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The AICC's  Young Business Forum invites you to join us for

" What Makes a Successful  Young Entrepreneur"

Tuesday 5 March 2013



With nothing-to-lose, 20-something entrepreneurs are becoming renowned for their drive and innovation. Some of the most successful entrepreneurs of our time were young and driven:

  • Founders of Google: Sergey Brin (25) and Larry Page (25)
  • Founders of Apple: Steve Jobs (21) and Steve Wozniak (26)
  • Founders of Microsoft: Bill Gates (20) and Paul Allen (22)
  • Founder of Facebook: Mark Zuckerberg (20)
  • Founder of Wal-Mart: Sam Walton (26)

So what are Brisbane young entrepreneurs doing? What is their inspiration, challenge and success?

Join us as we hear some inspiring stories from local young entrepreneurs who have successfully made their mark on the Australian landscape. Come and hear their story, the mindset needed, the drive and the time needed for their success.

Our guest panellists were ALL finalists in recent young entrepreneur awards:

Zac RookZachary Rook - Managing Director, Your Local Movers
Brisbane Young Entrepreneur Finalist 2012

At 19 Zachary Rook started Your Local Movers with only a $3,000 loan from a family member. Utilising his knowledge of the internet and a hospitality approach in a worn out industry, he grew the business quickly and it has thrived with up to 125% year on year growth annually.

Brett Wiskar - Director, Speedwell eBusiness Solutions
Brisbane Young Entrepreneur Finalist 2011 and 2012

Brett is a young entreprenuer focussed on Brisbane’s burgeoning digital industry. Since 2006, Brett has been one of two partners in Speedwell’s Business Solutions - Queensland's largest independent digital agency. In this time, he has brought a wealth of experience and knowledge in digital marketing, design, user experience, advertising, branding and reputation management to Brisbane brands.  

Andrew Barnes - Co-Founder and Director, Go1
2012 AIM Young Manager of the Year - Brisbane
Brisbane Young Entrepreneur Finalist 2012
 

Andrew combines a passion for technology and business. He serves on the board of two not for profit companies and is a co-founder and director of GO1, a digital solutions company. GO1 employs 40 staff across offices in Bangkok, Ho Chi Minh City, Brisbane and Sydney.

and moderated by:

Quynh Anh Le - Finance Director, NOJA Power
Brisbane Young Entrepreneur 2011

Quynh Anh Le co-founded NOJA Power more than a decade ago with three other partners, Neil O’Sullivan, Oleg Samarski and Jay Manne to research, develop, manufacture and export globally high voltage switchgear. NOJA Power is a proudly 100% Queensland owned company, with the name (NOJA) deriving from the first Christian name of the four original founders.

When:
Tuesday, 5 March 2013

 Where:


Cludland Heritage Room
641 Ann Street
Fortitude Valley
Brisbane

 Time:        
6.00pm until 8.00pm
 Cost:


$45 for AICC/YBF Members
$59 for Non Members

 
 Dress Code:

 


Smart Business Attire

 Includes:   


- Meet our speakers and learn some valuable tips
- Enjoy canapés and open bar 
- Fantastic lucky door prizes
- Network with other young professionals


For membership or further information please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

http://www.aicc.org.au/

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