12TH SEPTEMBER 2017

SCHEDULE

WHAT'S HAPPENING

ALL YOU NEEDTO KNOW

Western Sydney Small Business Expo is a one-day event for small businesses and start-ups to discuss and consult with medium to large size organisations that can assist with their business challenges, opportunities and queries. The aim is to bridge the gap between small and medium to large size businesses and create opportunities for both organisations.

FULL DAY SCHEDULE

12TH SEPTEMBER 2017

8AM – 9AM

Registration

9AM – 9:45AM

Keynote - Small Business
Stephen Bock
Director, Ray White (Team BT)
Hear a truly inspirational piece from Stephen about small business.

10AM – 10:45AM

Workshop - Sales
Richard Forrest
Managing Director, Forrest Marketing Group
How do you build and maintain a powerful pipeline that will deliver consistent sales for you week in and week out.
Workshop - Legal
Geoff Roberson
Chairman and Managing Director, Stacks Champion
You may be just starting out as a small business owner, or are now setting your sights on expanding and growing your existing business. It’s often the case that legal work is the last thing on your …

10:45AM – 11AM

Morning Tea

11:15AM – 12PM

Workshop - Inbound Marketing
Tony Eades
Director, Brand Manager
Grow your business and profitability by using a new method of marketing.
Workshop - Finance
Marbyn Balangon
Senior Business Banking Manager, St.George

12PM – 1PM

Lunch

1PM – 1:45PM

Keynote - Finance
Melissa Browne
CEO, A&TA
Fintech has become a catch-all term for technology associated with enabling the financial services industry. So, why the recent spike in interest?

2PM – 2:45PM

Workshop - Management
Phil Saddleton
Sales and Marketing Manager, Gibson Shopfitters
If you have struggled to build a successful team, plan to build a successful team or just want to make sure you are doing it right then this 45 minute workshop is for you.
Workshop - Admin
Michelle Caruso
Regional Manager Sydney Metro, NSW Business Chamber
For a business owner, some of the hardest parts of the job are paperwork, logistics, and other time-consuming tasks. Technology has provided a huge push away from this so that business owners can work …

2:45PM – 3PM

Afternoon Tea

3:15PM – 4PM

Workshop - Branding
Michael Locke and Matthew Wilson
, LOCKE
We encounter advertising on a daily basis so it is more familiar, but many are unaware of the role that PR plays in the articles they read. In most cases, public relations is much less expensive than …
Workshop - HR
Sherene Abrahams
Senior Consultant, Realise Performance
The most valuable part of your business is the people—the human capital—and any plans to move your business forward have to start there.

4:15PM – 5PM

Keynote - Leadership
Panel Discussion - Mark Eggers
Co-founder & Head of Sales, Yarno
Google wasn’t first to search, Facebook wasn’t first to social networking, and Apple wasn’t first to the MP3 player market, but they all did it better. Hear from our panelists on things to keep …

5:30PM – 7PM

Impact (networking event)

Bavarian Biér Cafe

Our networking event will inspire a new business flair for connection and a better understanding on how businesses need to build relationships to succeed. Read more.

FAQ

Have any questions. You'llfind the answers here
Q : When and where is WSSBE 2017?

The inaugural Western Sydney Business Expo will be held on Tuesday 12 September at Novotel Sydney Parramatta. The expo will run from 9am to 5pm.

Q : Can I just attend the expo and not the speaker sessions?
If you want to attend just the expo we have a Sole Trader package which includes access to the expo only for $19 (plus booking fees).
Q : What's the refund policy?
All tickets are non-refundable.
Q : What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?
You can park on-site at the Novotel. Alternatively, Parramatta Train Station is a short 10 minute walk.
Q: How can I contact the organiser with any questions?
You can email us anytime at info@wssbe.com.au or call us on 02 9615 9679.
Q: I’m with the media, who should I contact?

Please contact our PR team, Free Publicity on 0452 507 662 or email Alex De Jong at alex@freepublicity.com.au.

Q: How can I become a presenter/sponsor/exhibitor?
Please contact our team at info@wssbe.com.au.

CONTACT

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LOCATION

Novotel Sydney Parramatta350 Church Street, Parramatta NSW 2150
Novotel Sydney Parramatta
350 Church Street, Parramatta NSW 2150

Western Sydney Small Business Expo