Access Program

Access Program offers assistance for Victorian businesses planning to establish new export markets in key countries and regions.

Access Program

Access Program

The Trade Victoria’s Access Program offers facilities, export-related assistance and in-country expertise to Victorian company representatives visiting overseas markets.

 

Objectives

The Trade Victoria’s Access Program gives Victorian organisations a key advantage and leverages its ability to understand the inside culture of a new country market.

The Access Programs aim to help Victorian companies:

  • forge new relationships with partners
  • market their products more effectively
  • set up an operation in the region.

Funding

The Trade Victoria’s Access Program offers:

  • free overseas facilities and advice for the first two weeks
  • a reduced rate of US$250 per month, for up to three months after the first two weeks.

Local Trade and Investment Office staff in these markets can provide:

  • market intelligence
  • strategies for market entry
  • cultural training
  • introductions and networking
  • agent identification
  • product/service evaluation.

 

Eligibility

The Trade Victoria’s Access Program is available for Victorian businesses planning to establish new export markets in key countries and regions, including:

  • USA
  • Japan
  • South Korea
  • Middle East
  • China
  • Hong Kong
  • India
  • South East Asia.

You should have an export strategy prior to applying.

Victorian businesses wishing to use the Access Program┬ámust receive approval from the Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources. Bookings should be made in advance. The program is available on a ‘first-come first-served’ basis.

Victorian businesses visiting the VGBOs to identify export opportunities in the regions, may be eligible to use the VGBO’s facilities and services including:Local Trade and Investment Office staff in these markets can provide:

  • desk space, computer including broadband access, local phone, printer, copier, fax
  • initial market research
  • cultural training
  • introductions and networking
  • logistical support
  • agent identification
  • product and service evaluation.

 

Timing

Applications open on an ongoing basis.

 

More Information

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