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Australia China BusinessWeek 2017 Melbourne

Crown Palladium Melbourne

September 2017

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  • Australia China EXPO

Australia China BusinessWeek 2017 Melbourne

China Digital Conference 2017

Australia China EXPO 2017

This year, the ACBW program will address some of the biggest issues affecting the bilateral relationship such as the ‘One Belt, One Road’ Initiative, the growing Chinese appetite for Australian premium food and the opportunities and challenges of Chinese e-commerce for Australian businesses.

This year is also the first time ACBW program is held at the same time with China Digital Conference 2017 and Australia China EXPO 2017 in Melbourne.

As Australia’s only business forum especially for SMEs in the Australia-China space, all SME owners in Melbourne are encouraged to attend the conference.

Australia China Business Week 2017 Melbourne (ACBW 2017 Melbourne) is ideally suited to both early-entry & engaged businesses in the China market, with topics on the latest trends & opportunities available Australian businesses.

Over 30 speakers will present at ACBW 2017 Melbourne on a diverse range of topics, including:

  • In-depth review of China’s One Belt One Road Initiative
  • Understanding the Chinese Investor
  • China’s Cross Border eCommerce Trade and Opportunities
  • How Chinese Online Influencers are shaping the way Chinese consumers purchase


  • Refine your China strategy with presentations on the latest trends and opportunities
  • Network with leaders in the Australia-China sector
  • Reach Chinese High-Net Worth Investors


  • CEO
  • Managing Director
  • Business Development Manager
  • Marketing Manager
  • Account Manager
  • Export Manager
  • Sector Head


ACBW Melbourne Keynote Luncheon

12:30pm – 2:15pm

September 2017, Crown Palladium

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The highlight of Australia China BusinessWeek 2017, the ACBW 2017 luncheon is a high-profile event linking Australian businesses with the most important leaders within the Australia-China space. With the keynote address to be given by high profile speakers, this is an event not to be missed.


ACBW 2017 Melbourne English Forum Sessions

Session 1: 8:30am-12.00pm
Session 2: 2.30pm-5.30pm
September 2017, Crown Palladium

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A staple of Australia China BusinessWeek, the ACBW 2017 Forum offers insights into the ambiguous, complex and volatile environment of the Chinese market and provides case studies of Australian enterprises currently engaged with China.

  1. One belt one road
  2. E-commerce gateways
  3. CIFIT – ABF Pavilion
  4. Are you ready for a Chinese investor?
  5. Premium food China’s growing approach


ACBW 2017 Melbourne Mix at Six Networking Function

5.00pm – 6.00pm
September 2017, Crown Palladium

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The established Mix-at-Six business networking function, allows delegates to forge strong personal relationships with delegates and people across various industry sectors, from both Australia and China.

ACBW 2017 Melbourne Chinese Forum Sessions (普通话)

Session 1: 8:30am-12.00pm
September 2017, Crown Palladium

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Presented in Mandarin, the Chinese Forum is designed for local and overseas Chinese investors and entrepreneurs looking for business opportunities. At the Investment Showcase, Australians showcase high-quality business and investment projects from leading industries such as property, education, healthcare and agriculture.

China Digital Conference 2017

9:00am – 5:00pm
September 2017, Crown Palladium

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China Digital Conference (CDC) now in the fifth year, is the major platform to connect with China digital experts, industry leaders as well as keynote speakers from some Chinese giant online enterprises.

Chaired by Mark Tanner, founder and CEO of China Skinny Shanghai, CDC will focus on unique case studies, and critical topics, trends and solutions to develop your China online strategy.

Australia China EXPO 2017

9:00am – 5:00pm
September 2017, Crown Palladium

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Following the successful launch in Melbourne and Sydney last year with over five thousand visitors the Australia China Expo (ACE) returns in 2017.

Showcasing business, trade and investment between Australia and China, ACE 2017 will draw exhibitors from the cream of Australian and Chinese business and SMEs to exhibit in six feature zones, and engage with potential customers, partners and clients in both Melbourne & Sydney.

ACE 2017 is a targeted exhibition showcasing the businesses and services aimed at, or looking to commence, business across the Australian and Chinese sphere, and provides a market place across many industry sectors including premium foods, agribusiness, health, education, business services, property, e commerce, investment and business opportunities.

Australia China EXPO 2017 Melbourne

Australia China EXPO 2017 Melbourne is held concurrently with the ACBW 2017 Melbourne and China Digital Conference 2017 Melbourne over September 2017.


8 Whiteman St Southbank
Victoria 3006 Australia

The Palladium at Crown is the venue of choice when it comes to hosting some of Australia’s most prestigious events, including the TV Week Logie Awards, the Australian Football League Brownlow Medal and the Allan Border Medal. Designed to impress and inspire, opulence flows, with magnificent custom designed carpets, seven metre ceilings, plush wall panelling and superbly appointed fittings.

The Palladium at Crown is also one of our most technologically advanced venues in Australia, and can be reconfigured to almost any requirement, from a gala dinner for 1,300 guests, an awards night, anniversary celebration, wedding or product launch.