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Accelerator Learning Day: The 5th Pillar '19

  • River City Labs Level 3, 315 Brunswick Street Fortitude Valley Australia (map)

Jon Burgess, Founder and Director Kwan Pty Ltd

Building and Leveraging your Network

The age ‘ol saying – your network is your net worth is more than true in the Brisbane business climate. But how about interstate and globally? Jon will share about how to build and leverage your network to grow your business.

Jon is a thought leader in people advocacy and collaboration. His passion to help organisations gain and maintain their competitive advantage through a deeper approach to relationship building, led to the launch of Kwan. He is renowned for his development of The Three MindsTM advocacy model.

Elaine Miles, Social Researcher and Strategist

Emerging meta-trends, how these will affect your business

With change happening at a super-sonic pace, Elaine will talk about the emerging trends that are affecting and will affect your business, how to leverage them to ensure that your business will be around for years to come.

Eliane Miles is a Social Researcher and Founder of The Curious Co, a business consultancy based in Sydney, Australia. She is in-demand for her research-based presentations and advisory services on next generation leadership, the future of work, workplace culture, consumer trends, communicating for impact, and the engagement styles of the emerging generations. Her research and synthesis creates clarity from complexity. Her passion is finding the story in the data and giving practical insights that move teams towards confident decision-making.

Peta Ellis, CEO River City Labs
5 tried lessons from a marketing journey
With a plethora of experience in the marketing and PR space, as well as her finger on the business pulse of Brisbane, Peta will share from her experience in the 5 top tips she has to speed up your business growth through these avenues.
Peta Ellis is a Communications Professional with 15+ years’ experience in Marketing Communications, Media Relations, Publicity, Social Media Marketing and Public Profile Management. Since 2012 Peta has worked alongside Steve Baxter, the founder of River City Labs to grow Brisbane’s Startup community and establish RCL as Brisbane’s most prominent Coworking community of Tech Startups, Entrepreneurs and industry mentors.

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Organised by the EO Accelerator program Brisbane for EO Brisbane

Venue:  River City Labs, The Precinct, TC Beirne Building, Level 3/315 Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley

Date: Wednesday, 5 June 2019

Time: 8:30am for 9:00am sharp start and 5:00pm finish (please note that latecomers will need to wait for a break to enter the room to avoid disruption)

Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea will be provided

Parking: Limited free parking available onsite or surrounding streets (please check parking restrictions)

Technology: It is a requirement that technology is kept to a minimum. You will be asked to turn phones off during the training sessions out of respect for others in the room.

Worksheet PDFs and Slides: All content is provided by presenters and in some cases can be shared at their discretion

Ticket availability: Accelerator ($0) | EO Member ($0) | Guests - Limited Release if available 6 days out (2IC) ($200)

Registrations close by 1 June, or when fully booked. 

Cancellation/No Show: Cancellation received on or after 5:00 pm, 1 June 2019, or non-attendance will incur a $100 late cancellation/ non-attendance fee.

Cancellation Policy
In line with EO values, respect to other members/speakers and venue/catering costs occurred, cancellations are required no less than three business days prior to the scheduled event. Cancellation with less than three business days notice or failure to attend will occur the cancellation fee to be paid no later than seven days. 

Members (EO and Accelerators) cannot send a non-member in their place. For all other substitutions being made, please notify as soon as possible.

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