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Perth: Business Networking Seminar | Thursday 18 September 2014

18 September 2014

Minter Ellison, Level 4, 77 St Georges Terrace, Perth WA

The Australia China Business Council would like to invite you together with Department of State Development, the China Chamber of Commerce in Australia (WA Branch), and the Hong Kong Australia Business Association to this business event next week with Mr Nathan Backhouse, Regional Director, China and Ms Bonnie Shek, Director, Hong Kong Trade Development Council.

This is an exclusive opportunity to hear their perspective on the current trade and investment markets in China and Hong Kong.

For further details see attached invitation and below details.

Event details

Date:                Thursday, 18 September 2014
Time:               6.00 – 8.00pm
Venue:             Minter Ellison, Level 4, 77 St Georges Terrace, Perth WA
RSVP:              Lesley Devaney, email: Lesley.devaney@dsd.wa.gov.au by
                         COB Monday, 15 September 2014, unless seats full prior.

Limited seats available, secure your place early. Canapés and drinks provided.

About the Speakers:

Nathan Backhouse, Regional Director, Western Australian Trade and Investment Office, China

Nathan was appointed in 2012 as Western Australia’s Regional Director, China at the Western Australian Trade

Office in Shanghai. Mr Backhouse was formerly Director, International Trade and Investment at the Department of State Development, and has previously served in China with the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.


Ms Bonnie Shek, Director, Australia/New Zealand, Hong Kong Trade Development Council

Currently Director, Australia/New Zealand, of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC).

Ms Shek has extensive marketing, business development and management experience in Asia/Pacific. Having grown up in Hong Kong, then living in Australia for the last 24 years, Ms Shek understands the business dynamics in both places. Based in Sydney, she leads the team to assist small and medium-sized enterprises in doing business in Hong Kong/China and further enhance the good trading relationship between Hong Kong and the Australasian region. Ms Shek also speaks at seminars and workshops educating businesses on how they can use Hong Kong as a gateway to China and the rest of Asia.

ACBC is pleased to offer this networking opportunity to ACBC members and broader stakeholders.

Kind regards,

Adam Handley ???


See the documents below:
  • Copy1ACBC_Seminar_Invitation,_18_September.pdf