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 at Amity University, this conference provides a great avenue to explore emerging opportunities for academic collaborations with Indian institutions.

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

Who should attend?

The conference is aimed at providing a meeting ground for the Intellectual and Professional experts/ resource base in tourism. It welcomes for participation, all of the following:

  • Academicians
  • Policy Makers
  • Travel Writers
  • Research Scholars
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Trade Professionals

Conference objectives

  • Provide a platform for academics, researcher and students to present their research studies and findings relevant to the field of hospitality, tourism & aviation
  • Enhance and develop opportunities for further research in the field of hospitality and tourism
  • Strengthen the overseas linkage on research in tourism and hospitality
  • Provide a platform to bridge the gap between academia and industry with strong industry interface
  • Provide the outputs to Ministry of Tourism, Govt of India.

Please refer to the event brochure for more information.

Event details

Date: 2-3 September 2016
Location / venue: Amity University Campus Sector 125, Noida, India
Costs: Refer to the event brochure (PDF)
Registration: Register via the event website

Brisbane

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Hong Kong Australia Business Association Queensland Chapter Business Awards 2016

02 September 2016
Event Organiser: Industry Partner

Hosted by HKABA QLD Chapter, the annual business awards event celebrates the success of individuals and companies who strive for excellence in all aspects of international trade between Australia and Hong Kong SAR and China.

PrintTrade and Investment Queensland (TIQ) in partnership with Hong Kong Australia Business Association (HKABA), Queensland Chapter invite you to join industry colleagues and peers for this exciting event.

Hosted by HKABA QLD Chapter, the annual business awards event celebrates the success of individuals and companies who strive for excellence in all aspects of international trade between Australia and Hong Kong SAR and China.

TIQ and the members of HKABA QLD Chapter invite you to join us to celebrate business success and network with awards finalists, acclaimed local and international businesses owners, and executives from all levels of government.

Event details

Date: Friday 2 September 2016
Time: 6:30pm for a 7pm start
Costs: $180 each or $1300 for a table of 8
Location / venue: Mercure Hotel Brisbane, 85-87 North Quay, Brisbane Qld 4000
Registration link: Purchase tickets for this event
Contact details: Mr Philip Fung, President, HKABA Queensland Chapter
Email: Philip.fung@tafe.qld.gov.au

United Kingdom

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EAIE - Europe's largest higher education conference

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 in Liverpool, UK for the 28th Annual European Association for International Education (EAIE) Conference and Exhibition.

Conference

The EAIE Annual Conference is 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.

Programme highlights include over 170 sessions and over 20 networking events, offering the ideal opportunity to drive our internationalisation agenda together.

Exhibition

Europe’s premier meeting point for international higher education professionals. With over 200 exhibition stands showcasing their products and services it is a surefire event to develop new partnerships.

The Exhibition will allow you to reach:

  • Professionals working in student services, marketing and recruitment, alumni relations, credential evaluation etc
  • Mangers of international education programmes
  • University rectors and international office directors
  • Government representatives and policy makers.

Event details

Date: 13-16 September 2016
Location / venue: ACC Liverpool
Kings Dock St, L3 4FP
Liverpool, United Kingdom

For more information visit the event website.

Las Vegas, USA

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TIQ at MINExpo International 2016

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

As part of MINExpo International 2016, Trade & Investment Queensland (TIQ) is organizing a number of networking sessions for Queensland METS companies to meet with representatives of global mining operators and to learn about upcoming projects, priorities and specific supply chain needs and procedures of the global mining operators.

Mine Expo 2016 International Expo logoMINExpo 2016, 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.

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.

Conference details

Date: 26-28 September 2016
Location / venue: Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Registration: Register via the event website

Networking with Global Mining Operators

As part of MINExpo International 2016, Trade & Investment Queensland (TIQ) is organizing a number of networking sessions for Queensland METS companies to meet with representatives of global mining operators and to learn about upcoming projects, priorities and specific supply chain needs and procedures of the global mining operators.

Queensland companies planning to visit or exhibit at the MINExpo International 2016, please rsvp your interest to TIQMining&Resources@tiq.qld.gov.au.

Event details

Date: Monday, 26 September 2016
Time: 1:00PM – 6:00PM
(Exact schedule to be confirmed closer to the date)
Contact details:   For more information contact Donna.Manungkalit-Smith@tiq.qld.gov.au or phone 07 3514 3019.

