Going Global Program

Going Global Program 

Registrations have closed for the NSW Going Global Program and are now being processed.

If you have questions about this program, please contact the NSW Global Concierge on 02 8222 4888 or send an enquiry via the Contact Us form (select the 'Export from NSW' option).

This program is designed to assist your NSW Business to win new export sales in targeted international markets, through;

•    introductions to new international customers 
•    international networking and promotional opportunities 
•    market intelligence briefings and workshops, and 
•    cultural training.

Participants will benefit from a free 10-month intensive engagement program designed to give you a deeper understanding of high growth export markets and put your world class goods and services into the hands of overseas buyers.

Going Global Program Brochure   

Markets and sectors of focus for 2020/21  





  •  Technology (focus on Regtech, Medtech and Cybersecurity) 


Republic of Korea  

United Arab Emirates and Middle East  

United Kingdom   

United States  

Programs are subject to change at any time. 


We invite NSW businesses who are: 

  • Small and medium enterprises (SMEs)   

  • Export capable or export ready   

  • Looking to start exporting or diversify into new export markets   

Eligibility criteria include:

  • ABN confirming NSW based business

  • Be able to commit time and resources to complete a 10-month program   

  • Willing and able to travel to Sydney for workshops and program events as may be required and to the selected market in 2021 should border restrictions be eased   

  • Committed to adapting a product or services to ensure suitability for the targeted export market   


Businesses will be asked to submit an export plan to support their expression of interest, which will be used to assess their readiness and suitability for each program. 

Spaces are limited. The number of participants on each program will be capped at 12 companies to allow businesses to receive assistance tailored to their unique business needs.  

Businesses will be able to participate in up to two unique programs. 

The majority of the Program will be delivered online due to COVID-19 restrictions.


The NSW Government will cover the costs of Going Global business program.     

Participating businesses cover their own travel expenses associated with the program, including airfares, meals, accommodation, visas and insurance. The in-market/travel component will depend on COVID-19 international travel restrictions being lifted.   

You may be able to claim some marketing and promotional costs associated with this mission through the NSW Government’s Export Assistance Grant

Businesses may also wish to apply for the Export Market Development Grant scheme. For more information, visit Austrade or call 13 28 78.      

Selection Process  

Once received through the online EOI system, all applications will undergo an eligibility check based on the criteria above. Eligible applications will proceed to the assessment process. 

Selection panels will comprise experienced government and industry professionals with relevant sectoral expertise, including representatives from NSW Treasury, Austrade and relevant industry associations. 

For more details, contact the NSW Global Concierge on 02 8222 4888 or send an enquiry via  Contact Us form (select the 'Export from NSW' option).

Disclaimer: NSW Government reserves the right to change this program or its offer at any time. Expressing interest in the program does not guarantee that you will be accepted or invited to participate. Each application will be assessed on merit.  
Please use commercial discretion to assess the suitability of any program or event when assessing your business needs.  NSW Government does not accept liability for any loss associated with the use of any information and any reliance is entirely at the users’ discretion.