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BRISBANE SMALL BUSINESS AND JOBS EXPO

Proudly supported by the Brisbane City Council.

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

EXPRESSION OF INTEREST TO APPLY FOR A FULLY SUBSIDISED or PART SUBSIDISED STAND

To apply for a fully funded expo stand go to the TAB https://www.smallbusinessexpos.com.au/secure-your-spot/. The stands will be selected by random computer generation, so everyone has the same opportunity. .

You can book part funded stands, speaker spots and jobs workshops spots at https://www.smallbusinessexpos.com.au/secure-your-spot/. or request more information from paulabrand@smallbusinessexpos.com.au

DOWNLOAD AN EXHIBITORS PACK at www.smallbusinessexpos.com.au for exhibitor options.

The Exhibitor Info Pack is emailed to you (check your spam folder if you don’t see it)

A stand includes a pre expo workshop for two hours that is run 2+3 weeks prior to the expo. This two hour “How To Sell from an Expo Stand Workshop includes networking and is open for all exhibitors and their staff. You can book your workshop spot after your expo stand is booked and paid for. These workshops will be run via ZOOM.

Thanks to our amazing sponsors, we do have some full and part-subsidised stands available to help businesses restart. We are sorry we cannot offer more subsidised stands as our budget does not allow us to.

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BOOK YOUR STAND NOW - GET YOUR BUSINESS UP GOING

YOU CAN BOOK A SUBSIDIZED STAND ONLINE – EASY https://www.smallbusinessexpos.com.au/secure-your-spot/

MORE OPPORTUNITIES FOR YOU TO EXHIBIT

At these expo locations – dates and venues are listed on the website at www.smallbusinessexpos.com.au

- Moreton Bay Region

- Brisbane

- Redland Bay and Logan region

- Brisbane West

- Toowoomba

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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

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 - PROMOTE YOUR BUSINESS SERVICES AND PRODUCTS - OUT LOUD

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.

JOB EXHIBITOR STANDS AVAILABLE IN THIS 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.

The Business Area – is what we are known for – a place where businesses can meet with each other to generate new connections and sales leads.

⭐ 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 by the Audacious Agency.

BE A SPONSOR + HELP US SUPPORT LOCAL BUSINESS

  • NAMING RIGHTS SPONSORSHIP – not available for this expo.

  • 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 headshot done

⭐ Information by the Queensland Office of Small Business

⭐ Council advice for businesses

⭐ 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?

We have had businesses from over 200 business categories attend.

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 homebased business - that can be local or operating across Queensland or Australia.

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.
#Support Local

11.30 am to 12noon 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

* Terri Cooper - Small Business Assistance, Brisbane City Council
* Sharon Davies - Sales and Selling
* Angi King - Technology and Productivity

* Jaya McIntyre- Empire Art Photography - Your Image Can Take You Places

* 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 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
* Elena Gosse, CEO Australian Innovative Systems

* Moderated by Hayley Birtles-Eades from BeINC

PROUDLY SUPPORTED BY

Brisbane City Council
QOIN
KEAP
Limba Loans
WFI Insurance
Outsourced HR Solutions
BforB Networking

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
BNI Networking Group

ANY QUESTIONS?

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


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