What makes a regional business successful? Why do some regional businesses succeed where others do not? Is it luck, money, charm or dogged persistence?
The Australian Regional Development Conference brings together four successful regional business operators to share their stories of the road to success; and it’s not always a smooth ride.
From Greenock, SA, Kalleske Wines winner of the 2015 Telstra Small Business Award for innovation and industry leadership and Gold Award Winner 2015 Banksia Sustainability Awards joins the Showcase along with Tony Kalleske who lives by the philosophy that “we are caretakers of the land”..
Recognising that skin cancer does not discriminate whether you live in the city or regionally, Jane Homberger co-founded Skin Smart Australia in Somerville, VIC. Winner of the 2015 Telstra Victorian Regional Business Award, Skin Smart brought skin cancer check-ups and molemap consultations to regional centres. The company’s turnover increased almost ten-fold in its first three years.
Wagga Wagga local Dianna Somerville is Director of Regional Grants, Tenders and Corporate Services and is passionate about supporting the growth of regional entrepreneurs. She’s seen it all from sporting clubs to local businesses. Why do some get it so right and others so wrong? Sharing what works and why, Dianna explores making regional businesses successful.
What Makes a Regional Business Successful?
Visit the The Australian Regional Development Conference website to view the full program. Don’t miss out. Registrations close in a few weeks.