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Xmas party – pitch, challenge and commit
Do you have a great pitch? Got plans for 2019 you need help with? This is an event with three parts. We’ll pull a business card out of the pot and the chosen person will have the chance to do three things: Pitch: Take this chance to practice your experimental pitch in safety. Today you’ll have three slides: Pitch, Challenge and Commitment (or no slides at all – your choice). Just as with all pitches, you’ll get a couple of questions afterwards to clarify any points. Challenge: At the end of your pitch you can challenge the audience to help you. You can ask anything. What will be your challenge? Commit: Your last slide will be your commitment for 2019. Perhaps this is your New Year’s Resolution or confirmation you’re going to double the number of customers within six months. We’ll take a note and call you up to see how you’ve progressed! Today all you need is your business card to put into the pot and a thought about what will make 2019 really fly for you. So if you can help people, need help or have great questions for the people who are presenting; come along! And… Being Christmas there will be a surprise festive aspect to this evening’s event to get you into the season of good will. Please purchase your ticket at Agenda 18:00 Arrive & networking 18:30 Presentations 19:10 Audience Q&A 19:40 Networking & Light refreshments 20:30 Close Previous people have said Great night. Great insights and great food! [AL] I sincerely appreciated the Meetup last night! You organized and ran it like the pro that you are! Great high-level content delivered by experts. Thanks for putting it together. [RD] Brilliant. Brian was very informative & I look forward to coming back to many more & participating in workshops. [MF] Thank you for the fantastic workshop – insightful, inclusive and high-impact. [RZ] The Speakers: Brian Dorricott Brian runs the Lean Commercialisation Program which takes individuals and companies from an idea to generating an income. The program draws on Brian's experience founding and leading two hyper-growth companies. Brian works with individuals and CSIRO’s ON program, aiming to get Australia into the top ten countries for Entrepreneurship globally. Brian can be reached via email at [masked] or on LinkedIn. Alex Dance Alex loves seeing the results when digital marketing works. He started Hero Digital Marketing to help start-ups and traditional businesses get more customers. Hero Digital Marketing offers a range of options from social media growth, LinkedIn lead generation, Facebook advertising, Google Adwords, SEO, web-building and more. Alex and his team aim to help 10,000 clients and he can be reached on LinkedIn. Aranka Nolan Aranka has designed a career forged on understanding and engaging people. Starting a conversation with customers, gaining insights into the experiences they want, the solutions they are looking for and the communities they belong to. She is a writer, designer, strategist, marketer, communicator and a team player bringing a diverse range of digital and creative skills to her roles. Aranka can be reached on LinkedIn. David Kenney David is a strategic advisor to the founders behind dozens of Australia's fastest-growing tech companies. Since 1999, he's focused on helping technology companies grow in Australia, the U.S. and internationally. David is a mentor, investor and advisor to founders whose companies are collectively worth $2 billion dollars. He is a partner at Hall Chadwick and can be reached via email at [masked] or on LinkedIn. Jill Storey CEO ReadyFundGo, Australia's crowdfunding platform for entrepreneurs and innovators. Jill's aim is to help start-ups and existing businesses use crowdfunding to get their ventures off the ground and expand. Jill can be reached on LinkedIn. This is a ticketed event, please visit to purchase your ticket.


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