The BIGGEST Small Business Expo on the Gold Coast

The South Gold Coast Business Expo has signed on Olympic SWIMMING medallist, Duncan Armstrong to join its eight expert workshop presenters.

Now in its second year, the Expo is the brainchild of passionate small business networker, Paula Brand who recognised a lack of representation of small business in the region – particularly those without shop fronts such as home-based, micro and mobile businesses.

“Its fine to have virtual shop fronts these days, but we need to showcase our products and services once a year”

“The Expo is built around conversations and learning rather than how swanky our trade booths are, its grass roots selling by local businesses in the community where they live and work.”

The Expo has grown to such an extent that 600 small business owners are expected to attend this year’s event, from as far south as Kingscliff to the northern suburbs of Brisbane, and as far west as Ipswich.

“The South Gold Coast Business Expo follows the South GC Business Expo successfully held in April and a new Expo will be held in Logan for the first time in November.

Due to the growth of the Expo, this year’s event will be hosted by the Miami State High School in the Inspire Building.

“I was more than happy to come on board to support this local business growth initiative as we are very committed through our MVP program to build stronger ties with the local business community,” said  Miami High School, Deputy Principal, Jason Cross.

The Expo would not be possible without the support of sponsors – this year, 14 local business owners who believe in the need for a strong, vibrant small business community have thrown their support behind the event, many of whom have been on board since the very first Expo held 3 years ago.

“This year the Expo is supporting Livin – which supports mental health in youth and TLC for Kids,” said Paula.

This year’s Expo will feature five new food trucks and live music by the Blue Shades, creating a festive environment in which to network and do business.

Each Expo Workshop Presenter guarantees attendees will take away 10 actions or pieces of top information to implement in to their businesses.

“If a small business person attends all eight workshops, they will gain 80 golden nuggets of on trend FREE information to help improve and grow their business,” said Paula.

“Small businesses do BETTER business when they band together, and have a strong voice.

“It does not have to be a struggle, and the Expo’s theme reflects the need for all stakeholders to COLLABORATE to ensure we all SUCCEED.”

To REGISTER for a FREE Ticket VALUED AT $20

Please register at www.stickytickets.com.au/53666 to receive your FREE Ticket

USE PROMO CODE VIP

For more speaker information, visit: www.goldcoastbusinessexpo.com.au

LIVE MUSIC

The Blue Shades are a five piece covers band playing the greatest songs of all time for a variety of age groups.

With a line up consisting of guitar, bass, keyboard, drums and a superb lead vocalist this band has more collective live experience than they care to admit. From the club circuit in Australia and the UK through to cruise ships, cabaret theatre, night clubs and corporate functions, the band members have been there and done it all. Their repertoire is vast and are very excited to be providing the live entertainment for the 2017 South Gold Coast Business Expo from 11am

FOOD TRUCKS

Lou Coffee VanEspresso Xcellence
Eduard BucskoHungarian Food Factory
David SeeWok’n Rice
Cristiano de MedinaSurf Burger
EskyJapanese

Living with IT Pty Ltd owns and runs the 2017 South GC Business Expo

2137-2205 Gold Coast Highway, Miami QLD 4220

Trevor Russell's Phone: 0414 813 018

Trevor Russell's Email: info@trevorrussell.com.au

Agenda

It would be a pleasure to see you exhibit your business at this years South Gold Coast Exhibition. Where a group of dynamic and motivated business owners are coming together to support each other to succeed.

The 2017 South Gold Coast Business Expo

Over 100 exhibitors, 600 guests through the door Prizes, workshops, high value learning and networking!

BOOK YOUR TRADE TABLE NOW!

Your Investment of a Trade Table $350

 We only allow two businesses of the same type to showcase at the Expo ensuring you get more than enough leads.

 If there is a sponsor in your business category then we advise that NO OTHER BUSINESS can exhibit from that industry sector – that is the wonderful benefit of being an Expo Sponsor.

 ONLY 5 MLM / Network Marketing Companies can exhibit – our main aim is to promote primarily LOCAL businesses.

