Trade Mission programs

Building international partnerships

Trade Victoria's events, Trade Missions and programs play an important role in supporting your business to expand its export potential with international markets by providing key opportunities to:

  • build international connections, foster business relationships and identify partnering opportunities
  • enhance your international profile by entering new markets
  • attract foreign investment
  • secure local distributors and/or importers
  • acquire international orders for your product and/or service
  • develop skills and knowledge of international markets to enhance your business's global competitiveness
  • understand regulatory requirements in international markets.

Trade Missions are typically sectorial focused and the Victorian Government develops tailored programs for participating businesses supported in-market through our international network of Victorian Government Trade and Investment (VGTI) offices.

Our inbound and outbound Trade Missions consist of 20 to 100 Victorian businesses and include a range of activities such as:

  • business briefings
  • networking functions
  • site visits
  • trade exhibitions
  • business matching.

Outbound Trade Missions

Our outbound Trade Missions take you overseas to showcase your export business capabilities and connect you with key international markets, buyers, partners and business leaders.

Outbound Trade Mission programs prioritise activities and take you to the high growth markets of China, India, South East Asia and the Middle East, Turkey and Iran.

Export market opportunities are also pursued via the outbound Trade Mission program in the Republic of Korea, Japan, North America and Latin America.

For more information, please read through our full terms and conditions.

Inbound Trade Missions

Our inbound Trade Missions welcome business and government leaders from around the world to Melbourne and provide opportunities to learn about Victoria's business capabilities and build the foundations for new trade and investment partnerships.

Explore upcoming Trade Missions and Events tailored to support your business growth.