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AusCham and the State Government of Victoria will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Friendly Cooperation in HCMC on 28 March 2017 (immediately after the 2017 AGM). The MOU emphasises “the importance of collaboration to promote and expand effective and mutually beneficial cooperation in the development of the parties”.

The Victorian Government will be represented by the The Hon Philip Dalidakis, Minister for Small Business, Innovation and Trade and International Education. AusCham will be represented by our President.

The signing ceremony shall take place at approximately 7.30pm. This will then be followed by networking with the Minister, the Victorian Government’s Trade Commissioner for South East Asia; AusCham’s Directors, Members and Stakeholders; Victorian alumni; current and potential trade and investment partners; government officials; and friends of Victoria.


  • Registrations are essential. Please email events@auschamvn.org
  • Numbers are strictly limited. Priority for AusCham’s members.

About the Minister for Small Business, Innovation and Trade and International Education

Philip was educated at Monash University and the University of NSW. He has a master’s degree in Commerce and a double degree in Business (Management) and Arts (politics and Thai language). He speaks Greek and Thai.

Philip has worked in both the private sector and in government. He worked as an analyst with Deloitte, as a senior property accountant with Centro Properties Group, and as a financial controller with Boston Umbrella. He was chief executive officer of the Victorian Association of Forest Industries from 2007 to 2011. In government, he was deputy chief of staff to Senator Stephen Conroy, Minister for Broadband, in 2011-12. From 2012 to 2014 he ran his own business, SCG Advisory.

Related events immediately prior @ Sofitel Saigon Plaza (28 March)

Promo Video on the State of Victoria