As we move into a new decade, success in business has never been more
reliant on reinvention. From innovative companies with targeted strategies for
growth and development to savvy startups changing the game with unprecedented
tech, the way we do business is changing. Fast. So how can small businesses
adapt to market changes, predict industry trends, stay up-to-date on government
regulations and utilise the latest digital offerings when time is short,
finances are tight, and resources are limited?
One event, countless connections and resources
A highly-anticipated component of the fifth annual B2B EXPO, the
free-to-attend Business Essentials Seminar Series addresses key challenges and
provides solutions to critical issues that affect small-to-medium enterprises.
The seminar series will focus on trends and topics that are pivotal to success
in 2020 and beyond – from digital disruption, cyber security and small business
funding to the changing financial landscape, the digital economy, and SME
growth and development in domestic and global markets.
Gain knowledge for growth from industry experts
Taking place across two days from March 18-19, the Business Essentials
Seminar Series features speakers from a diverse range of industries from both
the public and private sectors, including high-profile government
representatives, digital marketing experts, self-made entrepreneurs and
These business experts and thought leaders will share their invaluable
insights and knowledge with the aim to connect small business professionals
with the products, services, tools and networks they need to grow their
profits, scale their businesses, reach new markets, and secure vital funding in
Keynote speakers include:
David Robertson, Head of Economic and Market Research, Bendigo Bank
David will discuss how market and financial system changes are impacting
SMEs and offers invaluable insight into business innovations for the new
Andrew Watson, Assistant Commissioner (Small Business Experience), ATO
Andrew will look closely at how small businesses engage with the tax and
superannuation systems, and discuss how cash flow and digital readiness can
ensure a sustainable and viable business model.
Presented by News Xtend, the two-day Business Essentials Seminar Series takes place at the B2B EXPO 2020 on March 18-19 at Marvel Stadium, Melbourne. Entry is free but registration is essential as seats are limited. Register to attend here.