The AmCham Biz Bus to the City of Logan...helping you do business in the U.S.
Join us on a tour of successful Australian and American businesses and enroute presenters in the City of Logan.
AmCham’s next Biz Bus, in collaboration with Logan City Council, will provide excellent networking opportunities and will help broaden your understanding of why Queensland is the ideal place to do business. The tour will visit companies that have long established as well as newly secured contracts with the US. Delegates will also hear from enroute presenters on How to do Business in the US, covering topics such as taking the first steps, to tax, visas, and funding options to help you secure your next deal.
This is an all-inclusive full-day mission with transportation, food and drinks provided.
Biz Bus attendees will visit and hear from...
- Logan City Council - Logan Office of Economic Development
The Logan Office of Economic Development works with a collaborative team of supporting partners including all levels of government, industry groups, and regional and international chambers of commerce, to assist clients in achieving success and growth. Their purpose is to facilitate economic growth through attracting inward investment and supporting their existing business base to grow and thrive.
- John Deere
Today, Deere & Company is one of the world's most admired businesses. Since its founding over 180 years ago, John Deere remains committed to those who are linked to the land, who cultivate and harvest the land to become more profitable and productive. The productivity improvements required to meet the demands of the growing global population will be delivered through Precision Agriculture enabled by technology. We look forward to sharing some of these exciting new solutions.
*Morning Tea hosted by John Deere*
- Camp King Industries
Award winning metal engineering business Ausmetal Engineering, exporting their brand Camp King Industries to the world. Camp King Industries has a range of ute canopies and campers and it's very popular roof top tent. Camp King products are exported to the USA and to Europe. USA distributor is Peter Sloop from Sloop Imports based in Steamboat Springs, Colorado.
- Beenleigh Artisan Distillers
Beenleigh Rum – The rum for Australians, made by Australians since 1884.
At lunch we’ll hear a few tall stories about colourful characters and a heritage as rich and distinctive as Beenleigh Rum itself. Over a tour, rum tasting, fun networking and lunch we’ll learn the history of Australia’s oldest registered distillery and the people and the rum that made it what it is today.
*Lunch hosted by Logan City Council at Beenleigh Artisan Distillers*
*Tasting Tour sponsored by USTaxCentral followed by a presentation briefing from James Simango CPA CGMA*
- ATP Science Pty Ltd
Find out how the “Australian Brand of the Year” health supplements company ditches conventional business advice and grows their business more than ever both within and outside of Australia. ATP Science is a global health science company that researches, develops, manufactures and markets unique and innovative supplements, nutraceuticals and nutrition products, for the fitness, health and well-being sectors.
*Afternoon Tea hosted by ATP Science*
- Protect Industries
Protect Industries is Home to Vogue IND, Trakpro and Pomponazzi. Their key is "All things Automotive", they manufacturer Telematics and GPS hardware and software platforms, their POMPONAZZI surface coating is unlike anything in the world and their vehicle enhancements and manufacturing of accessories are always photographed and spoken about daily on social media.
*End of Tour Networking Drinks hosted by Protect Industries*
...with "How to do Business in the US" enroute presentations by
- David Camerlengo
General Manager, Unearthed Accelerator; and Trade and Investment Mentor, LGAQ
Hear from David Camerlengo, former North American Trade and Investment Commissioner (based in Houston) for TIQ, on tips for consideration, pathways and strategies for doing business in the U.S.
- James Simango CPA CGMA
Tax Director, USTaxCentral
USTaxCentral Australia provides professional cross border tax solutions between the US and Australia for businesses, U.S. expatriates living in Australia; Australians going for work in the U.S. for work and U.S. Property Investors.
- Duncan Archibald
Commercial Specialist, U.S. Department of Commerce, US Consulate General Sydney
Duncan Archibald has over 10 years’ experience working with the U.S. Government’s pre-eminent trade and marketing agency. Duncan is a professional and creative business development and relationship builder with comprehensive experience assisting U.S. ICT, and financial services companies enter and sell products and solutions into the Australian market through forming alliances with the local channel or through establishing subsidiary offices. In addition, Duncan assists U.S. companies with their pipeline sales by organizing C-level marketing events, seminars, and organising USA-branded government pavilions at local trade shows. He also has responsibility for promoting foreign direct investment (FDI) into America by providing information and guidance to Australian companies wanting to set up in the USA through the Select USA program.
Don’t miss out on this journey to opportunity!
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