MEETING PLACE

This informal communal space will run for the duration of the conference and we encourage delegates to connect with the businesses exhibiting prior to conference by pre-booking meeting appointments using the contact information below.

 

Finlease, personifies the growth of a family business.

As specialists in equipment and vehicle finance as an alternative to the banks, Finlease was started by Mark O’Donoghue nearly 30 years ago.  Today the business has a team of 60 with branches Australia wide providing over $500 million a year in finance to privately owned companies in an array of capital intensive industries.

If you would like to see how well a family business can compete against the banks, please say hello to their team at the Finlease stand, they would be delighted to meet you.

 

KPMG Enterprise is a division of KPMG Australia. Their prime objective is to help the mid-market fulfil its business objectives and ambitions.

 

At KPMG Enterprise, they work with established entrepreneurs, business owners, family businesses, not-for-profits, local government, start-ups and fast-growing, dynamic companies to build great organisations. They offer an extensive range of audit, tax, accounting and management consulting services to help clients through every stage of their life cycle, whether starting, growing or exiting their businesses

 

Pronto Software is an Australian developer of award-winning business management software. With in-built intelligence, flexibility and an easy-to-use interface, their flagship product, Pronto Xi, delivers rich business insights – helping organisations optimise and grow their operations.

Pronto believe in the power of actively listening to clients, adapting their products to meet the client’s needs and finally revealing an innovative solution that surpasses expectations.

Pronto would love to discuss how they can assist your family business in more detail. Please reach out to them by booking in a meeting.

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Bounce Books started in 2005 with two people and the idea that corporate book publishing shouldn’t be hard; it should be rewarding, fun and powerful. They had the skills to tell stories and make them look good, and began with anniversary books for organisations celebrating milestones. After all, everyone’s got a story to tell, and businesses are no exception.
 

They create beautiful coffee table books for family and non-family organisations that celebrate and maximise milestones. Bounce Books pass on heritage and culture, and enrich relationships. They create cultures of connection. Visit Bounce Books stand and see firsthand an example of their beautiful publications.

 

The NSX is an Australian Tier 1 Licensed Securities Exchange providing companies with an alternative opportunity to list.

The NSX provides companies of all sizes with more opportunities to raise capital and diversify their business. They believe one size doesn’t fit all and each company has unique needs for their listing. NSX actively work with companies and their advisors to help them achieve their capital and business needs faster and cheaper.

Please visit them at the meeting place so they can help you consider your capital raising and investment needs.

ANZ Private Advisory are a dedicated team of experts that help individuals transition from business ownership to personal wealth.
 

They have extensive experience helping other business owners go through similar transitions, which means they understand the broader and more complex considerations that can affect you, your family and future generations to come.
 

They make preparing for life after business easier, by taking a holistic approach to transition planning, developing a clear roadmap, working with your other advisors, and where needed, referring you to their professional networks.
 

ANZ Private Advisory offers services in banking, investments and wealth solutions, to help you and your family live the life you choose after the sale of your business. Visit them in the Meeting Place to find out more.

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Judo Bank is a new Australian SME challenger bank dedicated to providing Aussie businesses with the funding they need and service they deserve. Built from the ground up by a small group of deeply experienced and highly credentialed banking professionals, Judo Bank puts relationships with customers at the heart of everything they do. This means that as a Judo customer you get your own dedicated business banker - no middle-men, no red tape. A specialist directly empowered to make judgement calls that positively impact your business. Judo Bank provides business lending solutions starting from $250,000 for small to medium-sized businesses. Drop by their stand and get the conversation started.

Expr3ss! is predictive hiring technology that simplifies staff selection.  It speeds time-to-hire, removes recruitment grunt work and saves wastage in time reading inappropriate CVs.
 

Using unique predictive hiring technologies it removes the guesswork on who to shortlist fast and significantly cuts staff turnover.
 

Expr3ss! uses psychology behind the technology to pinpoint applicants with “Can Do” skills, “Will Do” attitudes and “Fit To” team and culture.
 

Gone are the costs of external recruiters. Gone are the days of rifling through hundreds of unsuitable CVs for customers like Kennards Self Storage, Henning Harders and Complete Office Supplies. And gone are the days of time-consuming inappropriate interviews.
 

Connect with Expr3ss! by visiting their stand and find out how they can assist you.

 

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Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation (LMCF) is Australia’s oldest and largest, independent community foundation awarding over $11.5 million in grant funding annually to the wider Melbourne community. Their mission is to inspire philanthropy, as they know it’s the actions and the decisions we make today, that have the greatest, long-lasting impact on tomorrow.
 

LMCF manage over 220 Charitable Fund Accounts, including those for family businesses, that enable account holders to support in perpetuity the community charities they are most passionate about.

Find out how your family business can build a stronger and more supportive community through their philanthropic services.

 

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Like you, Gallagher is a family business. They have deep roots and a strong commitment to lasting connections and the communities that sustain them.
 

They have walked the path from a one-man business to a multinational, and they are still led by their founder’s grandson.

For more than 90 years Gallagher have been helping businesses like yours build value, position themselves for success, invest in the right assets, evolve their offering and safeguard what matters most: people, relationships and stability in a fast-changing world.
 

Make Gallagher your business partner now and for the future – stop by their stand to find out more.

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Story National brings brand stories to life. Their purpose is to reach and engage audiences with their clients’ narratives through strategic, exceptional and emotive content, ranging from video, photography and copywriting to creative, branding, custom publications and digital media. Family businesses and enterprising, inspired people are at the heart of the stories that they present from around the country. Each person in their team is a storyteller in their own right - drawing from their individual book of wisdom and know-how to expertly convey their clients’ message. Story National are led by Co-Directors, Matt Cowan and Jamie Andrei, who manage each project with personal involvement and passion.

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Seqola Business Solutions is a provider of ERP, manufacturing and service solutions, specialising in Microsoft Dynamics.

Their expertise is in making business solutions work for you, for financial management, inventory and distribution, service or manufacturing. With Dynamics 365 Business Central, you can access your information from anywhere, using your PC and most devices, operating systems and browsers. Using software in the cloud, from your office or remotely, you can check inventory and process an order.

From anywhere in the world you can have visibility of your financial position across your business, view cash and receivables in multi-currencies, and see your sales, orders and business analytics in real time.

 

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