After a year that tested the small-to-medium business community like never before, survival mode can finally be switched off. It’s time for small businesses to start looking to the future by gaining new tools, reconnecting and planning for growth.
Celebrate a return to ‘normal’ operations with two days of back-to-business events and seminars. The Small Business Connections Summit and 6th annual B2B Expo will take place concurrently at the Victory Room in the Marvel Stadium, Melbourne.
With over one hundred exhibitors and keynote speakers, Australia’s major business-to-business event welcomes back the country’s vibrant small business community to once again learn, engage and grow their businesses.
Attendance is free with online registration and guests can sign up for complimentary informative seminars concerning topics most critical to small-to-medium businesses. The SBC Summit and B2B Expo are the first live business events in Australia post Covid-19.
Small Business Connections Summit – April 21
During the one-day SBC Summit guests can hear from leading business experts on four in-depth topics. Speakers will be presenting their knowledge, tools and original solutions to empower and elevate the small business sector in the post-pandemic era.
- Future Business Trends: explore what’s next for the small business sector with keynote speakers from Bendigo Bank and Whispir.
- Cyber Crime: learn about small business vulnerability and cybersecurity with keynote speakers from the Australia Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) and a former FBI and DEA agent.
- Funding Options for 2021: discover new financing and fintech solutions with keynote speakers from BizPay, Marketlend and Qoin.
- Digital Marketing Matters: get ahead of vital digital trends and tools with keynote speakers from Gravia Media and StudioHawk.
6th B2B Expo and Small Business Seminar Series – April 21-22
The B2B Expo serves as a platform for businesses to showcase their products, services and technology geared towards the small business sector. During the two-day B2B Expo guests have the opportunity to meet innovative exhibitors from all industry sectors, network with their peers, and forge new business opportunities.
The B2B Expo will also include daily informative talks during the Business Essentials Seminar Series. The series will be presented by renowned keynote speakers from government agencies, major financial institutions, cutting edge start-ups and leading entrepreneurs.
Hosted by News Xtend, each seminar topic is unique and hand-picked to provide small business owners and stakeholders solutions for a range of challenges, including digital and social media marketing, harnessing the power of digitalisation and building resilience.
All guests are welcome to explore the exhibitor expo, which is open to the public, and network during the Mix at Six cocktail hour. The Victorian government’s recent further lifting of restrictions means this event can be at full capacity. The highest Covid-19 hygiene and safety precautions will be in-place to protect all guests.