What a fantastic EXPRESSWAY TM this month when we will meet 28th March 11-1.30 at The Precinct, 315 Brunswick St (Mall) Fortitude Valley!
Our topic this month is Safe sailing in turbulent business waters – getting great outcomes despite the storms!
Lots of great case studies from businesses this month, plus practical advice and inspiration to keep you focussed on achieving your goals in your business. This month will be hosted by Regional Development Australia (RDA) Brisbane.
Hosted by Regional Development Australia (RDA) Brisbane
Wednesday 28th March 2018
11:00am – 1:30pm
Level 2, 315 Brunswick St (Mall)
The EXPRESSWAY™ Network connects commercially focused, like-minded Queensland people, with the objective of creating a Queensland wide innovation network that encompasses all industry sectors, regions and stages of business. EXPRESSWAY offers opportunities for you to make connections, share ideas, form collaborations and find out about services available to you from government and business support agencies.
This month’s EXPRESSWAY topic is:
Safe sailing in turbulent business waters – getting great outcomes despite the storms!
Safe Harbour – how owners and directors can remain in control to navigate distress
Improvement and Transformation Strategist
From foundations in mechanical and industrial engineering plus qualifications in commerce and business turnaround, Ulendo’s career has evolved across diverse industries inclusive of supply chain/logistics, mining, services, manufacturing, FMCG, civil engineering, agriculture and professional services. Ulendo’s experience spans multiple continents and cultures, working in a range of businesses from family owned to listed, multi-nationals with turnovers in excess of AU$1B. Ulendo will cover how every owner/dirctor in Australia can work within Australia’s latest laws to stay in control and bring the company to the right position.
William Pagnon, Director
Freelance Robotics is an innovative company manufacturing a range of products and incorporating many R&D projects for industry. William will give the company case study including latest robotics such as Sanbot Robotics-as-a-service. Robotics science is nowadays known as mechatronics which is the partial or complete combination of Mechanics, Electronics, Software Development, Signal Processing and Artificial Intelligence (AI).
Safe sailing through risk
Grant Mason, Aweso
Grant will cover practical steps around:
• Importance of risk management from the beginning and how to implement in your business
• What is insurance and what is its purpose
• Different types of insurances and what they can cover
• When someone asks for you to have certain insurances
• Why use an insurance broker and how that will benefit your business
• Claims procedures and examples
News and Views
Edda Hamar, Founder & CEO at LÁNA
Edda Hamar advocates for sustainability and ethical standards in the fashion industry. Hear Edda speak about Sustainable Fashion and demonstrate how you can be part of the solution.
David Power, Chairperson Resilere Group
David will share how technology will change the form and function and livability of cities, and how the property development industry can leverage that.
As usual, we have the EXPRESSWAY™ speakers panel, and many other clever minds will be there to answer your questions and lead the all-in, open discussion.
Ø Want to understand how small to medium enterprises grow successfully? This is the forum!
Ø Need to be encouraged and invigorated? Nothing like being around successful business people!
Ø Networking, light lunch, good contacts, ideas and business cards to take away
LinkedIn Group for pre-questions, comments during, and follow ups plus lots of key information and help for businesses.
Places are limited and this forum fills up very fast. Enjoy this event by registering now!
COST – FREE if you are a Director or Manager of an innovative business or representing an organisation that supports commercial innovation.
TAFE Queensland Brisbane, Microsoft Innovation Centre and Regional Development Australia are proud to be EXPRESSWAY™ Network partners.