What we do
Global Victoria – connecting Victoria to the world
Global Victoria supports Victorian businesses to go global for the economic and social prosperity of Victoria. We do this by building the export capability of Victorian businesses, connecting Victorians to global trade opportunities through our international network of 22 offices, promoting our world class industry capabilities and advocating for the best policy settings for Victoria to be globally competitive.
We exist to inspire all Victorian businesses to imagine and realise the possibilities of going global.
Helping your export business go global
To be globally competitive, your business has to be globally connected.
Our Victorian Government Trade and Investment (VGTI) offices in key international trade markets can assist your business in-market by connecting you with international buyers and industry partners, offering market advice and analysis, and providing high-level market intelligence, insights and guidance to ensure your business will be competitive in global markets.
Through our specialised trade offices located in international markets and across Melbourne and regional Victoria, we provide a range of services to help your export business go global, including:
- taking your business to international markets to explore business opportunities
- creating in-market connections with international buyers and business leaders
- bringing international buyers and business leaders to Melbourne to connect with you and your export business
- hosting major conferences and events for business matching activities
- providing market intelligence and industry insights
- facilitating export ready training via the Export Skills program
- running workshops and webinars about emerging export trends.
Trade missions – building international partnerships
Trade missions play an essential role in supporting your business to expand its potential with global markets. Activities on trade missions can include business briefings and networking functions, site visits, trade exhibitions and business matching.
Our outbound trade missions take you overseas to international markets to showcase your business capabilities and connect you with key international markets, buyers, partners and business leaders.
Our inbound trade missions welcome business leaders from around the world to Melbourne and provide opportunities to learn about Victoria's business capabilities and build the foundations for new trade and investment partnerships.
Invest Victoria is a world-class investment promotion agency (IPA) providing free, confidential services and professional advice to international investors. Invest Victoria can connect you to the state's extensive network of contacts to create investment opportunities when you set up your business in Melbourne, Victoria.
The Victorian Connection
The Victorian Connection brings you insights from Victoria’s business, government, academic leaders and workers who create jobs, develop new products, find new ways to do business, get goods to market and grow Victoria's economy.
Visit the Victorian Connection to discover more about Melbourne and read about Victoria's industry capabilities.