Export Market Development Grant

EMDG – Australian Export Grant

Are you an exporter seeking to grow your venture? If so, you may be eligible for a grant! The Export Market Development Grant or EMDG exists to help small and medium Australian companies to develop their export markets.

Benefits of EMDG

The Export Market Development Grant (EMDG) provides funding and support for Australian companies promoting an eligible product or service in a variety of overseas markets.

The EMDG empowers Australian SMEs to develop export markets.


reimbursement for eligible promotional expenses above $15,000

Do I qualify for EMDG?

Is your business promoting one of the following to overseas markets:

  • Australian-made goods.
  • Imported goods that meet certain criteria.
  • Services.
  • Inbound tourism.
  • IP and know-how.
  • Events held in Australia.

If so you should be capitalising on the generous EMDG program. As QIP accredited consultants, our experts can guide you through the process.

What funding is available through EMDG?

Applications open each year on 1st July and close on 30th November.

As a QIP accredited consultants, Saving Point is able to submit applications after the end of this deadline.

EMDG offers up to 50% reimbursement for eligible promotional expenses, including the following:

Travel expenses for overseas marketing trips

Cost of engaging an overseas-based promotional representative

Entry to trade fairs and exhibitions


Advertising material for international publications

The Saving Point difference

We offer a thorough analysis of your company’s promotional and marketing activities and determine if EMDG is the right fit for you.

Our consultancy solution offers you:

✔ A detailed and viable assessment of your eligible expenses.

✔ Expert advice and guidance.

✔ Streamlined step-by-step application.

✔ Competitive pricing for a complete claim process.

✔ Planning for record-keeping and support for future grant applications.

Case Studies

We’ve been achieving some great results for clients of late leading to significant savings. A few examples of customers we’ve worked with!


Uveneer logo testimonials

“Our company is actively engaged in the manufacturing, promotion and marketing of our dental product to several overseas markets, most notably the United States.

Through engaging Saving Point’s services, we have been able to take advantage of the federal government’s EMDG program for the past three years. This has been of significant benefit to the company and has assisted us in receiving reimbursement for up to 50% of our marketing expenses.

I have been consistently pleased with the results, and will continue to use Saving Point for their expert assistance in preparing the EMDG claim.”

David Shagan


investorist. logo testimonials

“We have had the pleasure of working alongside the Saving Point team for the last four years. During that time, Saving Point has guided and supported us through 4 successful Research and Development Tax Incentive applications and 3 successful Export Market Development Grant applications.

The nature of our business requires us to constantly innovate, grow and advance, and the financial benefit of these government grants has greatly assisted with this aim. We appreciate the Saving Point team’s reliability in preparing our applications.

We look forward to continuing our relationship with Saving Point.”

Bernard Czaplinski
Financial Controller

Find out more about our other services involving Government Grants here!

EMDG Deadline

Deadline for businesses to lodge on 30 November 2021. Concerning claims for the year ended 30 June 2021.