We have developed a comprehensive setting up guide for companies looking to do business in Australia. Australia is a diverse, multicultural country that offers foreign investors a robust, well-regulated economy, advanced infrastructure and a stable political environment making it an attractive place to invest and do business. Bird & Bird can provide the range of expertise and insights you require to expand into new global markets, from business model design and corporate structuring to local regulatory requirements and restrictions. Contact maya.mancuso@twobirds.com for our guide and to learn more.

At Luxury Escapes we believe everyone deserves a great holiday. By partnering with some of the world’s best known and loved brands in travel we are changing the way you book and experience a holiday. Our global team of experts negotiate flash-sale luxury packages that are exclusive to Luxury Escapes members giving you and your family better value and a better escape. Most deals last no longer than two weeks, and new packages are offered every day.

Welcome to the United States. Whether your stay here is temporary or you’re relocating permanently, Bank of the West is here to help you navigate many of the financial and logistical issues you might experience as a new resident.

Part of BNP Paribas — one of the top 10 wealth managers worldwide — Bank of the West offers you the local, highly personalized service and banking knowledge you’ll find helpful here in the U.S., coupled with global resources and perspective. Nonresidents, expatriates and international hires have unique needs, we bring you something other banks don’t: the credit flexibility you need to start building your financial life here, whether it’s a credit card or an auto loan.

We want to help you make the most of your new opportunity, so if you’d like more information, know that your Bank of the West team is at your service.

To learn more, visit bankofthewest.com/international or please don’t hesitate to reach out to June Tan at June.Tan@bankofthewest.com, or by calling 1-415-471-9234.

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E&M Mayock practices the full range of U.S. immigration law and specializes in employment-based immigrant and non-immigrant visas. The firm, founded by James R. Mayock in 1995 in San Francisco, provides individual and corporate immigration legal services.

Our firm works with small to large businesses across all industry sectors. We utilize our experience to develop winning immigration strategies to assist clients in recruiting and retaining their employees.

We specialize in facilitating visa issuance abroad at U.S. consular posts around the world. E&M makes the hiring of international personnel a competitive advantage. E&M has enjoyed a long history of serving individual clients and our expertise in individual matters allows us to offer a greater complement of services to our corporate clients.

CEOs and managers usually have spouses, significant others and/or children in need of immigration benefits as well. We offer our services to individuals and families, to start-up businesses, to prestigious institutions and Fortune 500 companies and to non-profit organizations.

Whether you are a company looking to take advantage of international talent or a foreign national wanting to reunite with family, we have the expertise to assist you in attaining your goals.

Known for its epic technology scene, avant-garde spirit and cosmopolitan ethos, San Francisco is a destination unlike any other. Embodying the originality of the city, W San Francisco places guests in the epicenter of it all, steps from downtown must-sees like SFMOMA, Chinatown and Oracle Park.

Get cozy in guest rooms and suites boasting sweeping views of downtown or steal the scene with 12,000 square feet of spectacular venue space. Get your heart pumping at FIT®, a sleek fitness destination, and refuel anytime at TRACE, a farm-to-table restaurant. Let the evening descend and experience the vibrant downtown energy with craft cocktails and live DJ beats at the Living Room Bar.

Polyglot Group is a global growth partner, dedicated to helping businesses grow globally over 20 years.

We do so by providing tailored, human-centric services to nurture every business’s greatest asset: their people. We offer everything from Business Setup to Human Resources, Talent Acquisition, Payroll Outsourcing, and Language Support.

With a global footprint and network spanning over 9 time zones, our mission is to empower businesses of all shapes & sizes to thrive and prosper.

Our US team, based out of our American HQ in California, specialises in nurturing human capital from the inside of the business.

Our experts source and place top talent for a suite of innovative and forward-thinking industries: Renewable Energy, Energy Storage, Hi-Tech, and Software & Hardware Engineering, among others.

Present on 4 continents, 6 countries & 12 cities and speaking over 30 languages, we are your password to the world!

Beach Financial Group (BFG) is a commercial insurance broking & financial services practice that specializes in working with Australian businesses expanding to the US.

BFG has provided this service for 10+ years now, during which time many foreign businesses have relied us to navigate the complexities of the US insurance system. Our services include commercial and personal Insurance, group and individual benefit plans, life, 401 (K) and related services.

Joe Power runs the San Francisco office and is dual-licensed Australian and the US insurance broker. Please email any enquiries to: joe@beachfinancialgroup.com

At OneWorld we market truth. It connects. It changes people's lives. It makes companies and organizations relevant.

We define truth as relevant and high value experiences: what excites, delights and inspires, what’s truly useful. Market Truth™ is a multicultural strategy that connects genuinely to people’s emotions, aspirations, and sense of utility, whoever they are. Market Truth™ uses all kinds of digital and traditional media to ring the bell in your heart, and spark the story in your head. At OneWorld we fulfill our vision of marketing with a strategic process: ACE – Align, Create, Engage®. This process, from insight to branding, creativity to media to metrics, keeps it true.

We’re a full-service marketing communications firm creating integrated campaigns, providing primary marketing research, strategy, creative, media production (web video, TV, radio, online, out-of-home), media planning and buying, social media, search engine marketing (SEM) and search engine optimization (SEO.)

OneWorld is an award-winning advertising agency in San Francisco with affiliate offices in 14 countries through our Tribe Global network. We can make the connections at the local, national or global level, that truly matter to you.

RRM’s mission is Creating Environments People Enjoy®. Our work and our culture embody sustainability, collaboration, innovation and respect. Our firm’s unique structure also serves as a foundation for the energy and inspiration that drive our team: we bring our architects, engineers, landscape architects, planners, and surveyors together under one roof to take on projects throughout the Bay Area from idea through implementation. The result is genuine, cutting-edge, and timeless designs which aim to leave a lasting and positive imprint on those who experience them. Contact Julian Simeoni at jsimeoni@rrmdesign.com for further information.

The AACC is a not for Profit 501(c) 6 Chamber organization. Fed ID Number 94-2796034

Contact us at Chamber@sfaussies.com 

PO Box 471285 San Francisco CA 94147

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