78% of Australian businesses plan to enter a new overseas market this year. How do you get your company and your team internationally capable? Welcome to Insight Edge the podcast all about leadership from the Australian Institute of Management. My name is Kirsten Lees This week we’re looking at trade delegations: What should you expect? Do they deliver? And how do you prepare? We talk to BRIC and China expert David thomas, CEO of Think Global. David has been facilitating business relationships between developed and emerging countries in various capacities for thirty years. He has led a number of trade missions into Asia, with a special focus on China. We asked David, do trade delegations deliver for small and medium sized businesses?