this conference which aims to provide a platform for networking with Indian private and international schools.

The Association of International Schools in India (TASI) invites representatives from Queensland to this conference which aims to provide a platform for networking with Indian private and international schools. This years conference topic is: Creativity. Design. Thinking.

Event details

Date: 29 September – 1 October 2016
Time: Refer to event website
Location / venue: The Oberoi
Gurgaon, India
Costs : Refer to event website
Registration link: Click here
Contact details: registrations@taisi-india.org

October 2016

Sunshine Coast

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2016 Sunshine Coast Export and Global Capability Program

01 October 2016 - 30 November 2016
Event Organiser: TIQ

To help local businesses start or accelerate their export sales, registrations of interest are now open for the 2016 Sunshine Coast Export and Global Capability Program, with the next session starting in October 2016.

To help local businesses start or accelerate their export sales, registrations of interest are now open for the 2016 Sunshine Coast Export and Global Capability Program, with the next session starting in October 2016.

Facilitated by Export Council of Australia (ECA), in partnership with Trade & Investment Queensland (TIQ), the program will assess each business’s current export readiness, guide businesses through key elements of their export journey including exposure to new markets and developing an export plan, and deliver coaching from experienced consultants who will provide personal advice relevant to each exporter’s needs and opportunities.

Who should attend?

  • Sunshine Coast businesses wanting help NOW with exporting a product or service.
  • Businesses should be export ready, currently exporting or be a successful exporter wanting to enter a new market.

What is the Program?

  • 10 x 2.5 hour workshops over 10 weeks.
  • It will be facilitated by the Export Council of Australia with guest export specialists.

When will the Program run?

  • October 2016.

Costs

  • Usually $1220.50 however local businesses in the Sunshine Coast Council area will only need to outlay $220.50 plus GST.
  • Up to 2 people can attend from any one company.

Registration

Places are limited to 20 companies in each program and registrations are required on or before September 2016.

Please complete the Registration of Interest form (pages 3 and 4), sign the privacy statement and return to Wendy Macdonald via email wendy.macdonald@sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au or phone 5475 9887 for more information.

Queensland - Various locations

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Queensland International Business Series (QIBS 2016)

10 October 2016 - 21 October 2016
Event Organiser: TIQ

The Queensland International Business Series (QIBS) from October 10 – 21 will give Queensland businesses the chance to:

  • Receive the latest market information on export opportunities, global investment and world trade
  • Meet Queensland’s Trade & Investment Commissioners, based in TIQ’s offices around the world
  • Network with senior industry and government figures, building your local and global trade & investment contacts

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The Queensland International Business Series (QIBS) from October 10 – 21 will give Queensland businesses the chance to:

  • Receive the latest market information on export opportunities, global investment and world trade
  • Meet Queensland’s Trade & Investment Commissioners, based in TIQ’s offices around the world
  • Network with senior industry and government figures, building your local and global trade & investment contacts

TIQ is currently in the process of organising and supporting a range of events in Brisbane and regional Queensland hosted by bilateral chambers, industry groups and economic development groups. The following program will be added to and updated as events are confirmed.

Two major events to be held during QIBS are:

  • 2016 Queensland Trade and Investment Luncheon to be held Friday 14 October and
  • Premier of Queensland’s Export Awards 2016 to be held on Thursday 20 October.

Subscribe now to hear more about QIBS 2016. To register your interest as an event partner or sponsor please email TIQMarComms@tiq.qld.gov.au .

London

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London, Higher Education Show

11 October 2016
Event Organiser: Industry Partner

This conference and exhibition brings together over 1000 leaders, senior professionals and decision makers, to help the sector deliver the best student experience, highest quality teaching and better research outcomes, putting students at the heart of higher education.

This conference and exhibition brings together over 1000 leaders, senior professionals and decision makers, to help the sector deliver the best student experience, highest quality teaching and better research outcomes, putting students at the heart of higher education.

Event details

Date: 11 October 2016
Time: Refer to event website
Location / venue: Olympia Central, Level 1
London, United Kingdom
Costs: Refer to event website
Registration link: Click here
T: 0203 770 6553
E: enquiries@he-show.co.uk

Brisbane

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Premier of Queensland's Export Awards 2016

20 October 2016
Event Organiser: TIQ

The Premier of Queensland's Export Awards is an annual program that aims to recognise excellence in the export of goods and services by Queensland business.

