EFIC sponsors, hosts and participates in a number of Government, industry and association events throughout the year
Austmine International Conference & Exhibition
Monday, 20 May - Thursday, 23 May 2013, Perth
EFIC are proud to be sponsors of the Austmine 2013 International Conference & Exhibition – Australia’s premier mining innovation and technology event.
Held biennially, Austmine 2013 will be staged in Perth on 20-23 May 2013. This conference and exhibition will showcase the most innovative technologies and services which provide solutions to challenges faced by the mining industry around the globe. The event will look at production optimisation, maximising cost efficiency, ensuring safety and environmental responsibility, with a focus on some of the most exciting regions, including the Pilbara, West Africa, Russia, Chile, Peru, Brazil and Central Asia.
For more information please visit the Austmine website.
Manufacturers’ Monthly Endeavour Awards
May 2013, Melbourne
The Manufacturers’ Monthly Endeavour Awards Program this year celebrates its 10th anniversary. The Endeavour Awards recognise the essential role manufacturing plays in Australia’s economy and is the only national awards program which is solely for Australia’s manufacturing industry.
Twelve awards will be presented in the 2013 Manufacturers’ Monthly Endeavour Awards Program. EFIC is proud to sponsor the Exporter of the Year Award, which recognises excellence in entering or developing an export market with a new or existing manufactured product.
For more information please visit the Manufacturers’ Monthly website.
Five economic insights which could affect your business in 2013
March 2013, Perth
EFIC chief economist, Roger Donnelly, will be presenting at a number of events with our partners in Perth during March. Some of the topics he will be speaking about include:
- China - Where to from here and how does that affect WA?
- Africa - Is it really the next continent of opportunity for WA?
- South East Asia - What opportunities lie for WA in Indonesia and Philippines?
- Developed World - Can it still be a show stopper for growth?
- Wild Card - Where else should you keep an eye out in 2013 for opportunities for WA?
If you are interested in attending one of these events, please contact email@example.com and we will provide you with the details.
Monday, 4 February - Thursday, 7 February 2013, Cape Town, South Africa
EFIC is a sponsor of the Australia Lounge at Mining Indaba, Africa's most important mining event.
Mining Indaba attracts a wide range of professionals who are currently or are considering investing in the African mining sector - miners, explorers, project developers, mining analysts, fund managers, investment specialists and financiers. It offers the Australian mining industry an unmatched opportunity to network with key decision-makers across Sub Saharan Africa.
For more information please visit the Mining Indaba website or for details of Australian participation visit the Austrade website.
Australian Export Awards ceremony
Tuesday, 27 November 2012, Canberra
Tickets are on sale now for the 50th Australian Export Awards National Ceremony. This milestone event will celebrate the 50 years of exporting and honour exporting success for 2012. Hosted by The Honourable Dr Craig Emerson MP, Minister for Trade and Competitiveness, winners of the 12 national categories will be announced at this gala event, including the Prime Minister’s Australian Exporter of the Year Award.
For more information please visit the Export Awards website.
2012 ALABC Sydney Annual Dinner
EFIC is a proud corporate sponsor of the Australian-Latin America Business Council (ALABC) for over two years.
ALABC recently held their 2012 Sydney Annual Dinner and this year John Grill, CEO / Managing Director of WorleyParsons Limited was the guest of honour providing the key note address.
The Sydney Annual Dinner was designed to bring together ALABC members and guests including senior business leaders from organisations throughout Australia, from a wide variety of industries and Australian and Latin American Government Officials, who have interest in doing business in Latin America and in Australia’s overall relationship with the region.
Click here for more information about the 2012 ALABC Sydney Annual Dinner.
Will the Aussie dollar strength last? How can you protect yourself against FX volatility?
Webinar: Thursday, 20 September and Thursday, 27 September 2012
These webinars hosted by OzForex, were tailored for those with a working knowledge of FX markets and associated products attendees gained valuable insight into:
- The latest on the Australian dollar and what to expect going forward
- Practical ways to reduce risk and profit from hedging your foreign exchange exposures
- Passive and active hedging strategy analysis
- Identifying common mistakes to avoid when it comes to hedging
- And more
Click here for more information and updates about future OzForex webinars.
Unleashing financial opportunities in the global markets turmoil
Early August, EFIC and the Export Council of Australia (ECA) held their annual economic roadshow: Unleashing financial opportunities in the global markets turmoil.
As the reverberations of financial markets turmoil continue to be felt across the globe, the risks of investing and growing your business are plain to see. However, for astute investors and exporters, there are also a number of opportunities to be had.
These insightful events were held in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane and the panel of senior experts robustly discussed how both domestic and global economic, political and geostrategic issues can unleash the potential for your international business growth in the next financial year.
To be notified of future joint EFIC and ECA events, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Export Lab: “Wonderful Indonesia” - Its time to do some serious business with our neighbour
Tuesday, 29 May 2012 - Sydney
It is often said that Indonesia is important to Australia but with the exception of a few high-profile businesses, Australian businesses are continuing to overlook this important emerging market.
Indonesia has a large population with a growing economy (6.5% last year), making it a key prospect for companies in search of growth and high performance in emerging markets. However, like all emerging markets, the country presents a set of unique challenges and market characteristics.
At this event, a panel of experts and exporters will share with you practical insights and strategies for doing successful business in this growth market.
Click here for more information about the Export Lab event.