$49.8 million funding boost for EMDG

The Trade Minister has just announced that the Morrison Government will inject an extra $49.8 million into the Export Market Development Grant (EMDG) program in the 2019-2020 financial year. This will allow Australian businesses to get additional reimbursements for their international marketing costs. Federal Trade and Tourism Minister Simon Birmingham said today’s funding boost would […]

Export Solutions Update

Although these are unprecedented circumstances, our team across the country continue to assist Australian businesses through these challenging times. We work remotely with 90% of our clients, industry bodies and government agencies. So there is no change to how we work, and no loss of efficiency. Export Market Development Grants (EMDG) Our EMDG team are […]

Export Solutions partners with Informa Markets in the healthcare sector

We are pleased to announce that Informa Markets, the world’s largest event organiser, have partnered with Export Solutions to be their Australian Representative for their entire portfolio of leading global events in the healthcare sector. Australian companies will now have even greater access and support across Informa Markets’ healthcare portfolio of industry leading events including: […]

EMDG deadlines are approaching!

The deadline for EMDG applications in the 2018/2019 financial year are approaching! The Export Market Development Grant (EMDG) is a non competitive program from the Federal Government that allows Australian businesses to claim back up to 50% of international marketing costs in the form of a cash rebate up to $150,000. If you are planning to lodge an EMDG […]

EMDG Review

The Minister for Tourism and Investment, Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham announced a review of the Export Market Development Grant Scheme (EMDG). The Review will take a broad approach and examine the most effective and efficient way the Government can best provide financial assistance to SME exporters to promote their products and services overseas and […]

EMDG applications for 2018/2019 are now open

EMDG applications for the 2018/2019 financial year are now open. In April 2019, the Federal Government announced an additional $60 million in funding over three years for the Export Market Development Grant (EMDG) scheme. The Trade Minister has also announced that the initial payment ceiling for 2019-20 (2018-2019 grant year) is AUD $40,000. To find out if […]

HOFEX 2019 – Australian Exhibitor Directory

The 18th of edition of HOFEX 2019 will be held next week in Hong Kong (7-10 May). View the HOFEX 2019 Australian Exhibitor Directory here: Australia has a very strong presence at HOFEX 2019, with the participation of 51 Australian companies, industry bodies and government agencies. Occupying over 70,000sqm of exhibition space and set […]

Export Solutions 2019 Pre Budget Submission

Export Solutions 2019 Pre Budget Submission calls on the government to properly fund the Export Market Development Grant (EMDG) scheme to redress the increasing shortfall in funding. The number of applicants continues to increase, but funding has remained stagnant for years.  To read or download our pre-budget submission – click here.   

$60 million in EMDG funding announced

Minster for Trade, Tourism and Investment – Simon Birmingham announced a funding boost the for the Export Market Development Grant (EMDG) scheme to provide support and certainty to Australian businesses with export ambitions. Read the media release here:

Australian Exporters meet with Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham

The Export Solutions Victoria team met with Simon Birmingham the Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment along with a number of Australian exporters and consultants on Monday 25thMarch to discuss the importance of adequately funding the Export Market Development Grant scheme.  The meeting was organised and held at the office of Tim Wilson (Federal Liberal […]

New trade shows added to our portfolio

We have recently added a number of new trade shows to our portfolio – opening up more opportunities in new sectors for Australian and New Zealand companies looking to grow their sales overseas. SATTE India 2019 – January, Delhi South Asia’s leading B2B Travel Trade Show.  Children Baby Maternity Expo (CBME) Indonesia 2019 – March, […]

Help shape Australia’s Nation Brand

(Examples of national branding at international trade shows) Australia’s Nation Brand is a transformational project to help build a unifying vision and powerful platform to drive Australia’s success today and in the future. Many exhibitors at international trade fairs ask for consistent Australian branding – so here is a great chance to give your input […]

$40,000 first tranche for 2017/2018 EMDG grant year

The Hon Steven Ciobo MP, Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, has determined the initial payment ceiling for the 2017–18 grant year for the Export Market Development Grants scheme will be $40,000. The initial payment ceiling is the maximum amount paid as a first instalment to reimburse exporters who have made eligible marketing expense applications […]

Final call to exhibit at ConnecTechAsia 2018

  Set your business up for the new financial year at ConnecTechAsia 2018 in Singapore. Held in the last week of June, this event allows your to create new opportunities and to strengthen your existing relationships in the South East Asian region. ConnecTechAsia is the umbrella brand encompassing CommunicAsia, BroadcastAsia and the new NXTAsia to […]

2018 EMDG Funding

With the Federal Government’s focus on jobs and growth, the upcoming Federal Budget is the ideal opportunity to top up the EMDG funding pool. Doing so will ensure that exporters will have certainty and confidence knowing they will receive their grant. The EMDG scheme provides practical support to Australian exporters to take advantage of new […]

Seoul Food and Hotel 2018

Seoul Food and Hotel, the gateway to Korea for international exporters, continues its role the country’s most important tradeshow for the entire food, beverage, foodservice and hospitality industry and returns for its 2018 edition between 1 – 4 May 2018. Once again SFH will offer 4 days of uniquely trade-only buyers including key importers, distributors, […]

Last call for Mining Vietnam 2018

Last opportunity for Australian companies to explore hidden opportunities at Mining Vietnam 2018. This ‘all-in-one’ event services the Vietnam mining industry and is a must-attend trade event for Vietnam’s biggest industry buyers and decision makers looking to source the latest technologies, services and products. Join the other Australian companies already attending and showcase your company […]

Gulfood 2018 Opening Day

On Sunday 18th February the 23rd edition of Gulfood was opened by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and UAE Minister of Finance. His Royal Highness was also welcomed to the Victorian Pavilion by The Hon Philip Dalidakis. Gulfood has become a landmark event for the food and beverage […]

Gulfood 2018 – Download the Australian Exhibitor Directory

  Today is the opening day of the 23rd edition of Gulfood. There are 116 Australian companies and 9 industry bodies exhibiting across the World Food, Dairy, Beverage and Meat sectors – Australia’s biggest presence at the event yet. To download the 2018 Gulfood Australian Exhibitor Directory published by Export Solutions containing all of the […]

Gulfood 2018 – Build Days

  Gulfood 2018 – the world’s largest annual food & beverage trade show opens tomorrow Sunday 18th until Thursday 22nd February in Dubai. There has been plenty of action onsite in Dubai over the past few days. The Australian stands are looking great with the final touches being done today (photo’s from Dubai expected later […]