Upcoming Events


Melbourne: SME Briefing Series - China Ready Checklist

15 March 2017

International Chamber House, Level 5, 121 Exhibition Street, Melbourne 3000

Before leaping into the Chinese market, companies should be ready to face an array of planning and operational business challenges. ACBC Victoria is running a series of briefings in 2017 to assist small to medium enterprises understand the complexities of doing business with China.

We are pleased to invite you to the first briefing of the series, going through our China Ready Checklist in order to equip you with the necessary information for planning and commencing commercial operations in or with China. 

Our speaker is Mr Peter Stephens, finance executive with extensive commercial experience in senior roles within growing Australian, US and European MNCs in Australia and across the Asia Pacific over a 30+ year career.

Peter will cover topics such as: 

  • Why do you want to go to China?
  • Pre-planning and due diligence
  • What to look out for
  • How to set up a presence in China
  • Other considerations such as entry point, risk, tax, IP and government assistance
  • Where you can get help

The presentation will be followed by chances for discussion and Q&A, as well as networking opportunities.

Keep an eye on the 
upcoming events on the ACBC website for future briefings in the series.


Date:          Wednesday 15 March 2017

Time:          12.15pm for 12.30pm - 1.30pm (includes light lunch)

Venue:           International Chamber House, Level 5, 121 Exhibition Street, Melbourne 3000

Cost:              $35 for ACBC Members and $65 General Admission (+GST and online booking fee)


Dress:          Business Attire 

Enquiries:   (03) 9027 5606