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Trade missions will continue to play an important role in facilitating opportunities for Gold Coast exporters and inward investment seekers directly to international and domestic markets.
City of Gold Coast led trade missions provide a range of practical assistance for travelling delegations and individual business people including travel logistics, business matching and in-country assistance.
Trade mission objectives are to:
• promote the capabilities, products and services of the city’s export ready businesses
• assist local firms to generate export sales aimed at expanding the city’s economy and workforce
• promote the city as a preferred location for investment and relocation
• developing a pro-active, commercially focused international connections program that leverages the city’s significant global contacts and competitive advantages.
To support the ten year International Plan, the 2013/14 International Trade and Investment Program will include the following outbound trade missions:
2013/2014 ITIP CALENDAR OF EVENTS
|Date||Event||Market||Regions||Industry sector||Expressions of Interest|
|September 2013||World Youth and Student Conference||Australia||Sydney||Education||Closed|
|October 2013||Mayoral Trade and Investment Attraction Mission||Middle East||UAE/Qatar||Investment attraction - tourism, education, sport||Closed|
|24 October 2013||Market infomation session||India, Japan and Middle East||General information sessions for Gold Coast business interested in doing business in these markets. Sessions have been rescheduled from 7 and 23 October.||Closed.|
|October 2013||Sport and Film Investment Attraction Mission||USA||Los Angeles||Film and high performance sport||Closed|
|January 2014||Arab Health Trade Mission and potential multi-industry trade mission||Middle East||Dubai||Health and other industries (to be confirmed)||Closed|
|17 to 21 February 2014||Green Building Trade Mission||India||Chennai, Delhi, Mumbai||Green building and other sectors to be determined on application||To be announced|
|18 to 20 February 2014||Interstyle - Surf Board Culture and Fashion Trade Mission||Japan||Yokohama||Surf, sport, fashion||Closed|
|March 2014||Mayoral Trade and Investment Attraction Mission||China||Shenzhen, Zhuhai, Hainan||Investment attraction - tourism, education||To be announced|
|8 to 11 April 2014||Food and hotel Asia trade show||Singapore||Food and beverage||To be announced|
|May 2014||Sport Accord Convention||Turkey||Antalya Belek||Sport and tourism infrastructure||To be announced|
|July/ August 2014||Mayoral Trade and Investment Attraction Mission||United Kingdom and Middle East||London, Glasgow, Dubai and Doha||Investment and business attraction - trade and export||To be announced|
If you would like to register your interest in attending a trade mission, please email email@example.com or call 07 5581 1808.
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