Canberra Business Chamber invites you to join us at our Small Business Breakfast to discuss the current climate for Canberra Region SME’s and what the 2017-18 fiscal year holds with guest speaker James Pearson, CEO of Australian Chamber of Commerce & Industry
We will be holding a robust Q&A with a panel of small business experts and owners which will give you the chance to have your questions answered.
The results of the third biannual 2017 Canberra Small Business Survey will also be announced at the breakfast by Deloitte Private. The biannual survey of SME’s in the Canberra Region is an important reference tool that helps assist the Canberra Business Chamber in advocating on your behalf and helps us identify what we can do to support business in the future.
Time: 7:00am for a 7:30am start, finish 9:00am
Date: Wednesday 26 July 2017
Location: Gandel Hall, National Gallery of Australia
A delicious breakfast with coffee and tea included.
If you have any questions you would like to pre-submit, please email them to firstname.lastname@example.org with Small Business Breakfast Question as the subject line.
Chief Executive Officer | Australian Chamber of Commerce & Industry
James leads Australia’s largest and most representative business network. He has held senior roles in Federal and State governments and led corporate affairs for large public companies. At the same time, he supported his partner in their small family business.
As a diplomat and trade negotiator, he represented Australia in Africa, the Pacific and China.
James is an advocate for employers across the country and campaigns for policies to encourage entrepreneurship and enterprise.
James has a MBA from Victoria’s Deakin University, an Honours Degree in Science from the University of Western Australia and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management and the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
He is married with three adult children, is a keen sailor and supports the Fremantle Dockers in the AFL.