Enterprise Tuesday 'From Zero to Hero - Growing a successful business'

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  • Location: Innovation Centre Business Training Facility, Sippy Downs 4556 Queensland

There are many stages to business success -- how do you go from Zero to Hero?

Evan Fortune, co-founder of Vision 6 -- Australia's largest supplier of emarketing software -- presents how he has taken his business from start up to success. With more than 20 years experience in sales, marketing and management, Evan has developed a unique approach to taking advantage of business opportunities.

Presenting a case study of his experiences with Vision 6, Evan will explain his motivation for getting started, progress and lessons learnt growing the business and preparing exit strategies.

About Evan

Evan Fortune is co-founder of Vision 6 -- Australia's largest supplier of emarketing software, supplying thousands of businesses, channel partners and resellers with class leading eMarketing software for distribution to the Australian and International market. Clients include the Qld Government, Fone Zone, Lonely Planet, RACQ, The Wiggles, BMW and Sirromet Wines. Evan's current role in Vision 6 is overseeing the development of Direct Sales and Channel Partner Sales, Support and Services including Media, Training and Strategic Consulting.

Evan also speaks at numerous Digital Marketing conferences where he advises leading marketers on best practice concepts for improving customer relationships and emerging trends in digital communications. He has also spoken numerous times at business events with former Premier, Peter Beatie on topics such as 'How to Achieve Success in Business'.

Evan has a proven record in taking businesses from start up to successfully established operations. Evan has more than 20 years extensive sales, marketing and management experience gained from industries including retail fashion, real estate, telecommunications, franchising and start-up technology companies. Evan has a unique ability to take advantage of business opportunities with a dedicated hands on approach.

Prior to co-founding Vision 6, Evan held senior management positions with Property Marketing and Investment companies where he was responsible for managing large teams of staff and product development. Evan has successfully managed companies to high levels of profitability.

He has two years sales and customer management with OPTUS Telecommunications and three years investment consultation, including Internet technology, which led to the founding of Australia's largest video streaming company. In this role, Evan developed the initial marketing strategies, and acquired contracts with industry players, prior to gaining second round funding from investors.

Seven years ago, Evan saw the potential to provide future technology platforms that would increase the adoption and distribution of core communication products. He realised the demand in the market and enormous future for such services, which are now provided by Vision 6 to over 6000 companies locally in addition to clients in China, USA, Brazil, Canada, New Zealand, Italy and the UK.

Enterprise Tuesday
From Zero to Hero - Growing a successful business
Presented by: Evan Fortune
Date: Tuesday 27th October 2009
Time: 4pm - 6pm
Where: Innovation Centre Business Training Facility
Cost: Free
RSVP: enterprise@usc.edu.au 07 5450 2600

Innovation Centre :
90 Sippy Downs Drive, Sippy Downs
07 5450 2600
07 5450 2600
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