The Victorian Government, through Global Victoria, partnered with Asialink Business to host a gala event in Melbourne on 11 April, exploring Victoria’s sporting engagement with Asia.

Gala dinner in Melbourne on Victoria’s sporting engagement with Asia

Featuring a keynote by Victorian Minister for Jobs, Innovation and Trade, The Hon Martin Pakula MP, the forum brought together over 100 leaders from the diverse sporting codes and Victoria’s innovative sports businesses.Participants explored Melbourne’s enviable position as a global sporting capital, and the opportunities for Victorian businesses created by the global sports industry’s pivot to Asia.”Asia’s growing sporting influence and booming economies present massive opportunities for Victorian businesses looking to expand to the region,” the Minister said.Global Victoria and Asialink Business are continuing to
work together to equip Victorian organisations with the Asia capabilities, market insights and networks needed to be part of this exciting growth story.

Hon Martin Pakula MP, Victorian Minister for Jobs, Innovation and Trade
Mel Jones OAM, former Australian Women’s Cricket Team player
Mukund Narayanamurti, CEO Asialink Business
(From left to right): Nicole Livingston OAM, Head Women’s Football, AFL, Tommy Greer, General Manager South East Melbourne Phoenix (NBL), David Stevenson, General Manager China and India, AFL, Richard Heaselgrave, Chief Revenue Officer, Tennis Australia