Gold Coast

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Growing Business Opportunities with China through Tourism and Education

28 September 2016

The Australia China Business Council (Qld Chapter) and Study Gold Coast invites people to hear speakers and a expert panel to discuss strategies to harness the full potential of Chinese Tourism and Education linkages to attract more investment trade.

Australia China Business Council logoThe Australia China Business Council (Qld Chapter) and Study Gold Coast invites people to hear speakers and a expert panel to discuss strategies to harness the full potential of Chinese Tourism and Education linkages to attract more investment trade.

Keynote Address by The Hon  John Brumby – National President, Australia China Business Council

The Hon John Brumby is the former Premier of Victoria (2007 – 2010) and has immense experience in public life serving for more than 10 years as Treasurer and then Premier of Victoria, 6 years as Leader of the Victorian Opposition and 7 years as Federal Member for Bendigo. During his time as Treasurer and Premier, Mr Brumby forged closer links with China and Hong Kong, releasing Victoria’s first ever China Strategy, opening new trade and investment offices in Nanjing and Shanghai and officially welcoming then Vice President Xi Jinping to Melbourne in 2010. Since retiring from politics, he has accepted a number of appointments including Independent Director of Huawei Technologies (Australia) Pty Limited, Chairman of the Motor Trades Association of Australia (MTAA) Superannuation Fund; Chair of the Olivia Newton-John Cancer Research Institute; and Chairman of the Fred Hollows Foundation.

Guest Speakers and Panelists

  • The Hon Robert Borbidge AO – Chairman Study Gold Coast
  • Professor Terry O’Neill – Executive Dean, Bond Business School
  • Mr Xu Weimin – Managing Director Wanda Ridong Gold Coast
  • Mr Louis Chien – Director, ASF Group and Director. ASF Consortium, Director, Rey Resources and Director,  Metaliko Resources
  • Mr Martin Winter – Chief Executive Officer, Gold Coast Tourism Corporation (GCTC)

Event Details

Date: Wednesday, 28 September 2016
Time: 12:15pm registration for 12:30pm – 2:30pm
Location: Sofitel, Gold Coast Broadbeach
81 Surf Parade, Broadbeach Qld 4218
Costs: $125.00 per ticket or $1,150 for a table of 10
Registration link: Register online for this event

For more information, please contact Janelle Carleton at the Australia China Business Council (QLD) on +61 7 3102 4094 or via email at acbcqld@acbc.com.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 .

Melbourne

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The Queensland Pavilion at the 23rd ITS World Congress 2016

10 October 2016 - 14 October 2016
Event Organiser: Industry Partner

The Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) World Congress is the world’s largest congress and exhibition in intelligent transport systems and services.

its-world-logoThe Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) World Congress is the world’s largest congress and exhibition in intelligent transport systems and services.

Attracting over 7,000 attendees from around 60 countries worldwide. Hosted in Melbourne during October 2016, the 23rd ITS World Congress will be the largest gathering of ITS researchers, developers and users in the Asia-Pacific region for three years.

queensland-pavilion-detailThe Queensland Pavilion is proud to be the official Exhibition Partner of the 2016 ITS World Congress. The Queensland Pavilion comprises a group of 14 innovative transport technology organisations across government, industry and academia in Queensland, Australia.

During the congress, the Queensland Pavilion will be showcasing Queensland’s unique capabilities and achievements in research, development and deployment of integrated ITS solutions that support multi-modal transport system operations.

The Queensland Pavilion seeks to facilitate innovation, collaboration and communication between the Queensland, Australian and global ITS industries.

Event details

Dates: 10-14 October 2016
Duration: 4 days
Location: Melbourne
Costs: Varies. Refer to the  ITS World Congress Registration page
Contact details:  For more information contact Sean.Bohannon@tiq.qld.gov.au or phone: 07 3514 3055.

Queensland Multi-Modal ITS in Metropolitan Brisbane – Technical Tour

Date: Monday, 17 October 2016
Time: 9:00am – 6:00pm
Cost: $50

The Queensland Pavilion consortium of government, industry and academia, welcomes you to attend a one-day post-congress technical tour in Australia’s New World City, Brisbane (only two hours by plane from Melbourne). This is the perfect opportunity for you to extend your stay in Australia and combine a visit to world-class multi-modal ITS facilities with some relaxation and adventure in the sunshine state.

The tour will include: visits to key transport research institutions (including the Queensland University of Technology); travel on road, tunnel and public transport networks to see ITS field deployments; and first-hand exposure to the operation of transport management centres in the Capital City of Brisbane. It will conclude with a reception event at Brisbane City Hall with keynote speakers.

