I want: to export
Including Global Victoria, SOUNDS AUSTRALIA, and Austrade.
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Global Victoria supports your business to connect with overseas markets, sustain strong trading partnerships and capitalise on export opportunities – strategically aiming to create Victorian jobs, grow exports and strengthen the economy. Global Victoria has a network of over 20 Victorian Government Trade and Investment (VGTI) offices in key international trade markets, which can assist your business in-market by connecting you with international buyers and industry partners, and offer market advice and analysis.
Global Victoria have a range of exporting resources, such as:
- Get ready to export (export checklist, choose a market entry strategy)
- Trade missions
- Programs and initiatives
- Financing and logistics
As a first step, we would recommend checking out Global Victoria’s Are you ready to go global? checklist.
SOUNDS AUSTRALIA is Australia’s export music market development initiative, established to provide a cohesive and strategic platform to assist the Australian music industry access international business opportunities. Their website offers a range of valuable export resources, including:
- List of conferences and showcasing events worldwide that SOUNDS AUSTRALIA attend.
- Funding information on a federal and state level.
- Export checklists, preparation advice and SOUNDS AUSTRALIA showcase event opportunities.
- Visa agent recommendations.
- Digital export masterclasses.
- Tax and carnet information.
Austrade contributes to Australia’s economic prosperity by helping Australian businesses, education institutions, tourism operators, governments and citizens. Austrade leverages the deep commercial knowledge and relationships of our international and domestic networks, and the badge of government, to deliver value to businesses, clients and investors.
The Export Market Development Grants (EMDG) scheme is a key Australian Government financial assistance programme for small to medium aspiring and growing export-ready businesses. It encourages businesses to increase international marketing and promotion expenditure to achieve more sustainable international sales.
The VMDO will be publishing purpose build International Toolkits, specifically for target regions where new export opportunities exist. These toolkits will cover music industry essentials in China, ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations), Latin America and more.