Awards logo smallThe Premier of Queensland’s Export Awards is an annual program that aims to recognise excellence in the export of goods and services by Queensland business. The Awards acknowledge the important contribution of businesses to the economy through job creation and increased prosperity for the community and for the state.

Regardless of size or location there are multiple opportunities for companies to be recognised for their success. The awards honour and celebrate the nation’s top exporters, raising their profile and bringing valuable business and networking opportunities.

Premier of Queensland’s Export Award winners automatically progress as national finalists to the Australian Export Awards. The Australian Export Awards is a national program where industry winners from all states and territories progress as finalists to compete for an Australian industry award, including the coveted Australian Exporter of the Year.

The Premier of Queensland’s Export Awards is conducted by the Export Council of Australia in conjunction with Trade & Investment Queensland and supported by many sponsors whose assistance makes these awards possible.

Event details

Date: 20 October 2016
Location: Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre

More information

Find out more about the Premier of Queensland’s Export Awards online

Berlin

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ICEF Berlin Workshop

30 October 2016 - 01 November 2016
Event Organiser: Industry Partner

Join TIQ at this leading international education focussed networking forum. The ICEF Berlin Workshop grew again for the eleventh consecutive year in 2015.

Join TIQ at this leading international education focussed networking forum. The ICEF Berlin Workshop grew again for the eleventh consecutive year in 2015. Welcoming 2 467 participants, the event broke the 2014 record by 5%. There is no comparable event in terms of size and opportunity anywhere in the world – ICEF Berlin is the leading international education focussed networking forum and a must attend for all industry professionals.

Event details

Date: 30 October – 1 November
Time: Refer to event website
Location / venue: The InterContinental Hotel
Berlin
Costs: Refer to event website
Registration: Click here

November 2016

Sunshine Coast

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Gala ceremony: 2016 Sunshine Coast Business Awards

05 November 2016
Event Organiser: Industry Partner

Join us for the Gala Ceremony of the 2016 Sunshine Coast Business Awards. The Sunshine Coast Business Awards recognise and celebrate the achievements of the region’s business community and has a strong tradition dating back to 1995.

Join us for the Gala Ceremony of the 2016 Sunshine Coast Business Awards.

The Sunshine Coast Business Awards recognise and celebrate the achievements of the region’s business community and has a strong tradition dating back to 1995.

Date

Saturday, 5 November 2016

Location

Novotel Twin Waters Resort
Sunshine Coast

More information

Find out more about the Sunshine Coast Business Awards online

Brisbane

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Bioenergy Australia Conference 2016

14 November 2016 - 16 November 2016
Event Organiser: Industry Partner

Join Trade & Investment Queensland (TIQ) at Bioenergy Australia 2016, Australia's premier bioenergy conference.

Join Trade & Investment Queensland (TIQ) at Bioenergy Australia 2016, Australia’s premier bioenergy conference.

Bioenergy Australia has held conferences and integrated exhibitions from 2000, attracting between 200 – 300 delegates from across Australia and overseas.

Bioenergy Australia’s strategic objectives include the promotion of an awareness and understanding of bioenergy as a sustainable energy source to a range of key stakeholders. This year they are seeking to broaden the market for biomass by enhancing opportunities, and aiming to facilitate the development and deployment of bioenergy business opportunities and projects.

The Conference draft program is currently being developed but intends to include many facets of bioenergy, including:

  1. Biomass resources, feedstock preparation and supply chain aspects
  2. Algae and other future feedstocks
  3. Conventional and advanced liquid biofuels
  4. Pyrolysis, hydrothermal processing and gasification
  5. Biogas production and utilisation
  6. Energy-from-waste
  7. Heat and power
  8. Biochar, biorefining and biochemicals
  9. Overarching aspects of bioenergy, such as policies, finance and investment, markets, life cycle emissions and sustainability

For more information and to keep up-to-date with the conference program visit: Bio Energy Australia

Event details

Event title: Bioenergy Australia Conference 2016
Date: 14 – 16 November 2016
Location / venue: Mercure Brisbane, Brisbane
Contact details: Bioenergy Australia 2016 Conference Secretariat
Tel: +61 2 9431 8600