ACCS/ACBF already successfully been held since 2009; it has already been developed and recognized as the leading summits and forums to provides a dynamic and interactive platform for participants in governments at all levels, business corporations and industry associations from Australasia and China to promote multilateral communication, exchange knowledge and views, identify a common agenda, develop shared solutions, set up friendship or sister cities, identify opportunities in trade, investments, education, culture, technology, establish networks.

This year Australasia China Cities Summits & Business Forum in conjunction with China as the Guest Nation at Royal Melbourne Show will provide series of sessions and topics.

· Australasia China Cities Summit — Eco City, Eco Economy and Cooperative or Sister City relationship

· Australasia China Investment Forum — to attracts Chinese investors to Australasian countries, to provide opportunities for city/state/regional government/organization in Australasian countries to promote opportunities in the fields of agriculture, tourism, wine, real estate, etc.

· Australasia China Infrastructure Forum — to attract Chinese investor to infrastructure, to drive the economic development of cities/States/region

· Australasia Cities/States Promotion Session — provides opportunities for cities/states/regional Governments/organizations in Au/ NZ/ Island Countries to promote themselves to the Chinese investors.

· Australasia China Agriculture Forum — to promote fine food and agriculture products to Chinese business people, to attract Chinese investors.

· Chinese Provinces/Cities Promotion Session — Provide Australasian business, governments an insight of Chinese investment regulation and cooperative projects of the attending Chinese cities and provinces.

· Australasia China Light Industry Forum — to provide an opportunity for Australasia distributors, importers and consumers to understand more Chinese light industry products.

· New Zealand and Pacific Island Countries Promotion Session: Opening by Cr Arthur of Auckland City, Chair of ACCS/ACBF for New Zealand & Pacific Island Countries followed by Grant Smith (Mayor of Palmerston North) and Andy Watson (Mayor of Rangitikei District Council) and other Speakers from NZ and Pacific Island Countries.

Apart from the forums and sessions in the main events in Melbourne, we also have a 'Manawatu/Whanganui Sub Forum' in New Zealand hosted by Palmerston North and Rangitikei City Councils on 24th and 25th at Palmerston North City. 'NSW Southern Inland (at Goulburn City)/Canberra Sub Forum' hosted by Regional Development Australia Southern Inland (including all their 12 Member Local Government Areas) on 21st. 'Northern Tasmania (at Launceston) Sub Forum' hosted by Northern Tasmania Development (including 9 City Councils).

Up to now we have around 200 major Chinese businesses, industry associations, mayors, ministers registered with us to attend, covering a wide range of sectors, which include agriculture, light industry, SMEs, wine, economic and trade departments, trade representatives, and industry professionals from about 40 Chinese organizations, cities and provinces.