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22-23 April 2021 | Marvel Stadium | Victory Room, Melbourne

 

The B2B Expo & Seminar will be postponed until April 22-23, 2021 due to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak. We regret the short notice of this postponement and any inconvenience caused. We look forward to seeing you at the expo in April. In the meantime we will keep you up to date on all news, timeline updates, and additional information for the expo on April 22-23, 2021. 

Hear from Industry Leaders & Experts

Seminar Program

The schedule may be subject to change, depending on the circumstances
Day 1
FREE SEMINAR
22 Apr 2021
Day 2
FREE SEMINAR
23 Apr 2021

Future Proof! The Winning Formula that Turns Ideas Into Innovation

Want to know how to generate practical ideas that will grow your business? Judy will present the steps to unlock your team’s creativity and harness the power of your audience. Then with a little magic turn them into ideas to drive innovation. Stop following and start leading. It’s the secret sauce to winning in business.
Judy Celmins
Judy Celmins
Co-Founder & Marketing Director - Engage4Insights

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Untangling yourself from your business…to free you both

Owning a business should offer an amazing level of freedom. Unfortunately, it often just offer amazing levels of work and stress. When the owner is tied to their business, when it relies on them, or when they have to keep turning up, it clearly has a negative impact on the life they can lead. What’s more, it creates a real...
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Andrew Laurie
Andrew Laurie
Entrepreneur, CEO, author and elite business coach

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How fintech can help you take your SMB global

For a long time, it may have seemed daunting for an Australian small business to expand into and sell in overseas markets. Paying international suppliers and bills overseas or making international wire transfers through a bank were slow and often costly, with the hassle of excessive paperwork and regulations to open bank accounts in each new country. Dave Stein, Head...
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Dave Stein
Dave Stein
Head of Corporate Development - Airwallex

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Passion, resilience, and wellbeing The journey of 22-year-old Harry Sanders

Harry will be sharing his story of success, failure, and resilience. From the lofty heights of getting his first job at age of 16 managing a company’s entire search division to the lows of a failed business and homelessness not long after, Harry knows much about getting back up. Tapping into his inner strength and determination he refused to admit...
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Harry Sanders
Harry Sanders
Founder & Director - StudioHawk

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Cyber Security and your Small Business

A cyber security incident that impacts a small business can be devastating. Unfortunately, we at the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) see the impact of cyber security incidents each and every day, on individuals, large companies, and small businesses. Luckily, cyber security doesn’t have to be difficult. There are simple measures that if understood and implemented, can significantly avoid, or...
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Craig Gillies
Craig Gillies
Director, Technical Advice and Uplift - Small and Medium-sized Enterprises & Home Users, Protect and Assure Branch, Australian Signals Directorate - Australia Cyber Security Centre

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Brand Audit – Connecting the Head with the Heart

Memories are the link between our past experiences and the present that can be triggered by a thought, word, smell, even an ad on TV. Did you know that in our brain we have one centre for rational thinking and five emotion centres. It only takes a 12th of a millisecond for our emotion sensors to react. As providers of...
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Michelle Pascoe
Michelle Pascoe
International speaker, accredited trainer, researcher, author and podcaster.

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The latest Digital Currency changing the game for SME’s: Qurious?

As a business owner, survival is about evolution. You don’t evolve, you die….. Seeking new sales channels for your business is an essential part of that evolution. With digital currency being adopted globally, learn how Qoin, a unique player in the digital currency space can assist your business with growing your customer base, tokenising your spare capacity into a growing...
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Andrew Barker
Andrew Barker
Chief Marketing Officer - Qoin

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Building a Subscription Based B2B Business and the Value Infinity Loop

Do you really know your customers? Can you anticipate their purchasing behaviour? Do you understand what drives them to purchase – from you or the competition? Savvy marketers do, and will be able to convert one-off customers into long-term subscribers, keeping them engaged month after month, year after year. Subscription based businesses have proven to be very successful business models...
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Lauren Moloney
Lauren Moloney
General Manager, Growth & Customer Commercialisation SMB – News Xtend

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The 5 step framework to scaling your business…fast

