Sunshine Coast B2B
Business Speed Networking Event
Caloundra City Enterprises presents the third B2B Business Speed Networking Event
This successful event will give your business access to over 400 businesses, and gain access to a database to 'match' your business after the event
Date: Wednesday 24th September
5.30 - 6.00 (Registration)
6.00 - 8.30 Speed Networking
Sunshine Coast Function Centre
19 West Terrace Caloundra
How Much: $20 pp inc gst & Finger Food
Great Prizes to be Won
Questions: Email B2B Events firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 0418 658 453
'Speed Dating' to Grow Business Relationships and Increase Profitability
Sunshine Coast businesses will have the opportunity to make valuable business contacts that can expand sales and improve access to business growth services. The B2B 'speed dating' networking event is happening on Wednesday September 24th 2008 at the Caloundra RSL new Sunshine Coast Function Centre.
An initiative of Caloundra City Enterprises, now trading as Sunshine Coast Enterprises, the networking event follows a proven business speed-dating format. The high energy and novel format requires participants to speak for two minutes each to their business 'date'. They then move on to the next business 'date'. The idea is to match businesses to other goods and service providers so they can explore potential business synergies, and form new business to business relationships.
Caloundra City Enterprises Chair, Mr Bill McDonald said facilitators would also be on hand during the evening to offer support and ensure the event runs smoothly.
" The facilitators are there to provide businesses with the support they need to race through the format and win new business at the end. Its fast, high energy and face-to-face"
"This event is back by popular demand" said CEO of Caloundra City Enterprises Ms Gerrie Carr-MacFie. "I never thought I would be involved in a dating agency- but that's what this event is about- matching businesses to other businesses so that we contain and grow employment and business growth opportunities right here in our region."
A feature of the B2B event is that businesses attending Caloundra B2B will also have access to a database providing further valuable networking contact information.
"After the first date businesses can form an on-going relationship with a view to finding new suppliers, new contracts and new customers. It's a bit like looking for love in your own backyard. So often businesses source supplies outside our region, because they are unaware of the local capacity. Speed dating for business is about market awareness and growing industry capability" said Ms. Carr-MacFie
Tickets to Caloundra B2B are $20 per person. For further information telephone (07) 5493 6211.
ABOUT CALOUNDRA CITY ENTERPRISES
Caloundra City Enterprises commenced operation in 2006 as an economic development arm funded through the former Caloundra City Council. In 2008 the entity is funded through Sunshine Coast Regional Council to provide enterprise development services across Caloundra and the wider Sunshine Coast region. Sunshine Coast Enterprises office is at Level 1, 12 Innovation Parkway, Birtinya. Telephone (07) 5493 6211.
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