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Recovery Brisbane Business and Jobs Expo

Brought to you by QOIN and 16 local business industry groups and sponsors to help businesses get up and go and grow at this critical time.

NOW is the time to come together in a sales focused environment to GET OUR BUSINESSES GOING AND GROWING.

This event is the place to connect – promote – sell your products and services to local business owners.

To assist with the recovery of businesses and provide employment opportunities and up to date information.

EXHIBITOR INFORMATION

Apply Now – Fully Subsidised (FREE) Stand or a Part Subsidised Stand 

Reconnecting – Business face to face – to generate sales leads

Apply for a Fully Subsidised (FREE) Expo Stand  – if your business has been greatly impacted by Covid 19 and under
financial stress, meaning your business is closed or has very little customers, have greatly reduced your staff and sales
are greatly reduced  We have only 30 free stands available, if this is you,Apply HERE 

Apply for a Part Subsidised Expo Stand – if you are still doing okay but you need more sales leads, then apply
for a part subsidised expo stand at $160. Apply now HERE . Filling Fast

Important Notes

Both expo stand options include our fantastic  pre expo training workshop “How to Sell from an Expo stand”. All staff
who are helping on the stand are welcome to attend. We have trained over 3000 since 2014.
The free stands are not automatically confirmed, the successful applicants will be notified in early July by email.

ACTION TO BOOK ONLINE 

1. Go to the TAB Page called Secure Your Spot
2. Use the online booking form to complete your BOOKING HERE
Please minimise the drop down info pack request pop up and go to the Secure Your Spot Page to apply.

Why are we different to a mass event? 

This expo is a managed business event and everyone is registered to attend thus creating a manageable
environment to track and trace, unlike a shopping centre. Our venue is large and assists with constant flow of people

They expos are  retail focused indoor marketplaces of which the Queensland Government health directions
website updated its listing to include non essential businesses in indoor and outdoor marketplaces as of 15th May 2020. 

We will use the Covid 19 safe guidelines from our National Peak Events Industry Body are here:   www.businesseventscouncil.org.au/covidsafe-guidelines.html

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WHY ARE THESE FANTASTIC NETWORKING EVENTS?

  • Develop business leads and new customers, build brand awareness and expand business opportunities.
  • Discover new ideas and new technology to help solve business owners’ challenges.
  • Gain invaluable industry knowledge and insights into larger markets both in Australia and internationally.
  • Network with industry peers and connect with suppliers, service providers, industry experts and Government specialist departments.
  • Get the latest eduction and training and employment information to assist you for your next employment opportunity. 


Everyone is welcome – because we all need MORE business at this critical time.

 Come with an intent to buy – bring your business cards – no flyers

Support Local Business and join us

 If you are new to business

Thinking of starting a business

You are in business – regardless if you are big or small.

Are a business professional looking for more connections

Or just want to come along and support local business

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ENTRY IS BY A GOLD COIN DONATION

This is a managed business event – everyone must register to attend

BOOK YOUR TICKETS HERE https://brisbanebusinessandjobsexpo.eventbrite.com.au

Date:       Wednesday 11 November

Time:      10am to 4pm

Venue:    Hibiscus Sports Centre

Address: 90 Klumpp Road, Upper Mt Gravatt

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BE A SPEAKER  Some spots still available.

  JOBS SPEAKER WORKSHOPS

Only five speaker spots available – if you benefit business owners or professionals hit hard by Covid 19, then put up your hand and be a presenter. These spots come with their own benefits to promote your products and or services. For a speaker pack email paulabrand@smallbusinessexpos.com.au

 The Jobs Area will include employment agencies, disability employment agencies, group training, mental health, resume writing etc. These stands are part subsidised. Employers who do have jobs available can come along and put jobs on the jobs boards for people to see and even conduct interviews. There will be Jobs Workshops to attend as well. Speaking opportunities are also available. The jobs expo area is designed for business owners and staff who have been displaced due to Covid 19 as well as long term unemployed.

Stands available in the Jobs Area

VOICE TO YOUR BUSINESS SPEAKER WORKSHOPS

Only five speaker spots available – for any business who wants to promote their products and services and who has experience selling from stage. These spots come with their own benefits to promote your products and or services. For a speaker pack email paulabrand@smallbusinessexpos.com.au. These spots include an exhibition stand.

