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Regional Development Australia

RDA Logan & Redlands—Migrant Business Idea Bootcamp

08 November 2016

On Tuesday 18th October, Regional Development Australia (RDA) Logan & Redlands held a Business Idea Bootcamp for members of the Logan Migrant Business Community. Participants included small business owners, not-for-profit organisations and people with a great business idea they wanted to turn into a business opportunity.

The Queensland State Minister for Innovation, Science and the Digital Economy and Minister for Small Business, The Hon Leeanne Enoch, spoke about how vital innovation is in today's economy and provided information on State Government grants and support services available to help small business innovate.

Other presenters included: E-Source Legal, Griffith University and the Australian Tax Office.  Participants also heard from Taiwanese Chamber of Commerce President and The Cube Director, Stanley Hsu, and how he successfully integrated into the Australian business community,

Global Sisters Queensland Head of Business Education, Robyn Robertson helped attendees blow up (literally with balloons) their ideas and inspired them to make their business ideas into reality.

All attendees left the workshop with at least one contact, one idea and one action.

The Migrant Business Idea Bootcamp was co-hosted with Access Community Services Limited and Logan Chamber of Commerce at Gould Adams Park.

Event partners included: Logan Office of Economic Development (LOED), Global Sisters, E-source Legal, Griffith University, Queensland Government, Greater Brisbane Small Business Advisory Service (GBSBAS), Multilink, My Cube, Australian Tax Office and Independent Social Enterprise Network Logan.

For further information please see the RDA Logan & Redlands website