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E-commerce into China Seminar

Venue and dates

09 Mar 16 9:00 am - 5:00 pm


11 Nicholson Street, Carlton
Melbourne Museum

Description of the training or event

E-commerce Into China Seminar

The Victorian Government in partnership with Australia Post invites you to attend an:

The increasing opportunities to sell on line for Victorian companies are enormous. The growth of China has been well documented with millions of Chinese consumers not just moving into the middle class but also embracing online retail to a degree not seen in other countries. China's annual online-retail sales passed those of the United States in 2013. By 2018, they are estimated to reach about $610 billion—likely passing Europe and the United States combined.
This seminar will provide Victorian companies with an understanding of the Chinese economy and outline a range of opportunities in the market.

Date: Wednesday 9th March 2016
Time: Registration at 8.15am for a 9.00am start
Event Concludes at 5.00pm
Location: Melbourne Museum (11 Nicholson Street, Carlton)
Cost: This is a free event however space is limited so registration is essential
Registrations Close: Wednesday 2nd March 2016
Register Here: Click here to register via email
Further Details: Contact George Di Scala  or Yasmin Power 

Keynote speaker the Hon John Brumby, President of the Australia China Business Council will talk about 'China the Big Picture'. Other speakers will include-
* Stone Shi, Vice President, Amazon China
* Maggie Zhou, Deputy General Manager, Cross Border B2C Division, Alibaba Group
* Ben Franzi, General Manager, eCommerce Platforms and Marketplaces at Australia Post
* Charles Thompson, Group General Manager International, StarTrack
* Justin Hickey, Director, Digital Elder
* Anthony Klein, Senior Retail and Consumer Tax partner, PWC
* Shiming Li, General Manager Australia - ALOG e-commerce Logistic service
* Patrick Liu, CEO /Entrepreneur - Careplus Online
At the conclusion of the seminar companies will be provided with an opportunity to discuss opportunities with representatives from E-Commerce companies, Australia Post and a number of Chinese companies looking to source product.

Event Provider Information

Event provider: The Victorian Government in partnership with Australia Post

Booking Information

Booking Required: Yes
Booking Details: please email your details to


Cost: This event is free, but registration is required