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Bill Shorten MP Trade Mission to Israel

  Sunday 29 April – Saturday 5 May, 2012

The Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce and the Embassy of Israel are delighted to advise that Minister Bill Shorten MP,  Minister for Financial Services and Superannuation; Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations will lead a Trade Mission to Israel from Sunday 29 April – Saturday 5 May, 2012.


The trade mission will attempt to understand how is it that Israel-a country of 7.2 million people, a third of the size of Tasmania, sixty per cent desert, only sixty three years old with limited natural resources-produces more start-ups than large, peaceful and stable nations like Japan, India, Korea, Canada, the United Kingdom and Australia.


The mission will investigate Israel’s superannuation, tax reform, venture capitalism and seed fund models, as well as its innovation and entrepreneurship culture-beginning with a society of leadership and risk management.


The mission, specifically designed for senior leaders from business, government, policy and academia, particularly within the financial services sectors, will expose delegates to key Israeli influencers and enable a sharing of innovative business ideas and opportunities.


The mission is also a wonderful opportunity for delegates to network and interact with other delegates and form long-lasting, valuable relationships. In addition to the group program, individual meetings with a cross section of Israeli business, academic and political leaders can be tailored for individual delegates to achieve their personal objectives.


The mission will also include high level geo-political and economic briefings, and visits to Jerusalem and the Dead Sea. Partners are encouraged to join delegates for whom a separate tourism program will be arranged.


For further information, or to register your interest, please contact Ori Danieli, Head of Trade, Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce, 02 9326 1700 /   



Bill Shorten MP Trade Mission to Israel