Want Queensland’s Chief Entrepreneur to spend a full day with you and your team?

Adopt-a-Chief is a new initiative from the Office of the Queensland Chief Entrepreneur that will allow a Queensland based startup to leverage Queensland’s Chief Entrepreneur Leanne Kemp’s extensive domestic and global business experience, gained as CEO and founder of the startup Everledger, to help them with their current challenges and future plans. She will spend … Read more

        Small businesses are encouraged to apply for an inaugural Small Business Week Grant to host events during this year’s Queensland Small Business Week.  Grants of up to $5000 are available to help deliver innovative events and activities that provide small businesses with the tools they need to thrive. The Small Business … Read more

Business Studio lunch box forum: minimising risk and maximising potential

Date: Wednesday 10 October 2018 Time: 12.30pm–1.15pm Where: Business Studio, level 1, State Library of Queensland. Minimising risk and maximising potential Learn from Christine Mudavanhu-Makumbe about best-practice risk mitigation strategies. Christine will focus on overcoming professional challenges and building resilience, drawn from her consultancy and advocacy experiences in the migrant business sector. Christine is the principal consultant … Read more

Business Studio lunch box forum: getting your brand in the media spotlight

Date: Wednesday 19 September 2018 Time: 12.30pm–1.15pm Where: Business Studio, level 1, State Library of Queensland Getting your brand in the media spotlight Tara Baker is the passionate co-founder and editor-in-chief of Dancing With Her, a multi-platform wedding and lifestyle destination. In the crowded wedding marketplace, Dancing With Her was launched as the first resource dedicated … Read more

Business Studio lunch box forum: scaling a home–based business

Date: Wednesday 18 July 2018 Time: 12.30pm–1.15pm Where:  Business Studio, level 1, State Library of Queensland Scaling a home–based business from markets to distributors From humble beginnings in her home kitchen, the late Roza Robertson pioneered the gourmet sauce industry in Queensland and established a bona fide Brisbane institution — Roza’s Gourmet. Now under the direction … Read more

Business Studio LunchBox Forum : Social enterprise and design thinking …turning problems into opportunities

Date: Wednesday 9 May 2018 Time: 12.30pm–1.15pm Where:  Business Studio, level 1, State Library of Queensland Social enterprise and design thinking…turning problems into opportunities Tom Allen is a design strategist, social entrepreneur and educator passionate about empowering people to create positive futures. Tom will share global insights into design thinking and social innovation to help … Read more