Wed 23rd - Thu 24th March 2022
Victory Room, Marvel Stadium, Docklands.

Why Attend?

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The Small Business Expo hubs highlight key industries at the forefront of every small business strategy for 2021. Each hub features premium exhibitors providing invaluable expertise and showcasing game-changing products and services that will empower and elevate small businesses working across all sectors. 

INNOVATION HUB

Review the latest technological advancements within the business landscape from this rapidly evolving industry. Meet with Australia’s most innovative companies and watch demonstrations in robotics, augmented and virtual reality, drones and artificial intelligence. Get in touch with a vast array of cutting-edge technology and innovative products to enhance your small business. 

MARKETING HUB

Marketing is essential to every small business. The marketing hub allows visitors to engage with Australia’ top marketing agencies to understand the latest marketing trends, techniques, solutions and developments impacting small business. Don’t wait until 2022, get ahead of your competitors and reach new markets by developing a marketing strategy that cuts through the noise with the help of the hub’s marketing gurus. 

GOVT PAVILLION

A once-a-year chance to speak with representatives from key government agencies that have played a critical role in securing a better future for small businesses. An opportunity for visitors to get direct answers to questions from government decision-makers. Visitors will receive hands-on assistance to develop strategies for accessing government services, applying for government grants and understanding small business assistance programs.

CYBERCRIME SOLUTIONS

The risks of cybercrime on small businesses have never been higher; data breaches can ruin a business’s reputation and ransomware can shut businesses overnight. Every business owner and manager has a responsibility in today’s environment to understand their legal obligations to take every possible opportunity to understand cybersecurity risks and not to become another statistic. Speak to cybersecurity experts to discuss cyber insurance, affordable tools, time-saving techniques and life-saving software. 

E-INVOICING

The E-Invoicing Hub is hosted by the ATO and supported by leading fintechs and payment solutions companies. Learn how the government’s new regulation to make e-invoices mandatory is streamlining business efficiency. Gain insight on how to access the federal budget’s $800 million digitalisation package; helping small businesses get on track to digitalise their operations and automate their financial processes. 

FUNDING MATTERS

The biggest concern for small business owners in 2021 is cash-flow and funding. Engage with financial experts and funding service providers offering short, medium and long-term finding solutions for your business. Evaluate the latest and most diverse funding opportunities, with solutions from $10k to $100m, including but not limited to traditional banking, small business loans and fintech payment solutions. 

E-COMMERCE HUB

This dynamic and ever-evolving industry is essential for all online businesses. The E-Commerce Hub is a major part of this year’s expo. Position your business apart from the competition and reach new markets by meeting with Australia’s leading e-commerce experts. Review, update and improve your online business across payment gateways, online marketplaces, web design and digital retail marketing. 

JOBS 2022

One critical issue every small business faces is employment. The Jobs 2022 Hub highlights the important role the HR industry plays in small business success. Industry experts will provide in-depth insights for expanding businesses and growing teams sustainably by tackling common human resource challenges. HR, business coaching, competitive hiring, team training and wellbeing are all major players in small business growth. 

BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES HUB

No matter if you’re interested in buying or selling a business, assessing investment options, seeking out information on franchising or licensing, experts at the Business Opportunities Hub can help you evaluate your options. This hub serves as a unique chance to meet one-on-one with brokers and advisors to assess your future business and investment opportunities.

CORPORATE INCENTIVES & HOSPITALITY

An essential part of growing any business centres around client and employee relationships. Meet with a range of opportunities across the corporate and hospitality sectors to understand the latest and most engaging incentives. A key part of any marketing strategy should involve high-profile incentives and packages. 

AUSTRALIAN MADE PAVILLION

The Australian Made brand is one of the country’s most recognisable trademarks for Aussie businesses. Meet with decisions makers from this essential organisation, together with key Australian Made brands. Learn how Australian Made can boost your brand and help you market your products overseas. Applications can be completed onsite.

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