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Getting The Documentation Right Workshop in Queensland

Getting The Documentation Right Workshop in Queensland

12.08.2019 Penelope Jantz

The preparation of export documentation can be confusing, time consuming, costly and prone to human error, and yet correct export documentation is vital for any exporter to transact business in an efficient and cost-effective way.
Join us for a one-day workshop to not only understand export documentation requirements, but also to train your staff in processing documentation correctly and efficiently.

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Market Entry Strategies Workshop in Queensland

Market Entry Strategies Workshop in Queensland

12.08.2019 Penelope Jantz

Starting out and deciding which market is the right market for your business can seem rather daunting. You need to understand how to select the right market for your business. Marketing, starts well before you enter an export market. It starts when you are assessing your capability to service an export business. Join us for a workshop to know more.

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Utilising Free Trade Agreements Workshop in Victoria

Utilising Free Trade Agreements Workshop in Victoria

07.08.2019 Penelope Jantz

Join us in Melbourne for a half day workshop to learn how to utilize Free Trade Agreements. Australia has trade deals with a range of countries including China-Australia (ChAFTA), Japan-Australia (JAEPA), Korea-Australia (KAFTA), and Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP). What do these FTAs mean for your business and how can you take advantage of them?

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Your chance to stand up for free trade

Your chance to stand up for free trade

06.08.2019 Heath Baker

Earlier this year the Australian Government concluded free trade agreements with Indonesia and Hong Kong, but the Parliament is only now considering whether to make those agreements law.

We cannot take for granted that this will happen. After the election there are a lot of unknowns about the Australian Parliament’s support for free trade: Labour is rebuilding its policy platform and the positions of key cross-benchers are unclear.

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Protecting your patent overseas

Protecting your patent overseas

05.08.2019 IP Australia

As an exporting business, chances are you’re creating intellectual property (IP) that you’ll want to protect. The process of patenting can often be an uncertain and daunting journey. An Australian patent provides protection only within Australia.

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Free Introduction to Exporting Workshop in Bega

Free Introduction to Exporting Workshop in Bega

30.07.2019 Penelope Jantz

The NSW Government invites you to an Introduction to Exporting workshop in Bega. Join us to learn the fundamentals of exporting and network with like-minded businesses and service providers that can assist you export your goods and services to the world.

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Free Introduction to Exporting Workshop in Moruya

Free Introduction to Exporting Workshop in Moruya

30.07.2019 Penelope Jantz

The NSW Government invites you to an Introduction to Exporting workshop in Moruya. Join us to learn the fundamentals of exporting and network with like-minded businesses and service providers that can assist you export your goods and services to the world. 

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Free Introduction to Exporting workshop in Young

Free Introduction to Exporting workshop in Young

30.07.2019 Penelope Jantz

The NSW Government invites you to an Introduction to Exporting workshop in Young. Join us to learn the fundamentals of exporting and network with like-minded businesses and service providers that can assist you export your goods and services to the world. 

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Free Introduction to Exporting Workshop in Yass

Free Introduction to Exporting Workshop in Yass

30.07.2019 Penelope Jantz

The NSW Government invites you to an Introduction to Exporting workshop in Yass. Join us to learn the fundamentals of exporting and network with like-minded businesses and service providers that can assist you export your goods and services to the world. 

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Global Table 2019 – A new event for the future of food

Global Table 2019 – A new event for the future of food

22.07.2019 Clare Pearce

Global Table is shaping up to be the most exciting event on the agribusiness and food producers calendar in 2019, with keynote speakers announced including Secretary John Kerry (68th US Secretary of State) Dr Howard-Yana Shapiro (Chief Agricultural Officer, Mars Inc), and Shama Sukul Lee (Founder and CEO, Sunfed Meats), plus international and domestic leaders speaking as part of an industry-leading conference program, including Sophie Krantz of the Export Council of Australia. Check out the agenda and speaker line-up here.

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Registration for Export Connect's 2019 Market Visit Programme is now open!

Registration for Export Connect's 2019 Market Visit Programme is now open!

22.07.2019 Najib Lawand

Knowing your market in-depth is a crucial first step to successful exporting. That’s why we’ve put together Export Connect’s Market Visit Programme – to get people from your company on the ground in the places you want to sell. See where your products would sit, meet vetted buyers, and get the inside scoop on your target markets.

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How to avoid losing your intellectual property in China

How to avoid losing your intellectual property in China

15.07.2019 IP Australia

If you’re looking at expanding your business to China, protecting your intellectual property (IP) should be one of your highest priorities. In my role supporting Australian businesses at the Australian Embassy Beijing, I’ve seen two main ways Australians fail to protect their IP in China, both of which are largely preventable.

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Help us decide!

Help us decide!

03.07.2019 Penelope Jantz

The Export Council of Australia (ECA) runs several workshops to help emerging and advanced exporters with their exporting needs. Whether you are new to export or have many years of experience, the ECA has a workshop just for you! 

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What is your IP Infringement strategy?

What is your IP Infringement strategy?

01.07.2019 IP Australia

As the owner of intellectual property (IP) rights, it’s your responsibility to enforce them. Effective enforcement of your IP is necessary to maintain their value in legal terms, to deter potential infringers and to retain the ability to attract commercial value.

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FHC China - Shanghai 12th to 14th November 2019

FHC China - Shanghai 12th to 14th November 2019

01.07.2019 Food Innovation Australia Limited (FIAL)

Food & Hotel China 2019 (FHC) is your opportunity to capitalise on China’s growing food industry that attracts local and international buyers including retailers, importers, distributors and e-commerce platforms!

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Protecting your trade mark overseas using the Madrid System

Protecting your trade mark overseas using the Madrid System

24.06.2019 IP Australia

If you are looking to expand your business overseas, an important part of your strategy should be seeking trade mark protection in the countries where you are doing business. There are two ways to protect your trade mark overseas:

  • File an application directly to each country
  • File an application using the Madrid System, via IP Australia.
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Help to write your Western Australian Industry & Export Awards application now available

Help to write your Western Australian Industry & Export Awards application now available

04.06.2019 Honor Iosif

WA exporters - now there’s no excuse for not getting your application in to this year’s WA Industry & Export Awards. The ECA’s Perth office will help write a draft application for businesses applying to the awards for the first time. Read on to find out more about this offer and how your business can benefit from being a part of these awards. Don't delay - applications for 2019 close 10 July.

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Getting your goods and services right in the USA

Getting your goods and services right in the USA

28.05.2019 IP Australia

If you’re expanding your business to the United States (US), it’s important to understand how to protect your brand while you’re there. Your trade mark shows your customers who you are and the more successful your business, the more valuable your trade mark becomes.

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