Official Opening Mayor Paul McVeigh
Six Success Tips BMO Accountants
A Skinny-Dip into Business Technology Carrick Aland Accountants
Ten Golden Rules of Planning for Sustainability (download the presentation) Crowe Horwath
Incremental vs Disruptive Innovation Start-Up Toowoomba
Network and Nibbles Introduction –
Evening presentations whilst enjoying local Dalby produce
Mayor Paul McVeigh
Mumpreneur and the Juggling Act (download the presentation) Emma Bowdler
Franchise Services DC Strategy
Franchise Opportunities DC Strategy
Is a part time business for you? Peak Physique
Benefits of being a Dingo Distributor Dingo
Why Wait to Make Great TAFE QLD
Upcoming Projects TSBE


Keynote Presentations


Six Success Tips
BMO Accountants

BMO Partner David Briese and Communications Manager Megan James will draw on over 50 years of combined experience in business, accounting and marketing to share with you the six things every business must do to be successful.  If you are wanting to start a new business or stay in business, join us as we reveal some of the secrets to business planning, budgeting, human resources, and marketing and following your dreams.


A Skinny-Dip Into Business Technology
Kent Gripske
Carrick Aland Accountants

Kent Gripske became a partner of Carrick Ashmead in 2002 and is known as the company’s digital disruptor, leading their technology with industry best practice. He has assisted businesses of all shapes, sizes and industries to develop their own systems and processes and improve their use of technology.

Ten Golden Rules of Planning for Sustainability
Will Gooderson
Crowe Horwath

Will Gooderson is part of the national performance consulting group in Crowe Horwath and has worked with a range of clientele in business advisory and consulting roles.

Will is able to draw on the substantial resources of the Crowe Horwath network to achieve significant outcomes for his clients. Focusing on fostering great partnerships with mutually beneficial outcomes, Will achieves innovative solutions and business transformations that support strategic direction and key personal priorities while connecting with clients to provide full support and confidence in each of their business decisions.

Download a copy of the presentation

Incremental vs Disruptive Innovation
David Masefield
Start-Up Toowoomba

David Masefield is passionate about supporting the budding entrepreneurs of Regional Queensland and has launched a vibrant startup ecosystem in Toowoomba and the Darling Downs via the Toowoomba Start-Up Group & Start-Up Toowoomba Pty Ltd. Experienced in eCommerce David has founded eight businesses over the last fifteen years and can bring his vast experience of grassroots entrepreneurship to any forum.