Water Journal : Water Journal December 2013
DECEMBER 2013 WATER 11 Special Update Australian Delegation to Singapore International Water Week, June 2014 Tap into the Asian market by participating in the 2014 Australian delegation to Singapore International Water Week, led by AWA. A pavilion at the Singapore exhibition under the waterAUSTRALIA brand will provide delegates with the opportunity to showcase their products and services to potential global buyers, suppliers for water infrastructure and key decision-makers. Tailored business matching will also be provided to help fast- track networking between Australian delegates and prospective companies. This is an effective platform for participants to investigate potential business opportunities overseas, pro le their business and, ultimately, generate sales. Follow-on meetings will be arranged in surrounding markets for those delegates wishing to take full advantage of their stay in Asia. If you would like to join the delegation please go to www.awa.asn. au/wateraustralia or email email@example.com for more information. Australian Water Management and Wastewater Treatment Mission to India, January 2014 Australian suppliers with an interest in the Indian market and water recovery, treatment, reuse, water ef ciency, small scale desalination, and water management and control solution are invited to join this mission. It will be held from 31 January to 5 February 2014, and participants will take part in a bene cial program including meetings with decision-makers and potential partners and customers through networking events and tailored one-on-one appointments in Ahmadabad, New Delhi and Chennai. Delegates will also participate in one of India's leading water events, the Gujarat Water Summit 2014 in Ahmedabad. If you'd like to take part, register online at www.austrade.gov. au/WaterMissionIndia2014 or email Leigh Wilmott, Trade Adviser, Austrade at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Latin America Mission, April 2014 With many of Australia's water management challenges shared with Latin America, there is a great opportunity to share our world-class expertise abroad and learn from each others' experiences, speci cally across the resources and irrigation industries. In partnership with Austrade, AWA's waterAUSTRALIA will manage an Australian mission to Latin America for members to take advantage of business-matching opportunities with companies seeking water solutions. Express your interest by going to www.awa.asn.au/wateraustralia or email email@example.com for more information. Dubai Urban Water Symposium, April 2014 With water shortage a key issue across the Middle East and North Africa, Austrade will be running a series of water seminars across the Gulf Cooperation Council markets from 13--16 April, 2014. The Symposium will share Australia's extensive experience in water conservation, urban water trends, management and product development and highlight how Australia has tackled a range of issues including desalination, water recycling and ood management. The symposium is a great opportunity for Australia to gain exposure as the global leader in water reform and governance, and share its successes and lessons learned along the way. For more information please go to www.austrade.gov.au or email firstname.lastname@example.org Creating better links into South-East Asian markets As the peak body for the Australian water industry, AWA will be working to develop new alliances in South-East Asia to maximise opportunities for AWA members in foreign markets and develop links regionally for AWA's Corporate Members. AWA will be developing special partnerships with similar organisations in Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia during 2014 (Phase 1) and Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar in 2015 (Phase 2). These partnerships will help promote the Australian water industry's pro le and identify opportunities to develop business opportunities for the Australian water sector. AWA's CEO and waterAUSTRALIA's Managing Director, Jonathan McKeown, will meet with several organisations and governments in Asia. Through this network of alliances AWA will be able to introduce members to new information and opportunities in these emerging markets and assist its members to nd the right contacts and introductions to develop new business in Asia. If you'd like to stay updated on AWA's involvement in South-East Asia please go to www.awa.asn.au/wateraustralia or email email@example.com This program is proudly funded by the Asian Century Business Engagement (ACBE) Plan. • Keep an eye out in the next issue of Water Journal for a post-event report on the Australian Water Solutions Mission to China. CORPORATE SHOWCASE SPOTLIGHT The Industry Capability Network (ICN) has contracted waterAUSTRALIA to facilitate a Corporate Showcase to Degrémont in February 2014. The showcase will offer participating Capability Team members opportunities to showcase their products and services to key decision-makers from Degrémont -- a strong option to facilitate business growth domestically. WHAT IS THE ICN? The Industry Capability Network is a business source for suppliers. It's a network that identi es and introduces Australian and New Zealand companies to projects, large and small. Did you know that ICN has helped local suppliers nd $20.6bn worth of contracts since it started 29 years ago? Find out more about the ICN at www.icn.org.au As part of a 12-month plan, Industry Capability Team members will be offered opportunities to help ramp up their business development domestically and across international markets. This includes undertaking export readiness training, involvement in international missions, corporate showcases and tailored business matching. AWA is focusing on the growth of these teams and development of further offerings. If you are interested in joining a Capability Team please email firstname.lastname@example.org • Have YOU joined an Industry Capability Team?
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