Take centre stage at the National Economic Development Conference 2018

Organisations are invited to raise their profile nationally by becoming a sponsor at the National Economic Development Conference 2018 (NEDC 2018). Economic Development Australia’s (EDA’s) flagship event, NEDC 2018 will be hosted by Rockhampton Regional Council at the historic Pilbeam Theatre and will feature Australia’s thought leaders in building community prosperity, investment and job creation.

Sponsorship and exhibition packages provide an excellent opportunity to promote your company among conference delegates, high profile personnel and key policy makers while providing an opportunity to develop and strengthen strategic partnerships.

A range of sponsorship packages and payment options are available with packages ranging from $2,500 to $25,000.

The themes for NEDC 2018 are:

Winning in job and business creation. An old game with new rules for success
National Economic Development Conference (NEDC) 2018 will lift the lid on how economic development practitioners can succeed in creating wealth in their communities. Job and business creation is at the heart of strong economic development and NEDC will feature presentations, content and panel discussions, which deliver practical skills, advice, techniques and best practice case studies to illustrate job and business creation success.

Disruptive innovation to diversify economic growth
With digital disruption rewriting every part of our lives, all industry sectors are being affected by the dramatic changes being delivered by innovation. The adoption of disruptive technologies will be critical to economic growth in Australia. National Economic Development Conference (NEDC) 2018 will explore how disruptive technologies will affect innovation and drive economic growth. The Conference will provide skills, advice and techniques to help economic development practitioners foster and facilitate innovation, global competitiveness and diversification.

Headline speakers already announced include:

  1. Mark Bouris who is well known for building disruptive businesses. Mark is the author of Wealth Wizard, The Yellow Brick Road to Your Financial Security, and What it Takes, he is also currently featuring on the new Channel 7 TV Show, The Mentor.
  2. Dr Catherine Ball is an author, founder, and ethics advocate working across global projects where robotics and new technology meet environmental protection. Dr Ball is now working with the application of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) aka drone technology across remote communities, schools, industry, and citizen scientists.
  3. Chris Helder is a business communication genius and master storyteller whose presentations have radically transformed how thousands of people worldwide communicate with clients, customers, colleagues, staff and teams. He is the author of three bestselling books, “The Ultimate Book of Influence”, “Useful Belief”, one of the highest selling Australian business books of all time and, “Cut the Noise”.


Click here for full details regarding NEDC 2018 sponsorship packages

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