Day: 20 July 2021

Ten updates on the Australian economy

Now in its 21st year, the Benchmark Report provides a rich set of data that demonstrates Australia’s value as a partner for trade and investment and collaboration. The Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade) has updated the Benchmark Report June 2021 Update includes the latest data on Australia’s: robust economic performance compared to global peers …

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Australia a top market for e-commerce and online platforms

Australians’ love for online entertainment, e-commerce and payments has created one of the world’s most attractive markets for digital platforms. Levels of engagement, expenditure and profitability have all risen in the past year. The result: Australia has cemented itself as a crucial market for expanding e-commerce operations. International surveys reveal that Australia is now a …

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Austrade Approved Business Events
AVAILABLE NOW APPLY BEFORE 30th MARCH 2021 (Condition apply)

  • ABF Events are approved and listed below have been certified by Austrade on the Schedule of Approved Business Events.
  • This allows exhibitors, sponsors, delegates and partners to participate in the Business Events Grant Program. Note event bookings need to be confirmed ASAP to participate in the grant program
  • The program provides 50% rebate (based on a minimum spend of $20k) for approved items including ABF event-media packages, exhibition stands, corporate function tables, delegate registrations.
  • Govt Grant applications are now open until the 30 March. Please contact ABF to discuss how we can assist, we have experts to assist grant applications.
  • Grant funding will cover up to 50% of eligible expenditure incurred in participating at pre-approved business-to-business events as buyers or sellers during the 2021 calendar year.  All grant applications must be submitted for approval via the following link:
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