Embrace new technology, learn how you can differentiate and develop a customer experience, making your business stand out from the rest and thrive.
You will walk away with:
- real time insights from some of Australia's most successful entrepreneurs
- tips and tools on new tech and innovations to grow your business or venture and thrive
- strategic advice on YOUR business on how to surprise and delight your customers for optimum advocacy and growth
- ways to appeal to investors and get your pitch right.
Steve Baxter is a major early stage investor in startups and founded River City Labs in Brisbane - a tech startup co-working space supporting entrepreneurs
to develop their ventures and scale up. At the end of last year Steve took over the reins as Queensland’s Chief Entrepreneur and has been a 'Shark'
on Channel 10's Shark Tank Australia for three seasons of the popular program.
Elaine Jobson (Jetts) is a Fitness Industry veteran having spent 23 years in executive positions working for a number of the large fitness brands.
Elaine is now Chief Executive Officer for Jetts Australia and International. Elaine has worked directly for some of the industry's most well-known
entrepreneurs such as Mike Balfour OBE (Founder, Fitness First); Sir Richard Branson (Owner, Virgin Active South Africa), and Brendon Levenson
(Founder, Jetts Fitness). Elaine is passionate about building successful companies through great cultures and growing exceptional Leaders. Elaine
won the Deloitte Best Company to work in South Africa (Virgin Active), and 2017 SCBWN Outstanding Business Woman of the Year.
Shanna Bignell (Typefi) is a marketing and communications specialist supporting the growth of Typefi, a cutting edge platform providing customers with
the ability to take a single source document and automatically render it in their choice of over 30 formats for print, online and mobile in just
minutes with 100% accuracy saving a massive amount of time. Shanna has over 15 years’ experience in marketing communications, mostly in the not-for-profit
health and education sectors. She joined Typefi in 2015 and works closely with the global team to promote Typefi’s products and services, and to
maintain positive, productive relationships with Typefi’s customers and partners.
Mic Black (Mic's Lab) is a conventions challenger and 'inventor for hire' bringing innovative technologies and human centric interfaces to events for
high impact and social engagement. Mic's Lab is a bold Australian creative technology R&D lab developing interfaces with embedded electronics
for major impact and change making in communities all over the country.