For more information and to register download the event flyer (PDF, 1.2 MB).

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

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

Toowoomba - Shanghai

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Access China'16

23 October 2016 - 27 October 2016
Event Organiser: Industry Partner

The Toowoomba and Surat Basin Enterprise's (TSBE's) AccessChina’16 delegation will take over 200 businesses to Shanghai, China, for a five-day program aimed at activating opportunities in agriculture in Asia, health & aged care, tourism, mining & resources, education and sustainable design & manufacturing.

Access-China-LogoAccess China’16 is a premium business delegation designed to accelerate your business activities in China. Access China’16 will mark the first international passenger flight out of West Brisbane Wellcamp Airport landing in Shanghai, China.

Taking part in this history making event will deliver significant return on your investment.

Why attend?

  • Understand the Chinese opportunity for your business
  • Gain the latest industry updates from world class speakers
  • Increase your Chinese business network
  • Backstage access to some of China’s most renowned companies
  • Build relationships with fellow delegates

access-china-business-supportersThe Toowoomba and Surat Basin Enterprise’s (TSBE’s) AccessChina’16 delegation will take over 200 businesses to Shanghai, China, for a five-day program aimed at activating opportunities in agriculture in asia, health & aged care, tourism, mining & resources, education and sustainable design & manufacturing.

Download the Access China’16 Delegate Guide (PDF) and Event Program (PDF) for more information.

Event Details

Date: Sunday 23 October – 2016
Costs: From $5,800 – $13,900 per ticket
Location: Toowoomba – Shanghai
Registration link: Register online for this event.

Please refer to the Access China’16 website for more information and packages available.

Contact details

TSBE Office
Phone: +61 7 4639 4600
Mobile: +61 408 928 616
Email: events@tsbe.com.au

Brisbane

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#accessIT ACS Queensland State Conference 2016

24 October 2016 - 25 October 2016

#accessIT showcases Queensland's IT industry, highlighting the state as a place to invest in IT, source quality talent and as an innovation hub for the business sector.

ACS_QLD-Conference_inside#accessIT showcases Queensland’s IT industry, highlighting the state as a place to invest in IT, source quality talent and as an innovation hub for the business sector. The conference also celebrates the Golden Jubilee (50 years) of the Australian Computer Society with workshops, discussion panels and many networking opportunities.

Over 30 inspirational thought leaders from the ICT sector will lead discussion on topics including cyber security, innovation, diversity and IT Education. Where should the industry place it’s focus in the decade ahead in this globalised, competitive and automated world – register now to find out.

Event details

Date: 24-25 October 2016
Time: 24 October from 12 noon; 25 October 9:00am – 5:00pm
Costs: ACS members $450; Non-members $655
Location: Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre,
cnr Merivale and Glenelg Street South Bank, Brisbane.
Conference is on the Boulevard floor – Grey Street entrance
Registration details: ACS #accessIT information
Contact details / Enquiries: Kylie Barringer, Australian Computer Society

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

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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

Brisbane

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AgFutures - Innovation and Investment Conference

22 November 2016 - 23 November 2016

AgFutures showcases and demonstrates agri-tech opportunities and global investment that is available within the sector.

5917agfutureseventbriteeventdetailssectionResearchers, policy makers, agri-business representatives, primary producers and all industry stakeholders are invited to take part in the AgFutures – Innovation and Investment Conference to be held at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre on 22-23 November 2016.

The two-day conference will showcase two-critically important areas driving industry development and expansion – agri-tech opportunities and global investment within the sector.

Conference Overview

Day One: Agri-Technologies – Challenges and Opportunities, Innovations & Applications

Internationally-renowned researchers and innovators will demonstrate the latest agri-tech developments and applications – from digital and data platforms, to robotics, satellites, and bio-technologies

Conference Dinner

Join us for a 3-course dinner and address from one of Australia’s respected agricultural commentators – Mick Keogh – Executive Director, Australian Farm Institute.

Day Two: Investing in Agriculture and Agri-Tech Investment Showcase

Experts from the business and investment community will discuss emerging trends, business opportunities and capital models from the farm gate to agribusiness, agri-tech, processing and research.

Event details

Date: 22-23 November 2016
Location / venue: Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
Costs: $154-$561 (Early bird discounts available until 10 September)
Registration link: Register online for this event

For more information and to register visit the AgFutures Conference website.