Queensland International Business Series (QIBS) – 6th to 16th October, 2015
The QIBS provides a range of events, conferences and networking opportunities:
- Receive the latest market information on export opportunities, global investment and world trade
- Meet Queensland’s Trade & Investment Commissioners from around the world
- Network with senior industry and government figures, building local and global trade and investment contacts
Just some of the events during the first week are:
“Queensland Trade and Investment – Significant Investor Visa Information session”
Representatives of the federal government, Queensland government and financial services industry will present an overview of the Significant Investor Visa (SIV) and the eligibility criteria that apply for potential business migrants seeking nomination under the revised SIV criteria released from 1 July 2015.
Hosted by: Queensland Trade & Investment and Austrade
When: Tuesday 6th October – 3:45pm to 6.00 pm, followed by networking
Where: Queensland Treasury Hotel, 130 William Street Brisbane
“Trading and connecting with Hong Kong & Greater China”
Guests speakers are Bonnie Shek Australia/NZ Trade Development Council, Paul Spiro, Gadens Lawyers, Luca De Leonardis, Invest Hong Kong
Hosted by: Hong Kong Australia
When: Tuesday 6th 5.30 pm to 8 pm
Where: UQ Business School, L19 Central Plaza One, 345 Queen Street, Brisbane
“Australia China Business Week”
Hosted by: Australian Business Forum
When: Thursday 8th October, 8.00 am to 8.00 pm
Where: Hilton Hotel, Brisbane
Conference opens with breakfast keynote speaker Premier of Queensland, The Hon. Annastacia Palaszczuk MP. Morning and afternoon forums inclding ond in Mandarin, Keynote Luncheon and Mix-at-Six Cocktail Networking Function.
Includes Significant Investor Visa session moderated by Stacey Martin, founder of Expat Advisors Community with speakers Jennifer Yeo, Mills Oakley lawyers, Carl Hinze, Holding Redlich, Elaine Steed, Blue Skly and Greg McKeon, Queensland Trade.
Hosted by: Australia China Business Council
When: Friday 9th October, 8.30 am – 12.30 pm
Where: Location: UQ Business School, L19 Central Plaza One, 345 Queen Street, Brisbane
Speakers: Stephen Chun CEO of CTI and Tarek Najm CEO and Founder of Parllay, USA
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