TINA X COUCH SPEAKER PANEL

Our Tina X Talks are highly successful with an On the Couch format. If you are a woman in business who have loads of valuable information to share and would like to be promoted to thousands of businesses, then apply for a Tina X Talk spot. A special event for businesswomen at the expo to promote their products and services.

As a Tina-X Speaker, it is highly likely that the engaged audience will want to spend more time with you, for that reason you are required to book a stand at the EXPO and direct them to visit your stand after you speak.

Apply here: https://theaudaciousagency.com/tinax/. Proudly sponsored and managed by the Audacious Agency.

BE A SPONSOR + HELP US SUPPORT LOCAL BUSINESS

  • NAMING RIGHTS SPONSORSHIP 
  • EVENT SPONSORSHIP

To book a sponsorship, please call 0475 411 793 or email paulabrand@smallbusinessexpos.com.au

CELEBRATE  BUSINESS WITH US we have had a tough time with thousands of businesses struggling, lets celebrate our resilience and pride of our local business community.

  Head Shot Photos – need a new photo ? Get a free head shot done for your resume or social media

 Information by the Queensland Office of Small Business

 BUSINESS LOUNGE hosted by QOIN

 Food Trucks and Live Entertainment from 11am to 3pm

 Random Acts of Entertainment – we love surprising you at our expos

 Let us help our economy get up and going.

WHO ATTENDS?

Start ups – giving you the confidence to step up & promote – we even train you

Mature business – who supply to small business and or provide services and products to the home eg: entertainment, travel, furniture, building, pest control.

A great platform to launch new products and services

Invisible businesses who are online, mobile, franchise businesses or home based business – that can be local or operating across Queensland or Australia.

People who have been impacted by Covid 19 and seek more employment and training opportunities.

PRINCIPAL PARTNER – QOIN

Bartecard is the Principal Partner for 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. https://qoin.world/

“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 Expo to learn how QOIN can help your business.

 PARKING OPTIONS

  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. The most fast and efficient option to park your car.
  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.

Entry by Gold Coin Donation 

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ENJOY THREE SPEAKER PROGRAMS

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 12 noon on the main stage.

Christine Mudavanhu-Makumbe
Topic: Mix it up: Why diversity is smart business for small business.
Sponsored by Sponsored by the Queensland Office of Small Business

Frances Cahill
Topic: Summon the Magic 3 to step up and speak out about your business!
Sponsored by Polish Your Pitch

Peter Baldwin
Topic: Why Your Digital Marketing Isn’t Working… And How to Fix It
Sponsored by TAFE Queensland and Awesome Business Outcomes

Holly Edmondson
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

Nathan Wong
Topic: The 5 Step Guide to Exporting for small businesses
Sponsored by Blueskies Enterprise

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SPEAKER PROGRAM 2 – TINA X COUCH PANEL SESSION

1pm to 2pm on the main speaker stage

* Speaker Spot available
* Sharon Davies – Sales and Selling
* Angi King – Technology and Productivity

* Speaker Spot Available

* Zarife Hardy – The media and how we handle it.

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SPEAKER PROGRAM 3 – ON THE COUCH with 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
* Speaker spot available
* Speaker spot available

* Moderated by Hayley Birtles-Eades from BeINC

PROUDLY SUPPORTED BY

QOIN / Bartercard Brisbane

KEAP

Your Business Optimised

Limba Loans

Valley Chamber of Commerce

BforB Networking

Outsourced HR Solution

Brisbane West Chamber of Commerce

Southside Chamber of Commerce

Wild Zebra Marketing and Promotional Gifts

4Business Group

Printing Brisbane

Regional Development Australia

Brisbane North Chamber of Commerce

South East Brisbane Chamber of Commerce

The Audacious Agency

WFI Insurance

BNI

BeInc

 

 

ANY QUESTIONS?

Paula Brand
CEO  Small Business Expos
0475 411 793
paulabrand@smallbusinessexpos.com.au

Partners & Sponsors

Venue & Info

Brisbane

Gold Coast

Moreton Bay Region/North Brisbane

Redlands Coast and Logan Region

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