FREE INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS GROWTH INFORMATION SESSION
17 October 2013,
BUSINESS owners can learn about overseas opportunities at a City of Gold Coast International Market Information Session next week.
Key speakers Queensland Trade and Investment Commissioner to the Middle East Donna Massie; South Asia/India Commissioner Parag Shirname; and Commissioner to Japan Tak Adachi will speak of export finance advice, business etiquette, cultural tips and in country support for their respective areas.
Mayor Tom Tate says the session forms part of the city’s International Plan aiming to promote the Coast to foreign investors and significantly increase its export base.
“We’re committed to supporting the city’s fastest growing industries and in particular encouraging export and investment,” says Cr Tate.
“It’s crucial we get our ‘open for business’ message into the international community.
“One of our long-term aims is to establish Gold Coast City as a global competitor where knowledge, innovation and commercialisation are seen as key drivers for the growth and development of the local economy.”
Burleigh business Skin O2 managing director Alison Atia says she will attend the session because her company, which deals in a range of doctor’s formula skin-care and make-up products, is about to begin exporting.
“This is the reason we’re about to start exporting there now.
To register please email [email protected] before October 22.
And for more information on business assistance visit www.businessgc.com.au