1st Wed & 2nd Thu I December 2021
Medallion Club, Marvel Stadium,
Docklands, Melbourne.

Count down to the SBC FORUM

Connecting Business Across Australia

1st Wed & 2nd Thu I December 2021
Medallion Club, Marvel Stadium,
Docklands, Melbourne.

Forum Topics

Critical topics on a range of important issues for SMEs including,

Small Business Connections Forum  & Small Business Expo will be presented in April and September to assist and empower business to embrace the challenges ahead.

As Government support and programs roll out following this year’s federal Budget, the last quarter of the year pending the holiday break and the start in 2021 is a critical time for SMEs to revive and develop key strategies to face the many uncertainties of operating a business in today’s market place.

Positioned as the last major SME business event this year, the combined Small Business Connections Forum and Small Business Expo will include over one hundred speakers and exhibitors and host thousands of visitors in April and November.

SBC Leaders Luncheon

  • 12:30-02:00PM

The business leaders luncheon is a high-profile event linking Australian businesses with the most important leaders within the Australia-Asia space. With the keynote address to be given by high profile speakers, this is an event not to be missed.

SBC Mix-at-Six Networking

  • 05:30-06:30PM

SBC Mix at Six Networking Function allows delegates to forge relationships and connect exhibitors and industry leaders. It is a perfect setting to discuss presentations and products, and provides unrivalled opportunities to broaden your business network, share ideas and exchange business experiences.

Connect with

Business leaders & industry experts
Government speakers

Small Business Connections Forum Speakers include representatives from the government sector, business leaders, c-level executives from publicly listed and major privately held companies, industry experts, opinion leaders, industry experts and key decision makers.

Small Business Connections Forum is a major focus for SMEs across all industry sectors  

Attending and/or sponsoring or exhibiting at the SBC Forum & Small Business Expo will help get your business back on track and minimise economic challenges with a focus on 2021.

SME growth and development are the cornerstone of the Small Business Connections Summit & Small Business Expo showcasing business successes, trends and solutions; address challenges and strategies in constantly changing marketplaces; connect entrepreneurs, thought leaders, social media influencers, government facilitators, industry experts and c-level executives from around Australia.

Small Business Connections (SBC) will harness an extensive network of SME stakeholders to present the inaugural Small Business Connections Forum & Small Business Expo 2021.

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We have a number of limited speaking spots and sponsorship and exhibition opportunities available.
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AVAILABLE NOW APPLY BEFORE 30th MARCH 2021 (Condition apply)

  • ABF Events are approved and listed below have been certified by Austrade on the Schedule of Approved Business Events.
  • This allows exhibitors, sponsors, delegates and partners to participate in the Business Events Grant Program. Note event bookings need to be confirmed ASAP to participate in the grant program
  • The program provides 50% rebate (based on a minimum spend of $20k) for approved items including ABF event-media packages, exhibition stands, corporate function tables, delegate registrations.
  • Govt Grant applications are now open until the 30 March. Please contact ABF to discuss how we can assist, we have experts to assist grant applications.


10 Major Business Events in November 2021

30 Nov & 1-2 Dec 2021 | Marvel Stadium, Docklands, Melbourne

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