Being a Sustainable Business in the Circular Economy

Innovate Moreton Bay presents a fireside discussion and interactive workshop as part of the 2020 Moreton Bay Region Business & Jobs Expo.

Event info

When

  • Thursday, 29 October, 2020
  • 12:00pm - 14:30pm

Organised

Innovate Moreton Bay, Moreton Bay Region Industry & Tourism, Small Business Expos

Where

The Hope Centre
18 Buchanan Street
Rothwell QLD 4022
Australia

Being a Sustainable Business in the Circular Economy

Thursday 29 October (12.00pm - 2.30pm)

Innovate Moreton Bay presents a fireside discussion and interactive workshop as part of the 2020 Moreton Bay Region Business & Jobs Expo.

Fireside Chat (12.00pm - 1.10pm)

The dynamic duo of Leanne Kemp and Yasmin Grigaliunas will fire up on the hottest current topic – the Circular Economy. Leanne’s experience and achievements with the innovative Everledger, the World Economic Forum and as Queensland’s Chief Entrepreneur matches her challenging approach to all things sustainable.

Yasmin is the founder of the World’s Biggest Garage Sale and has creative insights into ways businesses and communities can embrace the concepts of the Circular Economy and build communities.

The Fireside Chat will be facilitated by Howard Nielsen from the Sustainable Startup Hub and Green Street. He is a Global Advisor to the UN Global Compact Cities Programme.

The Circular Economy Café : a workshop with a difference (1.30pm - 2.30pm)

The lead-in fireside chat will provide the stimulus for a Café Style workshop. A nice change in itself! We will convert what we know, learn and share about The Circular Economy into workable business strategies which add real value to our business and those with whom we do business … while building a better planet.

Chatter about the simplicity of The Circular Economy will soon slip easily from our lips as we engage in conversation about the challenges and potential triumphs of building more sustainable and profitable businesses and communities. We will go away with some clarity about what to do next as an important cog in the Circular Economy wheel.

2020 Moreton Bay Region Business & Jobs Expo

The Moreton Bay Business Expo and Jobs Expo have combined to create a greater platform for local businesses and job seekers to connect. The expo is expecting more than 150 local businesses exhibiting, connecting and doing business on Thursday 29 October at The Hope Centre, Rothwell.

The expanded program which includes additional workshops, presentations and opportunities is all aimed at assisting businesses getting back to business. The program will also include an Innovation Precinct with fireside chats and workshops available for attendees.

The Moreton Bay Region Business & Jobs Expo is proudly presented by Small Business Expos and supported by Moreton Bay Regional Council, Moreton Bay Region Industry & Tourism, Regional Development Australia - Moreton Bay, and Innovate Moreton Bay.

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