Trade Mission Program

The Trade Mission Program helps businesses to attend overseas trade missions to maximise their export potential and access to international markets.

Application detail:

Applications may be made at any time.

What do you get?

Access to inbound and outbound trade missions.

Who is this for?

Victorian businesses.


The Trade Mission Program helps Victorian businesses to expand their export potential with international markets by providing opportunities to:

  • build international connections, foster relationships and identify partnering opportunities
  • attract foreign investment
  • secure local distributors and  / or importers
  • understand regulatory requirements in international markets
  • acquire international orders for your product and / or service

Activities undertaken on trade missions include:

  • business briefings
  • networking functions
  • site visits
  • trade exhibitions
  • business matching

Two types of trade missions are available:

  • Outbound Trade Missions - takes you overseas to showcase your business's export capabilities and connect you with international markets
  • Inbound Trade Missions - welcomes business and government leaders from around the world so they can learn about Victoria's business capabilities and make new trade and investment partnerships

Trade Missions are generally sector based and programs are tailored to each sector.

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible, you must:

  • be a business operating in Victoria
  • have the potential to import and export with international markets

Find out more about the eligibility criteria at Trade Mission Program.

How do you apply?

Find out more about how to apply and current trade mission opportunities at Trade Mission Program.

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