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AUSTRALIA-ASEAN Business Relations Conference 2016:  

A New Era of Trade, Investment and ‘Doing Business’ Opportunities


Venturenauts, with the Singapore Business Group (Australia) Inc, is proud to co-host the Australia-ASEAN Business Relations Conference 2016:  A New Era of Trade, Investment and ‘Doing Business’ Opportunities.  

This comprehensive full day ‘How-To’ conference is focused at promoting and developing business across the Australia – ASEAN region.  Understand the ASEAN region and get insights about the uniqueness of developed and ‘frontier’ markets like Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Laos and Myanmar.

Key speakers include:


  • Singapore High Commissioner to Australia
  • Dato’ Syed Nabil Aljeffri, Secretary-General of the ASEAN Business Advisory Council
  • Dr Sufian Jusoh, ASEAN Investment Policy Expert with World Trade Institute and World Bank

From Australia

  • Christine Holgate, CEO Blackmores and Chair Australia-ASEAN Council (tbc)
  • Mark Thirlwell, Austrade’s Chief Economist
  • Ben Giles, Former Trade Commissioner, Thailand
  • Alice Woodhead, Professor (Value Chains) at USQ and Australia-ASEAN Council
  • Peter McKenna, Venturenauts and Asian Development Bank Consultant
  • Andrew Rankin, Partner DibbsBarker
  • Senior executives from successful Australian and ASEAN companies operating across the region

Learn from ASEAN and Australian business leaders and experts: 

  • How the region is changing and impacting business
  • Key business opportunities and challenges
  • Critical trade and investment insights
  • Connecting to regional and global value chains
  • Market entry strategies and business models
  • Legal structuring to minimise risk for international ventures
  • Investing in economic diplomacy


Tickets : $550 each (includes GST, refreshments, lunch and conference materials)

Early Bird Special – Register and Pay by 15 July 2016 

  • INDIVIDUAL booking – $30 discount off ticket
  • CORPORATE booking (minimum of 4 tickets) – $50 discount off each ticket


  • Invitation to DibbsBarker VIP networking breakfast
  • Entry in draw for 10 x $200 Scoot airline vouchers


OR (kindly email after payment transfer)

DIRECT DEBIT TO:   Singapore Business Group (Australia) Inc   BSB: 034061     Account Number: 394256

  Limited seating. Registrations close Monday 8 August 2016. 

 For more Conference information:  AABR brochure – v27 June 2016