25 – 29 March 2019The AU, NZ & SG Delegation to Silicon Valley - coinciding with the Israel Dealmakers Summit
Australia, New Zealand & Singapore businesses are invited to attend our annual delegation to the Valley. This 5 day tailored program coincides with the most high profile annual meeting of business leaders from the two leading innovation hubs – Silicon Valley and Israel. This delegation will include attendance at an exclusive two-day Dealmakers Summit where corporations, investors, deal-makers and entrepreneurs converge from around the world to discuss emerging technologies and develop commercial partnerships.
24 - 30 May 2019Australian Innovation Delegation to Israel led by Rick Holliday-Smith, Chairman, ASX
More information on this delegation to be made available shortly.
25 October – 1 November 2019AU & NZ Innovation Delegation to Japan – coinciding with the Rugby World Cup
Over the past 50 years, Japan has helped to shape the world's technology landscape with inventions such as laptops, the bullet train, Walkman, Blue LED light, android robots. Japan is committed to being the very first country to prove that it is possible to grow through innovation even when its population declines. Australian and New Zealand businesses are encouraged to join us with a program that will combine business briefings, seminars and visits to centres of innovation.
10 - 14 September 2018Australian Energy Delegation to California
Learn how California is innovating their way to a sustainable energy future across all parts of their economy by joining this Australian delegation organised by the Business Circle and the Energy Efficiency Council. This delegation is an excellent opportunity for Australian leaders in energy policy, utilities and infrastructure to gain an understanding of California’s world leading energy eco-systems, emerging trends, and to establish key bilateral relationships. The delegation will coincide with the highly acclaimed Global Climate Action Summit being held in San Francisco.
18 - 21 September 2018Australia and New Zealand Delegation to Ireland - Innovation and Investment
Ireland has the fastest growth rate in Europe, is recognised for its capability in innovation and is an ideal hub for organisations seeking a European base. Dublin has the most actively funded start-up ecosystem in Europe and is often regarded as the bridge between Europe and the US. Post-Brexit, it will be the only English-speaking country in the EU. Australian and New Zealand businesses are encouraged to join this delegation organised by the Circle with support from the IDA Ireland, Irish – Australian Chamber of Commerce and Australian Government.
22 - 28 October 2018Singapore Start Up Nation Delegation to Israel - Honouring the Peres Centre for Peace & Innovation
The Circle, together with the Peres Center for Peace & Innovation are excited to invite our Singapore businesses to join an historic delegation to Israel around the opening of the Israeli Innovation Center, where innovation, creativity, and optimism come together in the pursuit of peace. This delegation will be focusing on Innovation, Emerging Technologies and Future Trends, and will explore the unique eco-system of Israel, and meet with thought leaders of the Start Up Nation. It will also coincide with a world leading Innovation Conference organised for the re-opening of the Center. Israel is regarded as a global hub of innovation, and this visit will include an exciting program of private briefings, visits to leading-edge organisations and exposure to ground-breaking thinking.
2018Create your own!
Using our 25 year experience and global outreach, we can tailor a bespoke delegation around your company/leadership retreat objectives. A growing number of our Members are recognising that 3-5 day Delegations are excellent for learning new ideas, meeting new offshore contacts and team-building.
To express your interest for the above Delegations, please contact Tracy.Jennings@buscircle.com
Past Delegation Reports
August 2016Unleashing New Zealand's Potential - Faster!
A discussion on accelerating New Zealand’s entrepreneurial and technological innovation capacity to support higher economic growth
June 2017Becoming a Trust Superpower
Taking New Zealand’s Cyber Security to the Next Level