BRUNCH LIKE A BOSS is a proactive Female Founders club thrusting open the doors to the Gold Coast’s badass Boss Ladies, Entrepreneurs, Start-ups and CEO’s.
We welcome you to a new experience of exchange from a female perspective, together we will become storytellers, strengthen networks, create opportunities for investment, nurture innovative ideas and give rise to new and exciting collaborations within our exclusive network.
Receive a glass of bubbles on arrival and enjoy a delicious Brunch from the menu, every boss lady goes into the draw to win one of our famously donated female founder prizes.
Ladies you might want to brush up your elevator pitch because everyone is welcome to share their business story on the open mic. No pressure but remember, we are surrounded by opportunities and your next big break could be sitting in the room with you.
Our first start-up founder story will be shared by:
| Founder of House of Eden Studio
. A social enterprise marketing agency dedicated to leading the way for better businesses. They help entrepreneurs with a social or environmental purpose navigate their marketing, communications and storytelling. They deliver marketing strategy and implementation services and reinvest over 51% of their profits into mentoring programs to help early stage social entrepreneurs grow.
Followed by our special guest speaker Marie Phillips
, owner of Parkway Robina
| Marie’s leadership career has spanned over 20 years leading teams focused on selling complex technology solutions to the Public Sector. The past twelve years have seen her take a leadership role in the design, creation and sale of technology allowing the community to electronically interact with all spheres of Government.
Marie is an entrepreneurial thinker and change agent who can quickly identify opportunities for growth within any business. she has demonstrated skills to create and manage strategic objectives – turning the defined objectives in to achievable goals.
Marie’s experience as a CEO has taught her how to successfully motivate and empower teams to ensure growth is managed, profit is increased and costs are contained.
In July 2008 Marie co-founded ICON Software Solutions. Her role as CEO and Executive Director enabled her to set a clear strategic plan for the growth, identifying the gaps in the market and how to take advantage of opportunities to disrupt and redefine. ICON maintained an average growth rate of 50% and saw rapid expansion into our target markets. The company was well managed, continually profitable and had a clear exit strategy.
Working closely with the Board of ICON, Marie managed the successful sale of ICON for $10m in January 2015. In April 2018 she successfully completed the earn out period (3 years) with TechnologyOne and opted to follow her passion which is assisting small to medium enterprises to grow.
You don’t want to miss this!! Tickets are limited, so be sure to hurry and register today and together let’s smash 2021 out of the ballpark.