If you’re looking to grow or scale your business, you need to hear this. Working with over 60 organisations on their growth strategies, plus scaling Wiise, Managing Director Jonny, will take you through a proven framework for growing your business, with real world examples. At a time where the pace of change is accelerating faster than ever, running a business...
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Jonathan Attia
Jonathan Attia
Managing Director - Wiise

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Grow Your Business With One Integrated Software System

Zoho One offers 45+ applications to run your business across sales, marketing, customer support, finance, back office operations, productivity and collaboration; as well as third party integrations and micro-services to enhance both your front and back-end operational efficiency. It is the ultimate Operating System for Business. This session will be ran by Zoho Evangelist, Lyra Mackay. Lyra’s role is to...
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Lyra Mackay
Lyra Mackay
Evangelist - Zoho Corporation

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Managing your expense and invoice processes as a small to medium business

Let’s face it – everyone dreads tedious, time-consuming expense spreadsheets and manual data entry. For busy small to medium businesses, this is especially the case. Small businesses often assume that, due to their size, employee count, or income, investing in automation isn’t necessary or feasible. However, Sap Concur have already helped hundreds of smaller businesses in Australia, just like yours....
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Fabian Calle
Fabian Calle
General Manager – Small to Medium Business in Australia & New Zealand - SAP Concur

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Explode Marketing ROI With The Winning Combo: SEO & Content Marketing

Want more ROI from your Marketing Spend? Join Saf & Mez from Online Marketing Gurus to see how you can combine the ultimate winning combo of technical SEO and content marketing to exponentially increase your Marketing ROI. Learn how you can leverage the power of position 0 in Google for your brand to drive thought leadership by gaining visibility as...
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Mez Homayunfard
Mez Homayunfard
Co-Founder and Head of Partnerships - Online Marketing Gurus
Safwan Chowdhury
Safwan Chowdhury
Growth Director at Online Marketing Guru

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Hear from one of Australia’s leading and most entertaining financial market commentators, David Robertson

Hear from one of Australia’s leading and most entertaining financial market commentators, David Robertson, Head of Economic and Market Research at Bendigo and Adelaide Bank. David will share his understanding of interest rates, house prices, business confidence, State and Federal budgets and Donald Trump’s influence on the Australian economy. Informed, respected and incredibly witty – David speaks in real terms...
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David Robertson
David Robertson
Head of Economic and Market Research - Bendigo and Adelaide Bank

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Driving Business Growth with Facebook Marketing Technology

Facebook is an ever-evolving ecosystem of tools and technology that allows businesses to grow. With the launch of new enhancements every few months, it can be hard to stay ahead in ensuring you’re maximizing your social spend. In this session, hear from News Xtend’s Social and Content Lead Dionne Alaveras on the latest marketing technology from Facebook and (more importantly)...
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Dionne Alaveras
Dionne Alaveras
Social and Content Lead - News Xtend

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Small Business Experience: What’s changed, what’s coming

The Small Business experience has undergone some major transformations in 2019-2020, including: •Introduction of Single Touch Payroll •Retiring of AUSkey and Manage ABN connections •Expansion of the taxable payment reporting system •Introduction of e-invoicing There are some key hallmarks of successful businesses – what are they, and how can other businesses emulate them? How can small businesses ensure they look...
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Andrew Watson
Andrew Watson
Assistant Commissioner, Small Business Experience - Australian Taxation Office

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Cybersecurity 2021: What you need to know about cyber threats and how to fight back.

Peter Loosley, Managing Director of Virtual IT Managed Services, has over 30 years’ experience in Information Technology.  Starting as a computer technician fixing circuit boards, to then learn system administration and cyber-security.  Having honed his skills working for large corporations, the gaming industry and then to eventually become IT Manager of an International Airport and Head of IT for a...
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Peter Loosley
Peter Loosley
Managing Director - Virtual IT Managed Services

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Why News Corp for SMBs?

Nicole Ware
Nicole Ware
General Manager, Sales VIC SMB & Real Estate - News Xtend

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Cashflow Unmasked – Funding your SME in 2021

Every business owner wants better cash flow. Even the most profitable businesses run short of cash at times, especially season businesses or those that are growing quickly. Many growing and profitable businesses have failed because there wasn’t enough cash to pay the bills. Assuring the cash will be there when needed takes good management, planning and an understanding of how...
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Angus Sedgwick
Angus Sedgwick
Managing Director & CEO - TIM Finance

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