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FREE BUSINESS EVENT
2020 BRISBANE SMALL BUSINESS EXPO
Proudly supported by the Brisbane City Council.
Brought to you by QOIN and 17 local business industry groups and sponsors so you can do BIGGER business BETTER in one day.
Work on your business outside of it for just one day and talk to hundreds and hundreds of local business owners. In tough times we need to be more visible – connect more and hustle more in 2020.
The Expo is the place to connect – promote and sell your products and services to hundreds of local business owners which is so important because NOW is the time to come together in a sales focused environment to get into local conversations and get new customer leads. There is no other event like it in Brisbane.
The ONLY Business to Business Marketplace held in BRISBANE
The BEST Networking event in BRISBANE that is 100% sales focused
KEEP UP TO DATE WITH ALL THE INFORMATION https://www.facebook.com/events/417245485873775/
EXHIBIT YOUR BUSINESS – BE VISIBLE + SELL SELL SELL
We want you to succeed – so we include training prior to the expo at our pre expo workshops (only 1.5 hours in duration – we encourage everybody on your stand to attend this training).
We also include lunch for two on the day of the expo.
Exhibiting at the expo is a highly affordable and cost effective way to get new customers.
HURRY book your Exhibition Stand NOW ! www.smallbusinessexpos.com.au
Click in the link and an exhibitor Info pack will be directly emailed to you – one of our team will call you to check to see if the expo is a fit for your business and your products and services.
Date: Thursday 26 March 2020
Time: 10am to 4pm
Venue: Hibiscus Sports Complex
Address: 90 Klumpp Rd, Upper Mount Gravatt, Brisbane
1. Park and Ride service from Mt Gravatt Showgrounds – entrance via Logan Road
1644 Logan Rd, Mount Gravatt – you will see our Expo PARKING SIGNS and a parking attendant will be there to assist you with parking. The Bus loops return every 3-5 minutes and you arrive at the doorstep of the Expo Venue.
2. Klumpp Road Park and Ride – 72 Klumpp Road, adjacent to the Hibiscus Sports Centre. FREE parking, approx. 80 carparks. If full proceed to option 1.
3. On premises at Hibiscus Sports Centre – 90 Klumpp Road, Upper Mt Gravatt. Limited parking onsite.
4. Side Street Parking. Limited parking options on side streets, easier to find a park in the afternoon.
Parking Gold Coin Donation and goes to our charity SBH.
This is a serious SELL SELL SELL Day – so get into solid sales conversations with local business owners to grow your customer leads. Come and listen to our great speakers ready to give you MORE information to educate and inspire for you to do BETTER BUSINESS. Now in its successful 3rd Year.
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ALL DAY ACTIVITIES from 10am to 4pm
FREE Head Shot Hub Photo for your social media – thanks to JVB Photography
FREE Mentor Hub by the Queensland Office of Small Business
FREE Massage and Brow Waxing at the Beauty Hub
FREE Brisbane City Council advice for businesses in any stage of business.
FREE Speed Networking Hour @ 2.30pm to 3.30pm – always a favourite
Relax in the Qoin Business Lounge, find out about a new way for cashflow
Relax in the Womens Network Australia Lounge, for the ladies in business – a little oasis of
Help and advice with like minded women
Food Trucks and Live Entertainment from 11am to 2pm – aAt the rear of the Hibiscus Sports Centre – bring cash if you can, we do not have EFTPOS facilities at the venue.
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SPEAKER PROGRAM 1 – VOICE TO YOUR BUSINESS
Come and listen to businesses who are ready to help you with your business.
11.30 am to 12noon on the main stage.
Topic: Mix it up: Why diversity is smart business for small business.
Sponsored by Sponsored by the Queensland Office of Small Business
Topic: Summon the Magic 3 to step up and speak out about your business!
Sponsored by Polish Your Pitch
Topic: Why Your Digital Marketing Isn’t Working… And How to Fix It
Sponsored by TAFE Queensland and Awesome Business Outcomes
Topic: Risk Management and dispute resolution for small businesses
Sponsored by Blossom Lawyers
Kath Perkins, Community Engagement Manager QLD, Maxima Joblink
Topic: We see potential
Sponsored by Maxima Joblink
Topic: The 5 Step Guide to Exporting for small businesses
Sponsored by Blueskies Enterprise
SPEAKER PROGRAM 2 – TINA X COUCH PANEL SESSION
1pm to 2pm on the main speaker stage
* Terri Cooper – Small Business Assistance, Brisbane City Council
* Sharon Davies – Sales and Selling
* Angi King – Technology and Productivity
* Zarife Hardy – The media and how we handle it.
