AUSSIE innovator, entrepreneur and ‘Shark Tank’ television show panelist Steve Baxter will visit Queensland’s Darling Downs and Maranoa regions on July 19 and 20 for an exclusive regional tour to meet locals to discuss and inspire businesses innovation across the region.
Organised by Food Leaders Australia, the two-day tour was secured as part of the Advance Queensland Regional Innovation Program and will have Steve visiting four towns across the region.
“We’re thrilled to have Steve and a panel of entrepreneurs travel through the Darlings Downs and Maranoa to share their knowledge and inspiration for business innovation,” FLA general manager Bruce McConnel said.
“This special tour will inspire our regional businesses and remind them you don’t have to be a start-up business to be innovative.”
The two-day 1400km whistle-stop tour will include community events and industry tours in Toowoomba, Dalby, St George and Roma. Speakers include Victor Vicario from Arc Hardware incubator, Jasmin Robertson from Roza’s Gourmet foods and Sheona Devin, an IT company founder and Angel Investor with Sydney Angels and Brisbane Angels.
“It’s very rare to have a panel of experts of this calibre in a room together wanting to share their knowledge and expertise,” Mr McConnel said.
Tickets are limited, so organisers encourage locals and businesses of all sizes to secure their seat by contacting the TSBE office on 07 4639 4600.
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