DOZENS of local businesses and government departments will be on show at the Fraser Coast Business Expo later this month.
The free event will assist the business industry with information on the different services and products that are available to help them grow.
The 2021 instalment of the expo will be held at the Beach House Hotel in Scarness on Thursday 29 July.
It will be staged in two sessions – between 2pm and 7pm.
Exhibitors include accountants, telecommunications companies, technology specialists, employment agencies, business consultants, IT companies, banks, finance brokers, marketing organisations and education/training organisations.
The Fraser Coast Regional Council, State Government Departments and the local Chambers of Commerce will also have displays and a significant presence at the event.
Deputy Mayor Darren Everard said Council was committed to working with small business to grow the local economy, keep people employed and create new jobs.
“The Fraser Coast Business Expo is part of Council’s $500,000 COVID-19 Economic Stimulus package, which includes a wide range of programs designed to help businesses improve shopfronts, increase sales, reduce costs and share knowledge.
“Speakers at the expo will cover topics such as new technology, social media tips, doing business with Council, human resources changes and State Government small business support,” Cr Everard said.
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The expo will be split into two sessions – 2pm to 5pm and 5pm to 7pm – with 300 tickets available for each session.
Queensland Small Business Commissioner Maree Adshead will be attending and speaking at a business networking event at 5pm.
“Council encourages local businesses to make the most of this opportunity to access information and assistance that will help them to grow and prosper,” Cr Everard continued.
Registration to attend the expo is essential – free tickets can be booked here.