hosted by Regional Development Australia Moreton Bay
Network Special Event
Monday 23rd July 2018
6:00pm – 9:00pm
Best Western Plus North Lakes
22 Lakefield Drive, North Lakes
This 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™ topics are:
- learn how to Export and connect to Global buyers via Alibaba.com
- hear about The Digital Scorecard – designed to help businesses identify ways to improve their digital capability and become more competitive in today’s global digital economy.
- Find out how Hive Haven received funding from the Queensland Ignite Fund to manufacture a new hive for native bees – the Hive Haven V9.
Lindy Chen of ChinaDirect Sourcing Services and Chinadirect Investment on How to Export and connect to global buyers using Alibaba.com
Lindy Chen is the founder and Managing Director of ChinaDirect Sourcing Services and Chinadirect investment. With more than 15 years’ experience, Lindy is considered one of Australia’s foremost experts on doing business with China and and is a member of the Australia China Business Council. Lindy has successfully mentored more than 600 different businesses to date and she provides training to organisations in Chinese cultural awareness. Lindy is also the president of Sunnybank Chamber of Commerce. Chinadirect Sourcing is the global service partner of Alibaba.com
Greg Schossow, Senior Project Officer | Digital Economy Development, Digital Capability, Information and Transaction Based Services | Department of Housing and Public Works on the Digital Business Scorecard
Greg Schossow is the Digital Economy Engagement Officer for South East Queensland within the Queensland Department of Housing and Public Works. Greg has over 20 years’ experience in the State Government, and 13 years delivering policy, program management and engagement activities with the Queensland ICT Industry sector. Most recently Greg has worked in the Digital Economy Development team where he has program managed the delivery of the Digital Business Capability Program that includes the Digital Scorecard online assessment tool.
Ann Ross from Hive Haven present a business case study.
In 2011 Ann and Jeff Ross discovered a colony of honeybees had made a home in the wall of their mechanical workshop in Beerburrum. Many people might have followed the advice of friends and called in the pest control but having come from a family of apiarists; Jeff coaxed the bees into a box and before long bees and honey had become their passion.
6:00 pm for 6:30 start, through to 9:00 pm
Nibbles and light supper will be served, complements of RDA Moreton Bay; cash bar
This business event proudly brought to you by Regional Development Australia Moreton Bay in partnership with TAFE Queensland