SPEAKER PROGRAM 3 – ON THE COUCH with WOMENS NETWORK AUSTRALIA + BeINC
2.30pm – 3.30pm on the main stage
Throughout the day exhibitors and attendees have the opportunity to sit with some of Australia’s leading women in business to pick their brains:. Tracey Mathers, Janelle Bostock and Hayley Birtles-Eades will sit and answer any questions and provide valuable insights and guidance.
In the afternoon there will be a panel discussion at 2.30pm on the main speaker stage.
* Tracey Mathers CEO Tracey Mathers, Managing Director Tracey Mathers Pty LTD.
* Fiona Simpson MP, Queensland Shadow Minister for Small Business
* Janelle Bostock, CEO Womens Network Australia
* Elena Gosse, CEO Australian Innovative Systems
* Moderated by Hayley Birtles-Eades from BeINC
Dear Exhibitors and Visitors
We know that many businesses are facing a challenging time and we encourage you to attend the expo to connect with our expo stand holders and business visitors.
We wish to advise that 2020 Brisbane Small Business Expo is proceeding at the Hibiscus Sports Stadium, 90 Klumpp Road, Upper Mt Gravatt on Thursday 26 March.
The Small Business Expos team will continue to monitor the situation daily with advice provided by the Australian and Queensland Governments.
The venue has also advised us that it is continuing to monitor the situation daily with advice provided by the Australian Government, Queensland Government, Tourism Australia and other industry bodies.
It is undertaking the same steps and precautions as recommended to the wider community to ensure a safe environment at all of its events for guests. In line with guidance, it has put in place comprehensive hygiene measures, including placing hand sanitisers around the venue and sterilising surfaces.
We look forward to welcoming you to the Brisbane Small Business Expo on Thursday 26th March.
Please continue to observe the page on our Eventbrite expo page for any updates to our status. https://brisbanebusinessexpo2020.eventbrite.com.au
The Small Business Expos Team
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PROUDLY SUPPORTED BY
Brisbane City Council
Outsourced HR Solutions
Valley Chamber of Commerce
Brisbane West Chamber of Commerce
Southside Chamber of Commerce
Regional Development Australia
Brisbane North Chamber of Commerce
South East Brisbane Chamber of Commerce
The Audacious Agency
Womens Network Australia
BNI Networking Group
Small Business Expos
0475 411 793
*** BE AN EXHIBITOR ***
Prior to the expo we also deliver ‘How To Sell From an Exhibition Stand Workshops to teach exhibitors how to successfully engage, collect solid leads and convert to sales and make money to feed their families. The workshops have been run before every expo for the past 4 years. This workshop is included in your exhibition stand fee. We also include two food truck lunch vouchers on the day of the expo for all exhibitors.
IS THIS EXPO FOR YOU? GOOD QUESTION
- New start ups – giving you the confidence to step up & promote – we even train you
- Mature business – looking to attract NEW customers – we all need them.
- Great platform to launch new products and services
- A pop up shopfront – ideal for online, mobile, franchise businesses – on the move or are home-based
- Learn new skills – we deliver training as part of the fee so you can SELL, SELL, SELL
- Great way to scope the business community in the region
- Look for new re-seller partners in the region
- SELL products on the day- get your credit card machine ready – do EXPO offers – sell excess stock too.
- RUN Competitions to generate your ideal customer leads – so people can TEST your products/services – we show you how.
- Think outside the box and promote you business using this successful One Day B2B Marketplace
- Tech businesses… a great place to show and tell your unique software, hardware, any apps, computer equipment – you have the time to stop people and showcase.
ABOUT OUR PRINCIPAL PARTNER
MAJOR SPONSOR ANNOUNCEMENT – SMALL BUSINESS EXPOS
As the Naming Rights Sponsor of the 2020 Gold Coast Business Expo and Principal Partner of all Queensland Small Business Expo’s this year, Bartercard is proud to announce our continuing support for what we believe are the number one business expos in Queensland.
This year, we will be profiling our new brand Qoin, the latest digital currency offering to the global market offering a new level of opportunity to all SME’s.
“Our continuing commitment is testament to Paula Brand and her team’s tireless efforts in bringing real economic outcomes to all small business’ that attend these Expo’s either as a buyer or seller, said Andrew Barker, Chief Marketing Officer for Qoin”.
“We have had the pleasure of working with Paula and watching these events grow and also watching her continued support from local councils and business industry groups throughout South East Queensland.”
“In 2020, we are excited to be bringing a brand-new opportunity to the Small Business community in Queensland and look forward to the opportunities to launch, educate and discuss our new digital currency with all business owners.”
COME TO THE QOIN LOUNGE at the Brisbane Small Business for more information on how QOIN can help your business.