Why ASEAN? and Why Now?

  • Friday, September 11, 2015
  • 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Supper Room, Melbourne Town Hall

The Australia Thailand Business Council is pleased to partner with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and Austrade in conjunction with the City of Melbourne to invite you to attend the:.

Why ASEAN and Why Now? 

Business Seminar - Melbourne 11 September 2015

 

Featuring:

Australia’s Ambassador to ASEAN, Simon Merrifield

Australia’s Ambassador to the Philippines, Bill Tweddell

Australia’s Ambassador to Thailand, Paul Robilliard 

Australia’s Ambassador to Myanmar, Nicholas Coppel

Australia’s High Commissioner to Malaysia, Rod Smith

and Senior Trade Commissioners from the region.

 

Friday 11 September 2015

3.00 – 4.30 followed by networking drinks

Supper Room, Melbourne Town Hall

 

Over 11,500 Australian companies export to the ASEAN region. Collective Australia-ASEAN two-way trade surpassed $100 billion in 2014. Australian investment in the region has nearly quadrupled over the past 10 years to $195 billion in 2014.

 

This business seminar gives you the opportunity to talk with Australia’s top diplomats and Senior Trade Commissioners in ASEAN who will outline the opportunities and challenges presented by the region.  With the declaration of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) at the end of 2015, it will be important for Australian companies to start to think of ASEAN as a single region.

 

There is no charge to attend this event but registration is essential.

 

Please register via Eventbrite by following the link below:

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/why-asean-and-why-now-business-seminar-tickets-18255176725

Download Seminar Invitation: 

Why ASEAN and Why Now Business Seminar.pdf