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The Government of South Australia’s business mission program for 2016 is underway, with visits planned to the USA, China, South East Asia, Europe, India, North Asia and the Middle East.

Registrations open

The Government’s business missions to South East Asia, Europe and India in 2016 are now open for registration.

Register to participate in:

  • July 2016 mission to Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand
  • July 2016 mission to United Kingdom and The Netherlands
  • August 2016 mission to Mumbai, Delhi and Jaipur.

2016 Travel calendar

2016 Business Missions
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Why should you participate?

Organisations participating in the Business Mission Program will have the opportunity to:

  • identify, build and foster international connections and partnerships
  • meet local distributors and importers
  • secure international orders for products and services
  • meet potential investment partners
  • develop skills and experience in international markets
  • enhance international profiles by entering new markets
  • better understand regulatory requirements in international markets.

Where do we take you?

The Government of South Australia has identified the following priority regions:

10 - 15 July 2016

The following sectors have been identified as areas of focus for the mission:

  • Food, wine and agribusiness
  • Defence
  • Bio health

For further information on this upcoming mission email dsd.missions@sa.gov.au

Register now to participate in the July 2016 South East Asia: Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand Business Mission.

Mission focus: Trade and investment
25 - 31 July 2016

The following sectors have been identified as areas of focus for the mission:

  • Education (VET, higher education, research and development)
  • Food, wine and agribusiness
  • Defence and advanced manufacturing
  • Liveable cities, health and aged care
  • Tourism, arts and culture
  • Foreign direct investment
South Australia - South East Asia – Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand - Draft commercial program
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Register now to participate in the August 2016 India: Delhi, Jaipur and Mumbai Business Mission.

Mission focus: Trade and investment
7 - 14 August 2016

The following sectors have been identified as areas of focus for the mission:

  • Defence and advanced manufacturing
  • Water and environment management
  • Resources and energy
  • Higher education and skills training
  • Premium food and wine
  • Health
  • Sports, tourism and culture

The India business mission will provide a great platform for business matching and open up opportunities for collaboration and the chance to develop long-standing, mutually beneficial relationships.

For further information on this upcoming mission email dsd.missions@sa.gov.au

Mission focus: Trade, investment and market awareness
24 - 30 October 2016

The following sectors have been identified as areas of focus for the mission:

  • Defence, aerospace, electronics and advanced manufacturing
  • Liveable cities, health and aged care products and services
  • Food, wine and agribusiness
  • Higher education, research and development

For further information on this upcoming mission email dsd.missions@sa.gov.au

Mission focus: Trade, investment and market awareness
7 - 13 November 2016

For further information on this upcoming mission email dsd.missions@sa.gov.au

Register now to participate in the May 2016 South East Asia: Philippines, Indonesia and Vietnam Business Mission.

Our International Business Mission Program is focused on building South Australia’s connections, alliances and exports to a new level.

The mission will aim to assist South Australian enterprises in improved engagement with our neighbours in the region.

The following sectors have been identified as areas of focus for the mission:

Philippines (Manila):

  • Agriculture (including aquaculture), food and wine
  • Education
  • Infrastructure and professional services
  • Defence and advanced manufacturing
  • Health
  • Arts and culture
  • Industry, research and development
  • Mining and mining services

Indonesia (Jakarta):

  • Food and wine
  • Education
  • Research and development

Indonesia (Bandung):

  • Agriculture (including fisheries)
  • Tourism, arts and culture
  • Education
  • Government co-operation
  • Food and wine
  • Defence and advanced manufacturing

Vietnam (Ho Chi Minh):

  • Education (VET and higher education)
  • Food, wine and agribusiness
  • Defence and advanced manufacturing
  • Liveable cities, health and aged care
  • Arts and culture

Vietnam (Hanoi):

  • Defence
  • Political

Vietnam (Danang)

  • Education

Key dates

26 May - 5 June 2016: South East Asia Business Mission 

South Australia - South East Asia - Draft commercial program
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Supporting Minister Robb’s Federal USA Trade Mission
16 - 26 February 2016

Registrations for the April 2016 China Business Mission have now closed. 

For further information on the next mission email dsd.missions@sa.gov.au

Key dates

5-9 April 2016: Shandong Business Mission

11-15 April 2016: Australia Business Week in China, hosted by Federal Minister Andrew Robb

South Australia - Shandong - Draft commercial program
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Shandong cities information
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Suggested Delegate Flight Itineraries - Departures
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China Events February - March 2016
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Register to participate

Priority will be provided to companies that are:

  • currently engaged with the export market in focus
  • currently exporting, however not yet engaged with the market in focus
  • export capable and requiring international market experience in order to commence trade and export activities
  • South Australian businesses seeking partners for prospective investment proposals in target markets.

I am interested in going to May 2016 South East Asia mission (registrations close 5.00 PM Friday 6 May 2016). After this date, if you are still interested in participating in this mission please contact the South East Asia team PH +61 8 8303 2527:

I am interested in going to July 2016 Europe mission:

I am interested in going to July 2016 South East Asia mission:

I am interested in going to August 2016 India mission:

I am interested in:

Do you currently export into your region of interest?

What are your objectives for export/trade?

Do you want to receive regular updates from the Department of State Development in regards to upcoming missions?

Important information

Note:

  • Registration does not guarantee participation
  • Mission participants are expected to meet their own costs
  • A non-refundable $200 administration fee for each mission will be required to be paid by delegates
  • Participation is subject to terms and conditions.

Inbound missions

The State Government’s International Business Mission Program also comprises an inbound mission calendar, hosting business and government representatives from our international target regions at times throughout the year aligning to major activities showcasing the State.

Events include:

  • OzAsia Festival
  • Tour Down Under
  • T20 International Cricket Series – Australia Day
  • Adelaide Autumn Racing Carnival
  • Royal Adelaide Show.

For more information email dsd.missions@sa.gov.au