EAC Events

Melbourne Cup Business Party – Tuesday 1st November


The venue for our infamous Melbourne Cup Business Party for 2016 is the luxurious Doltone House, Hyde Park on Tuesday afternoon 1st November.

A public holiday in Melbourne, it is an Australian tradition that the rest of the nation stops to watch the race with many business and social events held around the country.

Watching the race that stops the nation at the 2015 Melbourne Cup event at The Rook.
The Rook – Melbourne Cup 2015.

Join us for champagne on arrival and the Doltone Chef’s Canape selection. You and your guests will then sit down for a 2-course luncheon with all- inclusive beverage package.

Guest Speaker

Shawn Yang is the founder of TAN.MA Culture Media, the first bi-lingual magazine that brings the splendour and majesty of Australian racing culture to the local Chinese community. Shawn will share with us his passion for thoroughbred racing and how thorough this initiative he is bringing together the Australian and Chinese cultures. You can read more about Shawn here.

Event Details

Date:     Tuesday 1st November, 2016
Time:      12.30 pm to 4.30 pm
Venue:   Doltone House Hyde Park, Level 3, 181 Elizabeth Street, Sydney
Cost:       $185 per person or $1,750 for a table of 10

To Book:  You can book individual tickets and reserve your corporate table at the link below:

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Hosted by Migration Alliance, Expat Advisors Community,  Australia Asia Executive Center and Silk Road Consulting.


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INVITATION: learnings and outcomes from ABF mission to CIFIT, Xiamen China – Monday 19th Sept

The Australian Business Forum (ABF) has been running Aus-China business events for 10 years and recently hosted a fourth overseas mission to the China International Fair for Investment and Trade (CIFIT) expo.

expo-standExpat Advisors Community was an exhibitor within the ABF Australian Pavilion at this years CIFIT looking to assist those planning to move to Australia via our SIV Consulting Service or invest in Australia through a range of strategic business partners.

Community members Dearin & Associates had a number of agricultural and mining projects to promote, Sumo Group showcased their fund management and property investing capabilities and specialist legal advisors Alex Kaufman and Robin Yang discussed  migration and business structuring with those that visited the ABF Australian Pavilion.

LJM Productions showcased their range of cross-cultural films for which they were seeking funding, while other delegates were from a range of industries including health and nutrition, cosmetics and education.


We also participated in a business matching session with local companies via the Fujian Chamber of Commerce.

At this month’s Expat Advisors Community discussion group, hear from some of the NSW delegates about their experiences from preparing for the mission to participating in a range of business forums and networking events, potential opportunities and how they will use the learnings to position their businesses for Aus-China opportunities.

Event Details

Date:     Monday 19th September, 2016
Time:      5 pm for 5.15 pm start, followed by networking drinks until 7.30 pm
Venue:   SME Village, Level 3, 50 York St, Sydney
Format: Open discussion from a range of delegates and exhibitors from the mission. Please also come prepared to introduce yourself and bring plenty of business cards.

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About Australian Business Forum

Australian Business Forum (ABF) facilitates Australian business looking to engage with China. Initiatives focus on the Small and Medium Enterprise sector and connecting with Chinese business community through a network of partners across business, government, industry and academia.  


INVITATION: Melbourne Expat Advisors Community – discussion group 26th July at 5.30 pm

Business Meeting

Professionals with internationally connected clients and interest in Aus-China business are invited to our Melbourne discussion group

Discussion topics include:

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  • opportunities for SME’s in the Aus-China space including those seeking investment capital
  • upcoming delegation to the world’s largest trade and investment fair in China
  • the importance of appreciating culture in cross-jurisdictional business dealings.

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INVITATION: are you tapping into opportunities in the Aus-China space?

Am excited to be focusing my energy assisting those wanting to tap into the Aus-China market, working with my valued professional network and business connections.

Fielding a number of questions since transitioning from NAB, I thought it would be useful to have a casual before work catch-up to discuss a range of potential areas for connecting, collaborating and co-creating.

Topics include:

  • opportunities for SME’s in the Aus-China space including those seeking investment capital
  • seeing China for yourself and showcasing Australian business at the upcoming delegationto the world’s largest trade and investment fair
  • the importance of appreciating culture in cross-jurisdictional business dealings.
Event Details
Date:      Wednesday 20th July 2016
Time:      7.45 am to 9.00 am – a light breakfast will be available
Venue:   SME Village , Level 3, 50 York St, Sydney
Please come prepared to introduce yourself and your interest in Asia, and remember to bring plenty of business cards.

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