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ACBW 2016 China Mission

7-11 September, Xiamen China

Following the hugely successful ACBW 2015 China Mission to the China International Fair for Investment & Trade (CIFIT), ABF has been invited to return to present the ABF Australian Pavilion to showcase premium Australian brands, investment projects and products to potential clients, investors and distributors who are interested in Australia’s world-renowned, high-quality goods and services.

CIFIT is China’s largest international trade fair, showcasing over 40 countries and all Chinese provinces, with an attendance of over 150,000 visitors throughout the exhibition. CIFIT upholds a global investment ethos, and supports bilateral business and trade relations both internationally and domestically.

Occupying over 300 square metres, the ABF Australian Pavilion will have a significant presence at CIFIT 2016 and will draw media and public attention to our exhibitors and showcase Australian agriculture, food & wine, health, tourism, real estate properties, finance and education businesses.

There are also a number of opportunities for ABF Australian Pavilion exhibitors to attend valuable and informative seminar sessions, networking events, and participate in business matching opportunities.



How to participate?




Contact us for more information:
Tel: 03 8689 9898

ACBW 2016 China Mission – Attend as a Delegate

(7th-11th September 2016)

Why attend as a delegate ?


your projects, products and services in the top international investment and trade exposition in China


leads and contacts through matchmaking sessions, meetings and networking events


the latest Chinese market and investment intelligence through seminars, forums, briefings in CIFIT and on-site tours


and logo appearance on CIFIT Australia Website and within ABF Australian Pavilion

Delegate Program


  • Arrive in Xiamen China
  • Official CIFIT Welcome and Networking Function
  • Organised Group CIFIT Tour


  • ACBW 2016 CHINA – Welcome Briefing
  • Australian ABF Pavilion – Wine Tasting Networking Function


  • ACBW CHINA 2016 Seminars
  • Fujian Business Matching Events
  • CIFIT Business Matching Events
  • ACBW 2016 CHINA– Banquet Dinner


  • Optional: Xiamen city tour (please contact for more information)
  • ACBW 2016 – Farewell Drinks

ABF Australian Pavilion – Attend as an Exhibitor

(7th – 11th September 2016)

ABF Australian Pavilion is Australia’s premier exhibition space at China International Fair for Investment & Trade. With over 300sqm of exhibition space and cutting edge Australian design, the ABF Australian Pavilion will feature exhibitors from Australia’s best Food & Beverage, Investment, Property & Professional Services industries.

ABF Australian Pavilion captures the unique elements of Australian culture and art with design from leading aboriginal artist & former AFL Hall of Fame member, Gavin Wanganeen. The ABF Australian Pavilion will be an interactive space of open exhibition stands and networking areas for exhibitors and visitors to conduct business.





Why Exhibit at ABF Pavilion?


The ABF Australian Pavilion is ideally located in the centre of the International Investment hall, near the main entrance and next to the Malaysian Pavilion and UNIDO at CIFIT 2016, Xiamen, China


Showcase brands and projects across Australian industry sectors


Position your company or project to Chinese investors, distributors, suppliers and customers. Engage with Chinese Government representations across all of China provinces


Australian enterprises may be eligible for both the EMDG (Export Marketing Development Grant) or a state government grant/rebate (please refer with appropriate State Government Authority)

Exhibitor Inclusions


  • Display space at ABF Pavilion within CIFIT
  • Entrance to Business Matching session with CIFIT and exclusive Fujian Government Business Matching
  • ABF Wine Tasting – Networking Opportunities
  • Company logo featured on Brand Board at the ABF Australian Pavilion
  • Advertisement and company logo space in the ABF CIFIT Bulletin distributed in China (translation included)
  • Company showreel will be displayed on the front of the ABF Australian Pavilion
  • Advertisement on ABF China website in Mandarin language
  • Tickets to ACBW 2016 CHINA Banquet Dinner
  • ACBW 2016 CHINA Farewell Drinks



Contact us for more information:
Tel: 03 8689 9898

China’s only international investment promotion event aimed at facilitating bilateral investment, China International Fair for Investment & Trade (CIFIT 2016) is also the largest global investment event approved by the Global Association of the Exhibition industry.