 Lunch for two people is included

 Entry fee is included for two people

 Attendance to a “How to Get All the Clients You Want from Your Trade Table” Workshop – three dates and venue options available.

To Register Your Trade Table

 

 Speak with us to confirm your business type is still open for application to exhibit

 Complete the attached Booking Form, (we can assist you with this)

 Once approved, you will emailed a paid receipt from Living with IT

 Read the details below of this Expo Info Pack, which provides you with all the relevant details for setting up and getting the most value from the day.

 If you have any questions, please contact us and we will help answer all your questions.

 

There Is No Other Expo Event Like It!

 

 We bring together 600 - 700 small business owners from Logan, Gold Coast, Brisbane and Redlands regions for this six hour event.

 Many 100s of new clients created for our trade table.

 And many $1000s and $1000s of new revenue bring brought into our exhibitors businesses, your questioning should be, not if!

 

It will be our pleasure to assist you for your own business and personal success; by completing and getting your application done today so we can get you growing and succeeding more

Simply email Paula Brand paula.brand@livingwithit.com.au or call now  Paula Brand 0475 411 793

SPEAKERS

JUSTIN HERALD

How I took my last $50 and turned it into a $30 million global brand in just 6 years

You will hear how Justin took an idea and created an international brand. This is one session you don’t want to miss. This will be a memorable session as Justin’s humour and style is a hit with audiences globally. How to get your idea to market Are you actually targeting your perfect customer? How to overcome the “no’s” from potential customers and turn them into a “yes” The easiest way to create demand for what you are selling Maybe there is an easier way to grow your business than you think! How to attract media attention

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TREVOR RUSSELL

How to create an additional $10k or more, in sales! Each and every month, without having to be Salesy

What is the Life Force to your business? It’s Sales Revenue! What if you could move from frustrated and confused about how to sell and make money To having a Blueprint to bring in all the Sales Revenue You Want and Need, in an authentic and trustworthy way. In this How to Sell Without Being Salesy Workshop, you will learn Why being able to sell without being saley is critical to your success How to stand out and be a business, people want to buy from How to create an additional $10K or more in new sales revenue Following

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STEVEN BRADBURY

The Last Man Standing

- A fully interactive show including motivation, videos, music, comedy and audience participation. - You will actually hold, and have your photo taken wearing Steve’s Olympic Gold Medal. - How he broke his neck, lost 4 litres of blood on the ice and trained 5hrs a day, 6 days a week for 12 years to become an overnight success. Career Highlights: 4 time Olympian Southern Hemisphere’s 1st Winter Olympic Gold Medalist – Gold 1000m  Salt Lake City Australia’s 1st Winter Olympic Medalist – Bronze 5000m Relay – Lillehammer Hon

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Dr ROBIN PENTECOST

The Last Man Standing

Bio Having originally qualified as a electrician and spending over 17 years in the performing arts, Dr Pentecost decided to pursue an academic career. Since receiving his doctorate Dr Pentecost has published in leading international marketing journals, co-authored a book on marketing research and presented in over 20 international conferences. Dr Pentecost has also taught over 10 different courses both in Australia and in Hong Kong. He is currently involved in developing innovation at the Griffith Logan campus.

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KATE VANDERVOORT

20 Tips, Hacks and Tools for Social Media Success

11 must have mind-sets to make social media work for business The 7 top performing content types on social media Two tools for compelling content One hack for growing an organic following on Facebook Bio Kate vanderVoort is Founder and CEO Take10 Social and Social Mediology. She has worked with over 3000 businesses on social media strategy and implementation and has worked with some of Australia's largest companies and in just about every industry. Kate has developed and executed digital strategies for businesses in wedding, fun

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OUR SPONSORS

Contact Us

Living with IT Pty Ltd owns and runs the 2017 South GC Business Expo

Unit 5 Christine Avenue, Miami QLD 4220

Phone: 0475 411 793

Email: paula.brand@livingwithit.com.au