Gold Coast Business Breakfast – Artificial Intelligence

The Southport Chamber of Commerce and the Department of Employment, Small Business and Training is proud to partner to this breakfast event for Queensland Small Business Month.

Hosted at the Southport Yacht Club, this event will bring together Gold Coast entrepreneurs, business owners and professionals for an engaging start to the morning to discuss how businesses can easily integrate artificial intelligence tools to streamline business operations, improve business efficiency and scale their operations.

Come along and better understand how AI is helping businesses to start, grow and thrive.

  • Date: Thursday 23 May 2024
  • Time: 6:30 am arrival for a 7:00 am start – 8:45 am
  • Location: Southport Yacht Club Compass Room
  • Tickets: $45 members and $55 non-members

Tickets include a seated breakfast with tea, coffee and juice, access to insightful speakers and panel discussion, a digital copy of the “AI toolkit for Small Business” presentation, and ample networking opportunities with the local business community.

Run Sheet:

  • 6:30 am - Arrival and Networking with tea and coffee
  • 7:00 am - Welcome Address by SCOC President
  • 7:05 am – Department of Employment, Small Business and Training - Initiatives Snapshot
  • 7:10 am - Enjoy a delicious breakfast served while networking
  • 7:30 am - Keynote Presentation: "AI toolkit for Small Business" by Toni Peggrem, CEO of the Qld AI Hub
  • 7:50am - Panel discussion on Integrating AI to advance your business (30 minutes)
  • 8:30 am - Audience Q&A session
  • 8:35 am - Raffle Draw and Closing Remarks by SCOC Representative
  • 8:45 am - Conclusion of the event

Please note: Ticket sales will be available through our website. Current members can log in to purchase discounted tickets, while non-members are encouraged to join our Free Business Membership to access discounted rates for themselves and their team.

About our Guest Speaker:

Hear from a panel of industry experts, business owners and AI entrepreneurs and learn about how businesses are implementing AI for success.

Marc Wheway, Director of Patterson Glass

Mark is an experienced Director with a demonstrated history of working with Nonprofit and For-Profit Organisations. Marc is a strong entrepreneurship professional with an MBA from the Australian Institute of Business; he also has Master's degrees in Employment Relations and International Relations from Griffith University and is currently studying Business Law at Southern Cross University.

Toni Peggrem, CEO of Queensland AI Hub

As the CEO of the Queensland Artificial Intelligence Hub (QAIH), the first-of-its-kind technology hub in Australia, Toni leads their vision to make Queensland a leader in artificial intelligence (AI) across social, economic, and workplace domains. QAIH is a $5 million investment under the Queensland Government’s Advance Queensland initiative, operating from The Precinct in Brisbane's Fortitude Valley.

Yupin Robson, Director of Edify Medical

Yupin is an accomplished, analytical and results-oriented professional with an outstanding 20+ year track record of medical sales and marketing experience within the Australian and international markets. In 2020 Yupin co-founded Edify Medical, a technology company implementing tools including AI and LLM to support work force capability and capacity building.

About our Event Partner:

The Department of Employment, Small Business and Training supports Queensland's current and future workforce by connecting Queenslanders to learning opportunities through quality training, employment opportunities and helping new and existing small business to thrive.

The department is responsible for supporting the Minister for Employment and Small Business and Minister for Training and Skills Development.

Through grants, support programs, and training initiatives, the Department empowers businesses to start, grow, and employ, fostering resilience and adaptability within our local economy.

Don't miss out on this exceptional opportunity to gain valuable insights and connect with fellow entrepreneurs. Reserve your tickets now for an inspiring morning of learning and networking

Venue

Southport Yacht Club Compass Room
1 MacArthur Parade
Southport, Qld 4215

Price

45.00 AUD (Members)
55.00 AUD (Non-Member)

Tickets include a seated breakfast with tea, coffee and juice, access to insightful speakers and panel discussion, a digital copy of the “AI toolkit for Small Business” presentation, and ample networking opportunities with the local business community.

Date/Time

23 May 2024 7:00 AM - 8:45 AM
Closed
6:45 AM

Our valued corporate members

Our corporate members are highly valued for their contribution to the Southport Chamber.

Gold Coast Business Hub Count Gold Coast

Our valued gold members

These members are highly valued for their contribution to the Southport Chamber.

Experience Gold Coast BADGE Constructions State Member for Southport Feddersen Consulting Group Enterprise & Training Company White Lady Funerals