29 July 2011 – The inaugral convention of the Australian Chambers of Business Alliance comprising each state and territoty of Australia was held June 1- 3, 2011 at the Gold Coast Convention Centre attracting more than 1100 delegates.
Titled “today, tomorrow & beyond” the convention brought together leading speakers from Australia and around the world, culminating with a presentation by Steve Woznia,co founder of Apple Computer, Inc.
GE were the platinum sponsors and hosted Steve Wozniak (refer photo of him being interviewed for Sky Business News), PWC and HR Advance were Gold sponsors with exhibitors including a range of government and private sector companies.
One of these was the leading Australian receivables management company, The ARMS Group who along with Global Credit Solutions provided delegates with a background on the credit and risk management services they were able to offer.
The ARMS Group is an Australian partner of Global Credit Solutions (GCS Group) with offices in each State of Australia offering a national service in credit reporting, credit management consulting, debt collection aswell as specialist investiation services in the areas of fraud, due diligence, KYC, KYE, brand protection and anti counterfeit actiion.
As the GCS partner in Australia the company is able to offer its services to the global marketplace through the network of GCS partners operating in more than ninety countries.
When interviewed after the convention, David Cains, CEO of the ARMS Group group stated “ This convention is one of the largest gatherings of senior business and government management seen in Australia for a long time. To achieve the numbers in the after affects of the global financial crisis is a remarkable effort and the organisers are to be complemented on one of the best planned and run conventions I have participated in”.
Neil Wood, Group Managing Director for GCS Group, attended the convention commenting that “Not only is this one of the largest gathering of business people in Australia, but the level of enthuisiasm and interest in the exhibitors stands has been very high, and will lead to new business being generated for most”.
Attached is a photograph of the ARMS Group & GCS exhibition, with both Cains and Wood in attendance.