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City of Whitehorse: China Ready Checklist - SME Briefing Series

24 August 2017

Matsudo Room, Box Hill Town Hall, 1022 Whitehorse Road, Box Hill 3128

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 a lunchtime briefing 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

Peter’s presentation will be followed by a case study presented by Mr Cameron Macqueen, Director - Major Projects, Pan Australia Investment. He will provide insight into how his company entered the China market and what to look out for when pursuing this process.

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

Date:          Thursday 24 August 2017
Time:          12.15pm for 12.30pm - 2.00pm (includes light lunch)
Venue:        Matsudo Room, Box Hill Town Hall, 1022 Whitehorse Road, Box Hill VIC 3128
Cost:           $30 General Admission (+GST and online booking fee)

Dress:        Business Attire 
Enquiries:   (03) 9027 5606