CIFIT 2016 is touted as the gateway for Chinese enterprises to venture into the world market and find overseas business partners.

CIFIT 2016 is the only trade fair that has 34 provinces in China exhibiting, which provides a unique opportunity for delegates and exhibitors to connect with important and high level contacts.

Australian executives and business owners attending CIFIT 2016 will be able to establish connections with Chinese companies and investors via strategic B2B sessions to find potential distribution channels, manufacturers and suppliers as well as investors and joint-venture partners.

Combining investment with trade, exhibition with negotiation, project promotion with policy consultation, and policy discussion with information release, integrating exhibition and conference CIFIT 2016 is a not-to-miss opportunity for Australian businesses preparing to engage or engaged with the China market.

CIFIT Key Facts

  • China’s major national investment & trade exhibition, now in the 20th year.
  • Organised by the Chinese Central Party and Ministry of Commerce.
  • The only trade & investment exhibition that has 34 provinces in China exhibiting.
  • Over 60 countries host high profile pavilions showcasing brand, products, services and projects.
  • Over 150,000 visitors across 140,000m2 of exhibition space.
  • CIFIT 2016 will precede the G20 Summit hosted in China.

Contact us for more information:
Tel: 03 8689 9898

Business Matchmaking Registration – ACBW China Mission – CIFIT

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2015 – China International Fair for Investment and Trade (CIFIT) – Australia China BusinessWeek – China Mission

ABF Australian Pavilion

The ACBW 2015 China Mission was hosted in Xiamen, Fujian Province, and participated in the 19th China International Fair for Investment and Trade (CIFIT) that saw the largest Australian delegation ever to attend CIFIT. Throughout this 5 day mission, 70 exhibitors and delegates attended a variety of functions including the CIFIT welcome event, ACBW 2015 Banquet Dinner, business matching symposiums with the Fujian Government and CIFIT, and the official ACBW 2015 China Forum presented in both English and Mandarin.

The Australian Pavilion was a highlight of the International Business Zone, and received a constant high traffic flow of the 100,000 CIFIT attendees.




2014 – Guangzhou & Shanghai – NAB Australia China BusinessWeek – China Mission

ACBW 2014 China event was presented by NAB as the naming sponsor and supported by high profile event and media partners. It had brought a high calibre delegation of over 50 Australian business owners and executives to Guangzhou & Shanghai on 26-30 May. ACBW 2014 – China delegates attended the opening of Australia National Exhibition and Trading Centre (ANETC) at the Shanghai Free Trade Zone. ABF is a strategic partner of the ANETC which will become a centralised venue for Chinese wholesalers to source genuine Australian products.

ACBW 2014 Guangzhou Keynote Luncheon hosted Australian delegates, senior Chinese and Australian Government representatives, leaders from the Chinese business community together with top executives and industry leaders.

Mr Dominic Trindade, Australian Consul-General at Australian Consulate-General Guangzhou delivered the NAB-ACBW 2014 Guangzhou Luncheon Keynote Address


2013 – Shanghai & Hangzhou – Australia China BusinessWeek – China Mission

The Australian Business Forum (ABF) has successfully launched its Australia-China Business Week (ACBW) Roadshow for 2013 with its Shanghai Event, which concluded on 12 April at the Westin Bund Center, Shanghai China.

Presented by NAB, the Shanghai Event provided delegates with the rare opportunity to connect with Chinese partners; showcase Australian products, services, projects and investment opportunities to potential Chinese investors; review economic and business opportunities in China; and gain firsthand knowledge about how to maximise business in China from local experts.

over 500 hundred delegates and visitors attended the first of an exciting annual ACBW China Forum, including six functions at Shanghai plus a day trip to the major second tier city of hangzhou. over thirty prominent speakers delivered presentations presented in English & mandarin, covering a range of critical trade & commercial issues affecting the SmE-mid Size Enterprises.