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Your guide to Gold Coast Business Week 2020

Gold Coast Business Week has built a reputation for bringing people together to connect, innovate and grow. And, this year will be no different.

What has changed is the introduction of an online event platform that will take speakers, workshops, business matching and business exhibitions into the virtual world! While for many, doing business in this way has become second nature, for other’s it may still be new so we’ve created a guide to help you get the most out of GCBW20!

Gold Coast Business Week 2020 will run from 9 – 13 November.

Top highlights not to miss…

KPMG’s business resilience training

KPMG Enterprise has been brought in to deliver a three-part series to explore financial, operational and commercial resilience. From your cash-flow to your people and your customers, this will provide you with insights and advice to remain resilient during times of uncertainty.

Gold Coast businesses can also register for the ‘Reset and Grow’ workshops where you will get assistance to set a road map to recovery and growth.

View the event programme for dates and times.

Andrew Baxter on ‘The 12 Marketing Matters…that Matter Most!’

If you haven’t heard about Andrew Baxter you are missing out.  He is the guy that advises CEO’s and Chief Marketing Officers on marketing.

He will be taking you through the areas of marketing that every business should be across including some new ones with the rapid rise of digital technology and COVID.

View the event programme for dates and times.

Get inspired with Michael Crossland

“Be grateful you are still in the game and play those cards as effectively as you can”.

These are the words of Michael Crossland, an executive coach, humanitarian and best-selling author.

He will be present on what separates successful and unsuccessful people and how to stay optimistic through challenging times.

View the event programme for dates and times.

Build your networks

This event IS NOT just one huge zoom meeting where you wait in line with your virtual hand raised.

IT IS a completely virtual platform with areas to visit virtual display booths and a lounge to network and chat, plus you can register your interest in business matching to be connected with local supply chains.

You can then set-up a one-on-one video conference or plan to connect online later.

Register for the event and make sure your select your interests for the event.

Showcase your business

A new addition to the Gold Coast Business Week calendar is the local business showcase. Imagine a virtual hall, with booths set up for people to access product information, watch videos and request to meet with you. There are currently opportunities for local businesses to set up a virtual booth to promote their products and services to event attendees.

To register, simply complete the form on the website.

It’s free

We know it’s not technically ‘a highlight’ but one of the best things about this year’s event is that it’s completely free. Yes, City of Gold Coast is covering the costs of the event to support Gold Coast businesses so we can get on the road to recovery!

Registration for Gold Coast Business Week is easy!

With one simple registration, you can attend the entire programme. There is no need to register for individual presentations. And, the programme is also being made available on-demand for 30 days after the event to those people that register so don’t have to miss a thing! Keep in mind that there is a separate registration to have a trade booth in the local business showcase.

Gold Coast Business Week is proudly delivered by City of Gold Coast to support local businesses and get you on the road to recovery!

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