Melbourne East Region Business Breakfast: Digital Horizons - the next big things to impact your business

28 May 2019
Karralyka Centre
Mines Road
Ringwood East
Join with businesses from across Melbourne’s East at this regional business breakfast featuring two of Australia’s leading authorities on digital technologies, Amanda Gome, founder of Smart Company, and Brad Howarth, BRW.
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We know that change is inevitable, but how many of us can honestly say that we can adjust when it happens?  Rather than simply reacting to the changes happening around us, what if we could anticipate and plan for change?

Gain insights into:

  • what rapid technological change and digital disruption means for your industry and how your business can adapt to take advantage of the changes happening now
  •  the secrets of hot start-ups and emerging entrepreneurs which are seizing the opportunities and making millions now
  • practical strategies for better understanding, envisioning and planning for digital change to help you design and shape your business’ future in this rapidly changing world


About Brad Howarth and Amanda Gome

Brad Howarth

Brad Howarth is fascinated by change.  He has been examining the impact of technology-driven change on business and society for 25 years, writing for local and international publications including The Australian and BRW. His research focuses on the impact of technology on our professional and personal lives, and how we might choose to adapt to take advantages of the changes happening around us. Brad takes complicated topics and future scenarios and presents them in a straightforward and compelling manner, bringing global perspective and demonstrating the interconnectedness of new developments, whilst providing 'hands-on' takeways for business owners to apply in their business.

Amanda Gome

Change agent Amanda Gome has been at the forefront of Australian media and communications for more than 25 years; leading change through the constant stream of disruptive digital and social technologies that have transformed the industry. Amanda has been the force behind the growth of media brands including BRW, the Fast 100 and SmartInvestor. Amanda founded some of Australia's first digital media brands, including her SmartCompany and StartUp Smart before heading up social and digital media at ANZ until 2015. She is also an Adjunct Professor of Business at RMIT University. 

Event details

Event: Melbourne East Region Business Breakfast
When: Tuesday 28 May, 7.30 to 9.30am
Where: Karralyka, Mines Road, Ringwood East
Cost: $45, includes breakfast

This event is a collaborative regional event with six local Council's in Melbourne's East.