Export Solutions Sponsors WA Industry Export Awards 2016

The Western Australian Industry and Export Awards were held on the 28 October 2016 at The Crown, Burswood. Export Solutions were one of the sponsors of the awards, and were there for the presentations to winners in 17 categories. Winners included Scitech, Waru Projects Pty Ltd (Kirrikin), In-Balance, Blue Ocean Monitoring, acQuire Technology Solutions Pty […]

Victorian Companies Announce deals at CommunicAsia 2016

  Over 40 businesses from Victoria, Australia, participated in a trade mission to CommunicAsia 2016 in Singapore resulting in a range of partnerships, licensing deals and ventures. “The Victorian government invests great resources into a stand like ours at CommunicAsia. We do so as it’s important to showcase new and established tech companies at the […]

Gulfood Manufacturing 2016

For exporters of food ingredients and F&B processing, manufacturing and packaging equipment. Your opportunity to sell to over 30,000 F&B manufacturers in the Middle East and South Asia (MEASA) region is through Gulfood’s specialist Manufacturing trade show. Do you provide equipment, ingredients, packaging or logistics solutions that can help F&B manufacturers optimise output and efficiency? […]

ProWine Asia switches to Annual Cycle

ProWine Asia now alternates between Singapore and Hong Kong. ProWein has been organised by Messe Düsseldorf for more than 20 years as the most important trade fair for wine and spirits worldwide. In 2013 the successful concept was exported to Shanghai in the form of ProWine China, in a venture with China International Exhibitions Ltd, […]

Export Solutions Releases App for Gulfood 2016

For the first time Export Solutions is offering a mobile app created for Australian exhibitors heading to the annual Gulfood food and hospitality show this month. The app, created with the shareable apps platform, contains venue guides and maps, show tips, key contact details, events, transport options, social media feeds and other useful information for exhibitors. […]

Likely Changes to EMDG for 2016/17 Financial Year

  Today Minister for Trade and Investment, the Hon Andrew Robb AO MP, introduced the Trade Legislation Amendment Bill (No.1) 2016 into the House of Representatives. The changes proposed in the Bill will give effect to several key recommendations resulting from the 2015 Review of the EMDG scheme. The changes most relevant to EMDG Applicants […]

Export Grants – Extended Lodgment Deadline

If you missed the 30 November deadline we can help – we are approved to lodge through to 29 February 2016. There are conditions so please contact us now if you want to lodge in this period. If you are a first time applicant, we can also explore whether it may be beneficial to wait and lodge in […]

Wine Australia sets record attendance at ProWine China

By James Wells, reporting from Shanghai. This article was first published on TheShout, the only online news service for the Australian hotel, bar and liquor industry. A large presence from Wine Australia has helped set a new record for the number of Australian wineries exhibiting at the third annual ProWine China event in Shanghai this week. […]


Position your products at the hub of Southeast Asia’s dynamic wine market. Taking the wines and spirits business in Southeast Asia to greater heights, Messe Dusseldorf Asia, together with Singapore Exhibition Services, will present the first instalment of ProWine Asia 2016 – a satellite event of the successful ProWein trade fair in Dusseldorf. Held at […]

Food & Hotel Asia – Almost booked out

FHA offers a tremendous opportunity for exhibiting companies to showcase their products and services in one of the world’s most lucrative markets. With over 70% of its visitors from South East Asia attending FHA for sourcing & purchasing products, you have the opportunity to develop real trade opportunities in the region. FHA attracts buyer groups […]

EMDG Review – Certainty and Confidence

The 2015 Review by independent reviewer Mr Michael Lee has been completed and is with the government. The EMDG program just celebrated its 40th anniversary – an achievement which underlines how valuable this scheme is to the development of new exports. Mr Lee reported that the scheme remains highly relevant and continues to bring benefits […]

Post Show Highlights: Food & Hotel Indonesia 2015

With 30,955 trade attendees, the 52 Australian companies exhibiting at last weeks major food and hotel trade fair “Food & Hotel Indonesia” were well placed to , seek out distributors, get feedback from the market, sign sales contracts and meet the key people in the food sector. SHOW GROWTH FROM 2013 This 13th edition had growth […]

Export Grants – extension to lodge applications.

Applications for financial assistance through the federal governments Export Market Development Grant (EMDG) program closed for most applicants on 30th November however Export Solutions has an extension to lodge grants through to 02 March 2015. EMDG encourages Australian companies to promote their goods or services overseas by offering cash rebates equal to approximately 50% of […]

Does your business have any EMDG grants left?

The EMDG program has been in existence since the mid 1970’s and over that period there have been many changes to the EMDG legislation. The majority of these changes are now irrelevant as they have no affect on an applications made today. Legislative changes that relate to the total number of applications a business can […]

EMDG changes now in effect

The proposed changes to the EMDG program outlined in our news article dated  16/03/14 are now in place.    They are effective immediately so will apply to current applications for expenses in the 2013/14 financial year. The changes that may affect your application are as follows. Extending the number of EMDG applications from 7 to 8. […]

Proposed changes to the EMDG scheme

The budget for Export Market Development Grants (EMDG) Scheme will see a $50 million increase as well as changing eligibility requirements if legislation introduced into parliament on 6 March 2014 by Trade and Investment Minister, Andrew Robb, is approved. The proposed changes include: Increasing the number of grants available from 7 to 8. Decreasing the threshold […]

Gulfood 2014

More than 55 Australian companies joined the 4,500 international companies exhibiting at Gulfood in Dubai. Over the 5 days in February they welcomed more than 80,000 visitors – trade attendees and buyers seeking products in the food and hospitality sector for the continuing growth in demand in the region. The statistics are amazing; 113,000 square […]

EMDG export grants – extension of time to lodge

The deadline for lodgement this year is 2 December but several of our team have approval out till 28 February 2014 to lodge grant applications. Conditions apply – applicants will need to evidence strong eligibility, and claimed expenses will need solid supporting documentation showing purpose, cost and acquittal. Call or email any of our team […]

FHC West China Press Release

Official FHC West Closing Press Release , 18 November 2013 at Crowne Plaza Chengdu City Centre Hotel: Shanghai has been the permanent home of FHC, food and hospitality China trade show for the last 17 years. This year and for the first time the organisers of China’s “global food and wine show” China International Exhibitions, […]

ProWine China 2013 – Shanghai

In its first edition, ProWine China has become the laregest trade fair of international wine and spirits in China. More than 577 wine companies from 28 countries, including the world’s leading wine producing nations, descended on Shanghai for the 3 day even 13 to 15 November. Messe Dusseldorf (the organisers of the world’s largest wine […]