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Australia and New Zealand

Would you like to expand your company into new markets which have business, legal and cultural similarities to those in the UK? If so, why not take a look at Australia and New Zealand and tap into the potential these countries can offer!

08/12/2009
When: Tuesday 8 December 2009
From 7:45 until 10:00 AM
Where: Apex Court
City Link
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire  NG2 4LA
United Kingdom
Contact: emita
01332 826424

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Would you like to expand your company into new markets which have business, legal and cultural similarities to those in the UK? If so, why not take a look at Australia and New Zealand and tap into the potential these countries can offer!

About the event

 

Australia has weathered the global recession better than many other developed countries and companies doing business there will be well placed to benefit from new opportunities that arise as the world economy recovers. The UK has an extensive economic and trade relationship with the country which resulted in the UK being Australia’s 7th largest source of merchandise imports and 2nd largest source of services imports in 2008.

 

New Zealand was ranked by a 2009 World Bank survey as the number two country for ease of doing business, second only to Singapore. UK exports to New Zealand were worth £343m for the year ended March 2009, with East Midlands businesses benefiting from £27m of this value.

 

This breakfast seminar will be held on Tuesday 8 December at East Midlands Development Agency (emda) in Nottingham. We have arranged for an expert from both the British Consulate-General in Melbourne and Auckland to join us and share their knowledge on:

 

·         Current trading conditions

·         Business opportunities and primary sectors

·         Market entry and start up considerations

·         Using these markets as a springboard into Asia

·         Common barriers and how to overcome them

 

We will also hear from a regional company which has successfully entered the New Zealand market and is now targeting Australia – its approach, difficulties and successes.

 

Finally before the morning is drawn to a close, there will be the opportunity for one lucky delegate to win a club class return ticket with British Airways to Australia for a business development visit.

 

Programme:

 

07h45             Registration and breakfast

 

08h30             Welcome and introduction

                        Andrew Shipley, Director, emita

 

08h35             Australia – there’s never been a better time!

 

                      · Buoyant economy

                      · Historically good exchange rate for export

                      · World’s fastest growing industrialised population

                      · Gateway to Asia

                      · Still one year left to boast about the Ashes!

Joe Dodd, Trade and Investment Manager,

British Consulate-General Melbourne

 

08h55             New Zealand…not just sheep and rugby!

                        Why New Zealand is an ideal market for UK companies

                        Paul Tuckley, Trade Development Manager, British Consulate-General Auckland

 

09h15             Case study of export success down under

                        John Soulsby, Managing Director, 4fx Healthcare Ltd

 

09h35             Question and answer session

 

10h00             Close and networking

 

After the seminar, there will be the opportunity to have short one-to-one meetings with our guest speakers from Australia and New Zealand, Joe Dodds and Paul Tuckley, to discuss your specific queries and concerns with them individually. 

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