Australian Business Forum: Eastern Seaboard Evening Presentation

  • Wednesday, February 26, 2014
  • 16:30 - 20:30
  • "Raio Meeting Room", Lobby Floor, Cape Dara Resort, Pattaya


  • For any employee of an AustCham member company. If you don't have a website log-in, apply at
  • Non-members are very welcome to participate in this event.
  • If you have a lunch voucher please register in this category and we will collect the voucher at the door. Please note that no-shows will be invoiced.

AustCham is pleased to present Shane Burt, Managing Director of CEVA Logistics, and Greg Wallis, Senior Trade and Investment Commissioner at The Australian Trade Commission (Austrade Thailand) as speakers for the second Australian Business Forum (ABF) presentation on the Eastern Seaboard. The ABF is a Chamber initiative, supported by the Australian Government.

  • Shane Burt, Managing Director of CEVA Logistics. CEVA Logistics is one of the world’s leading logistics companies, providing end-to-end design, implementation and operational capabilities. The company specialises in freight forwarding, contract logistics, transportation management and distribution management. Drawing from his extensive experience across the Asian region, Shane will highlight some of the opportunities and challenges he has faced in the logistics industry in Thailand. He will outline key business learnings, including the pitfalls around selecting logistics partners in Thailand and the factors that one must consider when selecting warehouse locations. Finally, he will reflect on the local policies and rules pertaining to Custom’s clearance for import and export of freight.
  • Greg Wallis, Senior Trade and Investment Commissioner at Austrade. Greg will present a detailed analysis on the Australian investment presence in Thailand. He will provide both historical and comparative data on the volume of Australian FDI in Thailand and will offer a forensic examination of how many Australian companies are operating in Thailand and what business sectors they represent.

Event details
Wednesday 26 February 2014
Meeting and presentation 16:30 - 18:30
  Cocktail Reception 18:30 - 20:30
Cost: Baht 400 for members
  Baht 800 for non-members
Location: "Raio Meeting Room", Lobby Floor, Cape Dara Resort, Pattaya

ABF activity is supported by funding from Austrade as part of the Asian Century Business Engagement Plan.  The views expressed herein are not necessarily the views of the Commonwealth of Australia, and the Commonwealth does not accept responsibility for any information or advice contained herein.