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    • 19 Nov 2018
    • 29 Nov 2018
    • Melbourne, Adelaide, Sydney, Brisbane
    Registration is closed

    Therapeutic Goods New Advertising Code & Complaints System Seminars

    Together with the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA), Complementary Medicines Australia (CMA) will be hosting a series of Advertising Code & Complaints System Seminars in November 2018.

    The advertising system for therapeutic goods in Australia has just undergone major reforms. These seminars cover the details of the reforms and offer the opportunity for discussion of the new framework with advertisers, to help them understand and apply the obligations when undertaking commercial advertising activities.

    Seminars will be run from 9am - 5pm, held on the following dates:

    • Melbourne: 21 November 2018
      The Victoria Hotel, CBD

    • Adelaide: 22 November 2018
      Atura Hotel, Adelaide Airport

    • Sydney: 28 November 2018
      Pullman Quay Grand, Sydney Harbour

    • Brisbane: 29 November 2018 SOLD OUT
      Novotel, Brisbane Airport

    The seminar program will include the following topics with a particular focus on the advertising of complementary medicines:

    • An overview of the regulation of advertising for therapeutic goods
    • The new 2018 Advertising Code
    • The new Advertising Complaints Framework
    • Advertisement pre-approval processes
    • Responding to Complaints and Advertising Concerns in the new Framework

    Who is the seminar designed for?

    • Anyone engaged in activities related to the advertising complementary medicines, including
    • Sponsors – executive staff, regulatory affairs personnel, marketing personnel.
    • Retailers and website sellers
    • Advertising agencies
    • Healthcare professionals
    • Media Publishers
    • Regulatory consultants

    CMA Members: $499
    Non-Members: $799

    Please ensure you select the correct city when processing your registration.

    Members: To access discounted registration rates, you must be logged in to the CMA website using your email address and password.

    These events will sell out, so we advise registering as soon as possible.

    For event enquiries please contact Alice.Callahan@cmaustralia.org.au
    • 19 Jun 2019
    • 21 Jun 2019
    • National Exhibition and Convention Center (NECC), Shanghai China

    Healthplex Expo 2019
    Natural & Nutraceutical Products China 2019

    19-21 June, 2019 NECC (Shanghai), China

    Join us at the Number One Expo in the Asia-Pacific Region to showcase the best of Australian products.

    CMA is pleased to invite you to join the Australian Pavilion at Healthplex 2019. In 2017, CMA led a 40-strong industry delegation to China to assess the opportunities. In 2018, CMA partnered with Austrade to host the inaugural Australian Pavilion at Healthplex exhibiting eight Australian companies, including the major brands and manufacturers. The event was a huge success with incredibly positive feedback and it was agreed to double the size of the Australian presence in 2019 under the brand ‘Australian Made’.


    Healthplex is one of the most important expos for the preventative healthcare industry in the Asia-Pacific Region. It is the ‘must be at’ event for companies looking at entering the China market or raising the profile of their brand. Healthplex is celebrating its 10th anniversary, and there will be plenty of special events happening at the new 140,000 sqm site in 2019!


    • Increase your company’s international profile at China’s largest professional trading platform for complementary medicines and health products
    • Meet and engage with the Chinese or international industry stakeholders to support and grow your export business
    • Enhance your knowledge of the Chinese regulatory framework and compliance standards in health food products
    • Take the opportunity to quickly  and efficiently gain an overview of the booming Chinese health industry
    • Hear the latest update on e-Commerce Law and CBEC
    • Learn the latest healthcare market trends and demands in China

    Healthplex 2019 Australian Pavilion Package