One in five people on the Gold Coast are business owners! Small businesses are the backbone of the Australian industry and are a vital player to the Australian economy.
They’ve been a feature of our economic fabric for many decades. That’s only going to rise, especially on the Gold Coast where there has been a huge increase in the number of start-ups.
The Gold Coast is considered the home of small businesses with over 50,000, of which 30% are homebased or mobile.
Tipped as the fastest-growing region in Australia, it’s important for the community to see the local economy thrive … and that occurs as a result of small businesses.
Small busineses can provide families with a flexible worklife balance that benefits their lifestyle.
Founder or the expo, Paula Brand says in order for these businesses to be viable and successful, it’s imperative owners network with each other to show the community what local businesses are available to them.
2017 sees not one, but two Small Business Expos on the Gold Coast. These expos provide the opportunity for small business owners to network, learn from industry experts, and exhibit their products and services at an affordable price to the Gold Coast Community.
Last years event attracted over 120 trade displays from Local Gold Coast Businesses. Business owners can meet with like-minded people, as well as connect with representatives from local, state and federal government. It is also an event where business owners from outside of the region can come and hear about the planned developments and wander the trade display area. These events are a must to add to your 2017 calendar.