DELEGATION: Attend the worlds largest business expo in Xiamen China – 7th to 11th September

ABF_CIFIT banner-currentFor those looking to do business in Asia, the China International Fair for Investment and Trade (CIFIT) held annually in Xiamen, is an ideal event to experience the vibrancy of this rapidly evolving marketplace and make relevant connections to accelerate your business plans in the Asian Century.

This is the fifth year the Australian Business Forum (ABF) Australia China Business Week (ACBW) series is travelling to China. I was fortunate to be part of the 2014 mission with Think Global and event sponsor NAB, travelling to the entrepreneurial city of Guangzhou and the financial capital of China, Shanghai. Continue reading DELEGATION: Attend the worlds largest business expo in Xiamen China – 7th to 11th September

INVITATION: Career journeys across the generations – Monday 15th August at 5.30 pm

Generation ahead signDiversity is not just about gender, culture and ability, it’s also appreciating experiences and perspectives across the generations. This unique event hosted by the Rugby Business Network provides an insight into the careers of a father and daughter, united by a love of sport.
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Alibaba has just opened an office in Australia – good news for SMEs

alipay_scanThe Australia Week in China (AWIC) delegates that visited Alibaba’s head office in Hangzhou in April 2016 saw the announcement of an office being set up in Australia.  Global President Michael Evans and the local team including James Hudson, previous NSW CEO for Australia China Business Council, have just completed a roadshow.

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SMEXIT: departure from corporate life for a portfolio of connecting, collaborating and co-creating

Stacey Martin and MC Susanne Bransgrove at Celebrate with Stacey event, 1 July, 2016.
Stacey Martin and MC Susanne Bransgrove at Celebrate with Stacey event, 1 July 2016.
An amazing celebration and wonderful messages from a diverse group of attendees at  “Celebrate with Stacey.” 

Around 80 work mates, business connections and good friends came together in Sydney’s CBD to farewell three decades of corporate life,  the last 16 years with NAB, and celebrate the next chapter at  a private function at The Lane Bar and Restaurant in Sydney.

Thanks to Big Review TV for capturing the event which can be viewed here.Farewell video
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