All eyes will turn to Shanghai as the cornerstone city in the Australia China relationship as Australia says G’Day to China for a major week of activity this May. Shanghai will be in the spotlight with a series of events and activations coinciding with the second AFL game for premiership points on Saturday 19 May at Jiangwan Stadium between Port Adelaide Power and the Gold Coast Suns.
AustCham Shanghai will host a range of community and business conferences which will provide valuable insights into the Chinese market and its consumers, at a time where demand for Australian products is booming on the mainland.
Scroll down to learn more about the events we have lined up for you or download this one-page document with everything happening during this major week on the Australia-China business calendar.
WEDNESDAY 16 MAY - FOOD FOR THOUGHT: TAPPING INTO CHINA'S F&B MARKET
With over 300 million middle class-citizens (and rising steadily) who are increasingly seeking clean, green, and healthy products, China is the largest importer of Food & Beverage (F&B) products in the world.
AustCham Shanghai is pleased to host a panel of F&B experts that will discuss how Australian businesses can navigate the pitfalls and grasp the opportunities in China’s F&B market in the lead up to one of the biggestfood innovation exhibitions in the world, SIAL.
Join our panellists as they share their expert insights and experience on e-commerce, market access, distribution channels, and branding in China.
THURSDAY 17 MAY - 2018 WESTPAC AUSTRALIA-CHINA BUSINESS AWARDS GALA DINNER
Join Australian and Chinese dignitaries and industry leaders for the biggest night on the Australia-China business calendar - the Westpac AustCham Australia-China Business Awards (ACBA) Gala Dinner.
Network with hundreds of guests including ACBA finalists and winners, Chamber members and supporters from AustCham Greater China, HE the Australian Ambassador to the PRC, Australian Consuls-General and trade offices; key media and pillars of both local and Australian business communities of Greater China.
FRIDAY 18 MAY - SECRETS TO DOING BUSINESS IN CHINA
Join Australian media personality and PAFC chairman, David Koch, as he hosts “Secrets to doing business in China”. Kochie and our line up of local and international experts will help you discover how to benefit from Australia’s largest trading partner.
The day will educate, inspire and showcase some of Australia’s biggest success stories. You will hear from organisations big and small that are doing business on the ground in China and learn how they successfully expanded throughout the country. Business and legal experts will pass on their secrets and you will come out with tangible learnings.
FRIDAY 18 MAY - AUSSIE DRINKS
A casual networking evening at The Bull & Claw where you can make new connections within the Australian business community in China.
SATURDAY 19 MAY - SHANGHAI 2018 AFL GAME
Port Adelaide and the Gold Coast Suns will be playing at Shanghai's Jiangwan Stadium for the second year in a row. Tickets for the Round 9 2018 Toyota AFL Premiership Season match start at just 50RMB for kids and 100RMB for adults.