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An extensive business mission calendar is planned for 2018.

The South Australian Government will take delegates to the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), South East Asia, China, Europe, USA, North East Asia and India.

Download the 2018 Business Mission Calendar or complete the Expression of Interest form below.

Where do we take you in 2018?

The Government of South Australia identified the following priority regions:

12 to 16 February 2018 – Kuwait, UAE, Qatar & Saudi Arabia (Minister-led program)

17 to 22 February 2018 – to coincide with GulFoods in Dubai (18-22 Feb) led by FoodSA

For more information see the MENA page or email dsd.menastrategy@sa.gov.au.

22 to 29 April 2018 – Indonesia & The Philippines (SEA1)

25 June to 1 July 2018 – Singapore & Malaysia (SEA2)

13 to 19 August 2018 – Vietnam & Thailand (SEA3)

For more information see the SEA page or email dsd.seaengagement@sa.gov.au.

14 to 24 May 2018 – Shanghai, Shanxi & Guangzhou (CHINA1)

16 to 20 July 2018 – Shandong (CHINA2)

5 to 9 November 2018 – Shanghai International Import Expo (CHINA3)

For more information see the China page or email dsdchina@sa.gov.au.

27 August to 2 September 2018 – Bangalore, Jaipur, Mumbai & Delhi

For more information see the India page or email dsdindiastrategy@sa.gov.au.

28 September to 7 October 2018

For more information email dsd.missions@sa.gov.au.

16 to 26 October 2018 – France, Germany, United Kingdom & The Netherlands

For more information see the Europe page or email dsd.europe@sa.gov.au.

16 to 24 November 2018 – Japan, Korea & Taiwan

For more information see the NEA page or email dsd.northeastasia@sa.gov.au.


Why you should participate in a business mission

South Australian businesses and organisations looking to export into key international growth markets will benefit from the Government support provided to help build and foster international connections and partnerships.

Accompanying the South Australian Government on a business mission in 2018 will provide the opportunity to:

  • participate in business-to-business matching sessions facilitated by Austrade and the South Australian Government
  • meet local distributors and importers
  • secure international orders for products and services
  • meet potential investment partners
  • develop skills and experience within international markets
  • enhance your international profile
  • better understand the cultural and regulatory requirements in international markets.

Advice for travellers

There are a number of measures delegates should be aware of when travelling on a South Australian Government business mission, including cultural awareness, cyber-crime and information security.

For further information visit Smart Traveller.

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Inbound missions

The State Government’s International Business Mission Program also comprises an inbound mission calendar, hosting business and government representatives from our international target regions at times throughout the year aligning to major activities showcasing the State.

Major activities include:

  • Tour Down Under
  • Adelaide Fringe
  • Clipsal
  • Adelaide Festival
  • WOMADelaide
  • Royal Adelaide Show
  • International Astronautical Congress
  • Pacific International Maritime Expo Defence
  • AusBiotech Conference

For more information email dsd.missions@sa.gov.au