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Douglas Business Expo 2021
March 26, 2021 @ 7:00 am – 12:00 pm
Douglas Business Expo 2021 is a collaboration between Douglas Chamber of Commerce and Douglas Shire Council connecting business with government and industry experts to share knowledge and to discuss ideas for the future of business in our Shire.
REGISTER now for the Douglas Business Expo 2021 to learn how you can specifically leverage employment and economic opportunities for your business by engaging with our panel of guest speakers, enjoying the opportunity to network, and visiting a diverse range of trade booth stallholders.
• The Douglas Business Expo 2021 is hosted by Douglas Chamber of Commerce and funded by Douglas Shire Council.
• This event is free to attend but online registrations are essential.
• Tickets are limited as this is a Covidsafe event.
• Morning tea is provided.
7.00 am Registration
7.30 am Trade Booths and Networking
8.20 am Official Welcome
8.40 am Ms Maree Adshead, Queensland Small Business Commissioner
9.10 am Mr Robert Soyra, Director of Research and Digital, Construction Skills Queensland
9.30 am Ms Leanne Kruss, Regional Manager, Queensland Agricultural Workforce Network
9.50 am Mr Nick Trompf, Executive Chairman, Advance Cairns
10.20 am Mr Kupa Teao, Chief Executive Officer, Jabalbina Yalanji Aboriginal Corporation
10.45 am Question Time
11.15 am Trade Booths and Networking
12.00 pm Finish
A diverse range of Trade Booth stallholders will also present to attendees throughout the day at the Expo including:
- Bec Turner – Department of State Development Manufacturing Infrastructure and Planning
- Cindy Perry – DESBT
- Rebekah Godbold – DESBT Engagement Division
- Luella Kay – Back to Work
- Tamilyn Brennan – FNQ Emplyment and Facilitator for Local Jobs Program
- Tara Bennet – TPDD
- H R Dynamics
- NBN – Far North Queensland
- Queensland Small Business Commissioners Office
- FN Milling and Bio Precinct
- Mossman Botanical Gardens
- Jenny Carmichael – Many Rivers Finance, Microenterprise Development Manager
- Cam Charlton and Susan Yeeles – Small Business Financial Counsellors…and more!