Wayne Gerard will be in Bundaberg next week.
Wayne Gerard will be in Bundaberg next week. Warren Lynam

Entrepreneur to help small businesses think differently

ONE of Queensland's leading digital entrepreneurs, Wayne Gerard, is guest speaker at a special event next week to help small businesses think differently.

Mr Gerard, chair of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland's CCIQ Innovation group, will address the Thinking Differently in Business breakfast on how businesses can succeed if they are open to new technology and ideas.

The Brisbane local co-founded RedEye Apps, which has now expanded into the US. RedEye delivers a cloud-based solution for managing engineering drawings. Today RedEye Apps has b offices in Texas and California.

CCIQ Wide Bay regional manager Kimberley Lynch said Mr Gerard would talk about overcoming challenges, embracing opportunities and achieving goals.

"He will discuss how to spot and make the most of market opportunities and how to focus on what's really important in building a business. No matter whether you're in a digital or traditional industry, you'll walk away smarter and reinvigorated by his no-nonsense advice," she said.

Attendees will receive a copy of CCIQ's 2015 Digital Readiness Study report, which includes insights about how Bundaberg businesses can capitalise in the online economy.

The event is hosted by CCIQ and financial consultants Ulton.

Event Details

  • When: Friday
  • Time: 7.15am for 7.30am-9am
  • Venue: Sails Room, the Waves Sports Club
  • Cost: CCIQ members $45 / non-members $75 (includes breakfast)
  • Contact: cciq.com. au/events/event/83/

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