Entrepreneur and Shark Tank presenter Naomi Simson will be the keynote speaker at an event aimed to upskill Bendigo businesses to thrive in the digital economy.
The 'Business Resilience to Brilliance' event is being delivered by the Melbourne Innovation Centre (MIC) and the Digital Solutions - Australian Small Business Advisory Services Program.
The government-funded program helps Victorian small businesses move online and grow through one-on-one mentoring, training workshops and online courses.
The event will be held at The Capital theatre in Bendigo and features a three-course luncheon.
Attendees will hear a virtual keynote address from the Red Balloon founder as well as live presentations from local entrepreneurial success stories and top-tier networking opportunities.
The event is designed to inspire, educate and motivate small business to thrive in the new digital economy.
MIC has a proud history of investing in Bendigo's local business community. It has supported 195 local Bendigo businesses and five mentors in the past through the Digital Solutions - Australian Small Business Advisory Services program.
MIC chief executive officer David Williamson said his organisation looked forward to helping more Bendigo business owners thrive.
"We're working to support the emergence of a strong local digital economy in Bendigo," he said.
"Improving digital capability and opportunities is critical for future growth of businesses and jobs in the region."
The Business Resilience to Brilliance event will be held in the Banquet Room of The Capital theatre on Wednesday, April 27 from 11am to 2.30pm.
Tickets are available for purchase at events.humanitix.com/bendigo-luncheon-business-resilience-to-brilliance
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