April 2016


April Newsletter

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Australia's shift from mining to wining and dining

Article by: Paul Bloxham, Chief Economist Bank, 
 2015 AICM National Conference presenter.

Australia's strong ties to Asia have been the key driver of the country’s recent economic success and they remain the main reason for continued optimism.

Over much of the past decade, the story has been about China and industrial commodities. More recently the narrative has broadened, with the rise in Asian middle class incomes pushing up demand for Australian services and high-quality food products. The mining boom has given way to a wining and dining boom.


Tips for speaking on your feet 

Blog by: Maureen Bell, Sydney WINC Luncheon speaker.

At the Sydney WINC Function Maureen Bell of Goldmind will cover how attendees can harness the power of their most important asset - their voice.

In this blog Maureen looks at how you can develop the skills to speak with confidence when put on the spot or “think on your feet”, a very relevant skill for all credit professionals.

WINC functions are being planned in all divisions with equally inspiring speakers, make sure you save the date so you don't miss out!

 REad blog

 Sydney WINC Lunceon info

WINC Save the date info

Young Credit Professional of the Year

"The YCPA has provided me with opportunities that have put me ahead of the game" - Balveen Sani 2013 YCP award national winner

The YCPA is an opportunity for all credit professionals either directly by entering or by encouraging a colleague to enter.

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Register Your Interest

Are you collecting your money right?

Article by:  Robyn Erskine and Adrian Hunter of Brooke Bird

There are many myths that surround what you can and can't do when pursuing payments from your customers. The ACCC guidelines introduced in July 2015 clarify what you can and can't do but  the guide runs to over 60 pages.

This article takes a look at the guidelines from the perspective of a credit professional.

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AICM National Partners Webinar Series

The AICM and its National Partners Dun and Bradstreet, Veda and Austral Mercantile have collaborated to bring AICM members a series of complimentary webinars ($50 for non-members).

The webinars allow you to access updates and expand your knowledge from the comfort and convenience of your office.  All webinars are recorded for those unable to make the live session or to refer back to.

Upcoming webinars

  • 6 May - Economic update - Register now
  • 7 June - Phoenix Activity
  • 19 July - Is trade credit the emerging playground for fraudsters
  • 5 Aug – Economic update 
  • 3 November - Economic update
Past Webinars access the recording
AICM Credit Toolboxes

The AICM has recently developed a series of Credit Toolbox courses which are a unique opportunity to learn and refresh on the fundamentals of Credit Management from Credit Professionals with extensive real world experience.

These half day sessions cover the fundamentals of Credit Management with a focus on understanding the core requirements and their practical applications.

Keep an eye out for the dates coming up in your division and consider if you or your team members could benifit from this opportunity to learn from some of the most experienced Credit Professionals in our industry.

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Credit Management in Australia

The May issue will be released shortly and is packed with great articles.

If you haven't absorbed all the information from the March issue as of yet don't forget to access it on the AICM website.

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AICM National Conference
12-14 October 2016

There has been unprecedented Super Early Bird Registrations for 2016 indicating the insights and connections made at last years conference.

There is also lots of excitement about the all new venue at the Sea World Resort on the Gold Coast and the great accommodation rates that can only be access by registered conference delegates.

This years program is shaping up very well with esteemed experts from Government, Universities and the Credit Industry, stay tuned for announcements.

 Conference information

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  NSW Events
Credit Network Trivia Night
5 May  
(Register Now!)
WINC Luncheon
20 May  
(Register Now!)
Training Course
Manage bad and doubtful debts
23 May  
(Register Now)
  QLD Events
Compliance Network Night
11 May   
(Register Now!)
Credit Toolbox
Collect with Confidence
13 May  
(Register Now!)
YCP Social Information Night
20 May  
(Register Now!)
  VIC Events
Youth Networking Night
5 May  
(Register Now!)
PPSR Update
19 May  
(Register Now!)
  SA Events
Youth Network Night
19 May  
(save the date)
Credit Symposium
2 Jun  
(save the date)
  WA Events
Driving culture and getting teams working better together
22 May  
(Register Now)
Credit Toolbox- Risk Assessment
(save the date)

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