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Community. Leadership. GiveFirst

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Maroochy RSL

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Maroochydore, QLD 4558

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Half day conference that will bring together more than 150 entrepreneurs, technologists, innovators and business professionals

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Community, Leadership, Give First

Speaking for the first time in Australia, Scott Brown (VP Ventures & Outreach, CableLabs, Founder of UpRamp, author of (C)lean messaging) will openly discuss how the Sunshine Coast’s vision aligns with Boulder’s growth over the past twenty years. How - by attracting big business, retaining and attracting talent whilst sustaining a healthy smart lifestyle and business mix.

Held at Maroochy RSL on the Sunshine Coast, the event is designed to engage the wider South East Queensland business community with the emerging opportunities, on a global scale through enhance connectivity.

Over the course of the conference participants will engage lunch, refreshments, networking and listen to 8 speakers across 3 perspectives, Community; Leadership and GiveFirst.

First, the conference will examine Community and reflecting on Boulder, Colorado as a case study. Specifically, how the entire community engaged to create the next silicon valley that combined lifestyle and business.

Second, the conference will highlight Leadership qualities. In particular, those Community Leaders who inspire and create informal relationships within the eco system to build capacity within the community.

Third, the conference will explain what does a Give First ethos mean? What does Give First look like? What conditions allow Give First to emerge as a norm business interaction?

Scott Brown – VP Ventures & Outreach, CableLabs. Founder of UpRamp.

Scott Brown has been a long-time technologist and eight-time entrepreneur with a strong history of building companies from inception to profitability. Currently, he is the VP of Ventures & Outreach for the global connectivity industry as part of CableLabs. In addition, Scott is the Executive Director of UpRamp, an industry-wide platform that connects radical entrepreneurs to the most powerful network in the world. UpRamp is all about doing deals, not demo days.

Kathryn Foster - Former Executive Senior Director, Microsoft Store.

Ms. Foster has a strong background in technology, sales and early stage start-up companies. Ms. Foster has more than two decades of experience designing, building and running large internet-based businesses. Prior to becoming a professional non-exec director, Ms. Foster was executive Senior Director of Xbox Games Marketplace as well as Microsoft Store online where she managed the profit and loss and global expansion in over 200 geographies with annual revenue budgets in the low billions of dollars. She has extensive technical and commercial experience in software and hardware solutions and advises companies on strategy and technology.

Glen Richards - Serial Entrepreneur & Investor.

Glen is a veterinary surgeon and the founding Managing Director of Greencross as well as a co-founder and Director of Mammoth Pet Holdings Pty Ltd (Petbarn) before it merged with Greencross.

Greencross is Australasia’s leading specialty pet care retailer, with more than 200 veterinary businesses including general practices, specialty hospitals and animal emergency centres as well as over 300 pet stores operating under the brand names Petbarn and City Farmers in Australia and Animates in New Zealand. The company employs over 6000 employees including veterinarians, nurses, retail team members and managers.

Ron Hill - Executive Director SunRamp.

Ron has a very deep background in technology and the startup community particularly in adtech, having co-founded and led Trueffect for 13 years. Trueffect was a Red Herring 2014 Top 100 North American Companies and one of Forbes America’s Most Promising Companies. As a four-time founder Ron also has a proven track record of taking companies from inception to profitability. After 25 yrs in Colorado he recently returned home to the Sunshine Coast to launch SunRamp a new accelerator program partnering with UpRamp.

Tickets include lunch and refreshments.

$75 per ticket.

$525 for a table of 8.

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