Starting an Export Business

Total Time
45 mins
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So you have a great product or service that could attract a global customer base but you are not sure how to get there. This session will provide you with practical tips and advice as to what information you need to have in your kit bag and what resources you need to tap into.

There are many issues that businesses need to be aware of when looking to export which includes patents, international consumer and product laws and government regulations. The traps are many and can have devastating impacts on your business. How can technology help you run a global business whilst managing the supply chain requirements to ship product off shore and service international markets?

Topics Covered:

  • Is your company export ready?
  • What’s required for starting an export business
  • Preparation and planning
  • Business plan and export strategy
  • Marketing and market research
  • Understand your numbers
  • Where are your customers?
  • Government grants
  • Risk management


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The Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) is Australia’s peak representative body and advocacy group for those in the digital ecosystem. We are a not-for-profit organisation to benefit members, and AIIA membership fees are tax deductible. Since 1978, the AIIA has pursued activities to stimulate and grow the digital ecosystem, to create a favourable business environment for our members and to contribute to Australia’s economic prosperity.


This course is available in the following languages:

  • English