APBC Function Invitation - The James Hotel

The Australian Philippines Business Council function will showcase its new website and present the benefits of membership.

Thursday, 9th October 2014
6:30pm for 7pm until 9pm
at The James Hotel (upstairs Function Room)
16/439 Docklands Drive, Docklands, Melbourne

Light refreshments and Filipino and Australian cocktail food will be served. Tickets only $20 payable on arrival at the venue.

Please reply with your acceptance no later than 6th Oct-2014, and number of guests attending.

Unlocking the Asian economy: Nobel Laureate's guide for the future

Grameen Australia and AsiaLink are delighted to invite you to a attend a business lunch with: Professor Muhammad Yunus, Nobel Peace Laureate, Chairman of the Yunus Centre & Founder of the Grameen Bank on

Unlocking the Asia Economy: Nobel Laureate's guide for the future.

For further details please contact the APBC.

APBC Website launch

The Australian-Philippines Business Council will launch its new website soon. Its aim is to be more interactive with its members and partners. In conjunction with other Government agencies like the Department of Trade and Industries, the Consul General's office and the Australian Trade Commission, it will provide collaborative information to help you get the latest business news and information.

Opportunity Int'l Australia - informal meeting & drinks w/ Mark Daniels

Dear Friends of the Philippines

I would like to invite you to an informal meeting with Mark Daniels, the Director of Opportunity’s microfinance programs in the Philippines. Mark has worked for Opportunity for 16 years and currently lives in Manila to be closer to the action. He will be in Sydney for a brief visit and this is an ideal opportunity to hear what’s happening directly from Mark.

Business Breakfast Forum with NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell

The Australia Philippines Business Council, in cooperation with Austrade Manila, will organise a breakfast forum with the New South Wales Premier, Barry O'Farrell this 20 February 2014. This will be one of many events part of the Philippine Australia Ministerial Meeting that will be in Manila.

Members and guests can have a delicious breakfast courtesy of the Peninsula Manila's kitchens while understanding why it's a great idea to invest in New South Wales. Premier Barry O'Farrell will discuss both the opportunities and challenges that come with investing there.

Sample APBC Event Two

At 6 May, the Council will hold cocktails welcoming the arrival of the Philippine IBPAP (IT and Business Processing Association of the Philippines) Delegation to CeBIT Australia 2014. The delegation will be led by IBPAP President Jose Mari Mercado. Members and their friends are welcome to take advantage of this unique opportunity to network with the biggest names in the Philippines' IT/BPO industry.

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