Join us for a short, informative briefing on this year’s awards,
followed by two expert presentations designed especially for Queensland exporters.
Session 1: Richelle Ward, Export Council of Australia – Awards Briefing
Hear all about the Premier of Queensland’s Export Awards 2019, including facts, tips, and the business benefits to past winners.
Session 2: Jason Luchi, HSBC – Trade trends
Learn about current trade trends for Queensland, and key topics including blockchain, supply chains, and China’s Belt and Road Initiative.
Session 3: Brian Ruddle, Impact Innovation – Using R&D and ‘proof of concept’ to ensure strong export ROI
The international trade landscape is constantly shifting, making it difficult to develop competitive products and services that meet the needs of overseas markets. This session will explain how to use research and proof of concept (POC) projects to boost your bottom line.
You’ll find out how to:
Brian’s practical approach will give you key ‘next steps’ to drive your returns on research investment.
About the presenters:
Richelle Ward, Queensland State Manager, Export Council of Australia
Richelle Ward is a PR and business professional who has managed the Premier of Queensland’s Export Awards for the past 5 years.
Jason Luchi, Senior Business Development Manager, HSBC
Jason is an experienced trade finance banker with more than 25 years’ experience in the Brisbane and Sydney markets.
Brian Ruddle, Managing Director, Impact Innovation
Brian advises corporate research managers in Australia and internationally on product and service development. He also has extensive experience forming and managing start-up companies and working with university researchers to turn great ideas into great outcomes.
Thursday 6 June from 9.00am till 11.00am
Cost $25 plus gst pp (includes morning tea)