Kreston’s Australia Network, Bentley’s conference tackles emerging strategic challenges.

May 3, 2017

bentleys_logoKreston’s Australia Network, Bentleys recently held its annual Partners Conference in Hong Kong.

As well as attendees from Bentleys, also present were Kreston CEO, Jon Lisby; Kreston Board Director Sunil Goyal from Kreston SGCO in India; Erwin Winata from Kreston in Indonesia; Frank Lin from Kreston in Taiwan and Edmund Chan from Kreston in Hong Kong.

The aim of the conference was to discuss emerging strategic challenges in formal workshops spread out over 3 days and how the Network should progress with several key initiatives.

During the conference Asialink Business and The Hong Kong Trust Company presented on the market in SE Asia and outlined some of the business challenges that clients are likely to face if they intend to do business in the region. Austrade, the Australian government organisation that assists Australian businesses develop in international markets also gave an informative overview of how they can assist Bentleys, the global Network and its clients.

Mark Chapman, CEO of the Bentleys Network said:
‘We needed to have a change of emphasis and move from an information based conference where we share operational issues, to a decision-making conference where we share ideas on how to deal with some of the emerging strategic challenges. The result is that we are no longer at a cross roads, but now clearly on a path that will see the collaborative nature of the Network improve and position Bentleys as an employer of choice.

Thanks to Sponsors MYOB and Thomson Reuters who gave informative presentations on the future changes in technology, to the Hong Kong Trust Company who hosted a memorable networking function at the iconic Hong Kong Club and a special thank you to Edmund Chan who hosted an excellent evening at the prestigious Happy Valley Race Course. In summary, a very successful conference which has been instrumental in gaining support for some strategic initiatives”.