The China connection

The China connection

WA
May 17
This CEDA event features Australian based companies successfully trading in China and explores strategies for businesses looking to partner with or increase their engagement with China.

Speakers

Tony Girgis, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Brownes Foods
Winnie Lai Hadad, Special Advisor, HopgoodGanim Lawyers
Esther Oh, Managing Director, Aus Asia Resources
David Sun, Managing Director, SinoSteel Australia Pty Ltd and President, China Chamber of Commerce in Australia (Perth)

Event overview

China is expected to dominate global growth and become the biggest economy by 2050, however with current global uncertainty, Australian businesses may need to re-examine how they engage with Chinese markets.

Brownes Dairy, a 130-year old Australian company, was recently sold to Chinese dairy giant Shanghai Ground Food Tech. Brownes Dairy Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Tony Girgis will share key learnings about creating and leading productive and ongoing relationships with China, specifically examining supply chain procurement and strategies.

Following the recovery of iron ore prices, SinoSteel Australia Managing Director and President of CCCA, David Sun will focus on how to manage potential risks of working with China and perceived risks from China about working with Australia.

Aus Asia Resources Managing Director, Esther Oh is a multilingual negotiator, advisor, speaker and trainer on international trade, management and finance. Esther specialises in building trust and bridging gaps by helping organisations start, grow, finance and connect their businesses within Australia, Asia and beyond. She will discuss cultural considerations and investment opportunities in China for Australian businesses seeking to increase their engagement with Chinese markets.

Be part of the discussion and inspired with knowledge and strategies to support the international business growth of your organisation.

Meet the keynote speaker

Tony Girgis
Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Brownes Foods

Meet the panel

Esther Oh
Managing Director, Aus Asia Resources

David Sun
Managing Director, SinoSteel Australia Pty Ltd and President, China Chamber of Commerce in Australia (Perth)

Meet the facilitator

Winnie Lai Hadad
Special Advisor, HopgoodGanim Lawyers

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