Local update | Guest speakers | Business networking | Meet others who work in Queanbeyan
Queanbeyan Connect is currently in hiatus due to uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. We will update this page with further information on future events when available.
Queanbeyan has a thriving business community, with strong construction, manufacturing, retail, tourism & hospitality, agriculture and public service sectors. Queanbeyan Connect is chance for local businesses and workers to network each month in a relaxed environment. The meetups provide a chance for those working and running businesses to discover opportunities, ideas, partnerships and support.
Each meeting, a selection of local speakers will present ideas and updates, followed by drinks and casual networking.
Meetings are held quarterly.
The next Queanbeyan Connect will be held on Tuesday 10th December, 2019 from 5.30pm at the Royal Hotel, Queanbeyan.
A full list of speakers is presented below
|Local broadcasting identity Cam Sullings will MC the Queanbeyan Connect event.|
|Drew Jamieson is a Senior Urban Designer with placemaking consultants Roberts Day. Drew will discuss the opportunities and challenges facing Queanbeyan’s goal to be a more enjoyable place to live, work and visit.|
|Earlier this year, Sarah McDougall won the 2019 Australian Women in Wine Awards for Owner/Operator of the Year at a large event held in New York City.
Sarah began her wine career at the Summerhill Road Vineyard at Bywong, before more recently acquiring Lake George Winery.
Sarah will share her passion for her craft and the innovative and enterprising spirit that has guided her success. She will discuss the importance of collaboration and networking to build a stronger business community.
|Kris O’Sullivan works for the NSW Government in developing the southeast NSW region and its industry, agriculture and resources.
Kris will update local Queanbeyan-Palerang businesses on how they can benefit from Snowy 2.0 (and other large infrastructure projects) that are underway across the region.
|Janine Fabre is a local accredited photographer, specialising in portraits and corporate branding.
Janine will share the importance of professional branding in the modern corporate environment, where a picture tells a thousand words.
|Michael McGoogan, CEO of Region Media, will speak on the changing landscape in the media landscape and how his portfolio of brands are relevant into today’s communications environment.|
|Paul Nicholl, General Manager of Bayldon Ag, will speak on his company and how it plays a role in the Queanbeyan community.|
Queanbeyan Connect is proudly supported by Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council, Southern Region Business Enterprise Centre, Regional Development Australia Southern Inland, Service NSW and the Royal Hotel Queanbeyan.