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Office of the Queensland Chief Entrepreneur regional tour

The Office of the Queensland Chief Entrepreneur and 6 of Queensland’s most successful entrepreneurs and business people will go on a 4-day, 10-stop tour through regional Queensland from Tuesday 7 March to Friday 10 March.

The tour encourages others around the state to change their lives and become entrepreneurs.

They will share life-changing stories through a series of workshops, events and Q&A sessions involving the entire community, from school children and budding ‘kidpreneurs’ to local business, industry leaders and angel investors.

Tour group

Mark Sowerby
Queensland’s first Chief Entrepreneur and founder of Blue Sky Alternative Investments.
Steve Baxter
Entrepreneur, investor, 'shark' on Network Ten's Shark Tank, and founder of River City Labs, Startup Catalyst and RiverPitch.
Patrice Brown
2016 Telstra Business Women's Queensland Entrepreneur and founder of CQG Consulting and 2 startups.
Lucas Patchett
Co-founder of social enterprise Orange Sky Laundry, and Young Australian of the Year in 2016.
Stephen Phillips
Co-founder of We Are Hunted, which was acquired by Twitter in 2012, and CEO of Mawson Ventures, an Australian ventures firm investing in AI, robotics, materials and renewables.
Chris Titley
Morgans stockbroker and host of the Morgans Startup, Executive and 40 Under 40 podcast series.

Tour schedule

The group will spend time in Goondiwindi, Emerald, Yeppoon, Rockhampton, Charters Towers, Longreach, Mount Isa, Lockhart River, Cairns and Mackay.

Tuesday, 7 March 2017

Wednesday, 8 March 2017

Thursday, 9 March 2017

  • Breakfast event in Mount Isa, register
  • 12pm–3.30pm visiting Lockhart River
  • Evening event in Cairns, register

Friday, 10 March 2017

  • Morning student event in Cairns, to register email Angela Toppin, Chairperson, Cairns Business Liaison Association, or phone on 0447 371297
  • Lunch event in Mackay, register

Further information

For further information about the regional tour group and schedule, contact Bronwyn Fardon, Office of the Qld Chief Entrepreneur.

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Last updated
5 March, 2017

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