Australian export businesses are increasingly gaining traction in international markets, with a reputation for quality, innovation and delivery. Export Finance Australia’s series of SME briefings examined some of the challenges of smaller businesses operating in highly competitive markets – where only the best succeed.

Overview video - Taking on the world's best

Export Finance Australia’s recent SME Briefings, reflected the theme: Taking on the world’s best. Here is a recap of the key themes and discussions in Perth, where some of Australia’s top exporters shared their insights on opportunities and challenges for their businesses on the world stage.

Keynote speaker: Garry Johnson, CEO of Steel Blue, discusses how constant innovation, unique marketing strategies and knowledge of the specific needs of international customers has helped Australia’s largest safety footwear supplier expand into Europe and North America.

Andrew Hunter, Managing Director & CEO, Export Finance Australia

Andrew Hunter examines current global and local events, trends and trade indicators that may contribute to the performance of Australian SME exporters in the year ahead. 

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